The production was not without its problems, since, as one member could admit, “the alpha male was superfluous.”
After being diagnosed with aphasia in the spring of 2022 and later with frontotemporal dementia, Bruce Willis Put yourself in a career of actionbut all these 40 years of artistic lifeThe translator left us a lot of papers to remember. Starting with the one who brought him to fame as the brilliant detective David Addison Jr. in the legendary 80s series Moonlight, and the already legendary John McClane from Die Hard or the psychologist Malcolm Crowe from The Sixth Sense. long, etc., which includes countless feature films, such as Twelve Monkeys, The Fifth Element, Armageddon, or Pulp Fiction, among others.
Bruce Willis is suffering from dementia, a degenerative disease: “It hurts, but the cure is to have a diagnosis.”
But Bruce Willis’ career also had its ups and downs when it was at its height in the late 1980s and early 1990s.. One of the most famous film experiments was the 1991 film The Great Falcon, directed by Michael Lehmann and co-starring Andie MacDowell, in which Willis also worked as a screenwriter and which experienced a resounding failure.
The film, a comedy in which Bruce Willis played a thief who tried to reinvent himself after his time in prison, but was forced to collaborate with a big heist to save his friend, turned out to be a real failure at the box office. role and critics in the United States and also included several Razzie awards -Worst Film. Curiously, it worked much better outside the borders. In any case, a great falcon It was a disadvantage for the good race that Willis was coming out of, that he was defeated by the failure of the edge with Billy Bathgate, a period crime drama starring Dustin Hoffman and Nicole Kidman that also turned out to be real dirt.
It will come right after the famous The Last Boy Scout and, although it is not the best film of his filmography, it is It is shown as one actor who has returned to his status as a real Hollywood star after a little bad streak.
From Top Gun director Tony Scott, The Last Boy Scout audiences wanted Bruce Willis. In it, the actor plays Joe Hallenbeck, a private detective with a mission to protect a woman in danger but whose murder he was unable to prevent. With the victim’s boyfriend, Jimmy Dix (Damon Wayans), Joe begins an investigation that leads them to a corrupt businessman for whom, when it comes to money, life is worth nothing.
Based on the original screenplay by Shane Black, the producer of the film has left the writing rights to a real fortune. Specifically, 1.75 million were spent, which then It was a registered number. The production of the film was not without its problems. The bad relationship between the protagonists was not a secret and there was much contention. “There was an overabundance of alpha males in that design,” admitted assistant director James Skotchdopole. “Bucs was at the height of his stardom, so was Joel, Tony and Shane. They were some hot, early 90s, testosterone-heavy personalities. This is a commanding environment.”
I hate the weekend and as has been reported, the first tests with the public were not entirely satisfactoryThe Last Boy Scout didn’t do badly at the box office and became a movie that managed to bring people to the cinema; Bruce Willis has returned to star status and has become a ‘must have’ for action movie lovers this time it was saved. One of those memorable Bruce Willis previous second things to come.
But a curious note: the movie is considered one of the movies that swears in more words. It was specifically stated the word “fuck” and its derivatives are used up to a total of 120 times. Not the most profane film, but this earned a special recommendation for the 18th century, which always makes it difficult to reach more people, and brought some complaints from religious groups, which were not particularly happy. should be paid at Christmas