Last Action Hero

Work Title: Last Action Hero
Medium: Film
Episode Title:
Year: 1993
Own work?: No


Young Danny Madigan is a big fan of Jack Slater, a larger-than-life action hero played by Arnold Schwarzenegger. When his best friend, Nick the projectionist, gives him a magic ticket to the new Jack Slater film, Danny is transported into Slater's world, where the good guys always win. One of Slater's enemies, Benedict the hitman, gets hold of the ticket and ends up in Danny's world, where he realises that if he can kill Schwarzenegger, Slater will be no more. Slater and Danny must travel back and stop him.

Era/Year of Portrayal: present_day

Distinctive characteristics of the world in portrayal:

The film takes place in the year 1993.

Long-term consequences:

The story ends happily - everyone ends up in the correct realm, with Jack having knowledge that he is fictional, but being happy with the knowledge. The consequences of the presence experience were good.


Coder name: Amanda Scheiner
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Coder affiliation: Temple Unversity