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Collateral Damage

Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Leguizamo

Directed by Andrew Davis
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January 31, 2002

Abort! Abort! It's that time of year when Hollywood releases movies it should never have made in the first place. These are the turd droppings that studios, fearing the worst, refuse to preview for critics. That leaves only the trailer to give you a fix on Collateral Damage, which stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as a Los Angeles firefighter whose wife and child are killed in a terrorist bombing. Yes, this is the flick Warner Bros. postponed after 9/11. Vowing revenge, Ah-nuld races to Colombia to track down the villain, who asks, "What's the difference between you and I?" To which Ah-nuld replies, "The difference is, I'm just gonna kill you." And you were worried this film might lack sensitivity and gravitas.

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