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Last Action Hero(1993)

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  • Released in United States on Video January 26, 1994
  • Released in United States Summer June 18, 1993
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly received the highest salary in the history of the movies (near $15,000,000).
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly received the highest salary in the history of the movies (near $15,000,000).
  • Writer William Goldman allegedly received $1,000,000 for his uncredited work on the screenplay.
  • Began shooting November 2, 1992.
  • Completed shooting April 1, 1993.
  • Citing a "monumental misunderstanding of movie finances," both Columbia Pictures and its parent company, Sony Pictures Entertainment, disputed a claim by Pulitzer Prize-winning business writer James B. Stewart, published in The New Yorker in the article "Sony's Bad Dream," that "Last Action Hero" stands to lose over $100,000,000.
  • In an advertising first, Columbia Pictures promoted the film by painting its logo on the main fuselage of a 52-foot, unmanned Conestoga rocket which was launched by NASA in May 1993.
  • Reshoots took place early May 1993.
  • Released in United States on Video January 26, 1994
  • Released in United States Summer June 18, 1993