The Ultimate Action Hero Throwdown The Sweet 16! The Ultimate Action Hero Throwdown The Sweet 16!
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The Winners of Round 2: 
Harrison Ford – 78%

Bruce Lee – 65%
Sean Connery – 92%
Clint Eastwood – 89%
Christian Bale – 82%
Keanu Reeves – 57%
The Rock – 64%
Hugh Jackman – 67%
Arnold Schwarzenegger – 83%
Sylvester Stallone – 85%
Bruce Willis – 57%
Mel Gibson – 81%
Jackie Chan – 89%
Dolph Lundgren – 52%
Tom Cruise – 60%
Jet Li – 72%

Round 3 Matchups:

Harrison#1) Harrison Ford

Strengths: Shoots first, makes it up as he goes, Star Wars/Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Weaknesses: Apathy, bad choices, Ally McBeal, Hollywood Homicide.

 

 

lee#5) Bruce Lee

Strengths: Enter the Dragon, yellow jump suit, lightning fast reflexes, Most well know martial artists of all time.

Weakness: No known weaknesses except lethal dose of pot.

 


sean#3) Sean Connery
Strengths: Can act by raising an eyebrow. Can play a Russian submarine commander with a Scottish accent and make it work. Played an immortal Egyptian Japanese Spanish Scotsman and made it work. Played the original Bond and Dr. Jones’ dad. Can rock a mankini like no one else.
Weaknesses: Disguises that are both racially insensitive and unconvincing. Once lost the cure for cancer. Free radicals and white bread. Slaps with the open hand.

Clint#2) Clint Eastwood

Strengths: Iconic actor and director, Dirty Harry 1,2,4, Spaghetti western trilogy, Hang em High, Josey Wales, Heartbreak Ridge, Unforgiven, and so much more.

Weaknesses: Soft focus, RNC nomination speeches, Dirty Harry franchise 3 & 5, Million Dollar Baby.

 


#1) Christian Bale

Strengths: Best actor in the tourney, ability to transform into role, played Batman weak as directed, Equilibrium, Batman Begins.

Weaknesses:  Playing BATMAN weakly was stupid decision by Nolan, not making more action films.

 

#5) Keanu Reeves 

Strengths: POINT BREAK, THE MATRIX , JOHN WICK, SPEED, excellent in fight scenes .

Weakness: Past roles, laid back style is misunderstood, recent box office failures.

 


Gi Joe#3 The Rock
Strengths: Saved FF and GI JOE franchises. Faster, Scorpion King. Southland Tales.

Weaknesses: No feature role, no star-making turn. Lost to Cena.

 

 

the-wolverine-poster#10 Hugh Jackman

Strengths: Became a super star playing the loner with feelings X-Men.

Weaknesses: Swordfish? Australia? Any film he isn’t Logan? Half the films he IS Logan in?

 


#1) Arnie

Strengths: Terminator, T2, Conan the Barbarian, Commando, Predator, Running Man, Total Recall, True Lies, Raw Deal, End of Days, the list goes on….

Weaknesses: Politics, Democrats, getting off the maid in time, a comeback that is stalling, Conan the Destroyer. Was in the Expendables films.

 

#4) Sly Stallone

Strengths: Too many iconic roles to list. Amazing actor when he applies himself (Rocky, First Blood, Cop Land).

Weaknesses: Unchecked ego, massive missed opportunity with the Expendables films, squandering his comeback.

 


Bruce#3) Bruce Willis

Strengths: Die Hard 1-3, Fifth Element, popularized the scrappy underdog role in the 80s, for over a decade he was cooler than cool. 12 Monkeys.

Weaknesses: Die Hard 4-5, that Kevin Smith film, turning into an asshole, was in the Expendables films.

 

#2) Mel GibsonMel

Strengths: Freedom, Lethal Weapon, The Road Warrior films, Thunderdome, Payback.

Weaknesses: Disembowelment, Jews, Booze, Recorders, bitchy ex-wives, packs of wild …never mind.

 


#1) Jackie Chan

Strengths: One of the greatest performers of all time, set the bar for action, mixes comedy and action flawlessly, Drunken Master, Police Story.

Weaknesses:  Breaks his ankles doing his own stunts , engrish, no great characters or films on his resume, Rush Hour 3.

 

#13) Dolph Lundgren

Strengths: Exceptionally good at one liners, as the biggest dick Brandon lee ever saw, kicked JCVD ass in real life, He-Man, “HE MUST BREAK YOU.”

Weaknesses: Direct to Video turned direct to DVD turned direct to on Demand, starred in expendable film.

 


Cruise#3) Tom Cruise

Strengths: Kill Die Repeat, Oblivion, MI ( the first one ) , Top Gun, wears sunglasses great.

Weaknesses: Couch jumping, cults, acting with his ex wife. Walking on platform shows.

 

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#7) Jet Li 

Strengths: Fearless, Romeo must Die, Kiss of the Dragon, War, fantastic action scenes.

Weakness: The Mummy 3, English, Height, was in an Expendable film.

 


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