Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis was an American big screen and television actress. Her debut film Halloween where she essayed the role of Laurie Strode was a hit and established her as a noted actress in the horror genre. Eventually, her remarkable performance in the film landed her other films in the genre including Terror Train, The Fog, Roadgames, and Halloween II. She earned the title of scream queen for her characteristics in horror films. Later she excelled in the comedy genre with equal success and received favorable reviews which established her as a versatile actress. Her noted work on television includes series such as Operation Petticoat, Anything But Love, NCIS and New Girl. She has done several television movies starting from She's in the Army Now and moving on with The Heidi Chronicles, Nicholas' Gift and Only Human. At present she plays Dean Cathy Munsch, the lead role in the series Scream Queens that is aired on FOX. Jamie Lee Curtis has bagged several awards including the BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, Saturn Award, and American Comedy Award. Some of her finest comedy films were Trading Places, A Fish Called Wanda and True Lies.
Same as Jamie Lee Curtis, Arnold Schwarzenegger was also an American bigscreen actor. Beside that, he was also filmmaker, politician, and former professional bodybuilder and powerlifter. His father, who was a police chief, did not approve of him being an athlete. However, he did not get discouraged and engaged in sports like soccer which helped him in gaining physical strength. He eventually developed interest in body-building and chased his dream of becoming the best body-builder in the world. He realized this dream when he won the Mr. Olympia title. He also dreamt of becoming an actor and this dream too was fulfilled as he went on to become a big Hollywood star. He was politically active and later on served as the Governor of California for two terms. Arnold Schwarzenegger also has a philanthropic side and has helped many charitable organizations in their cause. After completing his second term as governor, he has retired from politics and is currently pursuing his acting career.
True Lies Overview
True Lies told the story about Harry Tasker. played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, who leads a double life. At work he was a government agent with a license to do just about anything, while at home he pretended to be a dull computer salesman. He was on the trail of stolen nuclear weapons that were in the hands of fanatic terrorists when something more important came up. Harry Tasker finds his wife, played by Jamie Lee Curtis, was seeing another man because she needs some adventure in her life. Harry Tasker decides to give it to her, juggling pursuit of terrorists on one hand and an adventure for his wife on the other while showing he can Tango all at once.
Was An Action Classic
By 1994, James Cameron had established himself as a talented filmmaker with the likes of Aliens, and two Terminator films. In True Lies, James Cameron gets to explore Arnold Schwarzenegger's more comedic side, using his size and action hero stature in a new type of story. True Lies boasts several standout action sequences, including a horse and motorcycle chase through a mall and a particularly memorable sequence involving a fighter jet. What really makes these sequences excel and True Lies as a whole, was the chemistry between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis. Of course, True Lies went on to be quite the smash. According to Box Office Mojo, the movie grossed more than $146 million globally, taking in more than $25 million in its first weekend alone in 1994. True Lies also earned an Oscar nod for Best Visual Effects, and won Jamie Lee Curtis a best actress Golden Globe Award.
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True Lies costars Jamie Lee Curtis and Arnold Schwarzenegger reunited over the weekend, nearly 30 years after their blockbuster film first premiered in theaters. Released in 1994, True Lies was directed by James Cameron, serving as his follow-up to 1991's Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Jamie Lee Curtis even shared some cute photos of the duo on her Instagram page to celebrate, while she and Arnold Schwarzenegger spent time together at a charity event for the nonprofit After-School All-Stars, which assists low-income children. In the pics, Jamie Lee Curtis wore a German dirndl dress and a flower crown, while Arnold Schwarzenegger rocked a black T-shirt and some high socks.