Super normal everyman Arnold Schwarzenegger is an action movie legend and a comedy, erm, performer. Alright, that wasn’t fair, but you know what we mean. Schwarzenegger’s action movies are pretty much the fabric of our childhoods (except for The 6th Day, that movie sucked). And some of his comedies are actually kinda fun: for example Twins, Kindergarten Cop, or especially True Lies, which perhaps for being directed by Cameron actually does allow him to convey some funny material. Oh, yeah, and then there’s Bill Paxton. Schwarzenegger and Paxton truly made a hilarious comedic couple.

In any case, Schwarzenegger’s legacy remains with us (at least when not clumsily cut in TV broadcasts). For example, a new Predator called Prey is just around the corner, and it looks fascinating. Schwarzenegger’s contributions to modern pop culture are truly insane, and they were all built on his practically one-of-a-kind self, as a mountain of a man that also enjoys goofiness and delivering fun spectacles (and petty political messages here and there). Now, as losers, we’re not too fond of his intolerance towards our kind (or his romantic Christmas specials), but we did enjoy gathering a bunch of facts about him. Still, a word of warning: We will never call him “the Governator,” because that was always lame, come on.

Beginnings

Arnold Schwarzenegger Не was voted best built man in Europe at 17. Schwarzenegger got into bodybuilding while doing his military service. His prowess made him known in the circuits, and became the ticket to escape poverty and a violent home life. CRACKED.COM

Source: Wikipedia

'Total Recall'

Arnold Schwarzenegger Не made Total Recall happen. Не chased the project for years, and convinced Carolco Pictures to buy the rights when they became available. Then he got Paul Verhoeven, whom he admired after watching RoboCop. CRACKED.COM

Source: GQ/YouTube

'True Lies'

CRACKED.COM Arnold Schwarzenegger True Lies is a remake of a French film. Schwarzenegger showed La Totale! to James Cameron, who loved it. Right away, Cameron committed to remake the little French film as a blockbuster starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Source: GQ/YouTube

Ukraine

Arnold Schwarzenegger Не called out Vladimir Putin for invading Ukraine. In February 2022, Scharzenegger put out a video in support of Ukraine, directly calling Putin out, while treating the Russian people with respect, and firmly telling them they were being fed misinformation about the invasion and its causes. CRACKED.COM

Source: BBC

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