I Could Watch Heroes Gearing Up All Day Long

I Could Watch Heroes Gearing Up All Day Long

If you're watching a movie and the main character takes a whole scene to get ready, there's a pretty good chance that shit just got real. Here's almost 100 characters getting ready for their Big Moment.

Warning: There are a few shots that contain suggestive content.

I thought the inclusion of Mulan early on was good, but then I caught The Pacifier, The Notorious Bettie Page, and my favourite, The Three Amigos. Here's the full film list, in alphabetical order:

  • A Nightmare On Elm Street 4
  • A Few Good Men
  • Aliens
  • Apollo 13
  • Army of Darkness
  • Batman
  • Batman Returns
  • Batman Forever
  • Batman Begins
  • Blade 3
  • Captain America
  • Cobra
  • Commando
  • Conan the Barbarian
  • CQ
  • Critters
  • Daredevil
  • Deadbeat at Dawn
  • DOA Dead or Alive
  • Dredd
  • Ewoks The Battle For Endor
  • From Dusk Till Dawn
  • G.I. Joe Retaliation
  • Ghost Dog The Way of the Samurai
  • Ghostbusters 2
  • Gnomeo and Juliet
  • Grindhouse Planet Terror
  • Heavy Metal
  • Hooper
  • Hot Shots Part Deux
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Hot Rod
  • I'm Gonna Get You Sucka
  • Iron Man
  • Juno
  • Kick-Arse
  • Kill Bill
  • Knights of Badassdom
  • Leonard Part 6
  • LOTR-The Two Towers
  • LOTR-The Return of the King
  • Mad Max
  • Memoirs of a Geisha
  • Men in Black
  • Mulan
  • Mystery Men
  • Nacho Libre
  • National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon
  • Old Boy
  • Payback
  • Phantasm II
  • Point Break
  • Predator 2
  • Predator
  • Rambo - First Blood Part II
  • Raw Deal
  • Resident Evil Degeneration
  • Resident Evil Extinction
  • Revenge of the Nerds 2
  • Rocky
  • Role Models
  • Saturday Night Fever
  • Scott Pilgrim
  • Se7en
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Short Circuit 2
  • Silverado
  • Sin City
  • Skyfall
  • Smokin' Aces
  • Some Kind Of Wonderful
  • Split Second
  • Spy Hard
  • Spy Kids
  • Steel Dawn
  • Superman The Movie
  • Terminator 2
  • Tank
  • Taxi Driver
  • The Avengers
  • The Beastmaster
  • The Crow
  • The Driller Killer
  • The Last Samurai
  • The Powerpuff Girls Movie
  • The Punisher
  • The Wild Hunt
  • The Boondock.Saints
  • The Goonies
  • The Matrix
  • The Notorious Bettie Page
  • The Order
  • The Pacifier
  • The Salton Sea
  • The Silence Of The Lambs
  • Three Amigos
  • Transamerica
  • V For Vendetta
  • Zombie Strippers

There are a lot of movies I haven't seen, but I'm most curious about where this shot came from: apparently a heathen for having never seen The Goonies.

I Could Watch Heroes Gearing Up All Day Long

Gearing Up [YouTube] via Animal


    That was kinda neat.

    On another related note, Army of Darkness, hail to the king baby

    The win goes to Commando with the 4 barrel rocket launcher, followed by Terminator 2 with the minigun/grenade launcher combo, then aliens with the flame/pulse rifle combo, with honorary mentions to predator, army of darkness and dusk till dawn. Rest are pretty meh and very little in the way of gearing up scenes since the early 90s. Booo, bring them back hollywood!

    Mystery Men

    Best hero movie ever

    Semi-Off topic: Ok, this is really creeping me out. At 3:17 today, I commented on a Titanfall video post here on Kotaku. My comment was: A little off topic here but the song (Adagio in D minor by John Murphy) that starts about 40 seconds in is used in everything now! There have been so many Variations of this song or songs that follow pretty much the same beat/rhytm or whatever in so many games, movies and Tv shows. e.g. Battlefield 4, Kickass, The Walking Dead. Great song but its strange how its popping up everywhere now. Sorry for the rant.
    And now this comes up. Another video featuring this music, posted to kotaku on the same day. Massive coincidence? I think not!

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