True Lies Poster Original One Sheet 1994 Schwarzenegger
Australian One Sheet Poster.True Lies is a 1994 American action-comedy film written and directed by James Cameron. It was executive produced by Lawrence Kasanoff and stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Art Malik, Tia Carrere, Bill Paxton and Charlton Heston. It is based on the 1991 French comedy film La Totale! The film follows U.S. government agent Harry Tasker (Schwarzenegger), who struggles to balance his double life as a spy with his familial duties. True Lies was the first film with a production budget of over $100 million. For her performance, Curtis won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the Saturn Award for Best Actress, while Cameron won the Saturn Award for Best Director. The film grossed $378 million worldwide at the box-office and was nominated at the Academy Awards and BAFTAs in the Best Visual Effects category. A sequel was planned and a script was given the green light by all concerned but due to the 9/11 attacks it was agreed by all that the sequel could not go ahead as the storyline involved terrorists.