All of us have moments in our existence we are not happy with. For Sylvester Stallone, that second is the 1992 “comedy” Prevent! Or My Mother Will Shoot. Within the movie, Stallone performs a gruff, macho cop who, because the name implies, will get surprising and undesirable the help of his aged mother on a case involving a couple of brutal murders. As a result of that is a factor that occurs.
The titular mother is performed by means of Estelle Getty, so most likely the speculation of pairing the wisecracking matriarch from The Golden Ladies with John Rambo himself looked like a can not pass over proposition, particularly after Arnold Schwarzenegger had good fortune taking part in in opposition to sort within the 1988 comedy Twins. In truth, Stallone playfully stated in an Instagram Q&A (reported by means of MovieHole) that Schwarzenegger tricked him into doing the section by means of making him assume he used to be excited about it. Alternatively, the Austrian big name wasn’t, even though Stallone in fact stated Prevent! Or My Mother Will Shoot is the film he’d maximum love to remake. Cross determine.
Prevent! Or My Mother Will Shoot (even the name makes us draw back) earned a completely dreadful 7% critics’ rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a somewhat higher however nonetheless very, very unhealthy target audience rating of 21%. Prevent! additionally bombed, unhealthy, with $26.6 million, sending Stallone proper again to the nice and cozy embody of straight-up motion flicks like Cliffhanger and Demolition Guy. Too unhealthy, as a result of he is a skilled actor and would’ve finished neatly in another action-comedy that wasn’t Prevent! Or My Mother Will Shoot.