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Stuntmen React To Bad & Great Hollywood Stunts 3

Stuntmen React To Bad & Great Hollywood Stunts 3

Go go go go go. Oh man. That car wasn’t there. ᴏʜʜʜʜʜʜʜʜ Is that real? Yeah. What?! Hello everyone, we are back with another Stuntmen React. Where we’re gonna break down some of the coolest and perhaps not so cool stunt scenes from your favorite films. Let’s do it. All right, let’s go. See I love this scene. I love how this was like just a horror movie. Like when he’s in the wall. Yeah. Oh my God and the thing is like right here. ᴬᴴᴴᴴᴴᴴ)jfdw Trying to fight with a machete would be like the worst experience. This is it. ʳʰᴬʷᵂʷ ᵇʸᴼᴺᵍ- ᴏʜʜʜʜʜʜ WHAT That can double as the reaction. See how he’s like really weaving in and out of everybody. I mean that was great like he hits him with a machete even though he’s got the vest on so it doesn’t really hurt him. Ohʰʰʰ ᴍʏ God So how do they do that? How do they do that? How do they not just murder a man for the sake of our entertainment right there? I’ve had different theories. I think it’s a dummy. It looks like a dude there like roto in. Yeah it does. Yeah, I think they’re both on green screen. Well, if you see his feet at the end, they don’t completely hit the ground. See how they stop? He’s like on a mat or something. Oh you’re right. It’s for sure green screen added in later. Good use of VFX. Like when most of it’s practical you just don’t see it. ᴼᴴᴴᴴᴴ I think The Raid’s great. Something that like a lot of stuntmen don’t love about it is whenever they need beats in between the beats they go like this with their hands. They’re like swimming all the time. But you know something like The Last Jedi could have used a bit of that like where they’re constantly like on the move in between the beats. Maybe some people are falling down getting back up and running in as opposed to just posing. Like stuntmen are constantly trying not to have egg on their face. A good stuntman is just gonna fill in the gaps but doing something. I’ll just slip and fall and then stand back up and try to be on the same timing. With the third Batman movie, him and Catwoman are fighting all the other goons, people are taking reactions when they’re hit by nothing. “Tʜᴇʏ ᴊᴜsᴛ ᴅᴏɴ’ᴛ ᴄᴀʀᴇ.” Look at the guy in the background you see he just falls down. The far left, like he literally just is like “ᴀʜʜʜ”, he forgot that beat I’m just gonna fall down. Yeah yeah. No way. Wow, are you serious? I think that they were hoping that they would like put it in a Batarang or something like later on. ᴀʜᴡʜʜAᴀ Some of the problem with this is also you can’t blame it on a stunt coordinator. Nolan likes to shoot on film so there’s no playback and if they do have playback he just like kind of watches the monitor. It was like. “That felt great. We’re done.” Look at that guy! ᵘʳᴿʰ ᴜʜWH Yeah, that was like a foot away. “It’s 2:00 A.M.” “I’m done” What’s the hardest hit you’ve ever taken? Oh, I do know that. I dove out a car. You know, we were supposed to do 25 miles an hour but the guy who’s driving is like: “ᵃᵂʷ ʸᵃ ᵏⁿᵒʷ ;)” What’s the smile mean? “ғʟᴏᴏʀ ɪᴛ” “ɴᴏ” “ɴᴏ NO” “ᴅᴏɴ’ᴛ ғʟᴏᴏʀ ɪᴛ” “ᴏᴋᴀʏ FLOOR IT” “NO” He’s like, “we’ll go about 20, 25” but the thing is that when you’re doing some sort of car gag when you get to the like main part you kind of like lean on it. So you’re going 28, or something like that. We take off, and an effects guy blows the windshield right? And you know it’s gonna happen, but you don’t realize how loud it’s gonna be and how insane it is when you’re in there. So I’m in the backseat and glass starts blowing all over my face. Now I’m like *sᴜʙsᴄʀɪʙᴇ* can see the point I’m supposed to go and whip the door open and dive out, and they’re like, “That was amazing! Great! Moving on!” And everybody starts packing up their stuff. I’m sitting in the corner, I’d knocked the wind outta myself, I’m like, “ɴɴɴɴɴɴɢɢɢɢɢɢɢɢʜʜʜʜʜʜʜʜ” “ᴀᴡᴏᴏ ᴏᴡ ᴏᴡ ᴏᴡ ᴀᴡᴏᴏᴏ” Everybody’s like, they’re like, “Eric? You good?” And I can’t say anything ’cause I can’t breathe. Oh there it is. That’s it. ɢᴜUHHʜʜ And watch, runs out. Hoo, man. Savage. Yeah, dude you bounced! So up on adrenaline. Oh, yeah. I just knew I didn’t want to screw it up. Like they’re blowing everything up and the next day every molecule in my body hurt. That sounds about right. I love the description that everyone just packs up. Like, it’s like, “ᴏPᴇ, ɢᴏᴛ ɪᴛ, ᴏᴘᴇ ɴʏᴜʜʜ” Everyone just moves on. They don’t check on the stunt guy. Like he lands in the box and it’s like, “alright we’re good!” “ᴀᴡᴏᴏ ᴏᴡ ᴏᴡ ᴏᴡ ᴀᴡᴏᴏᴏ” You know the guy went all the over one take? Yeah. That was a gnarly fall. Yeah, he definitely did. Only in a movie directed by a stuntman would anybody be like: “Yeah, we’re gonna use the car to fight all the bad guys.” Like there’s no, everybody be lik- oh look at that. That’s awesome. Dang how great is that? Can you roll that back a little bit? So this guy literally had to initiate a slide. Before he hits the ramp so that then when he launches through the air he’s going sideways and then had to kind of gather it up as it slides across the ground bouncing and not hit the camera that’s tracking across. Oh, you’re right. Look at that! Okay, the guy’s like, “ᴏH ɢᴏ ɢᴏ ɢᴏ ɢᴏ ɢᴏ!”
Yeah, there’s a guy in the pursuing vehicle is like *sᴜʙsᴄʀɪʙᴇ*. That’s crazy. I had no idea it such a technical shot. Look at the guy inside bouncing up and down. I mean, we’ve talked a lot about Tom Cruise, but you know, Keanu Reeves, he did a lot of this driving stuff himself. Like once his doors come off you get a lot of great shots of him in there sliding the car. You know interacting with the camera, which is I mean, just action gold. Yeah, like that hit right there. I mean he’s doing that. Do they use kit cars for that or are they destroying that really nice car? I’m sure that they made a kit car out of it. A kit car’s where they get something like a Lamborghini that would be way too expensive to crash and they remake the body out of stuff that isn’t carbon fiber that may look like it and they’re also putting an engine in it that could be a Civic. “This is a 1989 ʜOɴDᴀ CɪVɪᴄ” They can crash that car. Although it’ll still work and drive they can crash it without the cost. So that’s him right there. Yeah, look at that. Dude, that’s crazy. Well, he also slid into that position and then was able to maintain it. That’s awesome, I love that. That was great. It’s probably all practical too I’m assuming. Oh, that’s crazy too. So they did a little gag where they yanked the car with a wire. Yeah. And you know Keanu just gets shot out there. But he comes so close to that back wheel. Even though it looks like he’s close to the back tire I think you still probably could have pulled it off with the limit line so that the back wheels couldn’t possibly touch him. They certainly did that with a stuntman a couple of times and they’re like, “look it’s gonna land here.” And Keanu’s a tough son of a bitch, so I think he did that. I feel like the- Ooh oh snap. So how’d do you not break your knees when that happens? He knows he’s gonna get hit so he takes his uh, one of his feet and kind of gets it up. Oh his legs never actually get touched. Yeah, so he knows it’s gonna happen. He lifts that one leg and then once your weight kind of hits it, it takes your other leg up. Watch, he hits the break. ʙᴏᴏᴘ Spits him off. I feel like the style of fighting in John Wick is a bit slower and chunkier but really brutal, you know more realistic. It is. See how he’s yankin’ him with his with his jacket? I mean that is what you would actually do and trying to get somebody off balance or control their weight or their body or where you want them to go. Although it doesn’t always look as sexy as like something in The Raid where they’re popping constantly. John Wick is like stunt 𝓹𝓸𝓻𝓷. Basically. Chad Stahelski was Keanu Reeves’ stunt double throughout The Matrix. You know there’s the one scene where Agent Smith blasts Neo when they’re in the subway fight. And he goes flying back and he hits like a subway like ticket taking thing. He smashes through it. Well, if you watch it, he doesn’t break it and just head just get slammed like this. He took some gnarly hits in The Matrix. Chad’s been amazing with these films and I think that you get some really great stuff that most directors wouldn’t be able to pull off. Do you do a lot of car stuff? I’ve definitely done a decent amount of driving. I know some of the guys that do some of The Fast and the Furious stuff and those guys are like true car guys. You know they can literally slide it and stop on a dime, it’s unbelievable. I feel like The Fast and the Furious franchise like started out with all good intentions and was pretty cool. They were doing something different which stretched reality just a smidge. Yeah, now it’s just like Hot Wheels. Like now it’s like a video game. Yeah. Can you look up the The Fast and the Furious where they’re dragging the safe? Man. Is that real? Yeah. What?! This is real and that’s why it looks really good. ᴡᴏᴏ What they did is I know the guys that did this and that vault that they’re dragging through the street is a car. “But what I did is I took a pickup truck and I cut the entire middle half out of it from the back of the front wheels to the front of the back wheels, we took that out and we welded it back together so all it has is an engine, front wheels, and back wheels and a seat and that’s essentially it.” And there is another guy that’s back there like looking through like a peephole. And he is literally like sliding the car, like drifting this car with the bank vault around it. Are you kidding me? Yeah, ’cause those wires and everything are all there. So he’s you know, he’s keeping up with these guys and driving this thing through the streets. Dude, the visual of there being a car inside that bank vault and just the dude driving it. What a great idea, like if you were like, “I want to drag this vault through the street,” like would you have thought to have a human in there driving it? And if it was all CG it wouldn’t feel the same. You just can tell. Eric, you’ve opened up a window here that we otherwise wouldn’t have. And I really thank you for coming out here and sharing that all with us. Oh yeah, thank you for having me. It’s lot of fun to break this stuff down with you guys. Now people have questions about the craft and they’re trying to get into this. Would you recommend they shoot you a message? Yeah, absolutely! I try to answer everybody. Believe it or not, I’m not very famous. I’ve answered a lot of questions in the past and I’m always happy to. if you have stunts that you have questions about like whether it’s like, “this thing was crazy I want you guys to watch it,” or like, “how the heck did they do this?” Leave a comment down below if you want us to react to it in the future and we’ll definitely take a look. We can’t wait to read the suggestions that you guys have!

Reader Comments

  1. Hey Corridor Crew, I have an idea for another CGI review. Can you do a video all about horror movies? I've seen you guys review action movies and Marvel movies, but I haven't seen horror movies yet. You should do some from The Conjuring series, Insidious series, and IT (2017). Everyone thumbs up my comment so they see this.

  2. I really enjoy scenes where I know the actors have no training or toughness but the film makes me believe they are pulling the stuff off. For example, the bar fight in 'The World's End' where a group of British comedians have an amazing brawl with a never ending horde of enemies has always been a favorite.

  3. The "swirly hands" thing in The Raid might have something to do with their martial art (Pencak Silat) but that's just my speculation.

  4. The stuntman's balls are right between the sofa cushions. It's so disturbing, I'm scared they gonna get smashed or something. Also, stop freeballing.

  5. Look at the cgi of the gemini man whit wil Smith look at the trailer. When he is driving his bike on top of the wal. En at the Angel has fallen.

  6. The "Swiriy slap" is a real and effective part of Silat, for a real world example watch Anderson Silva vs Michael Bisping

  7. The Raid movie became such an inspiration to a lot of movies and show, especially Daredevil and Deadpool. Amazing film and I think they are making an American version.

  8. I liked the original Raid more than the sequel. The first one they had to scale back due to not having the money. The second one was everything they wanted to put into the movie in the first one. Gareth Evans nearly died filming a car stunt in the Raid 2. They cannot possibly go further with it at this time.

  9. I noticed some of the fight choreography from the Raid movies starting to come over to Hollywood productions. Titans the TV show had some moves from the Raid in it.

  10. woooooww….😮😮😰😰😰😰😰😰😰😰😰 i am black belt in karate , You make me your student, plsss sir

  11. Anyone else hear their attempt at subliminal messages hahaha. You just hear niko say “subscribe” every now and then.

  12. The "swimming" was a technique to confuse opponent in guessing our next move, It's common in silat to trick opponent before launching a sudden attack. Rather than make an obvious one step move which is more anticipated and predicted.

  13. Who the fuck do you stunt men think you are? The unsung underdogs that found glory after years of being looked over? No. You'll always be last

  14. I try to let my mind go and just enjoy a movie but that Fast 5 bank vault scene, nope. That was the shark jump for me on that franchise.🤷‍♂️

  15. Gained huge respect for stuntmen esp after Mad Max: Fury Road. Also Tom Hardy talks about his stunt double a lot and that brought stunt doubling(?) to my attention much more

  16. For the Raid, the martial art represented is Pencak Silat, and it is very common to move your hand like he does, to distract the opponent. That's the "art" part of it as well!

  17. the swimming hands thing in the raid is common in martial art called pencak silat, if you watch some videos about pencak silat you'll see the moves is almost look like traditional dancing.

  18. Please check out Victor Magtanggol! A show from the Philippines. Their CG needs some serious critique!

    All my Filipino bros like this up!

  19. you need to review undisputed 3 movie with the amazing scott adkins. The movie has some crazy, unbelievable fighting scenes.

  20. Would have loved the video if not for all the crappy meme clips shoved into it. The content stood fine on its own. I didn't need that garbage.

  21. That Shelby from John Wick is so sexy. If only I could own a car like that xD haha almost no way in hell that will ever happen

  22. Eric is very hot……^_^
    I love his salt and pepper hair and his young face. You can tell he loves what he does, has that twinkle in his eye. 🙂 Thanks Eric, love these insights.

  23. We love Eric. Bring him back for more. And can you talk about Oscars or other awards for Stuntmen? Stuntmen are highly ignored by the industry but they shouldn't.

  24. Dudes you want real fun you should make a reaction vedio on indian film industry's action scenes. Specially south Indian film industry.

  25. I love hearing you guys say nice things about Keanu and John Wick 🥰🥰🥰 Definitely one of my favorite actors, and movies.

  26. Hey Corridor Crew people.
    Really cool videos and very informative. 🙂
    Could you please review the visual effects of:
    Ready Player One (2018) by Steven Spielberg ?
    I really enjoyed the movie and would love to watch your reactions and insights on its visual effects.
    Thanks. (:

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