Original Soundtrack

Raw Deal [Original Soundtrack]

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You probably didn't recognize it underneath the constant din of bad puns and exploding Jeeps, but the 1986 Arnold Schwarzenegger action vehicle Raw Deal really did have a score. Composed by committee and typical of mid-'80s action fare (both in film and television), the album might only be memorable for the hokey photo timeline emblazoned on the backside -- it moves through the film's major plot points with ease. A quick rundown: headshot of handsome Arnie; anger shot of bloodstained Arnie; a few shots of an armed Arnie ready to kick ass; subsequent explosions; and a cheesecake shot of the film's slighted love interest. Schwarzenegger historians might find Raw Deal interesting, but for most of us, an edited rerun of Predator will be more entertaining.

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