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The History of Movie Training Montages

Recapping the best and worst training montages throughout film history.

Hero and the Terror


This doesn’t adhere to all the montage traditions of the ‘80s, but it’s still one of the funniest fitness clips you’ll see from the time, starring none other than Chuck Norris. Norris stars as cop Danny O’Brien, who was nicknamed "Hero" after catching a serial killer dubbed "The Terror." However, after The Terror escapes and starts killing again, O’Brien knows he needs to prepare. And no, his preparation doesn’t involve savvier police techniques—it’s all about bulking up and getting big. Trying to get big enough to beat up a serial killer with your bare hands has to be the best motivation possible to get ripped. NEXT: This girl will kick your ass >>


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