Jean-Claude Van Damme accidentally made a '90s-style Mentos commercial back in the '80s.

Jean-Claude Van Damme accidentally made a '90s-style Mentos commercial back in the '80s.
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Roundhouse kick bad breath right in the face.

An ungenerous person might say that Jean-Claude Van Damme's filmography is mostly a bunch of bad movies. I prefer to say that his films have a somewhat particular sensibility. The acting is stilted, the narratives are both improbable and simplistic, and there's usually a vague foreignness around the edges of the screen, even if the action is ostensibly supposed to take place in the United States (see Hard Target). In other words, they're all kind of 90-minute Mentos commercials.

For reference:

Now, compare that ad from the early '90s with this exhilarating chase scene from 1988's Bloodsport:

What I'm essentially trying to say here is that Mentos ripped off Jean-Claude Van Damme, and he probably should sue them.

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