Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger Gleefully Crush Things With His 'Own F*cking Tank'
It's the simple things in life that make us happy. A stroll in the park, watching the sun set at the beach—and what's that...? Yes, watching Arnold Schwarzenegger crush things like taxi cabs to oblivion with a M47 Patton tank.
Our Governator released this video along with Omaze to support After-School All Stars, a charity that he founded for at-risk youth programs. (We have the director's cut below, which is NSFW due to some salty language.) Folks who donate to the charity will get a chance to win a ride in L.A. with Schwarzenegger in his "own fucking tank," he says in the video. (We mostly love that he owns his own tank. Seriously, who buys that?)
The clip is spliced with scenes from his films, from Junior to Terminator. He runs over a Microsoft Zune player and says, "I don't even know what it is." He also talks about how he's 66 years old and has saved every one of his birthday cakes so he could smash them with his tank. It's delightful.
"This is L.A.," he says, "We drive tanks." (Duh, of course it's true!)
IndieWire spoke to Kings of Summer filmmaker Jordan Vogt-Roberts who directed the video: "We had less than 72 hours to prep the whole job and we were only given an hour with Arnold but he liked the script and genuinely loved crushing stuff in the tank (it's his personal tank from when he was in the Austrian army) so he stuck around longer."
Here's the video: