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Why does he grab his privates?


Was there a reason for this, where he grabs the mexicans bits, or was he just doing it to hurt him, I only saw this the other day and was suprised he would do such a thing, he must have been extremely pissed off.

Is it possible to pass out through someone doing that, because he bends it all over the place untill he does?

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You have to realize that the huge Latino was causing trouble for Holland and was planning to rape Rhiana. Although Holland probably had some good training in hand-to-hand combat, grabbing the Latino's balls was likely the only option due to his enormous size (his height, that is ;).

And yes, it is very, very painful for a man to be grabbed by the family jewels and could easily cause him to pass out.

Hoped that helped.

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Lol, yer thanks its made it more clear now, I think the latino even had an erection when he did it I'm not sure.

Oh wel, I guess he did the right thing.

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would cause a lot of pain. Its a good tatic in self defence. I guarentee if you grab someones balls and squeeze they will freeze.

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Bodie:Anything you say sweetheart:)

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Albert raises some good points, but I believed it was more than to just take down the giant ... actually I believe it was a way to lure one of the henchmen over.

Listen, it's not the greatest movie, but it does have some good points. Bronson's character is a professional after all: not just at killing but (as we are meant to believe) at reading people. That's why he went into the cantina that most would avoid and went up to grab two beers alone ... he was trying to draw out a problem using the widow, and then handle it in the most audacious way possible, which would (as I said) lure over on of the doctor's man, who (if you watch closely enough) was not your average guy and into some wicked stuff.

I know this may seem like I am doing a lot of guess work here ... BUT the proof is in Bronson's character putting his hand on the other guys' when they sit down together. He just HAD to know what kind of response he would get.

So in short: it wasn't just about surviving and inflicting pain: it was all part of his trap ... granted the "trap" relied a bit too much on the reaction of other characters, but if it's Bronson in the lead, best not to question.

Enough is enough. You have my 2cents+ worth.

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The giant passed out because Holland put his foot to the guy's neck. Yes, the crotch-grab was painful, but that wasn't why he passed out.

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I have a distinct feeling that the pain of having his junk TWISTED and WRENCHED apart by Charles Bronson might have contributed to the guy passing out. This sort of thing can really mess your body up, right down to your equalibrium.

I may not know a lot, but I do know "a lot" is two words.

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Hey even worse, just imagine a gal twisting a guy's teabag *as he's ejaculating*.

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In both the movie and the book Holland is constantly squeezing a lump of wax. I imagine this would give him tremendous forearm and gripping strength. In the book he after applying the "kung fu" grip, he tipped the man upside/down and shook him. This display of power would have served to discouraged the attacker and intimidate the crowd, who would have been on the other guys side.

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Holy crap! Only a woman would ask if a man can pass out from having your package twisted into a pretzel! Dayum right!

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Who plays the giant?

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Arnold Schwarzenegger's mexican twin.

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That guy was HUGE. Grabbing him in the groin was pretty much the only way to take him down. Kinda like when Kirk kicked the giant monster in the groin-knee in 'Star Trek VI'

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I'm wondering if this is the longest balls-grab in film history.
http://juntajuleil.blogspot.com/2009/11/film-review-evil-that-men-do-1 984-j-lee.html

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Just watched this, he had to take the mexican down, but he could not do it in a way that showed he was an expert in hand to hand combat as Randolph was watching and his cover; a tourist looking for some swinging action, would instantly be blown.

He even said to Randolph when he said you must be trained to have took someone that size down, that he did not know what he was doing and just grabbed there and was lucky the guy had glass chandeliers.

Its a very cleaver role of Bronson, as you can see many tricks, or sizing up he is doing on a second viewing.

My favourite though was when Randolph sent the cripple to see if they would buy drugs or not, and he came up with some obscure drug he knew the guy wouldn't have so he looked like he did want drugs and was very knowledgeable of them.

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I have found a new name for my Fantasy Football team next year:

The Double Fisted Dick Twisters

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That guy was the ship engineer in Fitzcarraldo, I was surprised when I saw him pop up in this movie. Intending to rape a girl no less!

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