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Luke Cage 

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When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.
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When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.

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Trivia

The character's "steel hard" skin has been retconned as "titanium hard" skin. See more »

Goofs

The thumb drive that Luke Cage gives Claire, which has Reva's data on it, is a different one than the one given to him by Jessica Jones (and also shown earlier in the Luke Cage series), which is bright yellow in color and has rounded edges. See more »

Quotes

Willis 'Diamondback' Stryker: You speak to me as if you're not in the presence of death.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a sequence of Harlem locations highlighted over a silhouetted Luke Cage's skin. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.108 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Bulletproof Love
Performed by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad feat. Method Man
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Has nothing to offer, just a poorly made mess
3 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

I went into this with zero expectations. I was a big fan of Daredevil and Jessica Jones so there was already a high precedent for Luke Cage to meet. unfortunately, Luke Cage was infinitely worse than either of those shows.

The action was minimal, and the action scenes that existed were disappointing. to go from the highly coordinated elaborate fights in Daredevil to the generic boring dribble in Luke Cage is a huge downgrade.

The editing was poor as well. Certain scenes would drag on with seemingly no point or any end in sight. Even amateur mistakes like breaking the 180 degree rule can be seen in dialogue scenes. On the subject of dialogue, it was a kind of lazy usually reserved for daytime soap- operas.

The weakest part of this show was the writing. Character motivations made no sense, it was riddled with plot holes, and plot points were spit out so lazily that the show was not remotely believable.

Good music and special effects. 4/10


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