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Stuntman Mike (Kurt Russell in Death Proof) with sunglasses

Stuntman Mike


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Game system: DC Heroes Role-Playing Game

Context

Death-Proof is a 2007 thriller/slasher movie by Quentin Tarantino. It was one of the two features in the Grindhouse release, the other being Planet Terror. The following are just capsule notes, not a full profile.


Background

  • Real Name: Mike McCabe.
  • Marital Status: Unrevealed, presumably single.
  • Known Relatives: Stuntman Bob (brother).
  • Group Affiliation: None known.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: 6’2” Weight: 210.
  • Eyes: 2, blue Hair: Dirty blond


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Powers and Abilities

It is presumed that Stuntman Mike has all the qualities and skills of the average professional Hollywood stuntman.


History

You can refer to, say, the IMDB .

Stuntman Mike (Kurt Russell) in his deathproof car

The story for Death Proof developed from Quentin Tarantino’s fascination for the way stuntmen would “death-proof” their cars. As long as they were driving, stuntmen could slam their cars headfirst into a brick wall at 60 miles per hour and survive.

This inspired Tarantino to create a slasher film featuring a deranged stuntman who stalks and murders sexy young women with his “death-proof”.


Quotes

Stuntman Mike: “Well, Pam… Which way you going, left or right ?”
Pam: “Right !”
Stuntman Mike: “Oh, that’s too bad…”
Pam: “Why ?”
Stuntman Mike: “Because it was a 50/50 shot on whether you’d be going left or right. You see we’re both going left. You could have just as easily been going left, too. And if that was the case… It would have been a while before you started getting scared. But since you’re going the other way, I’m afraid you’re gonna have to start getting scared… immediately !”


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Stuntman Mike

Dex: 04 Str: 03 Bod: 03 Motivation: Psychopath
Int: 03 Wil: 04 Min: 03 Occupation: Hollywood stunt driver
Inf: 03 Aur: 04 Spi: 03 Resources {or Wealth}: 004
Init: 10 HP:  ?? 

Skills:
Acrobatics: 04, Vehicles (Land): 05

Advantages:
Scholar (Hollywood stuntwork and vehicles).

Drawbacks:
CIA toward crying & screaming like a little wuss when the tables are turned on him and he sustains injuries, Creepy Appearance (facial scaring); SIA toward sadism, SPI.

Equipment:
1970 Chevy Nova [BODY 06 STR 05, Running: 07, Skin Armor (only vs. cashes, only for the driver): 08. This is a souped-up and reinforced version of the muscle car used primarily for stuntworks.]


Design Notes

It is presumed that as a professional Hollywood stuntman Stuntman Mike would have the Acrobatics Skill that would be necessary for this line of work.


By Pur_see_i8.

Source of Character: Grindhouse: Death Proof 2007 film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino ; Stuntman Mike played by Kurt Russell.

Helper(s): wikipedia.org, IMDB , and various other websites and source materials.

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