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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Mercenary leader Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and his loyal men take on what they think is a routine assignment: a covert operation to invade the South American country of Vilena and overthrow its dictator. But, when they learn that the job will be a suicide mission, they must choose redemption or the destruction of their brotherhood.

Cast: Sylvester Stallone , Jason Statham , Jet Li , Terry Crews , Randy Couture , Dolph Lundgren , Giselle Itié , Eric Roberts

Director: Sylvester Stallone

Genres: Action, Adventure

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

The Expendables (2010)

Release Date: August 13th, 2010|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 38
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    So why oh why is The Expendables such a limp-dick bust? Because Stallone forgets to include non-spazzy direction, a coherent plot, dialogue that actors can speak without cringing, stunts that don't fizzle, blood that isn't digital and an animating spirit that might convince us to give a damn. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    And give credit to Stallone: He just leaves the camera on Rourke, in the tightest of close-ups, cutting only once, to himself, for a one-second reaction shot, but keeping the focus on his actor. A great actor. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Sadistic mess of a movie. show more

  • July 09, 2014 chiromaster2
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    The "bad guys" in the movie The Expendables seem to be wearing the US Army patch of the First Signal Brigade with whom I served with in Vietnam????

  • August 17, 2012 vince165
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    best ever and laughs

  • November 06, 2011 hammercfb1
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    the best

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