• The Expendables 2 (2012)

The Expendables 2

Release Date: August 17th, 2012

DVD Release Date: November 20th, 2012

R |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Mercenary leader Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), Lee Christmas (Jason Statham) and the rest of the Expendables team reunite when Mr. Church (Bruce Willis) hires them for a seemingly easy job. But things go terribly wrong, compelling the mercenaries to seek revenge for a comrade's murder. With the odds against them, Barney and his team are hell-bent on payback and cut a path of destruction through opposing forces, only to encounter an unexpected threat: six pounds of weapons-grade plutonium.

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Liam Hemsworth

Director: Simon West

Genres: Action , Adventure

Production Co: Nu Image, Millennium Films Inc.

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Rousing , Revenge , 2010s , Girlfriend , Murder ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    David HiltbrandPhiladelphia Inquirer

    It's like a bath of stale testosterone as these Hollywood tough guys from the '80s swap references to their most famous movie lines. Their individual entrances are the primary pleasure of The Expendables 2. show more

  • 50
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    Does it all have to be so tedious? To the movie's credit, many of the inside jokes are pretty funny, and Mr. Lundgren is close to hilarious as a dissipated Swede named Gunner. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The Expendables 2 offers the sendoff adrenaline junkies are seeking before the more sedate pace of fall releases. show more

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