The Expendables


Action / Adventure / Thriller

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 42%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 64%
IMDb Rating 6.4 10 350333

Plot summary

March 19, 2023 at 12:58 AM


Sylvester Stallone

Top cast

Sylvester Stallone as Barney Ross
Bruce Willis as Mr. Church
Jason Statham as Lee Christmas
Arnold Schwarzenegger as Trench
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701.22 MB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
12 hr 0 min
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1.40 GB
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23.976 fps
12 hr 0 min
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4.66 GB
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1 hr 43 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by D_Burke 8 / 10

"Expendables" Reminds Us Why We Will Watch Sylvester Stallone

"The Expendables" is without question the most anticipated movie of the summer of 2010. Its cast is a who's who of established action film stars of the previous three decades. Even though the previews gave away the cameo by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, it still gave us just another reason to stand in line for this movie.

And who else leads the impressive roster of stars but the American dream himself, Sylvester Stallone, who also co-wrote and directed this movie himself. Stallone is one of those rare movie stars who, even in that period of time (circa 1998-2005) when he wasn't making many films, you never heard him referred to as a B-lister or a has-been. It could be because he has arguably had more career comebacks than any actor in history.

Don't call "The Expendables" a comeback, though. If anything, it's a further reminder that Stallone can still make engrossing films that defy target audience groups. Oh yeah, and he looks better than any 64-year-old I know of.

Although Stallone wears three heavy hats in this movie, he doesn't carry the weight of the movie on his own shoulders. You've already read the names of the action stars who support him here. Although the youngest of the Expendables (Jason Statham) is 37, they are far from a rag-tag crew. This movie shows that they can still kick more ass than "Kick- Ass" (2010).

The Expendables describes a team of what could be considered mercenaries, or bounty hunters. They go on high-risk missions, guns in hand, and pick up the money owed to them at the end of the day. Their main mission in this movie is initially to overthrow a South American dictator in the fictional nation of Vilena. Eventually, they find that the real enemy is ex-CIA agent James Munroe (Eric Roberts) aided by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and a whole army of guerrilla soldiers.

This movie is full of action sequences, all of which are fun to watch. There are also some scenes involving knives (particularly ones thrown by Jason Statham) that even made me flinch. Although there are plenty of scenes involving knives and big guns, there are some great sequences involving hand-to-hand combat. You definitely don't want to take a bathroom break when 5'6 Jet Li takes on 6'4 Dolph Lundgren. There's also a fight scene between Steve Austin and Randy Couture that will satisfy both UFC and WWE fans.

These scenes were not without their confusion, though, especially those shot using what appeared to be a hand-held camera. There were a lot of close-up shots during these intense parts that didn't seem necessary, and the way the camera shook and almost too quickly cut to another scene was confusing. Ang Lee used similar camera tricks in his version of "Hulk", and they bewildered more than entranced.

A thinking man's movie it is not, that's for sure, but it is still a fun movie that needs to be seen on the big screen. Plus, with all the testosterone in it, it may have been difficult for a woman to stand out. Although she didn't have any weapons or fighting power, Giselle Itie was hardly a damsel in distress. In fact, one scene I won't give away has her making a decision that few, men or woman, would have made amidst all the explosions and gunfire. You'll know it when you see it.

"The Expendables" will not disappoint action fans. It also is not short of quotable lines, especially in Gov. Schwarzenegger's cameo. Expendable, by definition, means considered to be not worth keeping or maintaining, but the careers of everyone involved in this film remain quite the opposite.

Reviewed by Lady_Targaryen 6 / 10

Watchable, more because of the action stars united in a single movie then anything else

A team of elite mercenaries, the Expendables, leaded by Barney Ross head to South America on a mission to overthrow a dictator of a small South American island. Barney and Lee, a knife enthusiast, meet the rebel Sandra and discover what is really happening behind the conflict in the city. Sandra is revealed to be the dictator's daughter, and during an ambush, they need to scape and let Sandra behind. But Ross cannot let Sandra there, and to make peace with his conscience, he and his team decide to go back to the Island.

'The Expendables' is not a great masterpiece of the action movies but is not a terrible movie either; to be honest, as many users here already wrote, the movie is very ' so so'. I could say the movie is 'satisfying', if I need to use a word. Being honest, I was hoping for more, specially because all of the propaganda saying it would be the 'Greatest Action Film Ever', and also with the reunion of great names like Bruce Wilis,Schwarzenegger, Jet Li,Dolph Lundgren,etc. One of the most disappointing things in my opinion, was the fact that Arnold and Bruce were on the screen only to do a cameo appearance. A very funny cameo appearance, but still a cameo appearance. I thought Arnold and Bruce would be kicking asses with everybody, but in fact the movie centers around Stallone, Lundgren, and Statham's characters practically.

There are some cool explosions and some nice fighting scenes, for sure, but the plot is weak and cliché, and no matter how many bombs they can explode, an ordinary plot doesn't make a movie something incredible.

To make a small summary of what I am talking about: The movie is worthwhile because of the reunion of great legends of the action movies, but are better action films out there for sure. I would say for people to watch this movie, but with few expectations.

Reviewed by Prismark10 6 / 10

Action men

To say The Expendables is one of the best action films in this decade is not saying much as there really have not been many good action films in the last few years with many straight to video fodder.

Sylvester Stallone decides to go back to his 1980s glory days by rounding up a group of a current and past action stars including cameos from Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Stallone who looks in good physical shape thanks to the steroids but his face looks awful courtesy of bad plastic surgery leads the teams of big hearted mercenaries. Jason Statham, is the cockney knife thrower, Jet Li is the short ass Kung Fu one, Dolph Lundgren is the mean drug addicted one, Mickey Rourke is the philosopher/tattooist. Terry Crews and Randy Couture round up the team.

The CIA hires The Expendables to eliminate a Latin American dictator and a renegade CIA agent (Eric Roberts). Stallone gets close to the rebellious daughter of the dictator and Roberts has a few nasty henchman of his own such as Steve Austin.

There is a lot of good action sequences but it has a slight storyline. Some very good explosions but the climactic scenes shot in the dark makes it difficult to see what is actually happening unless you have those night vision goggles.

Its a fun, no brainer action film. More enjoyable first time round but really does not stand up to repeated viewing. Its the best of the The Expendables franchise as it offers something fresh and the sequels got stale rather quickly.

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joellouise March 19, 2023 at 01:18 am

Please repack 720p and 1080p

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ruspaper January 09, 2023 at 01:44 pm


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hurr_Geee December 05, 2021 at 10:11 am

Sound Quality very bad

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bandarase June 12, 2021 at 03:12 am

Good cheap thrill by looking at all famous heroes getting together using their toys shooting and blowing up things and enjoying themselves...Looks like they had nowhere to go except retirement and found this way to say "Look here we are still and working..." But one thing.....Movie reality is highly compromised. Instead, you see all blockbuster giants.

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fai09211976 April 24, 2021 at 06:23 am

Thanks,nice movie

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jirehjirehh1994 November 12, 2020 at 11:52 am

Please fix the audio

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puppetmaster April 28, 2020 at 09:32 pm

Indians, you see this This is what an actual action movie is supposed to be unlike your bollywood crap.

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christopher0737 September 23, 2018 at 07:13 pm

audio needs to be fixed

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h4k3r January 21, 2018 at 05:32 am

this is a living proof that no matter how old can you be, is when you can still kicking a** to the life and still be a badass!! for something all this giants of the action movies is who they are and who they became, and the proof of the rivalry between Stallone and Schwarzenegger is over when the 2 are better than when they are alone in his own movies. all these actors THEY ROCK THEM ALL!!!

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somaodio December 23, 2017 at 07:48 pm

This movie is great if you like 1980's shot-em-up Kill the bad guys movies! A !!

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tatoeton December 31, 2016 at 12:08 am

nice movie

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mailmaster October 27, 2016 at 03:23 am

is this extended

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joseph_kiggundu June 27, 2016 at 02:01 pm

One of the best action movies of all times.