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The Marine (2006)

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A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.

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Storyline

John Triton is a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged--against his will--from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action, when a group of murderous diamond thieves on the run led by a merciless criminal named Rome has kidnapped his wife and John goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,138,774 (USA) (13 October 2006)

Gross:

$18,843,314 (USA) (19 January 2007)
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Trivia

According to a televised interview given by WWF owner Vince McMahon, this film was originally written to star Steve Austin, but contractual negotiations fell through. See more »

Goofs

The helicopter firing on the Taliban is not a U.S. or Allied aircraft. The aircraft is a dual seat medium lift helicopter with outriggers. The U.S. and her allies do not have medium lift helicopters that support outriggers. The largest U.S. helicopter that supports weapons on an outrigger is the UH-60 Blackhawk See more »

Quotes

Morgan: I hate cops... and rock candy.
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Connections

Followed by The Marine 2 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Sunshine
Written by Carlos Hassan, Sandy Lol and Lil' Flip (as Eric Weston)
Performed by Lil' Flip featuring Lea
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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User Reviews

 
Discharge the Marine
17 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now, don't get the wrong idea. I am a wrestling fan. However, this is a movie review. I review a movie on how I think of this. I'll tell you why The Marine is not worth seeing.

First off, the movie has a weak plot. Not exactly original. Kidnapped wife, not the best. We got a few talented people here. Kelly Carlson and Robert Patrick. However they are supports. Okay, can they save this? No.

I have to say without any anti-Cena and all honesty that John Cena is one of the worst actors I have ever seen. He is more wooden than a log cabin. His tough guy facials are hilarious. How did he get this role? And how is it that an experienced actor Robert Patrick have to play second fiddle? To Cena no less? Ouch. Cena's acting made the Marine hard to watch.

Also, When a movie sucks, the only resort to try and win over people is to....yep, explosions. Forget the plot, forget the story, forget the bad acting, as long as we have explosions, the movie is saved! Right? Right????

The Last Word: Utter garbage. How Cena nabbed the starring role here is going to be one of the biggest mysteries of the world. His acting is awful. The movie's script is lame, too many explosions, and did I mention Cena? I hate to say this, but Cena, don't quit your day job. Acting isn't your style.


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