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The Marine (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  13 October 2006 (USA)
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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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Action | Drama | Thriller

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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)  »

Also Known As:

El marine  »

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

The uncut version, which is available on DVD, contains some scenes of violence that weren't shown in theaters. See more »

Goofs

Most police agencies including the South Carolina police do not use wheel guns. All revolvers have been replaced by semi-auto pistol usually in a 9mm size. However, many agencies do permit individual officers to use weapons of their own choice, so it is possible, although not likely, for a revolver to be used by a law officer. See more »

Quotes

Bennett: This guy is like the terminator.
Rome: [looks in the over head mirror]
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Referenced in WWF Raw: Family Reunion (2006) See more »

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Should Have Been Gone
Written by Wayne Perry and Tommy Smith
Courtesy of Firstcom Music, Inc.
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Le Marine: Not for the Critics
29 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lemme just say this. For all of those people who are comparing this to "good" movies, remember that tastes for such things vary from person to person. I personally liked this movie. Yes, it was corny. Yes, it had 15 explosions (I counted). YES it was unrealistic, but, well, it made a nice get away. John Cena is very funny, very good at being macho, and is very wooden. I wouldn't suggest watching this movie if you're looking for something to pin a blue ribbon on. It's a funflick. No questions asked. As for Robert Patrick. I heard he enjoyed doing this movie. Who wouldn't, it would be fun.

I'd wager WWE made the thing in the first place because they had extra money to spend.

I LOVED IT!!!

Better than "Man on Fire", that's for damned sure.


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