Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.
Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. Written by
The gunship that takes the A-Team under fire in their hideout at the lake is a "Lockheed AC-130 Spectre", a modified version of the C-130 cargo plane. It usually carries a medium caliber Gatling and various larger ordnance. The same aircraft is also used in Transformers (2007). See more »
To replace a firing pin in a 1911 requires at the very least a punch and a retainer plate. It would have been impossible for Hannibal to simply drop the firing pin into his pistol and have it function, as there is a spring that provides constant rearward pressure and must be put under tension before the retaining plate can be slid into place. See more »
Sgt. Bosco 'B.A.' Baracus:
[justifying his newly adopted non-violent attitude, he quotes Gandhi]
"Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary."
Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith:
[answers with his own Gandhi quote]
"It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence."
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If you are looking for a light, funny and action packed movie, it doesn't get much better than this. The A-Team is very, very easy too take in, but never boring, has action-scenes that will blow you out of your seat and is stuffed with plenty of damn funny moments.
Also very nice for a change: this action/comedy film doesn't take itself too seriously. Which is quite refreshing if you take a look at all the 'comedy with a message' crap Hollywood produces these days.
The new B.A. (Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson), Murdock (Sharlto Copley), Hannibal (Liam Neeson) and Face (Bradley Cooper) are all great at their roles. Props for Patrick Wilson as the slick C.I.A. agent Lynch and Jessica Biel is lovely as always. Joe Carnahan, who wrote and directed this movie, simply did a great job and gives the audience exactly what it needs.
I'd say it was definitely worth my money.
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