A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective.
A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. Working together, they must remain deep undercover while tracking the heavily-guarded Max, a ruthless man bent on embroiling the world in a new high-tech global war. Written by
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Director Sylvain White was attracted by the realistic nature of the comic to do the film: "What appealed to me about The Losers was that it wasn't the typical superhero-with-superpowers thing. It was based on real characters-realistic characters - and based in reality, like a lot of the European graphic novels that I had grown up reading." See more »
In the shootout scene between Clay and his crew with Aisha in the red hotel room, the crew fires their weapons and the bullets hit the door wall and the mirror wall, but when Rogue and Clay walk into the bathroom, bullet holes are seen in the wall opposite of the bathtub where Aisha was hiding. See more »
Clay, we've got a situation here. I'm looking at a giant vibrating Easter egg from Hell, and no Max.
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Part of the closing credits are seen in a montage of "The Losers" artist Jock's artwork (some original, some from the source comic). See more »
They certainly are The Losers if you like your story as intense as the action.
'Pay attention to the plot' are five words definitely not needed when watching The Losers. However: 'Let the gargantuan explosions wash over because it's a weekend' are ten words that will become apparent in the first few minutes.
Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar are Special Forces unit who were sent to Bolivia end up getting deceived by the usual nutter with his usual deformity and his usual essence of mystery. From here on out it's true Michael Bay dedicated destruction with a sprinkle of wit, mainly thanks to Chris Evans (shame he couldn't have done the same for Fantastic 4) and Pooch's delivery of the line: 'Oh, this is Stupid Question Day' you had to be there.
It has a few shockers, despite being built on predictable foundations, which won't make you likely to stop rustling through the popcorn but gives the film a fluent flow as to not make the whole experience completely monotonous. Meaning the only losers here are the ones who turn a deaf ear to the humour and a blind eye to the action because they weren't expecting an experience that is almost as mentally relaxing as Paracetamol.
To put it simply The Losers is fun. Non-stop male responsive happiness from the inception to the finale.
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