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The Losers (I) (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  23 April 2010 (USA)
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A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.

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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 Warner Bros. Pictures

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Aisha - Search And Destroy See more »


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

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,406,348 (USA) (23 April 2010)

Gross:

$23,527,955 (USA) (11 June 2010)
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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 »

Goofs

During Clay's fight with Aisha in the hotel room, flames start erupting, at ground level, all around the room, with no visible cause. In a room fire, flames will always rise upwards and then spread outwards. If the flames in a fire reach as low on the ground as shown in the scenes, the occupants would already be dead and the room would be an inferno. See more »

Quotes

Jensen: I'm warning you, I am a lethal killing machine. It was a secret government experiment. They did stuff to me. Spooky stuff... Anal stuff. It turned me into a dangerous telekinetic. As the ancient Tibetan Philosophy states "Don't start none, won't be none!"
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene in the closing credits: the Losers attend a soccer match for Jensen's niece. See more »

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References Slumdog Millionaire (2008) See more »

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Sweet Misery
Written by Amel Larrieux & Laru Larrieux
Performed by Amel Larrieux
Courtesy of Epic Records
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A Loser
30 May 2010 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

In contrast to what many others have felt towards 'The Losers', it didn't quite work for me. Yes, clichés are expected in action movies but I expect at least some entertainment and some kind of refreshment, either in the form of action sequences, story or humour. At best, 'The Losers' is your average action flick. Aside from being far from memorable, there is nothing that particularly stands out. Even the dialogue is clichéd and the humour fails to work. The actors are stuck with typical action roles. For example. J.D. Morgan is the stereotypical leader, Zoe Saldana the kickass action heroine who will at some point turn against the group and who didn't know that one of the five was a 'double agent'? I must give Saldana some credits for doing her own stunts no matter how skinny she is. Jason Patric's portrayal of Max has got to be one of the worst performances in a villainous roles. I must add that the final sequences are marginally better than the rest of the movie. Overall, 'The Losers' has nothing new to offer and it failed to keep me entertained for its duration.


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