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The Losers (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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aisha (as Zoë Saldana)
Cougar (as Oscar Jaenada)
Mark Ginther ...
Daniel Kalal ...


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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Clay - Operational Control See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

23 April 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los perdedores  »

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Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$23,527,955 (USA) (11 June 2010)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Jeremy Renner was considered for the lead role but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts See more »


At the end, when Roque is shooting at Clay from the steps leading into the airplane, he runs out of ammo, but when it switches back to Clay running toward him, you can see a couple bullets hitting the shipping container behind him, indicating Roque is still firing. See more »


Max: [as Clay drives off his helicopter with a blast of machine gun fire] That was my ride.
Clay: Bummer.
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Crazy Credits

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 »


Spun-off from Wired (2016) See more »


Clap for the Killers
Written by Tom Morello & Boots Riley
Performed by Street Sweeper Social Club
Courtesy of Street Sweeper Social Club
Boots Riley appears courtesy of Epitaph Records
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24 April 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Though slightly juvenile for an action film, (hence the PG-13 rating) The Losers has wit, and that counts for something. The clichés are all there; the distraught hero, the girl with the gun, the dapper villain eager to get his hands on nuclear weapons, the geeky tech nerd, the bad-guy cops. The Losers frequently plays all this for laughs, it has a great sense of humour without which the film would be epically cheesy. There are some familiar faces in the cast, along with some new ones, and everyone seems to be having a good time, which helps us to have a good time.

If I had to guess, I'd say it'd be Zoe Saldana which the studio values most for selling the product, which is kind of degrading. She may well be on the road to the Typecast city, until James Cameron gets Avatar 2 going. At least she can do her own stunts, something Megan Fox is probably incapable of. The best performance in the movie though is turned in by Jason Patric oddly enough, whose take on the clichéd super villain ready to wreak havoc with the push of a button, is perfect. There is no way anyone could take such a character seriously no why not goof it up a bit. The year is young but this guy is the Col. Hans Landa of 2010. Sometimes, the Losers doesn't work so good. At times it is just a little too unbelievable, especially the interplay between Saldana and Morgan, which is just gratuitous.

So for an early blockbuster, The Losers delivers about what you'd expect. Though there is nothing super special about it, the movie has some tricks up its sleeve which might be worth checking out.

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