Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.
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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Production designer Aaron Osborne and cinematographer Scott Kevan attempted to enhance the color scheme of the comics, where only two to three colors were used to convey the tone of each setting, so they charted the whole movie with certain color schemes for each location and different shades as time passed("Every chapter of the comic books is a new environment distinguished by different color palettes - so every time we are in a new city or country, the aesthetic of the film changes completely, so there is no homogeneous look. It's very eclectic."). See more »
Near the beginning when Max, Wade, and the woman holding Max's umbrella are walking down the beach Max uses Wade's Colt XSE 1911(single action semi-auto) to shoot the woman for almost dropping the umbrella. After he fires the round the, hammer of the gun is decocked (hammer is down, resting on the pin). There is no decocker on a 1911 and he clearly doesn't it decock it. Once a round is fired the hammer is always back afterwards. See more »
Okay, so five dead men hijacked you, Wade. Did you happen to find out who's behind them?
Not the CIA, NSA, Special Ops...
Yeah, I'm aware it's not us.
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The Warner Bros/Dark Castle/Vertigo (DC Comics)/Weed Road Pictures logos are seen in panels from "The Losers" comics, sporting their color scheme. 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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