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G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  28 March 2013 (USA)
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The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.


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The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of combat violence and martial arts action throughout, and for brief sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 March 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

G.I. Joe 2  »

Box Office


$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$40,501,814 (USA) (29 March 2013)


$122,512,052 (USA) (12 July 2013)

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2.35 : 1
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General Joe Colton enters the code 1776 (year of American Independence) to open one of his numerous hidden weapons cabinets in his home. See more »


During the awards ceremony, Lady Jaye's hair is flowing around the top of her uniform. Military appearance standards dictate that the woman's hair is to be pulled back and up, either under the military cover (beret, cap, etc) or neatly tied up so that it is off the collar of the uniform. See more »


[first lines]
Lady Jaye: Hustle up guys. You've got to get that defector and get the hell out of there. No delays.
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Followed by G.I. Joe 3 See more »


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Not bad
29 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

I was reading other reviews and I don't know why lot of people dislike this movie. I think is better then first G.I. Joe. Plot of the movie continues from the last one. Classic president is the man with most power in US, be him you can rule the world. Movie is pretty much action based a lot more than the last one. All main characters stayed, but with a cool switch between good guy - bad guy position. A little retrospective to explain some things. Ending wasn't that bad. Ultimate weapon was little bit unrealistic and way to OP. But for action lovers it will be good movie. It is clearly underrated it deserves 7, like last one.

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