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G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

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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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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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28 March 2013 (USA)  »

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G.I. Joe 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

Dwayne Johnson ("The Rock") is the second WWE (formerly WWF) wrestler to appear as a Joe. The first was Robert Remus ("Sgt. Slaughter") in several GIJoe cartoon productions. See more »

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[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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Follows G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) See more »

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You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
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Performed by Dean Martin
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Under License from EMI Film & Television Music
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Plenty of great visuals and action but not much story.
9 September 2013 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

This second G.I JOE film doesn't have much in terms of a well thought out plot but it does have some great visuals and is packed with loads of well staged action sequences so action movie buffs should have a blast. For those also seeking more of a character story it's still best to look somewhere else.

The acting is however surprisingly good given the film's plot. Dwayne Johnson and Channing Tatum both bring a certain likability to their characters and I enjoyed watching them the most and of course Adrianne Palicki who was very friendly on the eyes.

Overall, The film might not have much of a plot but the great visuals and the well made action sequences keep it from becoming a total bore. Those who want more of a character driven plot might not think very much of it.


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