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The prison in former East Germany is called "Einsargen," an ungrammatical German expression meaning "to put someone into a coffin". See more »
(at around 25 mins) When the armored truck drives through the entrance of the "Einsargen" prison, the camera follows the truck and pans over the entrance bunker and fence. At the bunker there is a sign with the text: "Warnung Hochsicherheitssteckdose High Security Area". Instead of "Warnung" the word "Achtung" (meaning "Attention") is more commonly used in Germany. The word "Hochsicherheitssteckdose" (a compound which does not exist in the German language) would literally translate to "high security wall socket/power outlet". The proper German word would be "Hochsicherheitsgefängnis" which translates to "Maximum security prison". See more »
Hustle up guys. You've got to get that defector and get the hell out of there. No delays.
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Part of the closing credits are a montage of scenes from the film. See more »
First of all, I am so happy to see The Rock and Bruce Willis joining the cast, the movie suddenly looks so huge with them. But I still hate how they trimmed almost all of the original cast, I like Ana and Scarlett, and it definitely will be more amusing if Ripcord is in this sequel. Luckily they kept Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow, they are just as awesome as they were in the previous film, really enjoy the rival show of these two character.
The story line is average, the plot is weird, doesn't have ups and downs, only a parallel line from beginning to the end. There is no climax in G.I Joe: Retaliation, but if you say the movie is excited at all time, it would be hard to argue.
There are not much advanced and cool weapon stuffs in this sequel, probably to fit the story, I'd say it is actually kinda boring compare to the previous G.I. Joe movie. However, some of the scene is pretty entertained tho.
Overall, with good actors and good special effect, G.I. Joe: Retaliation only needs a better screenplay to be a better movie.
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