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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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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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Could be a better movie.
27 July 2013 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

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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