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Sabotage (2014)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  28 March 2014 (USA)
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Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Schlegel ...
Ned Yousef ...
Dubai Money Launderer
Floyd Demel
ASAC Phelps
Nick Chacon ...
DEA Sniper (as Nicolas Chacon)
Stan Morris (DEA Interrogator #1)


An elite DEA team raids the safe house of a drug cartel and hide $10 million in the plumbing. When they go back to retrieve the money it is not there. The team is under investigation for the missing $10 million. Then after a couple months the investigation is lifted. The team trains together again and then celebrates at a strip club. Then one of the team is murdered. He wakes us in his RV on railroad tracks. Then a second team member is nailed to the ceiling. The third team member is gunned down at his remote cabin. There is a female City of Atlanta investigator in charge of the murders. After investigating the cartel angle, the twisted truth comes to light.

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, pervasive language, some sexuality/nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,272,444 (USA) (28 March 2014)


$10,499,968 (USA) (9 May 2014)

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A possible ending, not thought of or considered by Skip Woods and David Ayre would had ended with Lizzie confessing that she sold out Breacher to the drug cartel and allowed Breacher's family to be tortured and killed. When Breacher and the team raided the cartel's house and the money. The cartel made a deal with Lizzie and agreed to pay her a share of the money, if she kills the team and gets the money back and that Lizzie promised Sugar, that she would split the money with him, if he agreed to help her carry out the murders of the team. As Breacher demands information from Lizzie on where Brujo is. Lizzie pulls out her gun and is about to shoot Breacher, but is shot and killed by Brentwood. See more »


During the final car chase Sugar fires his MP5 full-auto yet the weapon is clearly shown with the selector set on safe. See more »


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Sugar: Some of us are getting paid, the rest of us are just getting dead.
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So bad.
30 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is absolutely terrible. The main plot point makes very little sense, as the basis for the film is precipitated by a completely unnecessary risk taken by the elite DEA task force.

The characters are abysmally written. Each one has fully embraced their "gutter trash" personas so that they can be the "best undercover agents in the DEA". The result of this is that every member of the team is completely unlikeable, a trait which extends even to Schwarzenegger's John 'Breacher' Wharton, and I found myself not caring in the least when a character was killed off.

The female characters in the film were unattractive, in every respect.

Please keep in mind, Schwarzenegger is my favorite action star. End of Watch is one of my favorite films. I greatly enjoyed Harsh Times.

Did it seem like the filmmakers made an effort to incorporate realistic room-clearing tactics into the film? Yes, and it should always be appreciated when consultants with actual experience in a field are hired to contribute to a film's authenticity. But it doesn't compete with the nonsensical storyline or the forced, unbelievable interactions between the static, uninteresting characters.

This film is absolutely terrible.

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