A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.
John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working undercover, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.
Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
After all the credits have been shown, two short scenes are shown. One is an outtake of one of the last fight scenes, where an unexpected punch is delivered between two women, the other scene is a very short montage of the presidential character posing with guns. See more »
It's a simple thing, really: Robert Rodriguez can do no wrong.
He has his aesthetic down *tight*, and he can deliver every time. Yeah, it's got all the drive-in trash elements in tow: It's so over-the-top, it soars like an eagle. The most amazing thing is how his storytelling style seems to inspire the acting talent: They all give it everything they've got, imbuing every line, every move with transcendent camp. The whole picture glows, red-hot, with that spirit.
As is usual for these flicks, the effects are great, the music is simultaneously thrilling and yet full of subtle artistry, the plot may reek of drive-in conventionality, but still dependably drives the flick decisively forward.
Check it out.
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