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The Expendables 3 (2014)

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Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.

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Storyline

Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill... or so he thought. Stonebanks, who eluded death once before, now is making it his mission to end The Expendables -- but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of Expendables team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster and more tech-savvy. The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables' most personal battle yet. Written by Liongates

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Rated PG-13 for violence including intense sustained gun battles and fight scenes, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 August 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,879,645, 15 August 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,322,544

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$206,172,544
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nicolas Cage was considered for the role of Bonaparte. See more »

Goofs

In the battle at the port of Mogadishu you can see Ceaser and Gunner watching what is happening from a boat. At that point Ceaser has a belt of bullets for the minigun over his left shoulder. When he says "Time to mow the lawn." the belt is not on his shoulder any more but it is connected to the minigun when he picks it up. As he fires the minigun the belt of bullets is back on his left shoulder but it is not moving even though he is firing the weapon. When he finishes firing the weapon the belt is not on his left shoulder any more. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Barney Ross: Lucky ring on!
Lee Christmas: Feel so much safer.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits feature a montage of scenes from the film with the crew credits printed on dog tags, except for the main cast credits, showing their portraits along with pictures of the weapon of choice. See more »


Soundtracks

Old Man
Written by Neil Young
Published by Broken Fiddle Music Inc.
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Mediocre...
5 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

The first one was interesting seeing old big names on screen. The second one had the Chuck Norris jokes and van Damme doing his signature kicks. This one?... This one has a lot of "kaboom and badawoom"... Which is why, I guess, it is an all right movie.

Unfortunately none of the big names do anything interesting on-screen. If you're expecting to see Wesley Snipes do Blade stuff, or Jet Li some amazing kung fu, nope! you will be disappointed...

Mel Gibson is great, but he's got a tiny part. The only fun is provided by Antonio Banderas.

As for the new actors... who cares!

The problem with the Expendables movies is that the more big names are on the credits their on screen time has to be shared with others and it breaks down to just a few moments each.

I do not understand how they missed the point again!


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