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The Marine (2006)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 13 October 2006 (USA)
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A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.

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John Bonito

Writers:

Michelle Gallagher (story) (as Michell Gallagher), Michelle Gallagher (screenplay) (as Michell Gallagher) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Cena ... John Triton
Robert Patrick ... Rome
Kelly Carlson ... Kate Triton
Anthony Ray Parker ... Morgan
Abigail Bianca ... Angela
Jerome Ehlers Jerome Ehlers ... Van Buren
Manu Bennett ... Bennett
Damon Gibson Damon Gibson ... Vescera
Drew Powell ... Joe
Frank Carlopio Frank Carlopio ... Frank
Firass Dirani ... Al Qaeda Leader
Remi Broadway Remi Broadway ... Marine #1
Steve Harman Steve Harman ... Marine #2
Damien Bryson Damien Bryson ... Marine #3
Robert Coleby ... Braun
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Storyline

John Triton is a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged--against his will--from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action, when a group of murderous diamond thieves on the run led by a merciless criminal named Rome has kidnapped his wife and John goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El marine See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,138,774, 15 October 2006

Gross USA:

$18,844,784

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,164,661
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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The only beer drank in the movie is "Miller Genuine Draft". See more »

Goofs

Duting the fight in the burning fuel shed between Rome and Triton, Rome attacks Triton with a chainsaw. Triton uses a monkey wrench handle to block the moving blade chain of the saw. In a real situation like that, the chain from the saw would have either snapped and unwound from the saw like a bladed whip, or it would have shattered and sent shrapnel into both Triton and Rome. See more »

Quotes

TV Service rep: [on Rome's cell] You've been approved!
Rome: Great! This include the premium channels and the sports package, right?
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Edited from Rambo III (1988) See more »

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Should Have Been Gone
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Disappointing
13 October 2006 | by thrasher_ordersSee all my reviews

As a real fan of action movies I was looking forward to a great action movie from seeing the previews however I found it disappointing. First, the whole story line with the Marine Corps is very unrealistic (don't want to spoil anything here), there a lot of big explosions, but acting is just very wooden. While I don't look for a heavy complicated plot in an action film, it is always helpful to have something to hold it together. The story line is very linear and predictable. In the theater I was in, the audience actually started laughing out loud at the predictability and cliché lines. So go for the explosions and the star is good looking (although we only see his body in one scene unfortunately) but don't expect too much from a movie produced by the WWF.


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