Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.
Disgraced Secret Service agent (and former presidential guard) Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.
Mobster and hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.
Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them.Written by
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During the trial of Colonel Smith and his men, Smith asks, "Why hasn't Blackforest been brought to trial?" The General on the panel tells Smith that they are not subject to UCMJ action. However, Army civilians and private military contractors on the battlefield operating with the US military are subject to UCMJ and can be brought to military trial. See more »
Surprisingly very good fun remake of old favourite 80's action TV show
Like many, I went into this film fearing the worst. Time to leave the brain at the door and just try to enjoy what I'd just paid to watch. Like many others, when a young boy during the '80s, watching the A-Team was a must and a great bit of entertainment. Humorous and off-beat it never took itself seriously and so was easy to watch. As for the move over to this big re-make, I was to be pleasantly surprised. It was very good fun.
This film doesn't break the gist of the original show. We still have the four lead characters with their humour and mannerisms. However, unlike the TV show, the producers have allowed the jump to the screen to make the script more adult-orientated. Thanks for that as well. They now are able to swear, shoot people and be crazier than ever.
The story is surprisingly fine and interesting, but the action is non-stop as that's what the viewer would want for a film like this. The humour is also great and you love the banter between the characters as much as was on the show. The actors slip well into the shoes of their characters and you seem to see them as always having done so. All four did a fine job.
Surprisingly very enjoyable. Obviously, no major award winners here, but you will have a fun night out watching this movie....
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