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The Losers (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 23 April 2010 (USA)
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A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.

Director:

Sylvain White

Writers:

Peter Berg (screenplay), James Vanderbilt (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ... Clay
Zoe Saldana ... Aisha (as Zoë Saldana)
Chris Evans ... Jensen
Idris Elba ... Roque
Columbus Short ... Pooch
Óscar Jaenada ... Cougar (as Oscar Jaenada)
Jason Patric ... Max
Holt McCallany ... Wade
Peter Macdissi ... Vikram
Peter Francis James ... Fadhil
Tanee McCall ... Jolene
Mark Ginther ... Goliath Guard
Daniel Kalal Daniel Kalal ... Goliath Guard
Colin Follenweider ... Goliath Guard
Garrett Warren ... Goliath Guard
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Storyline

A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. Working together, they must remain deep undercover while tracking the heavily-guarded Max, a ruthless man bent on embroiling the world in a new high-tech global war. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures

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Cougar - Long-Range Eliminations See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Losers See more »

Filming Locations:

Arecibo, Puerto Rico See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,406,348, 25 April 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$23,580,735, 20 June 2010
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Max arrives on the boat at the dock he says "home again, home again, jiggity-jig". This is from the nursery rhyme "To Market," and is also used in Blade Runner. See more »

Goofs

During the raid on the car convoy, Roque shoots an explosive dart into one of the cars. When the dart is detonated, the car moves directly upwards from the explosion. The dart was low in the side of the car, so it should have moved off to one side. The only way it could have leaped vertically was if the explosives were directly underneath. See more »

Quotes

Jensen: Did you know that cats can make one thousand different sounds and dogs can only make ten? Cats, man. Not to be trusted.
Pooch: You know what? Do me a favor - NEVER say that again.
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits are seen in a montage of "The Losers" artist Jock's artwork (some original, some from the source comic). See more »

Connections

References MacGyver (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

U.R.A. Fever
Written by Alison Mosshart & Jamie Hince
Performed by The Kills
Courtesy of Domino Recording Co. Ltd.
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Just as most reviews are describing...
30 April 2010 | by KashmirgreySee all my reviews

Hadn't heard of it and knew even less about it when I saw The Losers and I just had a blast! It was a movie for guys who like movies with its mean action and a constant humorous undertone that stays in stride with the tempo of the film. It was hot chix, cool tricks, and explosives throughout.

I didn't dig the slow-mo too much, though. That John Woo stuff just rubs me the wrong way and I find it so pretentiously distracting! ugh.

But beyond that... if you want an entertaining "don't need to think about it flick", The Losers generously provides. If you're looking for something to stick with you to puzzle upon or stimulate you intellectually, search elsewhere.


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