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The Losers (2010)

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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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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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Clay - Operational Control 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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los perdedores 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

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Sylvain White was attracted by the realistic nature of the comic, to do the film: "What appealed to me about The Losers, was that it wasn't the typical superhero-with-superpowers thing. It was based on real characters, realistic characters - and based in reality, like a lot of the European graphic novels that I had grown up reading." 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

Cougar: Never touch the hat!
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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

Referenced in The Rep (2012) 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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Underrated gem of non-pretentious intelligent fun
4 September 2014 | by mairireSee all my reviews

Will someone please put Jeffrey Dean Morgan in more intelligent dark humor action leads? He is just amazing as a charming rogue leader of the marry band, and Chris Evans is an unexpected comic relief with nuanced performance and expansive range of acting.

Interesting take on comic book based action flick. It never looses a momentum or pace, it's through and through fun, but if you pay a bit of attention, you will see darker undercurrents and rather deep connotations. Well directed, well paced and entertaining all the way through.

There is no pretense here, but that's why the depth of characters and the story comes through in those shining moments. This would be action flick for cool guys and thinking girls.


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