Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
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.
John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working undercover, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.
Frank (Bruce Willis) is retired, bored, and lonely living off his government pension in a nondescript suburb in an equally nondescript house. The only joy in Frank's life is his calls to the government pension processing center when he gets to talk to his case worker, Sarah (Mary-Louis Parker). Sarah is as bored and lonely as Frank and marks her conversations with the unknown Frank and her spy novels as the only things fun in her life. When something in Frank's past forces Frank back into his old line of work and puts an unwitting Sarah in the middle of the intrigue, Frank and Sarah begin a journey into Frank's past and the people he used to work with. Like Frank they are all RED ... Retired Extremely Dangerous.Written by
Malcolm is Crazy
Red was a great action-comedy film, which I would recommend for anyone who likes the genre. To start it has a star-studded cast, Bruce Willis (Die Hard, Pulp Fiction), Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption, Se7en), John Malkovich (Dangerous Liaisons, Burn After Reading), Helen Mirren (The Queen, Excalibur) and Karl Urban (Star Trek, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers). All of these actors played their characters perfectly. The film got into the action almost from the very start, and I was thinking that it would be more of an action film, than an action- comedy, but I waited about 20-30 minutes, and i discovered how wrong I was. The movie continued to be perfect in every way, besides the plot did't make total sense to me. Red was a film that I had originally not thought so greatly off. I saw the trailer and thought, "that could be pretty good, but I'll wait until it comes out on DVD". Now I regret thinking that. Red had me on the edge of my seat the entire way through, while also making me crack up laughing. If you thought about this film but then decided no, I would definitely Re-consider watching this film. Rating: 7/10
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