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.
Barney Ross is approached by CIA man Church, who wants him and his guns for hire to go to the former Soviet Union to retrieve something that was on a plane that crashed. Church doesn't tell him what he is getting. And Church sends a woman, Maggie with him to make sure he gets it. They find the plane and get the thing but some men take one of Barney's people hostage and the leader tells him to give him what they got or he'll kill his hostage. They give it to him but he kills his hostage anyway. Barney asks Maggie what was so important about that thing. She says that it showed the location of a Russian plutonium storage mine. Barney decides to track the man down and deal with him. They track them down and discover that the man they seek is Vilain who leads a group known as The Sangs and that they have taken all the men from the surrounding villages to work the mine.Written by
Liam Hemsworth's character Billy the Kid's back story is based on the real story of Dakota Meyer's experience in Afghanistan as told in his book "Into the Fire". See more »
After the big fight at the airport, Booker, Church, Maggie and Trench are seen leaving in the helicopter. As the camera pans out on Barney, as viewed from the chopper, there is no wind gust at all and Barney's hair doesn't move from the vortex wind that would be created by the helicopter. Also in this situation you wouldn't be able to look at the chopper directly due to the wind vortex blowing in your eyes. See more »
During the end credits, as the actors image and name appears, there is a lightning flash on the actor's face. When this occurs, an image of a "skull" appears superimposed over the face with the flash and then fades. See more »
In the version dubbed for francophone markets, the character Church, played by Bruce Willis is renamed to Chapelle. See more »
Yes it's cheesy, Yes it's dumb but Yes it's fun!!!
A decent fun action flick that won't disappoint you. I hated The Expendables and was disappointed about all the hype. But this one was a way better film. There actually is a story and talking and not 100 mins of action. This film has cheesy one liners and will not win an academy award but if you're looking to ease back and relax with some buddies to a no brainer-flick this is a good one. Good action and decent screenplay and bad-ass characters featuring Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis and Jason Statham and more bring a solid action flick that I hope the sequel will be like this one and not like the first one. This is one of Stallone's better action flicks.
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