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Pride of Lions (2014)

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Four retired ex-military personnel and another retiree attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last explosive mission to rescue their grandchildren.

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Sidney J. Furie

Writer:

Richard Watson
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Louis Gossett Jr. ... Lou Jones
Seymour Cassel ... Dominic Ackers
Cedric Smith ... Paul Stansy
Tom Jackson ... Sgt. Robinson
Corey Sevier ... Matt Stasny
Will Bowes ... Barry Dempsey
Noah Reid ... Elliott Ackers
Shannon Kook ... Vic Skinner
Stephan James ... Shane Jones
Rob deLeeuw ... Claude Hitchcock
Ali Kazmi ... Raazaq
Jacob Blair ... Lt. Densmore
Gary Hudson ... Captain Landers
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Four retired ex-military personnel and another retiree attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last explosive mission to rescue their grandchildren.

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Shot and completed under the title "Pride of Lions" before being re-titled as "The Dependables" (a spoof title based on The Expendables film franchise). See more »

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In the photos of the grand kids, their rank (Specialist) is upside down. See more »

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Composed by Emily Kate Doty (as Emily Doty) and Nicole Atkins
Sung by Emma-Lee
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Head scratchingly fubar
26 October 2017 | by shalimar-4See all my reviews

This pile of complete crap is a head scratcher.. not only due to how patheticly bad it is.. but how you can't even tell if they are tying to make fun of themselves or not at the same time.. in either case if they were trying to be serious it's a disaster.. if they are trying to make fun of themselves and then genre it's a disaster.. it's simply a disaster regardless.

The fact it's made in Canada is very often a good thing.. but this is NOT one of those cases.. certain parts are obvious low end ignorant use of various firearms like the prevalence of SKS's when some in parts obviously filmed at different times/locations have AK-47's. (The former of which is non-restricted and the latter is prohibited and would require properly issued special movie permits to even have fakes for filming).

Then there is the "Russian guns.. always jamming" line.. which is quite the opposite as a rule vs reality.. and therefore I can only conclude that whomever came up with that line must have consulted the politicians here or better yet the rcmp idiots in charge of the "Canadian firearms act" whom are so deeply beyond stupid it's putting them up there with typical journalists idea of ID'ing a firearm. ie: goo.gl/cqEqim Then add in the "action star" quality of LGJ and it's another guaranteed disaster.. he starred in garbage like "Iron Eagle" for example.. where the quality was so pathetic they couldn't even get the names of various aircraft right and an untold # of other absolutely pathetic mistakes and bad writing..


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3 June 2014 (Canada) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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