The Expendables is a 2010 action film which stars Sylvester Stallone, who also is the film’s director and one of the co-writers. It also features Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundren, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, Terry Crews, Micky Rourke, and cameos by Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. This picture is a homage to the action movies of the 80s and 90s. The film is about a group of elite mercenaries that are tasked with a mission to overthrow a Latin America dictator whom they soon discover to be a mere puppet controlled by a former CIA agent. This major motion picture makes good on old-school action. It made a good deal of money at the box office and spawned two sequels. It received mixed reviews, which praised the action, but criticized the story.
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