Written February 02, 2015
LOVED IT! I really like the real feel of the characters. The action is exactly what I was looking for and I left feeling SATISFIED!! This was an excellent movie, the plot was good, liked the twists on who's who - good writing! If you love action movies then this is a MUST SEE!!!!! Oh yeah...if you see this in 3D as I did, hold onto your seat! Definitely going to get this one for my DVD collection! GO JOE!
Written May 24, 2015
Good film. Lots of action. Stayed to end of credits, hoping to see something more to set up sequel, hoping there was another scene with a Joe character. Some things left unexplained. Unlike previous film which had International members, this one focused on US team. Some character moments from previous film are expanded/explained.
Written March 31, 2015
Great action movie! Really good visual effects and fight scenes. Definitely better than the first one. My 11 year old son loved it. Not sure seeing it in 3D is a must.
Written May 04, 2015
On one side, it's very much a video game-like plot with lots of things blowing up, the Rock's Roadblock being large and in charge, and Lee Byung-hun's Stormshadow being a hot asian male with swords. On the other, I enjoyed it a lot more than "The Rise of Cobra" since Retaliation wasn't trying to be a romantic drama within a military action film. The lack of a cheesy Pop song as a send off also helped.
The movie is not exactly high art or memorable, but it's worth a viewing if you're looking for a distraction, though I felt that 3D was wasted on it.
Written January 26, 2015
I loved the action, and Mr. Johnson... OH MY!!!. Bruce Willis isn't a spring chicken, but I love all of his action films. Mr. Willis did a great job. There was one portion of the movie where stunts were performed that I've never seen before (don't want to spoil it for you), you'll know what I'm talking about when you see the movie. It's a must see in 3D. I found myself ducking and dodging, various items and bodies, throughout most of the film. Don't miss this one.