Written June 30, 2015
based on the trailer is looked like it'd be the joe movie we deserved and yes i'm so happy they delayed this movie to convert it to 3D because it really added to the movie but as an overall movie it was....great i mean Jon chu did a fine job at directing i actually think he did a very good job because there were some scenes i thought were really cool for example that mountain scene was mind blowing especially on the huge IMAX screen. I thought the story was simple and the action was grand and thats the way a G.I. Joe movie should be. The acting was good i didn't feel the RZA had to be in it but he wasn't bad. One con that i thought this movie had was the use of Lady Jaye she was a little underused i was going to give it a go but it's the most fun i've had at the movies this year so far and the chemistry between Roadblock,lady jaye and flint is amazing and i can't think of a better word to describe this movie besides awesome,it's over the top fun that i couldn't just give a so-so
Written July 30, 2015
I loved the movie! Seeing G.I. Joe the movie back in the 80's remembering all the names of the characters and the cool vehicles that were use, so this was actually cool to see this in IMAX and in 3D. Recommended!
Written April 01, 2013
My family and I were highly anticipating the release of this film, as we really enjoyed the first one. We were quite disappointed however, as the acting was mediocre at best and my daughter and I couldn't really enjoy the movie as the plot, in our opinion, was somewhat hard to follow as there were too many things going on. There was one fantastic fight scene however. My husband thought it turned into a bad Bruce Willis flick. Even more disappointing was that we paid to see it in 3D at an IMAX theatre. We should have waited for it come out on DVD.
Written March 01, 2015
Then: I remember watching the first half of the first GI Joe and thinking how bad the acting, plot, dialogue, and fighting were. Then...the heavens opened up and poured glorious action down upon the audience. Just when I thought the downpour was over, a hurricane of action hit in shock & awe fashion and put me on over the edge!
Now: Retaliation has slightly better acting, dialogue, and plot. It adds some new toys, a hot cast, and a more mature feeling. The problem? It forgot all of the amazing action that made the first movie worth it. Retaliation plateaus with some OK fight scenes that don't make up for the gaping plot holes and spotty storyline. This movie could have spent less $ on big actors and more on action. One thing is for certain, Cobra Commander has swagger! If you see one action movie this weekend, see Olympus has Fallen.
There are short character sequences at the start of the credits and nothing after.
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Written January 30, 2015
This movie was awesome.They brought in new characters which was cool, more the better.
One thing I didn't like about it was that they killed off one of the main characters early into the movie.Either way I did really enjoy it.I do see a third one being made.