G.I. JOE is a GO!!! Rating: 85 out of 100. (Based on advance VIP press preview)

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Written August 08, 2009
THURS. Aug. 6th. - This 1hr 58min movie has a thin-plot and very little character development - basically, all the characters are kindof plastic and one-dimensional. The average CGI/special effects were somewhat of a let-down. At times, I feel like I'm watching a computer/video-game. However, the NON-STOP action more than makes up for this $170 million-dollar movie's defects. Plenty of flashbacks as plot devices to tell the various characters' background stories/histories. Irony, the JOEs destroyed Paris while trying to save Paris. Director Stephen Sommers' August BLOCKBUSTER movie should do well this opening weekend. You will either like this movie or you will hate it. Make your choice. But you cannot deny the fact that G.I. JOE is PURE action. The ending specifically and blatantly trumpeted a sequel. Guaranteed! VERDICT: Turn off your brains. Let out your inner kid. Sit back - strap on - and enjoy the ride! Actual GRADE: Solid B - for LOTS of BA-DA-BOOM!!!
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G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra

By joeyk803c
Written August 08, 2009
When I first saw the previews I wasn't really drawn to the movie. I remember the series as a kid, and I loved it and that was the only reason that I wanted to see the movie. I went in after paying hoping for one hell of a good movie worth my hard-earned money and it was well worth it. The cast was great, the action scenes were awesome, and the fight scenes between snake eyes, and storm shadow was as always, stunning. There was humor that made you laugh, and action that made you sit on the end of the chair starring like a mindless drone. Don't take it to heart, or even better, read the negative reviews on this site. They need to hire a team of people to review these reviews and weed out the ignorant, and exponentially stupid ones. Seriously, how can you rate a movie when you haven't even seen it? Keep you biased opinions to yourself.
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save your money

By azdps
Written August 08, 2009
This is one of the worst movies I've seen in awhile. The acting was absolutely horrible. There were a few decent action scenes but it didn't make up for how cheesy the movie was overall. Channing Tatum was a very bad pick as one of the main actors. His facial expressions were very annoying during the movie (he constantly gives off this GQ look which didn't match alot of the scenes). He also talks like he's from the ghetto which makes him seem stupid. Marlon Wayans did an ok job with his usual humor role but he should have played less of a role during the movie. He's not really what you would call a soldier. Denis Quaid should have sat this movie out. He does well in some movies but not so well in this one. Sienna Miller did pretty well actually. There were a few parts I wasn't impressed with but overall she did well. The sad part is that many of the support actors did a better job of acting then the main actors. Overall I wasn't pleased with this movie.
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Lots of action!

By chastity00
Written August 08, 2009
I really liked this movie. It has wonderful special effects. I would recommend seeing this at the theaters. The story line jumps around alot and can be hard to follow at times. But other than that I think this was a well made movie. The actors did a great job.
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There is no Reason...

By The Movie Guru5
Written August 08, 2009
There is no reason a movie should be this bad in modern filming. In the first action scene they just throw everyone together and sure enough it gets dark and the mist comes out. I couldnt tell the good guys from the bad guys to save my life. After I got a chance to see the cast for a minute I was like REALLY.....? Channing Tatum is a joke and should stick to films that dont require acting or talking. Maybe a stunt double... Dennis Quaid looked like he was on Adderall. All he had to do was be cool and collected. When I read other peoples reviews that say 'Must Go' Im puzzled, because Iron Man and the first Transformers were must goes NOT this one. Movie producers probrobly pay some hobo to sit down and write good reviews on these sites just to get people in the seats.
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