• Released
  • August 17, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 43 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • 3,334 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A mercenary (Sylvester Stallone) and his team seek vengeance for a murdered comrade.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The Expendables 2 offers the sendoff adrenaline junkies are seeking before the more sedate pace of fall releases.
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75

Slant Magazine

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It plays out like a series wet-dream scenarios, performed by a cast of vintage action figures battered and broken from overuse, bleached...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
What a fun-dumb relief! In the isolationist Expendables world, all foreigners are bad news. All buddy bonding is done with a wink. All...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
It's like a bath of stale testosterone as these Hollywood tough guys from the '80s swap references to their most famous movie lines. Their...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The Expendables 2 is corny, barbaric and sometimes visually murky. But humor and self-deprecating macho charm make this male pattern...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
"2" works harder to land punches, but when it does, it provides the kind of fun it's fan base hopes for. But expectations, and targets, are...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Like the 2010 original, The Expendables 2 is all sound and fury signifying nothing, when at the very least it should add up to big, dumb...
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
As it stands, The Expendables 2 is lazily satisfied with repeating the first movie's formula, shortcomings and grisly strengths alike.
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50

Wall Street Journal

By John Anderson
Does it all have to be so tedious? To the movie's credit, many of the inside jokes are pretty funny, and Mr. Lundgren is close to hilarious...
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35

Movieline

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It isn't a movie - it's more like the world's most expensive, elaborate viral video, making a detour to the big screen before being broken...
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Rated R | For Strong Bloody Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under The Expendables are still very violent, but much improved.
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