The Expendables 2 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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Slant Magazine

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Expendables 2 ......... 3 .............. 4

By Darkola
I'm going to start by basing this on the first movie, if you liked the first, then your going to like this one also, if ya hated it, then dont bother with this one, its really that easy. This brings...

Expendables 2

By cnj5599
Movie was great, Arnold, Willis and Stalone were saying each other's tag lines, the action was great, and the scene to introduce Booker was awesome. This was a great movie. Wish they could have...

End To End Action With Lots Of Humor.

By Alon Patterson
All the heroes in one film, what more could an action junkie want? Maybe a good story, excellent visuals, realistic sound, lots of stunts and oh yes, ACTION. This is one of the finer adrenaline...

Exciting Flash Back!

By tmwnsu
I really liked this movie, but I think the first one was better. There were just too many stars who all needed time in the spot light. I wish I could have seen more of Randy's flying elbows....

X-2 Back for War

By bikerpappy
This is one of the best sequel movies to come out so far this year. No matter who your favorite action star is from the last 4 decades, you will find yours in this one. Van Dam played one of his best...

Testoneronic that a word?

By ParadoxAlone
Straight to the point, good, fun movie. Graphic at times, and quite silly at others, I enjoyed the awesome ensemble of action stars in this film. Great job guys. Thanks for a good time....

Expendables 2 is Non-Stop Action

By flixfan52
Expendables 2 is non-stop action from the opening to the end. It's great seeing Stallone, Arnold, Bruce Willis, Chuck Norris, Jason Statham..and the list goes on...even Jet Li...not to mention some...

Almost a must go...

By Pullejo
If you're a guy that likes action movies...this is definitely a must go. If you're a guy's girlfriend and he likes action movies...still a must go. If you're someone who critiques the reality...

Awesome Film

By Bengal34
This is a movie Remind us of the better times when great action movies were made with explosions. Dialogue and a whole coming together and great finish... Jet Lee brought is a game and so did many...

Great Movie

By TEEBABY292003
Stallone is a Great Action movie actor and bringing out the other action guys man oh man this movie is a true must see....

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Rated R | For Strong Bloody Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says The Expendables are still very violent but much improved.
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