Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

The Expendables

The Expendables
-Barney Ross is a mercenary who leads a team of highly skilled mercenaries called "The Expendables". This team consists of Yin Yang, a martial arts expert, knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, demolitions expert Toll Road, and loose cannon operator Gunnar Jensen. They are commissioned by a mysterious figure known only as "Mr. Church" to assassinate the brutal dictator of a small South American island nation. Barney and Lee head there to scout the area. While there, they meet with a local rebel named Sandra to discover the true nature of the problems plaguing the city. They mamage to escape, but leaving Sandra behind. Ross now has a choice: Walk away to save his own life or go back and almost attempt suicide to rescue her.

-Sylvester Stallone: Barney Ross
-Jet Li: Yin Yang
-Jason Statham: Lee Christmas
-Dolph Lundgren: Gunnar Jensen
-Eric Roberts: James Munroe
-Randy Couture: Toll Road
-Steve Austin: Paine
-David Zayas: General Garza
-Gary Daniels: The Brit
-Terry Crews: Hale Caesar
-Mickey Rourke: Tool
-Hank Amos: Paul
-Giselle Itie: Sandra

Did You Know?
-The original name of Jet Li's character was Kong Kao
-This is the first movie that Sylvester Stallone directed that does not involve John Rambo or Rocky Balboa
-This is the 3rd film Jason Statham and Jet Li have been in together. They previously starred in The One and War
-The motorcyle that Jason Statham's character is riding is an Italian-made street legal MotoGP race model inspired by the Ducati Desmosedici RR
-When Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and Lee Christmas (Jason Statham) are on the island, the dates of birth on their passports are their actual birth dates

1 comment:

  1. This was a fun movie. :) The ending with everything blowing up was cool.