The Losers

April 23rd, 2010








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The Losers

Still of Columbus Short in The LosersStill of Chris Evans in The LosersZoe Saldana at event of The LosersStill of Idris Elba in The LosersStill of Idris Elba, Chris Evans, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Óscar Jaenada and Columbus Short in The LosersStill of Jeffrey Dean Morgan in The Losers

Plot
After being betrayed and left for dead, members of a CIA black ops team root out those who targeted them for assassination.

Release Year: 2010

Rating: 6.3/10 (37,794 voted)

Critic's Score: 44/100

Director: Sylvain White

Stars: Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Storyline
A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. Working together, they must remain deep undercover while tracking the heavily-guarded Max, a ruthless man bent on embroiling the world in a new high-tech global war.

Writers: Peter Berg, James Vanderbilt

Cast:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan - Clay
Zoe Saldana - Aisha
Chris Evans - Jensen
Idris Elba - Roque
Columbus Short - Pooch
Óscar Jaenada - Cougar
Jason Patric - Max
Holt McCallany - Wade
Peter Macdissi - Vikram
Peter Francis James - Fadhil
Tanee McCall-Short - Jolene (as Tanee McCall)
Mark Ginther - Goliath Guard
Daniel Kalal - Goliath Guard
Colin Follenweider - Goliath Guard
Garrett Warren - Goliath Guard

Taglines: You Don't Give Them Orders. You Just Turn Them Loose.



Details

Official Website: Warner Bros. [United States] |

Release Date: 23 April 2010

Filming Locations: Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Box Office Details

Budget: $25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $9,406,348 (USA) (25 April 2010) (2936 Screens)

Gross: $23,580,735 (USA) (20 June 2010)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Roque enters the store through the ceiling after Jensen is shot, he drops down near a long display of dolls called "Girls Of America". They're the same dolls Jensen and Cougar were assembling in the Bolivian factory.

Goofs:
Continuity: When Aisha has a gun pointed to her forehead, she grabs it but the next cut scene shows her hand gone from the gun.

Quotes:
Pooch: [Finding a broken down yellow schoolbus in thier search for an ecsape vehicle] Ah!
Jensen: No!
Pooch: Yeah!
Jensen: Really?
Pooch: Why not!
Jensen: Can you?
Pooch: Of course!



User Review

Predictable but enjoyable

Rating: 8/10

I think people are being too hard on this movie. It's a big shiny explosions movie, with nothing especially new plot wise, to be sure, but who goes to action movies for plot? Not me! Clever repartee, good looking men (Saldana is hot, yes, but I'm female so ... Evans and Morgan, I'm lookin' at you), a villain landing somewhere between James Bond and Austin Powers, helicopter stunts, big guns, and big explosions. Good times.

Some great locations, good editing (also nice marriage of comic book style to live action style in the credits),decent soundtrack.

The Losers doesn't take itself too seriously, and neither should you.




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