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The A-Team (2010)



Critic Consensus: For better and for worse, Joe Carnahan's big-screen version of The A-Team captures the superficial, noisy spirit of the TV series.

Movie Info

Director Joe Carnahan resurrects the popular 1980s-era action series with this explosive reboot following the adventures of four Iraq War veterans who begin a second career as mercenaries for hire. Col. John "Hannibal" Smith (Liam Neeson), Templeton "Face" Peck (Bradley Cooper), B.A. Baracus (Quinton "Rampage" Jackson), and H.M. "Howlin' Mad" Murdock (Sharlto Copley) are a group of former Special Forces operatives who have been fighting the good fight for eight years when they're sentenced to military prison for a crime they didn't commit. Breaking out with relative ease, they embark on a treacherous quest to clear their names while being hunted across the globe by Charissa Sosa (Jessica Biel), a high-ranking military officer and one of Face's many former lovers. Meanwhile, mysterious CIA operative Lynch (Patrick Wilson) offers tips that help point the federal fugitives in the right direction, which seems to lead straight to former military contractor Pike (Brian Bloom), who may have been responsible for setting them up in the first place. Just when it seems that the A-Team has all the evidence needed to prove their innocence, however, they discover that their latest mission is just getting started. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovimore
Rating: PG-13 (for intense sequences of action and violence throughout, language and smoking)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Joe Carnahan, Brian Bloom, Skip Woods
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 14, 2010
Box Office: $77.2M
20th Century Fox - Official Site


Liam Neeson
as Hannibal Smith
Bradley Cooper
as Templeton 'Faceman' ...
Sharlto Copley
as H.M. 'Howlin' Mad' M...
Jessica Biel
as Charissa Sosa
Gerald McRaney
as General Morrison
Henry Czerny
as Director McCready
Yul Vázquez
as General Javier Tuco
Terry Chen
as Ravech
Omari Hardwick
as Chopshop Jay
David Hugghins
as Oskar Shunt
Jacob Blair
as Agent Blair
Rad Daly
as Agent Daly
Kyle Riefsnyder
as Agent Kyle
Andrew Coghlan
as Army Hospital Attend...
James O'Sullivan
as Army Hospital Courie...
Stefan Arngrim
as Crazy Howard Little
Christian Tessier
as Tahoe Prison Deputy
William Stewart
as Tahoe Inmate #1
Marc-Anthony Massiah
as Tahoe Inmate #2
Kwesi Ameyaw
as Dutch Customs Agent ...
Robert Conway
as Dutch Customs Agent ...
Gardiner Millar
as Prison Warden
Anita Brown
as Attractive Prison Gu...
Alex Madison
as General Tuco's Wife
Benny Hernandez
as Mexican Captor #1
Jimmy Ortega
as Mexican Captor #2
Bo Anzo
as Mike 'The Operator'
Neil Schell
as Army Meddac Hospital...
Leah Carnahan
as Army Meddac Nurse
Michael St. John Smi...
as Cemetary Chaplain
Shaw Madson
as Station Polizei
Katie Boskovich
as FOB French Reporter
Tony Ali
as Morrison's Arab Goon...
Sam Radjinia
as Morrison's Arab Goon...
Billy Wickman
as Flight Control Tech
Brendan Penny
as C130J Pilot #1
Jeanne-Melanie Haasb...
as Army Hospital Therap...
Tom Butler
as Judge Advocate #1
John Carnahan
as Judge Advocate #2
Charles Cooper
as Judge Advocate #3
Dirk Benedict
as Pensacola Prisoner M...
Dwight Schultz
as German Doctor #1
Don Knodel
as German Doctor #2
Natalie L. James
as Lynch Secretary
Vince Murdocco
as Pike Goon #1
Fraser Aitcheson
as Pike Goon #2
Jason Schombing
as Flight Control Comma...
Stephane Fromont
as Gate Guard
Frank Maier
as German Fisherman
Anne Maier
as German Wife
Hitesh Jogia
as Iraqi Liaison #1
Marwan Al-Shami
as Iraqi Liaison #2
Ali Bordbar
as Iraqi Liaison #3
Jennifer Cheon
as Lynch Woman
Peter Fletcher
as Police Captain
Alfred Jajjo
as Mint Worker
Craig Loblaw
as Police Detective
Patrick Merle
as Frankfurt Police Off...
Rafael Pellerin
as Soccer Kid
Ralph Shaw
as Ukulele Performer
Darin Wong
as Killer Operative
Corey Burton
as Narrator
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Critic Reviews for The A-Team

All Critics (203) | Top Critics (40)

"The A-Team" combines over-the-top action scenes with lifeless jokes and the disappointing result is an uninspired action comedy."

Full Review… | December 25, 2012
Big Hollywood

This is not exactly a great film, but it is quite an entertaining one. If you're looking for a fun popcorn flick, then you don't need to look any further.

Full Review… | October 1, 2012

The expression 'brainless summer blockbuster' is often used as a pejorative, but energetic and entertaining popcorn like this shows that that isn't necessarily a bad thing.

Full Review… | February 18, 2012

Mildly amusing is the best I can say for the film.

Full Review… | November 5, 2011
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

The Eighties should sue.

Full Review… | June 30, 2011
The Ooh Tray

Joe Carnahan shows how the film's titular bad-ass heroes become rogue fighters, but takes an age to do so. The TV show's opening credits managed the same feat in around 20 seconds.

Full Review… | March 10, 2011
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Audience Reviews for The A-Team


This was a lot of fun. The actors they chose to do the different parts were actually very well casted. The ridiculous over the top fun that was the A-Team was successfully transplanted to the big screen.

John Manard

Super Reviewer


Suspension of disbelief is made almost impossible when a stupid movie like this insults our intelligence from beginning to end, believing to be much smarter than it is (in fact, it is brainless) with a lazy plot that is completely obvious and would only make sense to a retard.

Carlos Magalhăes

Super Reviewer


This television-series-adaption is nothing but action, explosions, bland storylines and cliched humor. It does possess a strikingly strong cast of heroes (Neeson, Cooper, Rampage, Copley) but it doesn't get the job done as the film is a excessive exaggeration of the TV show. 3.5/5

Eugene Bernabe
Eugene Bernabe

Super Reviewer

The A-Team Quotes

Lt. Templeton "Faceman" Peck: Sorry to steal your line, sir. But I love it when a plan comes together.
– Submitted by William C (2 years ago)
"Howling Mad" Murdock: Hang on everybody, I want to try something I saw in a cartoon once!
– Submitted by Alexa G (3 years ago)
Col. John "Hannibal" Smith: Alpha, Mike.
Lt. Templeton "Faceman" Peck: FOXTROT!
– Submitted by Yasser F (3 years ago)
B.A. Baracus: [AAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH] you pancaked my van I'm gonna kill you fool.
"Howling Mad" Murdock: You can't park there that's a handicap zone.
– Submitted by Wyatt E (3 years ago)

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