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The Expendables Reviews

Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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The movie had been billed as a throwback to the action flicks of the 1980s, but that pitch turns out to be false advertising.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 31, 2011
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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The rest of the mayhem is simply ultraviolent, nonstop, and numbing. Better jokes might have helped.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: C-

January 3, 2011
David Jenkins
Time Out
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If you like watching men with no necks thumping each other, this could be your Citizen Kane.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 1/5

August 19, 2010
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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What you will find is both familiar in its contours and unique in its casting.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 13, 2010
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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It's not the age of the actors that makes The Expendables expendable. It's the stale storytelling.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 13, 2010
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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The Expendables isn't as much fun as it should be.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

August 13, 2010
Adam Graham
Detroit News
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I's a bit like a trip to the gym on a flat tire.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: C+

August 13, 2010
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Sylvester Stallone's gun-emptying, blade-tossing, clandestine action flick "The Expendables" is great fun. Sure, this declaration comes with caveats, but do you really need to hear them?

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3/4

August 13, 2010
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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As a whole, the movie, whose title dimly evokes "They Were Expendable," a 1945 John Ford combat picture starring John Wayne and Robert Montgomery, might more aptly be described as Bad Kurosawa, Bad Peckinpah or Bad Leone.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 13, 2010
Laremy Legel
Film.com
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The world has changed since Rambo and Arnold held sway, which isn't the film's fault. But it's going to be held accountable anyway.

Full Review Source: Film.com | Original Score: C

August 13, 2010
Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com
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Also the Predictables, the Forgettables and they kinda look like the Anabolic Steroidables...

Full Review Source: Richard Roeper.com | Original Score: 2/5

August 13, 2010
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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If you accept The Expendables for what it is -- Stallone having some simple, stupid fun -- you may be surprised to find yourself joining him.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 13, 2010
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Bullets, knives and bare hands fly in an incomprehensible vortex as arms and heads and body parts get thrown into the melee.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 13, 2010
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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The brain-dead male equivalent of Sex and the City 2.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 13, 2010
Michael Joshua Rowin
Salon.com
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Rather than reviving the actors' 80s heyday, The Expendables only demonstrates how much action films have changed in recent years.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

August 13, 2010
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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There's no one to blame but Stallone for action sequences that degenerate into incoherence, to the point where it's impossible to know who's truck is exploding and who's shooting at whom.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

August 13, 2010
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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While Stallone's film won't win any Oscars, it gives off a dopey genre high that's hard not to catch.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 13, 2010
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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This is truly a movie that nobody needs -- gratuitously savage, implausible and sometimes incoherent.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 13, 2010
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Friends may not let friends die alone, but bogus philosophizing is apparently business as usual.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 12, 2010
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Stallone! Willis! Schwarzenegger! They're lovin' it, so I guess we have to, too.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

August 12, 2010
Jake Coyle
Associated Press
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It's willfully out of date, like an aging hair band that can't pack away the spandex.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

August 12, 2010
Joshua Katzman
Chicago Reader
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Borrows liberally from such male-bonding classics as Robert Aldrich's The Dirty Dozen and Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch, but offers not a whiff of the tragic fatalism and astute critique of machismo that inform those superior dramas.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 12, 2010
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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It yawningly snaps into place as yet another series of explosions that are dressed up with no place to blow.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

August 12, 2010
Glenn Kenny
MSN Movies
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... what winds up in the picture's largely lazy grasp is largely evidence of the influence of, well, any number of cheap and often straight-to-video testosterone fests.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 2/5

August 12, 2010
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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Expendables is the closest thing to movie Viagra yet invented. It's reprehensible. It's stoopid violent. It's a lot of unholy fun.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

August 12, 2010
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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Unfortunately, there's a limit to the effectiveness of this kind of influence.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2/4

August 12, 2010
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Is it fun? Sort of. But it shoulda coulda been a ton of fun.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

August 12, 2010
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Sure, it's fun, after a fashion, to see them all in the same place, kicking and creaking. But that's about all it is.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2/5

August 11, 2010
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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The shootouts are epic, but the stuff leading up to them is lame.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/4

August 11, 2010
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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As for Stallone, he grimaces purposefully in his El Greco beard, and he keeps the body count coming so that it sates you like a junk-food craving fulfilled.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

August 11, 2010
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
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The thought behind this body-splattering nostalgia trip is unformed and stagnant.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

August 11, 2010
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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This is action as timeless as the reptilian brain.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 10, 2010
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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The Expendables is savage yet inert, and breathtakingly sleazy in its lack of imagination.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

August 9, 2010
Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
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The body count is high and the personalities click in this old-school testosterone fest.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

August 4, 2010
Peter Debruge
Variety
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Take the cast away, and there's not much more here than the straight-to-DVD schlock that has kept conspicuously absent rivals Steven Seagal and Jean-Claude Van Damme busy of late.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 4, 2010
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