“The Expendables” is a 2010 American action film directed by and starring Sylvester Stallone. The film also features an ensemble cast of action stars, including Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Steve Austin, and Mickey Rourke.
The plot follows a group of mercenaries, known as the “Expendables,” who are hired to overthrow a ruthless dictator in a fictional Latin American country. However, the mission becomes complicated when they discover that the dictator is being backed by a rogue CIA agent, forcing the Expendables to fight not only the dictator’s army but also their own government.
The film is known for its explosive action sequences and its cast of iconic action stars from the 1980s and 1990s. “The Expendables” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its nostalgic appeal and over-the-top action, while others criticized its weak plot and lack of character development. Despite the mixed reviews, the film was a commercial success, grossing over $274 million worldwide and spawning two sequels.
Duration: 103 min.