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The A-Team (2010)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 11 June 2010 (USA)
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A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

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Four American soldiers who are in Iraq are sent on a mission to recover plates for printing 100 dollar bills that were used to print a billion dollars. After doing the job and returning to the base their commanding officer is killed in an explosion and the plates are stolen by another operative. They would be court martialed and sent to different prisons. 6 months later, the leader, Hannibal Smith is visited by a CIA spook who tells him he knows where the man who took the plates is and wants him and his men to recover it. So he helps him escape and he breaks out the others and they go after the plates. But after doing it, they discover that the spook might not be ok. And a military intelligence officer who was involved with one of them is pursuing them. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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There Is No Plan B


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence throughout, language and smoking | See all certifications »

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$110,000,000 (estimated)

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PHP 13,244,694 (Philippines) (13 June 2010)

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$77,222,099 (USA) (16 September 2010)
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Trivia

Face (Bradley Cooper) wears a Philadelphia Phillies t-shirt twice throughout the film. He is seen in a 1980's blue/burgundy shirt in the beginning, and later when they are planning the big fight at the end, he wears a Clearwater Phillies shirt (the Phillies are a Major League Baseball team). Cooper is a native of Philadelphia. See more »

Goofs

To replace a firing pin in a 1911 requires at the very least a punch and a retainer plate. It would have been impossible for Hannibal to simply drop the firing pin into his pistol and have it function, as there is a spring that provides constant rearward pressure and must be put under tension before the retaining plate can be slid into place. See more »

Quotes

Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith: I never thought you would betray your oldest living friend.
Gen. Russell Morrison: I just hit first, Hannibal! I'm a fighter, man!
Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith: You're a liar, and a traitor!
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Crazy Credits

At the start of the closing credits, Corey Burton narrates the latter part of John Ashley's The A-Team (1983) title sequence narration. See more »

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Featured in A-Team: Character Chronicles (2010) See more »

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I DON'T WANT TO CHANGE YOUR MIND
Written by James Kalamasz and Danny Kirsic
Performed by The Wildlife Band
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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A film well worth watching
10 June 2010 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

I just returned from watching this movie, and frankly, I didn't even know it was a story taken from an earlier series until I wikipedia-ed it just now. That being said, the expectations and sensitivities in a fan of the original series is non-existent in me, so this is purely based on what I felt about the movie itself.

First off, the casting is near perfect. Everyone had a role that they played very well, and while Rampage Jackson's acting could have been a little better, his presence and screen time were downplayed to perhaps make up for it. But that's what I'm talking about, it was a very good balance of characters that was consistently carried throughout the movie. Who really stood out for me was Sharlto Copley. For someone who wasn't professionally trained as an actor, he portrayed the crazy Murdoch flawlessly. I brought my parents to watch the show and they loved his performance, with mom going as far to say the movie worked because everything funny came from him. I have to agree, I was certainly very entertained for the whole duration of the movie largely due to him.

What I didn't particularly like were the computer generated effects. They looked quite fake at times, and it hints at a rushed job by animators. While the first three quarters of the film had a fairly consistent amount of action, the last quarter was overkill. Spoilt the movie a little for me, but the overall experience was a good one. Movies are meant to entertain and I most definitely was, much more than I expected for the price I paid for my ticket. Word of warning though - you really shouldn't think too deeply about the story when you're watching this. There are unresolved plot holes and some people have expressed upset at this, but the film was never marketed as a 'story' kind of film in any way so they really should've known better.

This movie is not for movie buffs who look for the meaning of life in films, but if a hilarious, well-acted, action-packed movie is your thing? I say go watch this now.

Story : Okay

Acting : Ranging from awesome to not bad

Cast dynamics :Brilliant

Hilarity factor : Totally

Special Effects : Acceptable to meh at times

Duration : Long but I didn't feel it

Would watch again : YEAH.


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