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The Expendables are back and this time it's personal

Let’s just get this straight; this movie is just like the first, but with less shaky cam, with more light, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, and Chuck Norris taking action in this movie. Also just like the first one, this movie is a great throwback to those 80s and 90s b-action movies starring every action star that can deliver great action scenes and have some awesome one-liners. Stallone pulls together all the main characters from the first film and add a couple more to make this movie more awesome, like Chuck Norris (Spoiler, Chuck Norris’ first scene in the movie is a Chuck Norris Joke), the former governor of California, and returning to the action movie scene, Arnold Schwarzenegger to join in this awesome flick. For the plot of the movie is about Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) reunited with his gang with new members, Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth) and Maggie (Yu Nan) take on what seems to be a seamless job until they were attacked by Jean Vilain(Jean-Claude Van Damme) and cost the life of their new guy, the Expendables seek revenge and take it to their territory where the odds are against them.  This movie may be predictable in every way, but that does not make it bad, in fact, who cares that it is predictable, this movie knows who its audience is and know what to give them. It’s not trying to be the greatest action movie out there, but it is trying an awesome action flick for those who love these types of films.

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