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The Expendables 2
The Expendables 2“The exciting hi-octane action thriller
  Expendables 2 sees the mercenaries
  back with a vengeance, tackling a
  ruthless criminal with an evil and far-
  reaching plan, who has stolen from
  them a vital package — and they want
  it back

KICKING OFF EXPLOSIVELY in the Sindhupalchowk District of Nepal, where a prisoner is bound and hooded and about to be tortured, Expendables 2 sees the band of heroes with attitude, led by Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) attempt a rescue in his own inimitable way.

Reuniting the star-studded cast of The Expendables, the sequel is even better than the original and Trench (Arnold Schwarzenegger), who was there to save a Chinese billionaire, is back with his comrades for an amazing, white-knuckle ride into a new adventure.

Lee Christmas (Jason Statham) plans to marry and Billy (Liam Hemsworth) wants to leave the mercenaries and settle down with his French wife Sophie (Nikolette Noel), whom he met in Afghanistan. But Church (Bruce Willis), the CIA man for whom the mercenaries work, has another job for the team.

With not one foot out of
place, Expendables 2
promises gasp-a-minute
action as a star-studded
cast delivers The
Business. Do not miss
this magnificent thriller!”
A Chinese plane has been shot down and inside it is a safe with contents that Church insists must not fall into enemy hands. The safe has a special mechanism that will blow if the wrong code is keyed in; but the code is always changing. Church tells Ross that he must take Maggie Chan (Yu Nan) along to open the safe and bring her back in exactly the same condition she left in. No pressure, then.

The A-plus team, including Gunnar Jensen (Dolph Lundgren), Yin Yang (Jet Li) and Hale Caesar (Terry Crews), find the remains of the plane in the Gasak Mountains of Albania; but the quick in-and-out they were hoping for turns into an unpredictable and highly dangerous fight for survival with the cold-blooded Vilain (Jean-Claude Van Damme), who knows no boundaries when it comes to getting what he wants.

With one of their number brutally slain by Vilain, the mercenaries have another incentive to get back the package at all costs and will follow Vilain deep into enemy territory in order to stop this lethal adversary and his men from toppling the balance of world power; but they also want the ultimate revenge and they don't care how they get it.

Even with the unexpected but very welcome help of old friend Booker (Chuck Norris), who has his own brand of defence, things were never going to be easy. Vilain's ruthless men, known as the Stangs, have taken over a village in the former Soviet Union and are forcing the men to work plutonium mines with an horrific plan that will have devastating, world-wide consequences.

But the villains hadn't reckoned with The Expendables. The fearless Ross has his own unique way of dealing with the bad guys and if he is going out it will be in a blaze of glory.

Despite the sometimes serious, sometimes tragic parts of the film which is gory in places, Expendables 2 has some very funny moments with the benefit of light-hearted banter, witty and inspired dialogue and what is arguably the greatest-ever action cast.

Coming with a loaded set of Extras, The Expendables 2 is the all-action sequel you have been waiting for. With not one foot out of place, Expendables 2 promises gasp-a-minute action as a star-studded cast delivers The Business. Do not miss this magnificent thriller!

Expendables 2 also features: Randy Couture as Toll Road; Scott Adkins as Hector; Amanda Ooms as Pilar; and Charisma Carpenter as Lacy.

Music is by Brian Tyler; Director of Photography is Shelly Johnson, ASC; Screenplay by Richard Wenk and Sylvester Stallone; Story by Ken Kaufman, David Agosto and Richard Wenk, Based on Characters created by David Callaham; Produced by Avi Lerner, Kevin King-Templeton, Danny Lerner, Les Weldon and John Thompson; and Directed by Simon West.

* The Boys are back and this time it's all-out WAR. Lionsgate Home Entertainment is delighted to announce that the Number One Summer Blockbuster The Expendables 2 will be available to own on DVD, Blu-ray and Download on 10 December 2012.

DVD: Running Time: 98 Minutes Approximately | RRP: 19.99 | Catalogue Number: LGD94967. Blu-ray: Running Time: 102 Minutes Approximately | RRP: 22.99 | Catalogue Number: LGB94967.

Extras: Audio Commentary with Director Simon West | Gods of War: Assembling Earth's Mightiest Anti-Heroes | On the Assault: The Real-Life Weaponry of The Expendables | Deleted Scenes | Gag Reel.

"With not one foot out of place, Expendables 2 promises gasp-a-minute action as a star-studded cast delivers The Business. Do not miss this magnificent thriller!" Maggie Woods, MotorBar

Understatement of the film: "You're gonna need a new plane" (Jason Statham) to (Bruce Willis).

Memorable Quote from the film: "Rest In Pieces" Sylvester Stallone as he fills a baddie full of bullets.