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The Expendables 3 (2014)

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Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.

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Sylvester Stallone (screenplay by), Creighton Rothenberger (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvester Stallone ... Barney Ross
Jason Statham ... Lee Christmas
Harrison Ford ... Drummer
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Trench
Mel Gibson ... Stonebanks
Wesley Snipes ... Doc
Dolph Lundgren ... Gunner
Randy Couture ... Toll Road
Terry Crews ... Caesar
Kelsey Grammer ... Bonaparte
Glen Powell ... Thorn
Antonio Banderas ... Galgo
Victor Ortiz ... Mars
Ronda Rousey ... Luna
Kellan Lutz ... Smilee
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Storyline

Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill - or so he thought. Stonebanks, who eluded death once before, now is making it his mission to end The Expendables -- but Barney has other plans. Barney decides that he has to fight old blood with new blood, and brings in a new era of Expendables team members, recruiting individuals who are younger, faster and more tech-savvy. The latest mission becomes a clash of classic old-school style versus high-tech expertise in the Expendables' most personal battle yet. Written by ahmetkozan

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Never send a boy to do a man's job. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence including intense sustained gun battles and fight scenes, and for language | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

USA | France | Bulgaria | Germany

Language:

English | Romanian | Spanish

Release Date:

15 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Expendables III See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,879,645, 17 August 2014

Gross USA:

$39,322,544

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$214,657,577
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The helicopter of Conrad Stonebanks at the Somali port of Mogadishu is actually a Eurocopter AS565 Panther of the Bulgarian Air Force. Filming of the scene was done close to the 63rd Independent Maritime Helicopter Air Base at Varna, and the film crew used their aircraft. The green, red, and white roundel of the Bulgarian Air Force can be seen on the helicopter. See more »

Goofs

The meet between Stonebanks and the buyer is supposedly set in Moscow, but the signs at the entrance are in Bulgarian. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Barney Ross: Lucky ring on!
Lee Christmas: Feel so much safer.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits, except for the title after the prologue. See more »

Alternate Versions

German TV version was cut in more than 50 places to secure a "Not under 12" rating for primetime broadcasting. See more »

Connections

References Commando (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Baptized in Dirty Water
Written by Chris Thomas King (BMI)
Performed by Chris Thomas King
Published by Young Blues Rebel Music (BMI)
Courtesy of 21st Century Blues Records
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Oldies can still kick ass!
17 August 2014 | by chivas-pmSee all my reviews

Arnie, Ford, Stallone, Statham, Snipes, Mel Gibson, Banderas and Kelsey Grammar (totally unexpected) - What more do you want on a big screen?

Movie starts off with a rescue of Snipes from a moving train - this one gives you back 50% of the money you paid for the movie.

This movie is all about watching some of your best actors on a big screen, kicking ass and having fun. This is a true 'man movie' in terms of wise cracks and the conversations between men.

Movie has couple of twists when Stallone sacks his old team to go with a new team, result of failed assignment etc. but the team reunites and helps Stallone in the end - this is for you to watch and I don't want to blow the covers here...

Movie not only presents some good action scenes, it packs good humor and I could hear the whole theater laughing out loud. I really like the exchange between Ford and Statham - Ford asking 'God Damn it, what type of a language is it?" (I guess the old American and English slang war i guess)

Buy yourself popcorn, nice drink, relax and enjoy.


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