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The Expendables


Aug 13, 2010

Latest Home Video

Nov 23, 2010

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Sylvester Stallone


Sylvester Stallone
Jason Statham
Jet Li
Terry Crews
Randy Couture
Dolph Lundgren
Bruce Willis
Steve Austin
Mickey Rourke


2010 Lionsgate

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) is the leader of a team of soldiers for hire (played by Jason Statham, Jet Li, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Dolph Lundgren, Bruce Willis, Steve Austin and Mickey Rourke). The mercenaries agree to get rid of a South American dictator (David Zayas), only to discover the job description isn't what they were led to believe.

Content Details

Why Is The Expendables Rated R?

The Expendables is rated R for strong action and bloody violence throughout, and for some language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Expendables...

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Occasional gory/grotesque images.

- Explicit depictions of decapitation and dismemberment.

- Graphic portrayals of brutality and torture.

- Frequent gun, weapons and hand-to-hand violence , as well as explosions (some blood and detail shown).

Sexual Content:

- Infrequent use of coarse sexual language and references.

-Embracing and kissing.


- Approximately 18 instances of coarse language including the sexual expletive (in a non-sexual context), as well as scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Portrayals of tobacco use.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

18A Explicit Violence.
AB 18A Brutal Violence.
MB 18A
ON 18A Brutal Violence, Coarse Language.
QC 13+ Violence.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A

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Details on home video releases of The Expendables...

THe Expendables releases to DVD and Blu-ray on November 23, 2010.

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