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Even when the world is against them, even when they look at each other and say, "We are all we've got", there are some bands of brothers (and sisters) you can still trust to make it through. However overwhelming the odds or terrifying the opposition, these movie crews, mobs and fellowships always have one another's backs. With the launch of the latest Call of Duty incarnation, Ghosts, we took a look at the very coolest, hardest and funniest squads in film history to profile what makes them tick...

Call of Duty: Ghosts is out on November 5th this year and is available on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PC and Wii U.

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The Expendables (The Expendables, 2010)

The Expendables

ABOUT THE CREW
Fun fact: if you measured the biceps of the entire Expendables team and laid the results end-to-end, it would reach halfway around the planet. The insanely tough crew are, onscreen, an elite band of super-competent mercenaries with specialities in martial arts, sniping, demolitions and generally opening cans of whoop-ass. In real life, they're basically every action hero of the last 30 years. Led by Stallone's Barney Ross, they go where other tough guys fear to tread and generally blow everything up when they get there. With two films down and another on its way, these elder statesmen of destruction are only getting more formidable, recruiting the passing likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Trench Mauser and Chuck Norris' Booker whenever anything threatens to go un-roundhouse kicked in the head.

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Dolph Lundgren’s Gunnar Jensen, who brings some occasionally much-needed levity to proceedings as the drug-addled, alcohol-befuddled, betrayal-prone, combat-stressed and generally nuts team sniper. He gets bonus points for poking fun at himself: Lundgren’s own degree in chemical engineering is added to Jensen’s character for laughs.

THEIR DEFINING MOMENT
This gunfight aboard a boat, where their victory over their opponents is so assured that leads Ross and Lee Christmas (Jason Statham) take a moment out to bicker over who shoots whom.

THE
ROLL CALL

WHO'S WHO IN THE CREW -
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE


 

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1 Colonial Marines
I stopped bothering to vote when I noticed Hudson was not being voted as the favourite of the Aliens characters. GAME OVER MAN. GAME OVER! More

Posted by Jimmyduudah on Friday October 4, 2013, 13:21

2 IamtheGoblin
Youaresoright. Serenity Crew being excluded from this list is unforgivable. More

Posted by spacemonkey187 on Tuesday October 1, 2013, 10:30

3 Serenity? Falcon? Abrams-Trek?
Just sayin'. More

Posted by IamtheGoblin on Saturday September 28, 2013, 16:02

4 No Warriors?
The Warriors? They are one of the coolest Movie Crews iv ever seen in a film. Admittedly, people do try and kill them the whole film so that wouldn't be fun but they are still an awesome crew.....apart from the jackets and the haircuts... More

Posted by gabrieltoumazis on Friday September 27, 2013, 08:31

5 Twice Lucky...?
As LotR follows 'The Goonies' on the list, I couldn't help but notice that Sean Astin is one of the few who got to belong to more than one awesome crew (the other is Brad Pitt). But no Bishop in the 'Aliens' crew? Not even as an honourary member? I was all set to vote for him! I'd peg him for the Most Valuable Player, actually, as he's the one who gets the ship back in order to get Ripley and Newt out (to say nothing of the knife trick). So--heck--I'm voting for him here: Bishop FTW! More

Posted by HighwayJoe on Friday September 27, 2013, 02:17

6 ¿And The most awesome crew ever? Millenium Falcom Crew
One can acept not to consider A-Team, Mission IMpossible or other Tv very cool cres, but ignoring THE BEST CREW ever...that's a shame More

Posted by manugor on Thursday September 26, 2013, 13:22

7 ¿And The most awesome crew ever? Millenium Falcom Crew
One can acept not to consider A-Team, Mission IMpossible or other Tv very cool cres, but ignoring THE BEST CREW ever...that's a shame More

Posted by manugor on Wednesday September 25, 2013, 21:09

8 TMNT
Be it the original movie or the cartoon, I still want to be Mikey. Also, going to Ocean's 11, I'm now struggling to think of a scene with all eleven in... is the gathering at Elliot Gould's when they're scoping out the vault the only one? More

Posted by elyoda on Tuesday September 24, 2013, 14:59

9 Kelly's Heroes
no love for kelly, eightball and co? More

Posted by spark1 on Tuesday September 24, 2013, 12:59

10 ERMMMMM
What about Toretto's crew?? Nobody doesn't wanna be a part of that crew - you live outside the law, but the law loves you anyway, you get loads of money, fast cars, travel the world, what's not to love? More

Posted by sowasred2012 on Monday September 23, 2013, 23:25

11 The Ghostbusters
Can't believe they've been missed out. More

Posted by jamesgrinnell on Monday September 23, 2013, 14:20

12 A Few Dollars More.
Admittedly a duo, Eastwood and Van Cleef, but a crew none the less. More

Posted by steveg66 on Monday September 23, 2013, 08:30

13 RE: Stand by me? Double nuff said!
Another good call. More

Posted by steveg66 on Monday September 23, 2013, 08:29

14 Stand by me?
Double nuff said! More

Posted by Tres Styles on Saturday September 21, 2013, 20:35

15 Sneakers
redford's crew in the 90s film were great. would have made a great tv show. More

Posted by spark1 on Saturday September 21, 2013, 14:04

16 VIctory (1981)
Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Bobby Moore, Osvaldo Ardiles, Paul Van Himst, Kazimierz Deyna, Co Prins and of course, Pele! More

Posted by Klaudio2013 on Saturday September 21, 2013, 00:16

17 VIctory (1981)
Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Bobby Moore, Osvaldo Ardiles, Paul Van Himst, Kazimierz Deyna, Co Prins and of course, Pele! More

Posted by Klaudio2013 on Saturday September 21, 2013, 00:08

18 The Wild Bunch?
Nuff said. More

Posted by steveg66 on Friday September 20, 2013, 18:46

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