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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Channing Tatum
Ray Stevenson
Dwayne Johnson
Elodie Yung
Adrianne Palicki
Ray Park
DJ Cotrona
Bruce Willis
Jonathan Price
Directors
Jon M. Chu
Screenwriters
Rhett Reese
Paul Wernick
Running Time
110 minutes

G.I. Joe: Retaliation
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Plot
A Cobra member posing as the President has infiltrated the White House. When he orders the obliteration of the G.I. Joes only a few survive and it’s up to Roadblock (Johnson) and a small team to expose the Cobra conspiracy and save the world.


Verdict
Fast Five was a good example of how applying The Rock to a tired series could bring it back to life. G.I. Joe, by opting for self-seriousness instead of knowing daftness, has squandered its secret weapon.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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