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The Expendables 3 Review

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2.5

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  • 2.0
    35

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 20

    out of 100

    Variety Justin Chang

    This is the sort of numbskull non-entertainment that considers it worthwhile to fly in a martial-arts superstar like Jet Li and have him sit around firing a machine gun, pausing every so often to deliver the most awkward line readings of his career.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The Expendables 3 is as boneheaded and disposable as it sounds.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Richard Roeper

    The Expendables 3 is proof a movie can be exceedingly loud and excruciatingly dull.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Justin Lowe

    Hughes and cinematographer Peter Menzies Jr. handle the assignment skillfully enough, but without much imagination, sticking to a conventional action style that is more about the quantity of explosions than nuances of execution.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    The best thing about this self-mocking affair, which runs a leisurely two-plus hours and affords plenty of time for an insane body count, is Antonio Banderas' manic gusto in the role of a gabby mercenary.

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