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The Expendables 2 Review

Movies.com Critics

3.5

Dave White Profile

Pass the death, hold the jokes. Read full review

3.0

Grae Drake Profile

Can't say "expendable" without "duh" Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    51

    out of 100

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    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 50

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal John Anderson

    Does it all have to be so tedious? To the movie's credit, many of the inside jokes are pretty funny, and Mr. Lundgren is close to hilarious as a dissipated Swede named Gunner.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    The Expendables 2 is corny, barbaric and sometimes visually murky. But humor and self-deprecating macho charm make this male pattern badness crowd-pleasing fun.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    What a fun-dumb relief! In the isolationist Expendables world, all foreigners are bad news. All buddy bonding is done with a wink. All pretenses of art are checked at the door. Someone even says, ''I'll be back.'' (Guess who?)

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The Expendables 2 offers the sendoff adrenaline junkies are seeking before the more sedate pace of fall releases.

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