G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

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"When all else fails, they don't."
  • PG-13
  • 2009
  • 1 hr 57 min
  • 5.7  (214,327)
  • 32

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 science-fiction action-adventure film based on the Hasbro toy line of the same name. Directed by Stephen Sommers, the film stars Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, and Marlon Wayans. The movie follows a team of elite commandos who are challenged to protect the world from the ruthless Cobra Organization.

At the beginning of the film, we are introduced to Conrad S. Hauser (Channing Tatum), Duke for short, and Wallace A. Weems (Marlon Wayans), codename Ripcord, as they are escorting a convoy carrying nanomite warheads. However, the convoy is ambushed by the Baroness (Sienna Miller), a member of the Cobra Organization, who successfully steals the warheads.

The two soldiers are then sent to join the elite G.I. Joe team, led by General Hawk (Dennis Quaid), to retrieve the stolen warheads and prevent the Cobra organization from using them to wreak havoc on the world. The G.I. Joe team consists of Snake Eyes (Ray Park), Scarlett (Rachel Nichols), Heavy Duty (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), Breaker (Said Taghmaoui), and the mysterious Doctor (Joseph Gordon-Levitt).

As the team embarks on their mission, they discover the true nature of the nanomite warheads and the extent of the Cobra organization's power. Along the way, they encounter several obstacles, including a desert battle with Cobra forces, an infiltration of the Cobra-controlled MARS weapons facility, and a showdown on the streets of Paris.

Meanwhile, the Baroness, who was once Duke's girlfriend, struggles with the truth about her past and her loyalty to the Cobra organization. As the G.I. Joe team closes in on their objective, the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a high-octane action movie with stunning special effects and an all-star cast. The film stays true to the popular toy franchise, featuring iconic characters such as Snake Eyes, who fights with his trademark sword and ninja skills, and Cobra Commander, who wears his famous blue mask.

The film also addresses relevant political issues, such as the role of private military companies in modern warfare and the dangers of weaponized nanotechnology. This adds a layer of depth to the movie and makes it more than just mindless action.

Overall, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is an entertaining and thrilling ride that will keep you on the edge of your seat. With its blend of action, adventure, and humor, it is a must-see for fans of the toy franchise and anyone who loves a good action movie.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 57 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7 and a MetaScore of 32.

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