Soldiers of Fortune

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  • R
  • 2012
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 4.3  (7,537)
  • 19

Soldiers of Fortune is a 2012 action-packed thriller directed by Maxim Korostyshevsky and starring Christian Slater, Sean Bean, Ving Rhames, Dominic Monaghan, and James Cromwell. This movie revolves around a group of millionaires who pay to become soldiers in a private paramilitary force. The film opens with a group of entrepreneurs attending a meeting with a power-hungry business tycoon, billionaire Viktor (played by Sean Bean) who invites them to be part of a once-in-a-lifetime experience to become heroic soldiers for their country. With the opportunity to become part of an elite military operation, the ambitious men jump at the chance, only to discover they have been deceived as Viktor intends to use them for his own gain.

The mission starts off in the jungles of Southeast Asia, where a group of military-trained celebrities are hired to take out a drug lord. The target is an infamous warlord in Burma who has been wreaking havoc in the area. The goal is to capture or kill the warlord and destroy his poppy fields. Despite the leader of the group Rupert (played by Christian Slater) being skeptical, the group proceeds with the mission, believing that it's all for a good cause.

The group that includes a former Navy SEAL, a scientist, and a photographer, quickly realizes that they are caught up in a dangerous game of conspiracy that goes beyond mere profit. As the mission progresses, secrets are revealed, and the group starts to question their motives for being there.

Viktor's intentions become clear when he reveals that his true motive is to take control of the country and overthrow the government. The team then realizes that they've been duped into fighting for an illegal cause. The team works together to prevent Viktor from achieving his goals and to ensure they come out of the mission alive.

As the team struggles to survive, they are forced to work together with limited resources and equipment, navigate through harsh terrain and face the vicious army of Viktor's mercenaries who are willing to do whatever it takes to eliminate the team. They must fight their way through battles and operate covertly to complete their mission while evading the enemy.

The movie is fast-paced and gripping, with plenty of intense action scenes as the soldiers face impossible odds, crossing paths with dangerous enemies who are determined to stop them from reaching their objective. Each character has a unique personality, with their backstories adding depth to the narrative.

The breathtaking cinematography captures the harsh conditions of the jungle and the danger that lurks in every turn, adding to the tension and suspense of the movie. The cinematographer makes excellent use of angles and lighting, capturing the characters' emotions and their dynamic interactions.

The music score complements the movie perfectly, with intense tracks during action scenes and a more conservative tune for reflective moments, adding to the overall experience. The sound design is also superb, providing realistic sound effects that immerse the audience in the action.

In conclusion, Soldiers of Fortune is an entertaining thriller that delivers an intense experience to audiences. The story is intriguing, and the action scenes make for an engaging watch. The cast does a fantastic job in playing their roles, and the overall production value is impressive. This movie will undoubtedly appeal to action enthusiasts and anyone looking for an adrenaline-pumping adventure.

Soldiers of Fortune is a 2012 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.3 and a MetaScore of 19.

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    4.3  (7,537)
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