G.I. Joe: Retaliation
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. -- (C) Paramount

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 28, 2013
DVD Release Date: July 30, 2013
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though arguably superior to its predecessor, G.I. Joe: Retaliation is overwhelmed by its nonstop action and too nonsensical and vapid to leave a lasting impression.

Wesley Morris
Grantland

Did you think a second G.I. Joe movie was a good idea?

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Glenn Kenny
MSN Movies

When it comes to big and loud, this is the movie to beat for at least this week; what makes it entertaining is its unabashed wallow in these qualities ...

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

Retaliation takes itself about as seriously as it should. Which is to say, not very. The dialogue is light and breezy, filled with jokes and sarcastic asides.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

The filmmakers appear to have handed a dozen or so G.I. Joe dolls to a 9-year-old, watched him play for 110 minutes, and then shot a scene-for-scene remake.

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out

Plays like a tiresomely extended evening of channel surfing.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

It's probably not a stretch to note that G.I. Joe: Retaliation improves considerably over its 2009 predecessor, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra...

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

What a blast G.I. Joe: Retaliation is! And then another blast, and another, in a series of concussive jolts that shred any conventional sense of story as thoroughly as anything since the last Michael Bay film.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

No go, "Joe."

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J. Olson
Cinemixtape

Amidst a couple of nice action beats, there's plenty of stilted dialogue, poorly drawn characters, and heaps of generic rock music.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Entertaining but ultimately shallow and forgettable action fare with quite some star power but only few innovative ideas. Still, fans of the toys should have… More
Flutie Archibald
They certainly made great strides over their first try, but it still just isn't quite there yet. Shades of awesome, and a whole lot of filler. The action… More
Nate Zoebl
Originally intended to be released in the summer of 2012, G.I. Joe: Retaliation was pulled back because, presumably, they wanted to convert it to 3D, but many… More
Mario L McKellop
While no better than a series of elaborately choreographed music videos with a bunch of uninspiring teen movie clichés to fill out their running times, Jon M.… More
Sanjaya 丘耀文
Compared to the first movie, 'G.I. Joe : Retaliation' wasn't meet everybody's expectation of a better sequel.. The death of Duke character… More
Stuart Brooks
After the abortion that was the first movie, thought this was going to be just as bad. But in all fairness, it was a pretty decent action movie with some… More