G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Director: Stephen Sommers
Writers: Stuart Beattie, David Elliott, Paul Lovett
Starring: Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marlon Wayans, Dennis Quaid, Byung Hun Lee, Christopher Eccleston, Brandon Faye Sher / Arnold Voslow / Rachel Nichols
Genre: Science Fiction / Action / Adventure / Thriller
Region: USA / Czech Republic
Languages: English/Japanese/French/Scottish Gaelic
Release: 2009-07-27 (Tokyo Premiere) / 2009-08-07 (USA) / 2009-08-07 (Mainland China)
Runtime: 118 minutes
Also known as: Valor and Valor: Serpent Crisis (Hong Kong) / Valor and Valor: Serpent Storm / Heroes of Hundred Wars
Rating: IMDB 5.7 / Rotten Tomatoes 33%
In the near future, James McCullum (played by Christopher Eccleston), founder of the weapons research and development group MARS, has invented a micro-robot called “Naramai”, which can swallow enemies in the way in a short period of time and is extremely powerful. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Weapons Research Institute was very interested in this and purchased four Naro Mai warheads from the MARS Group. During the transportation, the convoy was attacked by a group of high-tech militants. When the warhead was about to be snatched, another group of mysterious people stopped the militants’ plan and rescued the only two remaining members of the escort, the Duke (Channing Tatum) and the riposte (Marlon Marlon). Wayans).
It was the special forces unit led by General Hawke (Dennis Quaid Dennis Quaid) who rescued the duke. On the other hand, it is McCullum who is behind the conspiracy to seize the warhead. He is trying to extract huge funds from NATO to support his research, and then realize his ambition of dominating the world. A battle between good and evil begins…
“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” is a 2009 science fiction action film based on the G.I. Joe toy franchise. The film is directed by Stephen Sommers and stars Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Sienna Miller, Rachel Nichols, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
The plot of the film follows an elite military unit known as G.I. Joe, who are tasked with stopping the evil organization known as Cobra from obtaining a dangerous weapon called the Mass Device. Along the way, they must navigate a web of betrayal and deception as they uncover the true intentions of their enemies.
The film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the action sequences and special effects, while others criticized the plot and character development. Despite the mixed reception, the film was a commercial success, grossing over $300 million worldwide.
A sequel, “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” was released in 2013, with several of the original cast members returning alongside new additions like Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis.