The A-Team

The A-Team

The A-Team

Big screen version of the classic '80s, fool-pitying, TV show. The Hangover's Bradley Cooper will play Lt. Templeton 'Faceman' Peck, Liam Neeson is Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith, District 9's Sharlto Copley is Capt. 'Howling Mad' Murdock and former mixed-martial-arts fighter Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson is B.A. Baracus.

The group of Iraq War Special Forces veterans-turned-mercenaries look to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect of them of war crimes.  After escaping from a military prison, Peck, Smith and Baracus join forces with Captain Murdock, their reconnaissance pilot, as soldiers of fortune.

2010118 minsUSA
ActionAdaptationAdventureComedy

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The A-Team / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Best enjoyed (a la the "Mission: Impossible" franchise) by simply admiring the explosions and silliness without dwelling too much on the skeletal plot.

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TVNZ

TVNZ

So this new version of The A Team is to be applauded; a faithful, straight and relatively intelligent action thriller which will appeal to fans new and ol

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The obstacle that the director Joe Carnahan and his colleagues failed to clear was finding the right self-mocking tone for a movie that was, by the looks of it, too expensive to risk real laughs.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

It's big, loud, ludicrous and edited into visual incomprehension. But pity the fool who lets that stand in the way of enjoying The A-Team.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Bored out of my mind during this spectacle, I found my attention wandering to the subject of physics.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

You've got to love it when a plan comes together - this is a lot of fun.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

An underwhelming experience. I pity the fool, as TV star Mr. T might say, who mistakes this for genuine entertainment.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The film seems nearly writer-free. Absolutely no time gets wasted on story, character development or logic.

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Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

Brought up by a TV critic father, my sisters and I were never allowed to watch rubbish like The A-Team on telly when we were growing up.

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