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What Movie Poster Has the Most Guns On It?

A logical person might think that the movie poster for "2 Guns" would only feature a total of two guns. And that logical person would be correct. So let's move on.

Indeed, let's move on to those movie posters that outdo themselves in the gun department. To those posters who can ask us to "check out these guns" without making us want to vomit.

Posters with three guns or four guns or even six guns need not apply. This is the creme de la creme, folks.

The nine posters with the most guns. Let's lock and load! (Sorry. So, so sorry.)

9. 'Act of Valour' (2012) — 7 Guns

Act of Valour

Let's be serious: There was no way anyone appearing on the "Act of Valour" poster was going to be without a gun. They are all silhouettes, indistinguishable in anyone's eyes except that they are marines with machine guns. That's what the entire movie encompassed. Of course, I didn't see the movie, but it would have been a relative shock had it featured any character that didn't regularly carry around an assault rifle. In fact, had the previews showcased a diminutive guy with glasses who served as the agent for the seven marines and made pithy comments as they blew stuff up around him, I probably would have seen the movie. For shame, "Act of Valour." You missed out on my 12 dollars. Get More »

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Mel Gibson Joining 'The Expendables 3' Cast? Sly's Twitter Hints Maybe

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Is Mel Gibson the latest smoldering gent to land a role in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming blow-em-up flick "The Expendables 3?"

Maybe so ... if you can believe the wonderful world of celebrities on Twitter.

The famed "Rocky" actor and all around wiiise guy tweeted this not-so-cryptic message to his account earlier this week, declaring "Max Max vs Barney Ross....."

Dun-dun-dunnnnnn!! Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: IndieWire

Questions and Answers with Dolph Lundgren

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Dolph Lundgren has been the consummate action star since the 1980s, when he burst onto the film scene in the Bond flick, "A View to a Kill," before playing Rocky's Russian nemesis Ivan Drago in "Rocky IV" and He-Man in "Masters of the Universe."

He took on a different-than-usual challenge recently, playing the famous psychologist Dr. Sage Mennox in the ensemble comedy-drama, "Small Apartments."

Lundgren talked briefly with NextMovie about black hair dye, being honest with yourself, and which cast member of "The Expendables" would pose a threat to him in a fight. Get More »

Filed Under: Interviews

10 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About Dolph Lundgren

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning Magnet Releasing

There have been a lot of cool stories to come out of Hollywood in the last couple of years, but for our money one of the coolest is the sudden and unexpected career resurgence of Dolph Lundgren, who came out of nowhere (aka Europe) to reclaim his action star title with his turn as the despicable Gunnar Jensen in 2010's "The Expendables."

Now, Lundgren is kicking it into even higher gear with "Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning," which reunites him with his "Expendables 2" co-star Jean-Claude Van Damme for the sixth (!) installment of their long-running sci-fi series. Get More »

Filed Under: Features

New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'The Expendables 2' and More

Jason Statham and Sylvester Stallone in "The Expendables 2" Lionsgate

This week: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris and more aging action heroes are back to blow things up in the explosive "The Expendables 2."

Also new this week is a collection of Quentin Tarantino movies handpicked by the filmmaker himself, the Blu-ray debut of 1975's "Zorro" starring Alain Delon and a Criterion Collection edition of the formerly maligned/recently praised 1980 Western "Heaven's Gate." Get More »

Filed Under: DVD & Blu-ray Queue It Up

Q&A: Steven Seagal Talks 'The Expendables' With 'Maximum Conviction'

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Steven Seagal is a man of many talents: International movie star, TV action hero, part-time law enforcer and full-time ass kicker. He even sings the blues and made the ponytail look manly.

In his newest action flick "Maximum Conviction" – coming to DVD and Blu-ray on Nov. 6th – Seagal teams with "Stone Cold"' Steve Austin to battle a team of elite mercenaries after the transportation of two inmates goes awry. The movie is vintage Seagal, complete epic gun fights, explosions, witty puns and all the bone-crunching Aikido one can handle in 90 minutes.

Taking a pause from breaking necks and limbs, Steven took the time to sit down with us and discuss upcoming projects, his thoughts on "The Expendables" franchise (hint: he doesn't love it) and the odds that we'll ever refer to him as President Seagal. Get More »

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'The Expendables 2' Shoots Down the Competition

The Expendables 2
Lionsgate

"The Expendables 2" won the box office for the second weekend in a row with just $13.5 million, according to Film.com, thanks mostly to one of the weakest crop of new releases in recent memory.

Just how bad was it? Not one of the new releases managed to make even $7 million, allowing "The Bourne Legacy" to earn second spot with only $9.3 million. Joseph Gordon-Levitt's "Premium Rush," Kristen Bell's "Hit and Run" and Ashley Greene's "The Apparition" were among the new films that crashed and burned.

For a full run down of the weekend box office, including figures for returning films "ParaNorman" and "The Campaign," head to Film.com. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Film.com

Summer Movies Poll: Best Action

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This poll will close on Aug. 30, 2012, at 12 p.m. ET

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Exclusive Poster: 'The EXXXpendables 3'

Ready For Action? And we mean that kind of "action."

Forget the all-female riff on "The Expendables" that's apparently now in development — it's the porn star version we really want to see! Well, maybe "see" is too strong a word ... it would be amusing to know that it at least exists, right?

Just think about it: Every, er, "action scene" in the movie ends with an explosion. Now this is just the kind of thing that's needed to shake up (or blow up, rather) the adult entertainment industry.

Check out the poster below, courtesy of our own adult film star, Old Red Jalopy. And let your imagination take you where it will.

The EXXXpendables 3

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Filed Under: NextMovie Originals | Source: Old Red Jalopy

Are You Ready For An All-Girl 'Expendables?'

Lara Croft Tomb Raider
Paramount

You know that old game, anything you can do, I can do better? Well, that playground mentality is about to be crossed with another grade school standard — girls against the boys — as according to Variety, "The Grey" producer Adi Shankar is putting together an all-female version of "The Expendables."

Sigourney Weaver, call your agent. Get More »

Filed Under: Movie News | Source: Variety
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