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—Mr. Worf
(Michael Dorn)
[Star Trek: The Next Generation]
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The A-Team: Extended Cut [2010] (1 disc)
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Director:Joe Carnahan
Writer:Brian Bloom
Joe Carnahan
Skip Woods
Composer:Alan Silvestri
Length:133 minutes
(2 hours 13 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Action
IMDB Rating:6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:47%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.


Reaction: A couple of the action sequences are a quite ridiculous, but this one is good old dumb fun.


Personal Rating: 7/10

Select Cast and Crew
Joe Carnahan => Director / Writer / Mike 'The Operator' (as Bo Anzo)
Brian Bloom => Writer / Pike
Skip Woods => Writer
Alan Silvestri => Composer
Alex Madison => General Tuco's Wife
Anita Brown => Attractive Prison Guard
Bradley Cooper => Lt. 'Faceman' Peck
Corey Burton => Narrator (voice)
David Hugghins => Oskar Shunt
Dirk Benedict => Pensacola Prisoner Milt
Dwight Schultz => German Doctor #1
Gerald McRaney => Gen. Russell Morrison
Henry Czerny => Director McCready
Jacob Blair => Agent Blair
Jessica Biel => Charissa Sosa
Jon Hamm => Other Lynch (uncredited)
Kyle Riefsnyder => Agent Kyle
Liam Neeson => Colonel Hannibal Smith
Maury Sterling => Gammons
Natalie James => Lynch Secretary (as Natalie L. James)
Omari Hardwick => Chopshop Jay
Patrick Wilson => Lynch
Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson => B.A. Baracus
Rad Daly => Agent Daly
Sharlto Copley => Captain H.M. Murdock
Stefan Arngrim => Crazy Howard Little
Terry Chen => Ravech
Yul Vazquez => Gen. Javier Tuco

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • When Hannibal fakes his death, the doctor's name on the body tag is Dr Schultz, a reference to Dwight Schultz who portrayed Murdock in the original series.
  • The movie that plays at the Frankfurt psychiatric hospital begins with the original [The A-Team] theme music, and its credits contain names that relates to the original Team's careers: - The first name credited is "Reginald Barclay." Dwight Schultz, who was the original Murdock, played a character named Reginald Barclay in [Star Trek: The Next Generation], [Star Trek: Voyager], Star Trek: First Contact and {Star Trek: Elite Force II}. - The next credit reads "Thomas Banacek." George Peppard, who was the original Hannibal, played detective Thomas Banacek in [Banacek]. - The third and final credit reads "G.F. Starbuck." Dirk Benedict, who was the original Face, played Lieutenant Starbuck in_ Battlestar Galactica.
  • Bruce Willis was considered for the role of Hannibal Smith. Common, [?] Ice Cube and [?] The Game were all rumored for the role of BA Baracus. Woody Harrelson and Ryan Reynolds were considered for the role of Murdock. [?] Amber Heard and Olga Kurylenko auditioned for the role of Lt. Sosa.
  • Two of the original [The A-Team] members make cameo appearances in the movie: at Penascola, Face gets tips from fellow inmate Milt (played by Dirk Benedict, the original Face); and at Frankfurt, Murdock is analyzed by a German doctor (played by Dwight Schultz, the original Murdock). Mr. T was approached to make his own cameo but declined, saying that he was so devoted to B.A. that if he did not play him again, there was no point in making the cameo. George Peppard, who played the original Hannibal, could not make a cameo as he had died in 1994.
  • B.A. Baracus bears the tattoos "Pity" and "Fool" on his knuckles, as a tribute to Baracus's catchphrase from [The A-Team]: "I pity the fool!"
  • Sharlto Copley's mom banned him from watching the TV show, even though he watched it at friend's houses, due to its violent nature. He also apparently used to hide a tape recorder behind the TV in the TV room and record the show. He would listen to it when his parents thought he was asleep. The first thing he did when he got the role of Murdock was phone his mom and told her "that I was just getting her back for not letting me watch the series when I was a kid."
  • Hannibal Smith is famous for smoking cigars. Liam Neeson, who plays Hannibal, is an ex-smoker.
  • Baracus was a Sergeant in the series, and in this film he is a Corporal. Hannibal, Face and Murdock retain their original rank of Colonel, Lieutenant and Captain.
  • Murdock (Sharlto Copley) pretends to be a cameraman for the South African Broadcasting Corporation while getting items for a mission. Copley is a native of South Africa.
  • Bradley Cooper became so efficient in weapons training that he was able to reload his M4 rifle in less than 4 seconds. This was actually in the film but was left on the cutting room floor.