G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (DVD)

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Description

Action thriller directed by Stephen Sommers and set ten years in the future. The story revolves around the exploits of a specialised military unit know as GI Joe (Global Integrated Joint Operating Entity). When unsavoury arms dealer Destro (Christopher Eccleston), who heads evil organisation Cobra, becomes too powerful, GI Joe must try to dispense of him and his organisation using its latest high-tech weapons and gadgetry. The film also stars Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, Dennis Quaid, Marlon Wayans and Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, with Jonathan Pryce making an appearance as the US President.

Product Details

Barcode
5014437108838
Department
Movies & TV
Released
7 Dec 2009
Type
Movies
Format
DVD
Genre
Action
Region
Region 2
Language
English
Studio
Paramount Home Entertainment
Extras
  • Interactive Menus
  • Scene Access
  • Enhanced WS tv
  • Commentary: Steven Sommers (Director), Bob Ducsay (Producer)
  • Making Of Documentary
  • Other Documentary: Next-Gen Action: The Amazing Visual FX and Design of 'G.I. Joe'
Runtime
117 min
Age Restriction
12
Supply Source
UK

Movie

Title
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Release Year
2009
Language
English
Working Title
G.I. Joe
Categories
Action/Adventure / Action / Live-Action / Soldiers / Theatrical Release / Toys
Synopsis
The "Real American Hero" goes international with this big-screen action film. Stephen Sommers (THE MUMMY) directs this live-action adventure featuring a huge cast of stars, including Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Sienna Miller. Ray Park, who made his name playing Darth Maul in THE PHANTOM MENACE, takes on the role of Snake Eyes.
Cast & Crew
Director
Stephen Sommers
Star
Joseph Gordon-Levitt / Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje / Christopher Eccleston / Brendan Fraser / Karolina Kurkova / Byung-hun Lee / Sienna Miller / Rachel Nichols / Ray Park / Jonathan Pryce / Dennis Quaid / Said Taghmaoui / Channing Tatum / Arnold Vosloo / Marlon Wayans
Screenwriter
Stuart Beattie
Composer
Alan Silvestri
Executive Producer
Gary Barber / Stephen Sommers / David Womark
Producer
Lorenzo Di Bonaventura / Bob Ducsay / Brian Goldner
Director of Photography
Mitchell Amundsen
Story
Stephen Sommers
Movie Critics
A.V. Club
"[D]irector Stephen Sommers has the story play out via a series of closely chained setpieces....Exciting and consistently well-managed." -- Grade: B
Tasha Robinson (13 Aug 2009, )
Total Film
3 stars out of 5 -- "Stephen Sommers marshals the mayhem with the same hectic enthusiasm as his previous live-action cartoons."
Matthew Leyland (1 Oct 2009, )
Variety
"[T]he pic expectedly packs some eye-popping sights and a nifty collection of gadgets and gizmos."
Variety Staff (6 Aug 2009, )