The MarineDirector: John Bonito, John Cena, Robert Patrick, Kelly Carlson
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WWE Smackdown star and self-proclaimed "Doctor of Thuganomics" John Cena makes his explosive action feature debut as John Triton, an injured U.S. Marine who returns home from duty after violating a commander's order, only to have his wife kidnapped by a ruthless criminal. Robert Patrick co-stars as the villainous Rome -- who is more than willing to kill if it means staying one step ahead of the law -- and Nip/Tuck star Kelly Carlson appears as the endangered object of the vengeful veteran's affections. With nothing left to lose and enough training to take down a small army, the hard-fighting Triton sets out to rescue his wife, and ensure that the psychotic Rome receives a painful taste of Semper Fi justice. Commercial veteran John Bonito takes the rein for his feature directorial debut.
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- 20th Century Fox
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- [Wide Screen]
- [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
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Cast & Crew
|Martin Ash||Set Decoration/Design|
|Beck Con Berkiris||Stunts|
|Charles Breen||Production Designer|
|Frank Carlopio||Associate Producer|
|Matt Carroll||Executive Producer|
|Brian Cox||Special Effects Supervisor|
|Don Davis||Score Composer|
|Michell Gallagher||Original Story,Screenwriter|
|Randy Gerston||Musical Direction/Supervision|
|Henry Gilbert||Camera Operator|
|Klaus Kastberg||Set Decoration/Design|
|Andrew Allan Keir||Stunts|
|Maura Fay & Associates||Casting|
|Alan B. McElroy||Screenwriter|
|Vince McMahon||Executive Producer|
|Kathryn Sommer Parry||Producer|
|Henry Pierce||Camera Operator|
|Herbert Pinter||Production Designer|
|Daryl Porter||Art Director|
|Graham Purcell||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Mick Van Moorsel||Stunts|
|Jonathan A. Winfrey||Producer|
|Stuart Wood||Asst. Director|
1. Main Titles/No Time
3. Diamond Heist
4. Psycho Ex-Boyfriend
5. Learning to Change
7. Just Say Yes
8. The Minivan
9. Gas Station Blowup
12. Change in Plans
13. I'm Not a Cop
14. Swamp Shack
15. Plan B
16. He Just Won't Die
17. Nice Truck
18. Fiery Crash
19. Fight to the Finish
20. The Beach/End Titles
Language and Audio
English 5.1 DTS-HD
French 5.1 Dolby Surround
Spanish 5.1 Dolby Surround
Declassified: The Making of the Marine
World Premiere at Camp Pendleton
John Cena Features
The Champ Is Here
Chain Gang Soldier
Aussie Day Off
WWE Promotional Featurettes
Robert Patrick/John Cena
Kelly Carlson/John Cena
Cena vs. Triton
The Marine Theatrical Trailer
Kiss of the Dragon
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this movie is dumb and stupid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I really hope the Military didn’t support this movie considering how things are going over there in order to recruit more bodies. If so that was a poor attempt. After watching this movie it left me quite speechless. War is entirely different, and should not be made glamorous for recruiting purposes. "The Marine" is a very simple film with a few minor twists here and there. In the tradition of The Rock, John Cena has begun a movie career after gaining notoriety as a wrestler. Both wrestlers/actors are muscle bound former college football players. Whereas The Rock has now proven he can act in a variety of roles, Cena has just proven that he can do action. His role in “The Marine” is evidence that he may very well be successful in films, but he will need to find better material than this. The directing here is nothing special, but seeing this is John Bonito's first feature, I have nothing to support my cause as I have nothing more to base it on, but he is able to deliver a film that is very easy and even if Bonito got a little explosion happy. The plot however, is pointless. Throughout this movie these imbecile thieves call attention to themselves every chance they get. After robbing a jewelry store, they don’t just stroll away as no one outside knows what they did. They blow up a cop car. Why? I have no idea. One member of the group is prone to telling sad stories of his youth. Too often the camera lingers on the bad guys and then quickly gives us a shot of Cena running. Sure, Patrick is a bigger movie star than Cena, but this is Cena’s movie. I really did not care about the bad guys other than how Cena is going to kick their butt. I will say that Cena has the build and look of an action hero in the grain of Jean-Claude Van Damme. He fits right in with the 'unstoppable 80's action hero mold.' He is 90% muscle and 10% charm. He has few lines of dialogue but does well enough with what he has. Robert Patrick hammed it up, but seemed to relish playing a wise-cracking psychotic murderer. No one else is worth mentioning, as it seems paychecks were just collected. Cena, who is also a rapper, had also been wearing military attire at his matches. No doubt he is doing so for publicity sake of this movie, which celebrates Marines as heroes which is great but nothing he can do is going to generate enough interest to make “The Marine” a success.
The Marine (Unrated Edition) DVD ~ John Cena Here is your review the way it will appear: ------------------------------------------------------------- ------------------- For the first half hour of this movie the viewer may get the idea that the script Michelle Gallagher and Alan B. McElroy is just awful (with good perception!), but as the film's story evolves the idea that this may just be a National Lampoon parody of action flicks - and if that is the case, it is truly a funny bit of entertainment - for a while. Then it becomes obvious that the minimal storyline (ex-Marine's wife is abducted by diamond thieves and Marine elects to leave his one day 'security job' and take the initiative to capture his wife and strike down the bad guys in the swamps of North Carolina) is really just a matrix for staging as many pyrotechniques explosions as possible. It does get tedious. The 'star' of this noisy, 'Unrated-for-destructive-violence' film is one John Cena, another wrestler from WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) being promoted by the director John Bonito to follow the path of The Rock: the difference is The Rock has done some classy acting and a range of roles that call for much more than flexing whereas Cena seems completely like a fish out of water who has yet to take a class in acting basics. John Cena does have a splendid physique and perhaps that should have been more on camera. Instead his 'John Triton' character, despite his tremendous physical advantages, gets beaten up by some pretty small and older guys, making us wonder why he has all that bulk and no fighting ability. The cast is good to adequate and once you realize this film is a parody, they seem even better delivering the corny lines they are given. Among the crew are Robert Patrick as Rome (the chief bad guy), Kelly Carlson as John's wife, Anthony Ray Parker as the hilarious 'token black' bad guy (he truly has comedic talent), hunkies Manu Bennett and Frank Carlopio for eye candy, Abigail Bianca, Jerome Ehlers, Damon Gibson, and Drew Powell as the crew in flight. They are a likeable bunch of criminals but oh can they blow things up! For the action film addicts only. Grady Harp
First of all, John Cena may be "or at least look like" a complete 'roid fiend but has absolutely no acting muscle. "Honestly, how many Marines do you see look like him even in government promotional films". As a result his character doesn't gain much sympathy and so this movie becomes very boring quickly. Second, the plot is all too typical and tired. The only somewhat redeeming quality about the film is the villain who played well in Terminator 2. Overall not much is to be expected due to the fact that no huge stars carry the movie, and it runs just barely over an hour and a half of pure action.
I tried watching this movie but just didn't care about the characters at all so I stopped it about 30 minutes into it.
This is one of the best action movies I have seen I mean I love wwe and everything but I think that the marine is an all star and I hope the WWe will keep on making more of the movies with the hotest stars in their bussiness. SO I just love this movie.
I love this movie! It's about a man who will stop at nothing to save his wife from some dangerous jewel theives after she's kidnapped. Lots of action! Comic relief! Great movie all around! Plus, if you absolutely think John Cena is HOT...then you'll enjoy the scene with him in his boxers! Mmmmmm! What woman doesn't want to be saved by her extremely handsome husband?!
Oh boy, another "action" movie staring a professional wrestler. All goes to prove what's been said for decades: pro wrestling is FAKE. Save your money and buy something more realistic like any history channel show on the marines or buy the DVD Patton.
This is one of the best 2006 movies ever!!! C'est si bon!!!
I, BEING A MARINE, CAN RELATE TO THIS SITUATION. HONOR and COMMITMENT are what this action packed video is about. Any woman would be honored to have her warrior like John Tritton (rank unknown). It shows some bruttal South Carolina landscape, like near Paris Island.