Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.
Robert Downey Jr.,
Dominic and his crew thought they'd left the criminal mercenary life behind. They'd defeated international terrorist Owen Shaw and went their separate ways. But now, Shaw's brother, Deckard Shaw, is out killing the crew one by one for revenge. Worse, a Somalian terrorist called Jakarde and a shady government official called "Mr. Nobody" are both competing to steal a computer terrorism program called "God's Eye," that can turn any technological device into a weapon. Torretto must reconvene with his team to stop Shaw and retrieve the God's Eye program while caught in a power struggle between the terrorist and the United States government.
In the scene where Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) is sliding past all of the bad guys, shooting/killing most of them, in the satellite building, in order to re -establish connection for Ramsey to steal back "God's Eye", other than Jakande's speedy right hand man, only one other henchman is still somehow alive. However, in the next few scenes that follow, that very same henchman isn't even seen once. See more »
In the first scene Jason Statham is seen looking out a window in what appears to be the top story of a building with the area seeming calm and a normal day. When he gets to the elevator we confirm by the floor sign that he is on the 7th floor, but when he walks out of the building and the camera pans back we see the building is only 4 stories high and there is smoke and fire outside, none of which is seen when he looks out the window seconds before. See more »
[Toretto walks in front of Hobbs' hospital bed]
You risk life and limb to save the free world, and what does it give you? Jell-o and a bad '70s TV show.
[Hobbs is seen watching a rerun of The Incredible Hulk]
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Before the credits, there is a title card that reads, "For Paul", dedicating the film to deceased star Paul Walker. See more »
Written by Alex Schwartz, Joe Khajadourian, Geoffrey Patrick Earley, Sage the Gemini (as Dominic W. Woods), Kevin Gates (as Kevin Gilyard), Jordan Houston, Future, Gilbere Forte
Performed by Jordan Houston (as Juicy J), Kevin Gates, Future and Sage the Gemini
Produced by The Futuristics
Additional production by Geoffro Cause
Strings arranged and conducted by Brian Tyler
Juicy J appears courtesy of Kemosabe Records/Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
Kevin Gates appears courtesy of Breadwinners Association/Atlantic Recording Corporation
Future appears courtesy of Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
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The films belonging to The Fast and the Furious saga have been increasing the ambition of the stunts and action scenes with every new sequel, while the screenplays have been getting more tangled and apparatus in order to guarantee the numerous cast to have enough moments of individual showcasing. Furious 7 isn't the exception, and I found it very entertaining, while it elevated the level of drama and motoring stunts beyond any reason or logic... which is exactly what we expect in a film from this franchise. Besides, the sad death of actor Paul Walker's brings a gravity to the story which the screenplay could have never generated by itself. I think that, until now, I could found the validity in the wordiness about "family", which has been repeated many times by Vin Diesel in the films of this saga (I counted at least four instances in Furious 7). I wish that this new emotional weight hadn't been due to such tragic reasons, but it undoubtedly influenced my perception of the film. Anyway... what people want to see are the action scenes, and Furious 7 completely fulfills the expectations in that regard, with a series of outlandish stunts which are totally improbable but very entertaining. Screenwriter Chris Morgan found an appropriate balance between action and story, and director James Wan made a fluid and dynamic work. Editorial comment: the quantity and complexity of the stunts displayed in Furious 7 are making some people talk about the possibility of introducing a special category for stunt doubles at the Oscars; and I think that's an excellent idea. There's undoubtedly digital manipulation in those scenes (erasing of cables, face replacement, general retouch), but there's still an extraordinary mechanic, pyrotechnic and logistical talent involved in the shooting of those scenes, something which would deserve a formal recognition by the Oscars. There are currently two categories dedicated to the technicians who mix the audio of car crashes... and none to the drivers who risked their lives? Ridiculous. End of the editorial comment. The veteran actors of the saga do their usual stuff in Furious 7, as it can be supposed. As for the additions of the cast, Jason Statham makes a perfect work as one of the villains, but the great Djimon Hounsou is completely wasted as the terrorist who wants to steal a magical application of digital espionage. Kurt Russell brings an appropriate style and personality to his character. And the female fight scene between Michelle Rodriguez and Ronda Rousey is inferior to the similar ones in which Gina Carano was involved in the previous film. I don't know whether this saga is going to continue without Walker; it probably will, considering the huge quantities of money these films generate. My favorite movie from this franchise keeps being the fifth one (Fast Five), but I can recommend Furious 7 as a very competent action film, and as a solid tribute/final chapter in case they decide to stop here.
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