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G.I. Joe Opens This Weekend: Are You Excited For It?

I'll admit it: I forgot about this G.I. Joe movie. I didn't realize until today that it's coming out this Friday, Aug. 7. This doesn't necessarily bode well for the action film, but then again, it does have a strong fan base already and is garnering some positive reviews.

Here's a synopsis: "An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer."

Are you excited to see this popcorn flick? Or, do you just not care?

One-sheet image courtesy of Paramount Pictures

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care0531 care0531 7 years
I think it sounds good but I am a little worried with it only being rated PG and them throughing some comedy in there too. I saw a preview for this movie when I took my daughter to see G-Force so I am thinking its more for the younger kids today and not for the older people that grew up with the original. I guess I pictured it to be very jam packed with action like Transformers but it seems to be more child friendly.
suziryder suziryder 7 years
Hey True GI Joe Fan, are you an employee of Paramount, or what??
mallorycurtis mallorycurtis 7 years
i'll go see it because i love action movies, but i have a sinking feeling they're going to screw it up. i could be wrong though.
Briandiesel Briandiesel 7 years
This will be payback for you girls dragging your guys to The Ugly Truth and The Proposal :) I look forward to watching it. I wont see it opening day or anything, but I think it will be pretty entertaining.
ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
i'm not sure how i feel about this one. at first i was not interested at all - but then i saw the trailer and it's better than anticipated so i might go see it. we'll see.
Miss-Shapes Miss-Shapes 7 years
It's not really my cup of tea, these OTT action movies - but I am only interested in seeing it because of Christopher Eccleston :) I'd watch him in anything (clearly) and hope the movie doesn't suck for him. I wish we got to see more of him... Miss him as Doctor Who.
SKC-Sparkle SKC-Sparkle 7 years
I am SUPER excited. Plus Channing Tatum is an added bonus!
nygurl nygurl 7 years
only reason for me to go see it is for joseph gordon levitt, although i hear he's covered up in costume throughout the movie. bummer.
crazywitch crazywitch 7 years
am looking forward on gordon and that korean actor (forgot his name)...
wednesday_adams wednesday_adams 7 years
The actual veteran that G.I. Joe was based on stipulated that he always wanted the toy to be an American special forces soldier. I think it is really disrespectful for the film industry to simply ignore that request. I will not be putting my 8 dollars in their pockets just to mildly entertain myself for 90 minutes.
leslievanhouten leslievanhouten 7 years
Joseph Gordon Levitt as Cobra Commander. that boy's got RANGE I dragged my boyfriend to 500 Days of Summer, so it's my turn to be dragged to this movie.
popcorn19 popcorn19 7 years
Honestly, I had no idea it was opening this weekend, or even that there was going to be a movie called GIJoe. Shows my enthusiasm?
kscincotta kscincotta 7 years
I can't honestly remember even seeing a trailer for GI Joe, so that really doesn't bode well for it.
lickety-split lickety-split 7 years
channing in leather and w/o a shirt? hell yeah i'm excited :rotfl:
Grantz Grantz 7 years
G.I Joe has been an iconic name for over 50 years. I wouldnt be surprised if it opened up with a 60 million dollar plus weekend. The people in my market are really stoked about this movie. Especially those in their 20s. I get burned out by the summer special effects extravaganza. But, I am looking forward to G I Joe. Cheers~ Grantz
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Same here -- I was unimpressed with the trailer. The movie had a different look from the comics and T.V. animation. If I didn't know better, I would never have thought it was G.I. Joe.
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 7 years
No thank you. The trailer looks silly and I'm not a fan of Channing Tatum. I'll wait to Netflix it.
jnel jnel 7 years
I wasn't impressed when I saw the previews, but I dunno.. if it gets good reviews then I might see it
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