HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 10 Chicago Passes to ‘The Expendables’ With Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li

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CHICAGO – In our latest action/adventure edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 10 admit-two run-of-engagement movie passes up for grabs to the new film “The Expendables” with Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Mickey Rourke and Dolph Lundgren!

The film opened on Aug. 13, 2010. These passes are valid at participating Chicago movie theaters during the film’s run. “The Expendables” also stars Steve Austin, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, David Zayas, Giselle Itié, Charisma Carpenter, Gary Daniels, Hank Amos and Amin Joseph from writer and director Sylvester Stallone.

To win your free “The Expendables” movie pass, all you need to do is answer our question in this Web-based submission form. That’s it! Directions to enter this HollywoodChicago.com Hookup and immediately win can be found beneath the graphic below.

The Expendables movie poster with Sylvester Stallone and Jet Li
“The Expendables” movie poster with Sylvester Stallone and Jet Li.
Image credit: Lionsgate

Here is the plot description for “The Expendables”:

The only life they’ve known is war. The only loyalty they have is to each other. They are the expendables: leader and mastermind Barney Ross (Stallone), former SAS blade expert Lee Christmas (Statham), hand-to-hand combat specialist Yin Yang (Li), long-barrel weapons specialist Hale Caesar (Crews), demolitions expert Toll Road (Couture) and precision sniper Gunner Jensen (Lundgren).

Living life in the fringes of the law, these hardened mercenaries take on what appears to be a routine assignment: a covert, CIA-funded operation to infiltrate the South American country of Vilena and overthrow its ruthless dictator General Garza (David Zayas). But when their job is revealed to be a suicide mission, the men are faced with a deadly choice that might redeem their souls or destroy their brotherhood forever.

Director, co-writer and star Sylvester Stallone brings together a powerhouse cast of action superstars – never before seen together in one film – in Lionsgate’s hard-hitting action thriller “The Expendables”. The film stars Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, David Zayas, Terry Crews and Mickey Rourke.

“The Expendables” was directed by Sylvester Stallone from a story by David Callaham and screenplay by David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone and is produced by Avi Lerner, John Thompson and Kevin King Templeton. Lionsgate and Millennium Films present this Nu Image production.

The movie trailer for “The Expendables” can be viewed now below.

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Next, simply answer our question. You must submit your answer using this confidential, Web-based submission form. Please do not comment in this Hookup. Your entry will be invalid if you only comment here and don’t submit into our Web-based form. Please only submit your answer using this submission form.

You must include your first and last name, e-mail address and physical mailing address in your submission. Your personal information will not be sold or shared, will be kept strictly confidential and is only for awarding winning entries. Please answer our question below.

Star Do you think a powerhouse cast of action superstars guarantees a quality film?

This HollywoodChicago.com Hookup is simple: 10 HollywoodChicago.com readers will be randomly selected as our “The Expendables” Hookup winners! The winners will be mailed the movie passes at our expense. Good luck!

HollywoodChicago.com editor-in-chief and publisher Adam Fendelman


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moviemom77's picture

Powerhouse Cast

No, it doesn’t always mean a quality film. BUT it sure does look like fun!PLUS,Dolph Lundgren! Jason Statham!

pinkpretty02's picture

Powerhouse cast of action superstars

I don’t think that it guarantees a quality film, but I think it definitely gets people excited about seeing it.

Anonymous's picture

No, it doesnt guarantee a

No, it doesnt guarantee a quality but to have some many action stars in one movies makes definitely makes it a must see just because it so many kick ass stars…

ADRIENNE MK's picture



suttondancer's picture

Powerhouse Cast

No, most of the time the movie is really lousy! Sometimes if the actors did the movie just because of a good scrip or director, then it’s really good.

caicinajones89's picture

Powerhouse Cast

I think there are no guarantees in the film industry. But I do think such a cast would lead people to expect to be impressed and/or entertained by the film.

Charles's picture

Quantity not Quality

A powerhouse cast of A-list celebrities does not guarantee a quality film. It does guarantee a huge quantity though, as it will likely make a lot of money!

goodscot's picture

Powrhouse Cast

I don’t think a powerhouse cast guarantees a quality film. You also have to have a great script and director but even then there are no guarantees.

Ronald Benson's picture

No, a movie’s cast

No, a movie’s cast doesn’t guarantee a quality film, you still have a script that at the least allows the stars’ personalities to shine. If the stars get a chance to shine, the movie can at least be enjoyable even if the story isn’t great. I guess that would qualify as ‘quality film’, if not a great one.

yummyummy's picture

Nope. It depends on the

Nope. It depends on the storyline, directing and acting. Good ppl guarantee nothing.

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