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The Marine (2006)

A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.

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Al Qaeda Leader
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Marine #1
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Storyline

John Triton is a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged--against his will--from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action, when a group of murderous diamond thieves on the run led by a merciless criminal named Rome has kidnapped his wife and John goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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13 October 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El marine  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,138,774, 15 October 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,843,314, 21 January 2007
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Trivia

In an interview on the DVD Extras, after auditioning Kelly Carlson, Cena said he knew right away that she was the one he wanted to play his wife in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Robert Patrick's character is firing at the police car outside of the gas station, a slo-mo CGI shot shows shell casings flipping through the air. One close-up reads ".45mm" on the casing. No such caliber bullet exists, and would be ridiculously small and useless if it did. This is obviously a mistake made by confusing .45 caliber and 9mm handguns. See more »

Quotes

Frank: [while trying to convince Morgan to choose a Mini-Van] It's got CD, DVD... we can even get Joey to put some spinners on it.
Morgan: [looks over at Joey] Fuck you!
Frank: Or not.
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Referenced in WWE Raw: Family Reunion (2006) See more »

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Tonight
Written by Stephen Phillips and Tim P.
Performed by Stephen Phillips and Tim P.
Courtesy of Bad Poodle Music
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Le Marine: Not for the Critics
29 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Lemme just say this. For all of those people who are comparing this to "good" movies, remember that tastes for such things vary from person to person. I personally liked this movie. Yes, it was corny. Yes, it had 15 explosions (I counted). YES it was unrealistic, but, well, it made a nice get away. John Cena is very funny, very good at being macho, and is very wooden. I wouldn't suggest watching this movie if you're looking for something to pin a blue ribbon on. It's a funflick. No questions asked. As for Robert Patrick. I heard he enjoyed doing this movie. Who wouldn't, it would be fun.

I'd wager WWE made the thing in the first place because they had extra money to spend.

I LOVED IT!!!

Better than "Man on Fire", that's for damned sure.


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