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The Rock, The Bruce And Ninjas Galore Induce Action Movie Euphoria In The G.I. JOE: RETALIATION Teaser!


Beaks here...

This is the trailer that sent BNAT-ers into a frenzy last weekend. Honestly, I was a little shocked that people were so excited about a sequel to one of 2009's worst films. Now... I get it.



Landing The Rock and Bruce Willis may be one of the greatest sequel casting upgrades in film history. This looks fucking glorious. Good show, Jon M. Chu. Can't wait to see the whole damn thing on June 29th, 2012.

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  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:02 p.m. CST

    by JediWuddayaknow

    Hey, he's got his McClane shooting face on! Gotta love Bruce Willis' shooting stuff face.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:04 p.m. CST


    by alienindisguise

    Cobra Commander looks least his helmet does

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:05 p.m. CST

    Is that a Fred VII Cobra Commander?

    by DrFever

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:05 p.m. CST


    by Orionsangels

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:07 p.m. CST

    Are you alright?

    by DellsDontBounce

    My cholesterol's a little high... Classic Willis line. On my list now.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:08 p.m. CST

    Stop Making Bruce an Action Icon..

    by MST3KPIMP

    he's just... not

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:09 p.m. CST

    well well well

    by Beniffer

    White stripes and GI Joe .. who would have thought ?? Lots of people should make a lot of money off this ... Oh, they still call him Bruce ..

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:10 p.m. CST

    That actually looks...

    by Cagliostro

    Kinda fun. We'll see.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:11 p.m. CST

    Dear Hasbro:

    by Mankind

    I just bought my three year old nephew a bunch of the GIJoe Combat Heroes figures based on the first movie for Christmas. Which ones should I make sure he knows are dead?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:16 p.m. CST

    mankind! FTW! And I'm Willis' bitch so I'm there...on PPV heh

    by Mistahtibbs

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:18 p.m. CST

    That looks better...

    by lochkray

    Not a great feat, but at least it doesn't look like a 100% CGI cheese festival. Hey, something I never understood from the first one; they made it look like it was SO difficult to become considered to be a GI Joe, like only the best-of-the-best even get looked at - but then all the background soldiers in the GI Joe base get killed off like red shirts on Star Trek. Same thing appears to happen to all the non-interesting Joes in the sequel. Is there some kind of part-time G.I.Joe program that these other guys work for? A G.I.Joe reserves or auxiliary program that they get hired on as? Perhaps G.I.Joe interns? We're G.I. Joe, the finest special forces military organization on the planet - and about 300 other guys who come with us. Y'know, for cannon fodder.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:18 p.m. CST

    his cholestrol is high

    by D o o d

    but not as high as his paycheck!

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:19 p.m. CST

    The original was SOOO bad

    by UTexLex

    Not even "dumb, but mindless entertainment" ala Transformers. It was one of the single worst films I've seen in the last five years. Yes, Transformers and the like aren't exactly deep and you're paying for the set piece/action, but at least they had solid actors. The acting in "GI Joe: ROC" was so god awful, it was laughable. Have zero interest in this, despite upgraded cast.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:20 p.m. CST

    I thought the original was fun, and

    by heyscot


  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:23 p.m. CST

    Probably just as horrendous as the first one...

    by WeylandYutani

    which I could not get through even as a video rental. The studio did not seem to understand the property at all or what Larry Hama attempted to do with the Marvel comics. This looks marginally better and somewhat more like Hama's vision. Unlike the first installment, a lot of the design choices seem less SF or fantastic and more inspired by real world military equipment. Also, The Rock is a great choice for Roadblock. But this is just a teaser and I am not going to hold my breathe when it comes to the final 90 min plus film. I wonder if GIJARAH can really transfer to a film franchise properly.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:24 p.m. CST

    Cap'n America blew carmel coated camel cocks!!!

    by Mr Soze


  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:25 p.m. CST

    Hey did creepythinmanlives get banned???

    by Tikidonkeypunch

    Is that why he's trolling under creepythinmanforever? Hahaha, should have went with creepythingmanrises. The legend comes to an end.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:28 p.m. CST

    by JediWuddayaknow

    Here's the only thing that bugs me. You establish the movies and then kill off the main character? That's just lame. It's GI Joe. You don't kill Duke. I mean, I know Tatum had NO interest in doing this movie, as he actually told a buddy of mine who met him in a bar that he himself thought the first was just shit. And yeah, he was miscast in that role. He just sounded too wannabe thug for the all american character of Duke. But at LEAST just have him get captured. Unless at the end they pull the "We just talked to Doc and Duke's gonna be A-OK!" like in the cartoon movie. In which case...that would be a hilarious reference.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:30 p.m. CST

    Looks like actiony goodness, but...

    by Andrew

    Where is Marlon Wayans? I can't imagine his schedule was too busy to be in the sequel. After all, his casting made so much sense in the first one. I suppose The Rock can miraculously know how to fly a top secret plane he's never see before.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:30 p.m. CST


    by Ian

    actually looks like awesome fun. Consider my ticket purchased.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:31 p.m. CST

    Movie should open . . .

    by Atragon

    shot for panel of GI Joe 21.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:32 p.m. CST

    Looks nothing like the comics or cartoons

    by Eric Shea

    In the 80s, I never cared for Transformers or Thundercats, but I was obsessed with G.I. Joe. I had most of the figures and all of the comics. This looks absolutely nothing like the comics or cartoon series that I loved so much. I prefer Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis to Channing Tatum, but why can't they just use either the original cartoon or Larry Hama's comics as a template for a movie. If they would just do a live action version of the opening credits to G.I. Joe :The Movie, it would automatically be three million times better than the Rise of Cobra. I'll still give the movie a chance when it comes to Redbox.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:34 p.m. CST

    My expectations for Rise of Cobra were so low I was entertained

    by tylerzero

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:36 p.m. CST

    So they killed off all the other Joes?

    by bubcus

    And we're left with Duke, Lady Jaye, and Roadblock as the only survivors who team up with Bruce Willis' character: Joe Colton. Rachel Nichols (Scarlet) is the ONLY reason I saw the first one. And that's because of how hot she was in Star Trek as a green Orion Starfleet Cadet. Too bad her characters don't appear to survive either franchise. I don't think Adrianne Palicki as Lady Jaye is going to get me into the theater seat for this one.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:36 p.m. CST

    I thought the first movie was good-natured cheese...

    by sapno_krei

    It was just what my 10-year-old self would have gone nuts for back in 1985. I compare the movie favorably with those 90-minute G.I.JOE movies that aired in '83 and '84 before the daily series started. By contrast, the TRANSFORMERS movies, with their focus on the humans rather than the robots, were too far removed from the characters and stories I loved as a kid. Between Sam's talky parents and John Turturro's loopy secret agent character, I often found myself thinking "Get back to the robots already!" I'm long past the age where I'd be geeking out over the thought of watching a movie like this, but if you had to ask me to recommend one franchise over the other to a 5th grader, I'd go with the Joes.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:37 p.m. CST


    by tylerzero'd think that's the first frigging thing Snake Eyes would do to take 'em out.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:39 p.m. CST

    Snake looks better ...


  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:39 p.m. CST

    Looks like they got Snake Eyes' mask right, this time!

    by odysseus

    (Far as I can tell.....)

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:45 p.m. CST

    Oh, this isn't a "reboot"?

    by Jarrete Barnett

    Wake me up when The Dark Knight Rises trailer arrives.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:48 p.m. CST

    ban this creepythindouche already

    by torontoxic

    What is he annoying talkback queen #1,000,000? You aren't special or any different than the other pole smokers who have drifted through here now fuckoff. <P> The movie looks much better than I ever would have expected from a GI JOE sequel directed by the guy who did some Justin Bieber movie.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:49 p.m. CST

    I would have preferred Commando Snake eyes. Goggles, mask, commando sweater, cargo pants.

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    How hard is it for them to do that?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST

    Otherwise, this is a fun trailer.

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    How awesome would it be if the cobra flags on the White House happen at the END of the movie? Pretty f'n awesome.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:52 p.m. CST


    by silent_blob


  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    At least Cobra Commander and Snake Eyes look right (Finally)

    by the Green Gargantua

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    So who is running COBRA?

    by Fievel

    With no Commander (JGL), Destro (Eccleston). or Baroness (Miller)??? And no Nichols in this is a crime. No Wayans is fine, but Nichols was hot as shit in that first movie.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST

    I would prefer GIJOE ACTION TEAM from the 70's with Will Farell as Joe Colton.

    by the Green Gargantua

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST

    Men with magnificent BEARDS solving Earths mysteries by way of yellow ATVs

    by the Green Gargantua

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Snakeeyes does look better

    by Bass Ackwards

    It really bugged the hell out of me in the first one, the stupid muscle suit, the stupid kind of face mask, being played by a short actor who didn't really have any kind of physical presence (which is, I assume, why they gave him a silly muscle suit). Still got the short actor, but dressing him better looks like it makes a bit of difference. Also appear to have solved my other problem with the first flick, Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans. Not sure why they felt like Channing HAD to return, but, at least from the trailer, it at looks like they're keeping him to a minimum (they're apparently still letting him talk though, he had one line and even that was just wooden and unconvincing, seriously dude can't act).

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:05 p.m. CST

    The Losers called and it wants its entire 3-act structure back

    by Murraypalooza

    Seriously. A-Team made a follow-up call as well. For as cheesy and silly as the first one was, I thought it was just a dumb, fun movie. This one looks like it didn't care what came prior to it, and just felt like ripping off the whole "frame the entire team" concept and actually failed to improve on it.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:06 p.m. CST

    Will David Tennant play Destro this time?

    by tonagan

    Who will be replaced by Matt Smith for "G.I. Joe: Third Time's the Charm"?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:10 p.m. CST


    by Happyfat73

    Guess who the angry virgin is in this talkback?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:20 p.m. CST

    The first GI Joe movie was a HORRIFIC turd.

    by Quake II

    A giant 150 million dollar pile of fecal matter thrown onto the screen. It's shocking it made any money at all. SO glad they didn't go the 1970's Adventure Team route and show the bearded Joes battling crocodiles, going on secert missions, nighttime raids and fighting mummies in the jungle. Robot suits, lots of noise, substandard writing, annoying actors and gunships was definately the way to go.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:21 p.m. CST

    Wasnt there a Wayans Brother in the Original?

    by Tank Williams


  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:21 p.m. CST

    They kill off Channing tatum.

    by rartus

    Anybody else see that?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:23 p.m. CST

    The first GI: Joe was 20x better than any of the Bayformer movies

    by Judge Briggs

    Truth. And you know it.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:23 p.m. CST


    by DrPain

    Looks awesome.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:25 p.m. CST

    This is a teaser?

    by Nigel_Coolbeard

    Plot, action sequences, big reveals, over 30 seconds of footage....nope, this is the 2nd trailer posted as a "teaser" that is an actual trailer. Jesus fucking christ, AICN, what makes a trailer a trailer if this is the teaser?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:26 p.m. CST

    So Cobra's still the baddie...

    by rev_skarekroe

    ...but Zartan disguised as President Englishman is in charge?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:30 p.m. CST

    I would say

    by Cruizer Dave

    it could only get better than the first one, but we know that's not true. Looks like they're at least trying.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:31 p.m. CST


    by Mennen

    The Rock is a badass in the WRONG MOVIE.

  • hmmmmmm This isn't the gi joe that made over 100 mill it looks like gi joes direct to video sequel.

  • Good show lol. I loved the first movie. I want to see this one too.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:50 p.m. CST

    Cut the rope... with Ninjas?

    by WarrenSmooth

    That's an awesome idea! Everything's better with ninjas!

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 8:57 p.m. CST

    People are upset they kill off Duke? Really?

    by Ash Talon

    Killing off Tatum Duke is proof that they're trying to improve on the first movie. Tatum was terrible as Duke in ROC. I'm sick of Duke as a character anyway. He's Mr. Generic. Good riddance. <p> While I'm not a big fan of the Joes being on the run, it totally makes sense as a follow-up to where the first Joe movie ended. Obviously, they're not ignoring the first movie, as this looks like a direct continuation story-wise. <P> Cobra Commander is wearing a slightly tweaked version of his classic, shiny mask. <P> Hopefully, the fugitive Joes gather up some other ex-Joes to help them out. I would love to see Beachhead, Gung-Ho, and Stalker join the team. <P> This trailer has pushed GI Joe: Retaliation ahead of Avengers for my interest. It's a much better trailer than the Avengers one.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:02 p.m. CST

    Talkbackers are all hacks...

    by Gus Van Rant

    LONG LIVE GUS VAN RANT! What up my NINJAS? Missed you all...except that degenerate malcontent fuck nut Chief Redcock.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:18 p.m. CST

    It's a little known fact that Hudson Hawk was an original Joe...

    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    ...he was killed off in the same issue he first appeared in, which is the same one where Snow Job comes out of the closet.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:18 p.m. CST


    by Joaquin_Ondamoon's always been Fumbles....

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:19 p.m. CST

    'I like your pants...I'm going to call you 'Trouser Snake'.

    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:21 p.m. CST

    err... you "get it" now? cause.. I sure as hell still don't.

    by TheSeeker7

    and please don't tell me it was the very lame joke at the end that swayed you, it's not Bruce-Willis-in-#47-random-generic-action-character-that's-not-John-McClane that did it for you.

  • And, hatedperson, we love you.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:23 p.m. CST

    Where does Duke die in the trailer?

    by zyuray2

    Can't find it.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:26 p.m. CST

    This proves that the first one had wasted potential

    by Nerd Rage

    If you want to know what more people wanted from a GI Joe movie this teaser should answer that question.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:26 p.m. CST

    At least it LOOKS like a GI JOE movie...

    by smackfu

    I found it absolutely appalling that Sommers had decades worth of amazing costume and tech designs to work with and squandered it on black robosuits and a COBRA army that bore no resemblance to COBRA. A GI JOE movie is your excuse as a director to fill a film with outlandish, sleek futuristic technology and scary stormtroopers, why not take advantage of it...

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:26 p.m. CST

    with Bruce Willis as BRUCE WILLIS!!!

    by SoupBack

    This looks fucking ridiculous. If you want to see this, may God have mercy on your soul.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:32 p.m. CST

    Angry Birds.....with ninjas?

    by Loosejerk

    Should have gotten a Zartan face pull reveal......or at least some Tomax/Xamot twin on twin action.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:32 p.m. CST

    Cobra Commander and Snake Eyes finally look iconic

    by Nerd Rage

    Fuck you Stephen Sommers. You clueless prick.

  • I was iffy about both of them, but the two teasers are actually pretty good. I wish JGL had returned as Commander and that was him under the mask, but seeing it in live action is more than enough.

  • Anyone?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:41 p.m. CST

    bass ackwards

    by IceTitan

    Short actor guy??? Dude that's (I assume) Ray Park! The only good thing about most of the movies he's in! He was Toad in Xmen, Snake Eyes, Darth Maul, that body guard guy in that shitty ecks vs sever movie.. He's a top notch martial artist, just in bad movies.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:41 p.m. CST

    Now let's see some serious shit between Snake Eyes and Stormshadow...

    by Joaquin_Ondamoon

    ...Hard and Soft Master serious. And we better be bustin' out some hardcore, old school Joes - leave those Adventure Team bitches out of this! If I don't see Bazooka in a football jersey bazookin' COBRA Hiss tanks, I'm gonna be pissed. Just. Fucking. Sayin'.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:43 p.m. CST

    Duke dies

    by rartus

    Well they say only of "we" survived and 3 people are leaving, none of them Tatum. He's not in any other shot...unless he's under Cobra Commanders dome

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:45 p.m. CST

    Loved the first one...

    by billF

    This one looks even better!!!

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:49 p.m. CST

    looks fucking good. wow.


    that rock scene at the end... nice. +1 and +1 for Rock and Willis

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:53 p.m. CST

    Bruce Willis in an El Camino

    by Chas Z

    The second I saw the hovercraft (the best GI Joe vehicle of all time) the 1983 version of myself shit his pants. The first movie was a steaming pile of Wayons brother ass baskets with robot suits that make you fly, and that 500 days of Summer teen heartthrob as Cobra Commander. Wayon brother robot suits and teen heartthrobs can fuck their mothers. This has ninjas. And that dirt bike with the gatling gun. I'm sold. See you in Hell.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:54 p.m. CST

    Re: Duke dies

    by zyuray2

    The 3 survivors are Duke, Lady Jaye, and Roadblock.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 9:58 p.m. CST

    Oh snap that wasn't Duke

    by zyuray2

    Some other generic looking white guy, my bad

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:02 p.m. CST

    Generic looking white guy is Flint.

    by Shermdawg


  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:02 p.m. CST


    by OneViewHere

    That's pretty much all I want to hear.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:03 p.m. CST

    Still this looks great.

    by Shermdawg

    I was hoping for a short haired Lady Jaye though. Milla would've been kickass, but she'd probably would've only done it if her hack husband was involved.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:04 p.m. CST

    lol I thought that was duke too

    by IceTitan

    Are we supposed to disregard the other movie then? Maybe Mark Ruffalo can play Duke in the next one.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:06 p.m. CST

    One of only three Joes left alive...

    by Shermdawg

    ...he's got a big gun, but talks no jive. Hopefully one day he'll carry a snake on his back, but until then he'll layeth the smack.

  • Because that looked like Supershit. Why Do morons go to see this shit.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:21 p.m. CST

    Looks extremely "meh"

    by D.Vader

    Aside from the new casting and the complete lack of cool toys/weapons/vehicles, how does this look *any* different than the first horrible GI Joe movie? At least we've got what looks like a true-to-the source Cobra Commander with mirror face shield!

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:22 p.m. CST

    nerdrage, it's Jinx in the yellow and black

    by alienindisguise

  • What a waste of screen presence.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:25 p.m. CST that James Carville?

    by Loosejerk

    In the shot with the President/Zartan at the podium?

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:29 p.m. CST

    First One Was Fucking Awesome

    by THX1968

    Seriously, what else did ANYONE expect from a G.I. Joe movie. Sure, we have a few SLIGHT casting upgrades from the first (The Rock ain't exactly Olivier, Beaks, you dipshit), but this is gonna be the same in tone and execution as the first. And that's Jinx in the yellow and black.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:33 p.m. CST



    First of all this looks like shit for the most part. Second, G.I. Joe wasn't one of the worst movies last year. It wasn't that bad.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:41 p.m. CST

    YOOOO JOE!!!!

    by Redfive!

    Now this is starting to look like GI JOE that I love and not a ripoff of the bryan singer X-Men series,which the first one clearly was.But I did enjoy it and all I want is this movie to be BIG DUMB FUN!

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:44 p.m. CST

    The first G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA was TWO years ago, dumbass!

    by MooseMalloy

    Lay off the pipe.

  • -- which the first movie at least made an effort to capture

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Snake Eyes with goggles is the iconic version, in my book.

    by Bedknobs and Boomsticks

    Anyhow, why does Storm Shadow get greased up before going into battle? No way this movie is any good.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:49 p.m. CST

    They're all dead!?

    by Autodidact

    What happened to mass crossfire of red and blue lasers with nobody dying and the pilots always ejecting? That's what I'd like to see in a GI Joe movie. That and mountainside ninja fights!

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 10:56 p.m. CST


    by Bass Ackwards

    Yes I know that's Ray Parks, I just don't care. Snake Eyes is a character who never talks and who's face I never see, so that's he played by stuntman who was standing around set when they cast a couple of noteworthy geek roles 10 years ago is kind of meaningless. There are plenty of martial artist/stuntmen out there who fit the bill for Snake Eyes physically, which is all that matters for this role, they ought to have done that rather then cast Park's based on his minor name recognition and then try to hide his body under a silly molded suit. I know I'm in the minority as a lot of people seem to feel Snake Eyes was a bright point of the last movie (based on what I'm not sure), so I shouldn't spend too much time (or probably any) ranting over something as meaningless about a role that is essentially just a costume, especially since, like I say, at the least the costume appears improved for this movie.

  • Oh wait, no it doesn't.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:07 p.m. CST

    The first was suprisingly entertaining.

    by Nomoredirtyanything

    At least the action was coherent. If only Stephen Sommers could get himself a great script. This looked pretty average till the mountain ninjas which, ya gotta admit, looked pretty darn cool. I won't go to the movies to see it but I'll hire it out on Bluray with a carton of ale and some mates.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:13 p.m. CST

    That's gotta be the worst trailer music of the year

    by Inexplicable_Nuclear_Balls

    Fucking atrocious.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:24 p.m. CST


    by dukeroberts

    This looks miles better than that steaming pile of shit that was G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. I am a little puzzled. If that is Flint, and The Rock is Roadblock, why is Roadblock doing he leading? Flint was a higher rank than Roadblock.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:26 p.m. CST

    Ruining White Stipes songs?

    by Ben_Richards_Bomb_Collar

    Is that what's hot on the streets now? Huh? Is that what the kids are doin? Seven Nation Army definitely needed to be more Xtreme. I know when I hear the original I'm like "Yo grandpa, turn off that weak ass stuff!"

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:28 p.m. CST

    I highly doubt that Scarlett is dead.

    by Demode

    I highly doubt that Scarlett is dead. She is too iconic. She will probably pop up in a sequel. I think they just left her out of this one to focus on the other hotties.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:31 p.m. CST

    Also, I know if the White House started flying black banners with red cobras

    by Ben_Richards_Bomb_Collar

    We'd all think everything was copacetic. Nothing suspicious there.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:37 p.m. CST


    by CountOrlok

    They could find him swilling beer in a gay bar or something. It would be AWESOME.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:43 p.m. CST

    this looks fucking terrible and way worse than the first one


    I don't know what drugs some of you are smoking. I fucking gaurantee this makes less money than the Sommers version.

  • Dec. 12, 2011, 11:50 p.m. CST

    haha I didn't realize the first one had a 175 million budget


    and made 150 million. Now I know why this looks so fucking cheap and lame. It must have the budget of the Spiderman reboot.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, midnight CST

    Also, Prometheus will fucking destroy this.

    by Mr. Pricklepants

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:02 a.m. CST


    by whatevillurks

  • Then it was badass!! (Least his bit was anyway- which will probably turn out to be his only bit).

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:10 a.m. CST

    Actually... looks kinda... cool? Huh.

    by wonderboy2402

    I found myself strangely liking what I was seeing. Seems like some nice action sequences. Guess I may rent after all.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:12 a.m. CST

    wanted to give this franchise another chance

    by VoiceOfSaruman

    but other than a few nice iconic images, this looks like the same horrible crap as the last one. If you're going to throw out years of decently written and cool/fun backstory, at least improve on it. And if it seems like I'm bashing a movie I haven't seen yet, sure, I am, but only because the trailer for it sucks. It seems like some kind of A Team story with Bruce Willis in a self-aware role. Crap. Wouldn't be surprised if the Rock asks if anyone wants a body massage. Body massage!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:13 a.m. CST

    So which one's code name is Donkey Punch?

    by Babba-Booey

    @countorlok - Shipwreck's down at the Blue Oyster. And what's this? Dubstepping the White Stripes? Are you f**kin' kiddin' me?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:23 a.m. CST

    I knew the first one would suck going in

    by disfigurehead

    And i was right. All I wanted was some decent Snake Eyes and some " I got what I wanted.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:07 a.m. CST

    Yes!!! Yes!!!

    by BloodiedFox

    Oh god, I knew they wouldn't let me down. I knew this one was going to be just as gloriously stupid as the first one and this trailer validates me. I'll be there opening night.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:35 a.m. CST

    How about having the ninja do some actual Taijutsu

    by Bedknobs and Boomsticks

    instead of clownish Wu Shu or Tae Kwon Do?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:36 a.m. CST

    Snake Eyes / Ray Park

    by KiwiMetal

    Will rule this fucker AGAIN!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:37 a.m. CST

    If you think Sommer's GI Joe is superior to this teaser

    by Nerd Rage

    You probably think the Star Wars prequels and Burton's Planet of the Apes were AWESOME!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:43 a.m. CST

    Gi Joe does not exist in this dojo...

    by macheesmo3


  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:47 a.m. CST


    by macheesmo3

    I may have missed a few catchphrases

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:53 a.m. CST

    So this is what the cancelled G.I. Renegades was leading up to?

    by DiscreetFighterAlpha

    A-Team Joes? Looks like the first, same crap, but cheaper.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:29 a.m. CST

    So Bruce Willis as the titular G.I. Joe? Hm....

    by Baked

    At least they finally had the balls to cast Firefly. Shit just got real.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:36 a.m. CST

    The first one was extremely stupid

    by MorganLeafy

    but I liked it. Everyone is allowed a guilty pleasure now and then. It is a thin line between silliness and full-out stupidity but Rise of the Cobra got it exactly right, unlike Bayformers, which was just retarded.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:46 a.m. CST

    Action Man would kick GI Joe's ass

    by DonLogan

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:46 a.m. CST

    Rise of Cobra made $300 million on $175 mil budget...

    by tailhook

    which is why you get the sequel. Toss in The Rock and Willis and its gonna be hard not to make bank. It also appears they've left the Summers Kitsch behind them which is only a plus.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:52 a.m. CST

    How is this not awful?

    by harmless

    Oh wait, it is awful. Ne'ermind. Carry on.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:03 a.m. CST

    The first one actualy had a storyline!

    by The Outlander

    This one seems to rely solely on the gimmick of having the Rock and Bruce Willis in it and looks like a completely pointless peace of shit. The first one had some bad acting in it, but I thought they put some real effort in to telling an interesting story and the action was quite entertaining. I also thought that the cheesy tone and CGI look fit quite well with the idea that it was based on a line of toys. I don't know what this new one is trying to be (WWE meats Pulp Fiction)?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:08 a.m. CST

    I liked the first one...

    by dvdhound

    ... and I thought Marlon Wayans wasn't the worst thing in it. Tatum was. He does not have a commanding voice a leader needs. This is whats wrong with most action movies.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:09 a.m. CST

    You're praising the first one's storyline and acting?

    by Nerd Rage

    I think Stephen Sommers has an AICN account.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:18 a.m. CST

    And GI Joe isn't just a toyline.

    by Nerd Rage

    Just like Batman or Star Wars is not just toys.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:20 a.m. CST

    No matter how good this may end up being.

    by Shermdawg

    It will never come close to the perfection of the animated movie.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:21 a.m. CST

    I was a little worried till the Cobra flags on the white house

    by David Cloverfield

    Kindergarden logic is a must for GI JOE. I miss the crazy vehicles though.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:22 a.m. CST

    as the man said:

    by Dollar Bird

    Shipwreck, or GTFO.

  • i admit i liked the 1st, even if i disowned it before i saw it.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:43 a.m. CST

    Jason Lee for Shipwreck

    by Nerd Rage

    They missed the boat on that one.

  • When I was a kid i had Raiders of the Lost Ark, Blade Runner,hell even ET had a good story line, i feel so sorry for this dumbed down world kids are growing up in now. All these movies are just built on the same crash, bang, fuck the script, formula set by the Transformers movies.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 4:03 a.m. CST

    So you were a kid of the 80's? So am I.

    by Shermdawg

    I had all of that AND Joe. It was all good.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 4:08 a.m. CST

    Bruce + The Rock = 2 tickets please :)

    by marineboy

    I'm surprised. It looks great!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 4:50 a.m. CST

    Proof that Willis doesn't give a shit what roles he takes now

    by wcolbert

    I honestly don't think he would have taken on a sequel to a laughably bad movie 10 years ago...even the worst of the original Die Hard trilogy (2) was oscar gold in comparison. Now, he has nothing left to prove - he has all the money he needs, all the accolades he needs, and simply doesn't seem to care, so long as A: He gets paid, and B: he has fun doing the shoot. As for the Rock...well, he started his career asking us if we could smell what he was cookin'...and he made The Tooth Fairy. So that doesn't shock me. I won't assume that the movie will 100% suck. It would just be particularly uncharacteristic of a hollywood sequel (much less one to a bad movie) to actually be kick-ass. So that would be a pretty odd turn of events. We shall see.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:06 a.m. CST

    (where was cobra commander?)

    by Burnam

    i never saw anything like him in this joseph levitt still playing him? is chris eccleston still destro? i could use some second to second pointing out if either were in this clip...i saw neither. (however, i did notice Jinx and apparently Scorpion from Mortal Kombat in this trailer....)

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:16 a.m. CST

    okay okay okay

    by Burnam

    i finally caught Commander. thought at first was still Snake Eyes. so is it still JGL? i hope so... and wgere is the Doctor, I mean Destro? is it st Eccleston?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:17 a.m. CST

    Rachel Nichols (Scarlet) is the ONLY reason I saw the first one.

    by buggerbugger

    Same here, when I eventually see the first one. Damn, what a beautiful woman. She's the reason I'll watch all sorts of shit. The Rock? Why the fuck does America love that peanut-headed prick? I just don't understand. It's like watching a guy with an upside-down head.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:17 a.m. CST


    by Burnam

    why did White Stripes ever allow a dubstep remix of their song? are they hurting for money now or some such? seems beneath them...

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:23 a.m. CST

    OK, it looks much better than that shit induced Rise of Cobra...

    by Stalkeye

    Will Joe be a Go or Hell No? Find out in Marvel Comics

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:24 a.m. CST

    BTW ET has been scooped by Machinima (?)

    by Stalkeye

    Aren't those the guys who broadcast videogame trailers?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:27 a.m. CST

    It looks better than the first videogame

    by CuervoJones

    But i´m sick of watching The White House in every blockbuster.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:28 a.m. CST

    RE: "Action Man would kick GI Joe's ass"

    by Stalkeye

    Yeah, with a name like "Action Man" (British GIJoe ripoff from Palitoy) he could kick anyone's "arse". *Sarcasm intended*

  • Well atleast Marlon Wayans is not in the sequel, vis-a-vi a win!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:59 a.m. CST


    by buggerbugger

    Action Man was the shit in the 1970s. He was, like, a man of action. With eagle eyes and gripping hands. Plus, you could dress him up as a Nazi and pretend Hitler won.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 6:05 a.m. CST

    GIJOE was perfect for Michael Bay.He would have killed it.

    by KilliK

    Instead the lapdog was hired to adapt the Transformers.and we got flames and lips on Optimus.sigh.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 6:21 a.m. CST

    This is why movies are dumb: YOU are.

    by Executor

    Some of you complain about the dumbing down of movies yet you talk about Channing Tatum being killed off in the opening attack ... even though the trailer clearly shows him walking away from the attack with the Rock and Wonder Woman, and in quite a few other scenes throughout the trailer. If you can't even follow that, you don't deserve a better movie.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 6:24 a.m. CST

    What, no BIG LOB?

    by savagedave

    You're killing GibsonUSAreturns!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 6:29 a.m. CST

    Anybody say... MI: 3 - GHOST PROTOCOL?

    by madhouseman

    This looks like it is almost a shot for shot match for the Ghost Protocol trailer with ninjas flying around on ropes instead of Tom Cruise.

  • Looks more like a rebooted sequel/DTV-like movie than a direct sequel.and a lot cheaper. Also i didnt recognise any new or old Joe/Cobra character in the trailer with the exception of Snake Eyes/Storm Shadow.Which characters are Willis and the Rock playing? Who is the chick driving the car? Where are the Duke and General Hawk? Cobra Commander and Destro? It looks to me that someone decided that it is worth making a sequel but only if the budget has a big undercut.Expect the same thing when the Tron sequel is greenlighted.if ever..

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:10 a.m. CST

    I'm not even a huge White Stripes fan...

    by Jarrete Barnett

    but that cover sounded retarded. Didn't even get me pumped for anything at all.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:10 a.m. CST

    Looked better than I thought it would

    by Rob0729

    Considering I figure this movie will be complete garbage, the trailer looks far better than I expected. I guess there is nowhere to go but up from the first movie.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:14 a.m. CST

    this movie looks hilarious!

    by MamboMan

    best comedy of the year

  • You can no more kill Duke and Scarlett than Michael Bay did with Optimus Prime in Transformers 2! Plus, I don't think Hasbro would allow it.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:44 a.m. CST

    On the characters, Killik...

    by BizarroJerry

    Maybe the trailer should've pointed this all out already, but... The Baroness, Scarlett, Ripcord and Hawk are not returning. Kind of disappointed some weren't asked back or even recast. G.I. Joe feels off without Baroness and Scarlett. Also sounds like no Destro. Duke was briefly there at the beginning and is possibly in a scene he was killed, at least it seemed like he was among the group of the dead, but maybe not. A newly designed Cobra Commander (different actor) can be seen quickly, with a more accurate silver face mask. Zartan is the president, not sure if the original actor is back. The Rock is Roadblock, his companions are Flint and Lady Jaye. Ray Stevenson shows up with Cobra Commander and Zartan, and he's playing Firefly. This looks like it is definitely half a reboot, trying to make some changes to correct the problems in Rise of Cobra. And this seems more like it. unfortunately, to do that, they've removed some of the more classic characters as seen in #1. Then again, maybe if this one is popular enough to warrant another, it'll be easier to recast those characters with one movie in between to "cleanse the palate".

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:48 a.m. CST

    Is Bruce's cameo like Eddie Murphy's in Best Defense?

    by Crimson Dynamo

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:55 a.m. CST


    by Dave Catanese

    Hey man, quickly edit your post, because you are calling people stupid for not seeing Tatum walking away with the Rock and Wonder Woman, only problem is it's NOT Tatum at all. It's the ex-Green Power ranger who for months has been known to be cast as Flint. So like I said edit it quick before people start calling you stupid. Wait, what? No edit function here? Sorry, dude.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:59 a.m. CST

    @bizarrojerry thank you for the info.

    by KilliK

    a bit disappointed that the characters from the first one dont return,but on the other hand i like the changes they did in the sequel,it looks more faithful to the original source. At least with Rock and Willis in the movie,it wont be that bad.

  • Pump the money into making the sequel an awesome thing.. Hire better actors.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:18 a.m. CST

    Another movie to Drink too

    by Darth_AUGUSTUS

    Since so many characters are not returning this can't be a true sequel. You can't have a GI Joe movie with just 4 Joes it doesn't work like that. Cobra Commander finally looks right because JGL decided he was more important than this movie, which is good cause he sucked as CC anyway. While I am slightly PO'ed that Scarlett, Baroness, Brendan Fraser's cameo, and Destro will not be coming back. I am glad the powers decided to keep the movie going. Maybe with the reduced budget this movie will make some money and we can get a third bigger better movie. I don't see why everyone hates the first movie. Perfect, no. But it was fun. And for you people who bitch about accelerator suits and the nano-tech bombs being stupid. You need to go back to the toy line or watch some episodes from the cartoon series. They had much crazier shit back then and almost all of it would never have worked in a movie.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:18 a.m. CST

    Adrianne Palicki instead of Rachel Nichols? DOWENGRADE

    by j2talk

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:19 a.m. CST

    Adrianne Palicki instead of Rachel Nichols? DOWNGRADE

    by j2talk

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:20 a.m. CST

    Killing off the entire cast from the first one?!?!?

    by NinjaRap

    That's some direct-to-video-sequel shit right there. How fucking stupid, burn all your bridges. Also, I wish Transformers had gotten just one movie that was as amusing as Rise of Cobra. Sigh. Hoping a new director fixes the TF franchise.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:22 a.m. CST

    Upon further review,

    by Dave Catanese

    that dude was not the green ranger i was thinking of. However, he still is not Channing Tatum.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:32 a.m. CST


    by phifty2

    Looks like she is fighting on the wrong side. Anyway...please Hiss tanks Rattlers Destro REGULAR COBRA TROOPS AND CRIMSON GUARD! Some of the gi joe designs of the 80's are still some of the greatest of any franchise/comic/toy line/ whathaveyou

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:39 a.m. CST

    Out on a Limb

    by 1TrueGod

    Overall I thought the first film wasn't great but it wasn't a complete shit show...certain aspects worked and maybe it was my guilty pleasure but I even gave it multiple viewings (half asleep on the couch I might add). Definitely looking forward to the sequel, looks 10x better than the first but someone explain how the hell did storm shadow survive? that's some BS....

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:45 a.m. CST

    Don't really know who was killed...

    by BizarroJerry

    Yes, someone says "we're the only ones left," but that may not mean every single other team member is dead. Snake-Eyes doesn't seem to be with them, and he's alive, and they may not actually specifically say the rest are gone. Didn't the first movie suggest there were hundreds of Joes? Maybe after this they can bring some other characters back recast. I've heard that Sienna Miller likely didn't want to come back, but some of the others may have. It does seem a little bit like short-sighted execs telling themselves the last movie wasn't that good because of certain characters / actors, instead of realizing they just wrote and directed a sucky film. They did replace the writer and director, but even Wayans may be okay without such a dumb script.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:50 a.m. CST


    by Jaster Mareel

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 9:02 a.m. CST

    Stop saying "what did you expect"?

    by BizarroJerry

    People really have to stop saying "of course the last one sucked, what did you expect." No movie HAS to be bad. I've said it before and I'll say it again. If a movie about a guy in a bat costume beating up a clown can win an academy award, I don't see why commandos fighting Bond villains can't turn out to be a good movie. And G.I. Joe is NOT all about a cartoon. That's the most recognizable part of the franchise, yes, but it had a twelve-year comic book run back in the day, and that wasn't simply a silly toy and cartoon series.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 9:09 a.m. CST

    Looks better than the first one, more like "G.I. Joe"

    by Samuel Fulmer

    That first movie was like some terrible franchise film from the mid-90's a la Batman and Robin. At least they ditched the Iron Man suits!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 9:11 a.m. CST

    Scott Adkins as Snake-Eyes in the reboot please!

    by HeWhoCannotBeNamed

    Resolute-style! So many Hama stories to cull from and this is what they sign off on. Ouch. This hardcore G.I. Joe fan has a disappoint. Never saw the first and I assume I'll skip this one too unless the next trailer somehow manages to miraculously excite my senses. I do like how Jinx looks, Cobra Commander proper and the casting of Johnson and Willis. I may watch this via On Demand in a few years. I simply don't understand Hollywood.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 9:42 a.m. CST

    It was stupid but there is a lot worse crap out there

    by Mike Myers

    This was fine for a junk rental off Netflix on a drunken Sat afternoon. It wasn't remotely as lousy and insulting as Indy 4 or TF 2.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10 a.m. CST

    I'd take Rise of Cobra over TF2 or TF3 any day.

    by themikejonas

    It was no work of brilliance, but 10-year-old me would have wet my pants (well, more than usual) in awe if something like Rise of Cobra had been on movie screens back then.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10:14 a.m. CST

    Only a slight improvement.

    by Todaysfate

    Its clear none of the people involved were fans of the 80s comics or tv shows. I agree. So much Lary Hama created stories to pull from. The only way this would have ever been done right is if someone with a real love for these characters and stories wrote, directed, and produced. (Think Peter Jackson and King Kong) Or Jason Segel and the Muppets. I was hoping for years that GIJOE wouldnt get botched up. At one point as a child even thinking id get into movies so I could do it. Its a shame. I still have 300+ action figures and the entire run of the Marvel Comic in my closet. Should be prerequisite for working on these movies. ... So here we are now. This looks a little better. But I dont see how they can justify or explain the lack of Scarlett, Hawk, The Baroness or Destro in the sequel. What? These people just suddenly disapear from action? Its ruined before it even starts. Obviously if these people are not involved in the events of this film, then the events of this film must not matter in the larger scheme of things? Its all lame.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10:44 a.m. CST

    The Bruce is in this?

    by DatoMan413

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10:44 a.m. CST

    The Bruce is in this?

    by DatoMan413

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10:44 a.m. CST

    I'm in

    by DatoMan413

    Dog me all you want, but I'm in.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10:47 a.m. CST

    This doesn't look entirely contemptible.

    by Royston Lodge

    The Cobra banners on the White House looked kinda cool. The appearance of the G.I. Joe hovercraft was pretty cool. And the planes at the beginning look an awful lot like updated versions of the the blue Cobra Rattler.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Lord help me, but Bruce Willis does look like an 80s action figure.

    by Royston Lodge

    That bald head of his looks like painted plastic. I mean this comment as a compliment.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10:54 a.m. CST


    by Bigdada


  • Dec. 13, 2011, 11:02 a.m. CST


    by professor murder

    at 1:52, ha!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 11:03 a.m. CST

    err. Ra'ju

    by professor murder

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 11:03 a.m. CST

    uhh, nevermind.

    by professor murder

    ...stupid keyboard!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 11:18 a.m. CST

    A: He gets paid, and B: he has fun

    by slone13

    Why WOULDN'T Bruce Willis do this?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 11:20 a.m. CST

    I want my C.O.R.P.S. movie dammit.

    by Richard Graham

    The characters helmets won't fit very well, and their weapons will be kinda bendy, but it will be just as good.

  • No, it was not better than Transformers 1, 2, or 3. No, this sequel does not look like a step back for the series (for example, no stupid body armor bullshit, no nano machine McGuffin bullshit, no Cobra Commander with a stupid plastic see-through mask). The original was a fucking joke with occasional moments of entertainment. Basically, Rachel Nichols looking sexy and Ray Park kicking ass. Guess what! Rachel Nichols is gone, but now you've got EVEN MORE SNAKE EYES! Get the fuck out of here with that "Oh no, this movie ruined what made GI Joe good). No it didn't. This is the first fucking time you're going to get what made GI Joe, the television show, good. One more time...GET THE FUCK OUT OF HERE WITH THAT SHIT! And Bruce Willis has top billing on imdb. He's GI Joe Coulton, the original with the Kung Fu Grip. Recognize.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 11:52 a.m. CST

    Sienna Miller was too bland as Baroness

    by Nerd Rage

    Famke Janssen would have been much better. Plus she could do an awesome German accent which is essential.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:01 p.m. CST


    by thelordofhell

    Are cliff ninjas really that stupid?

  • Just like the first one was. Just like Van Helsing was. These are crap movies, folks. It's the kind of movie I wouldn't see alone in the theater. But throw my son into the mix and it's the most freaking awesome YO JOE movie ever! I'm gonna watch it with him. He's gonna love it. And that will allow my 10 year old self to come out and enjoy the movie as well. Just a couple of kids watching a FREAKING G.I. JOE MOVIE!!! I can't wait!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:03 p.m. CST

    Still looks shite..

    by Candy ass monkey suit

    even with The Rock and Sir Bruce

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:32 p.m. CST

    They got Snake Eyes's mask right this time, now explain to me

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    how the US shuts down GI Joe when it's an international group?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:42 p.m. CST

    Thats how you do a trailer

    by Bent

    There are still parts that look reminiscent of a b- movie, however overall this teaser/trailer rocks! Nice job. This is how you're going to put butts in seats. I remember the 1st gi joe trailer and knowing the movie was crap.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 12:43 p.m. CST

    let's see..

    by Stalkeye

    1.Cobra Commander actually looking like Cobra Commander ?(Viper Helmet with face shield.) Check 2.Snake Eyes sans the stupid mouth mask? Check 3.No HALO suits or dumb liners like "Nice shoes"? Check 4.Roadblock sporting his iconic 50 cal Browning Machine Gun? Double Check 5.Red Ninjas? Check OK, This seems more akin to Hama's vision and for those who are questioning the death of all those Joes, suffice to say that during the Marvel Comic run back in the 90's, there was a huge bodycount in which many Joes were killed off. i.e. Breaker, Doc, Quick Kick, Battleforce 2000, Heavy metal, Thunder, etc. So yeah, it's a big improvement over ROC which aint really sayin much. Fuck Sommers and his "KHA-CHINNNG" or whatever that shit Ripcord was saying.

  • must have been flint, don't look like no flint to me, lol

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:41 p.m. CST

    Another generic POS trailer for what will no doubt be another generic POS action movie.

    by SierraTangoFoxtrotUniform

    How can anyone be excited about seeing this? I hope these aren't the same people bitching about how shitty movies are because then they're hypocrites.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:45 p.m. CST

    GI Joe's Most Homo-Erotic Adventure Yet!

    by LizardMan

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 1:50 p.m. CST

    Get off your fucking high horses!!

    by Crimson King

    The first movie sucked an incredible amounts of ass. I mean, look, you don't go to a GI JOE expecting a groundbreaking cinematic go to have fun. GI JOE 1 was so bad it wasn't even remotely fun. It might have had a couple of cool moments at best, but that was it... Franky, I can't wait to see this one. See, sometimes when I go to the movies I just like to have a good time. Isn't that what it's all about? I mean think about it...what was it like when you played with your GI Joe toys back in the day? That's what this looks like, and if it takes me back to those days, it'll be a success. So when this movie comes out, smoke a few bowls and remember what it was like to get up early to watch your favorite American heroes stomp the evil Cobra!!!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:06 p.m. CST

    Sooo, we're supposed to like G.I. JOE movies now?

    by TopHat

    Nevermind this was directed by the person who gave us the STEP UP movies and a Justin Bieber concert film. Let's just go ahead and change the term "film geek" to what it really means: "complacent consumer"

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:33 p.m. CST

    G.I. JOE doesn't deserve Bruce Willis

    by Dr. Egon Spengler

    Explosions! Explosions! Explosions! That's all I saw. Shit blowin' up. Everywhere. Looks kinda boring, actually. The Dark Knight Rises can't come fast enough.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:35 p.m. CST

    Looks better

    by billandted

    we're being attacked! from behind!!

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:44 p.m. CST

    I hope Ripcord...

    by TheCAT7225

    ...dies worse than Cover Girl in the first one. Bring back Sienna Miller! Movie sucked but she was an incredibly sexy Baroness.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    RE: tophat

    by Crimson King

    Sooo, just because I don't need EVERY movie I EVER watch to be a deep, life-altering exploration of the human condition that makes me a "complacent consumer?" See, that's what disillusioned me about film school. I am a film geek, and I was excited at the opportunity to be in a place where there were others like me. Unfortunately a lot of them were hyper pretentious weenies who would throw out names like Goddard and Fellini to try to sound intellectual and better than everyone else. Look, we can sit down with a carton of cigarettes and talk French New Wave or German Expressionism until we're blue in the face... But motherfucking NINJAS swinging from the mountaintop, SLICING and DICING their way through the ranks of the evil Cobra?!? The Rock and Bruce Willis dealing death and destruction with heavy artillery?!? C'mon, man!! That's what it was like when I was playing with my guys back in the yes, as of now I want to see this. And frankly, I'm not even asking much from this movie. Just be badass and fun. Yeah, the teaser sold me, so kudos to the marketing department. Now it's on the production team to deliver on that promise. I don't consider myself a "complacent consumer" but I am a consumer. I. Just. Love. Movies.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 2:48 p.m. CST

    One more thing...

    by Crimson King

    Seven Nation Army. I fucking LOVE how they use it in this trailer.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:15 p.m. CST

    Is G.I.Joe back to being a real "American" hero?

    by donkingkong

    Little about this trailer reminds me of the cartoon and comics I remember as a kid of the 80's, not that it's necessarily a bad thing and it can't be worse then the 1st movie. Still, unless I hear this movie is the shiznit it will be placed in Netflix queue purgatory.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:18 p.m. CST

    shiznit?... I'm putting myself in timeout

    by donkingkong

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 3:39 p.m. CST

    The cartoons.

    by Todaysfate

    I always noticed that in the 80s cartoons, an episode usually featured either Scarlett or Lady J. Rarely both at the same time. And Snakeeyes was hardly ever featured in the cartoons at all. You never saw Flint and Duke together until GIJOE the Movie. This second movie is like an "episode". ... so the focus is on a few people. But I still say that if youre going to have a story about the WHITE HOUSE being overun by COBRA, GIJOE team being locked up, disbanded, or damaged. It would be hard to tell that story without HAWK or Scarlett being involved. So what are they? On vacation in the bahamas or something? They should have had the actors film a few lines while they were still on contract for the first movie if they couldnt get them now. The movie will feel like its missing something no matter how good it turns out to be.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 4:16 p.m. CST

    This one better have some Kung Fu grip action.

    by v3d

  • Looks like it's embracing its cheesiness, going quite pulpy, and with a big upgrade in on-screen talent and, seemingly, visuals. That cliffside ninja fight looks like it could be a classic, though even in the trailer you can see that it's teetering on the precipice of too-obvious CG. Just a little too much of that, and the whole thing deflates. After Cruise's skyscraper stunts in MI4, a CG battle won't impress people as much. Something about all the death and the realism of the violence in the first part of the trailer feels a little off-putting - this is kids' cartoon fantasy, so to co-opt some of the gravity of real war seems a little inappropriate. Apart from that, it seems to have a pretty good vibe.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:20 p.m. CST

    Adrianne Palicki instead of Rachel Nichols? DOWNGRADE

    by HollywoodHellraiser


  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:50 p.m. CST

    Should've been Milla.

    by Shermdawg

    Short hair, raspy voice, would've been perfect for Lady Jaye.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 5:51 p.m. CST

    Also, someone said Jinx was fighting on the wrong side...

    by Shermdawg

    Nope. She's wearing yellow on the mountain because the badguys are all red.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 6:19 p.m. CST

    Looks like total bollocks for a second time.

    by J.B.M.A.

    And just HOW can anyone make Snake Eyes - surely one of the coolest comic characters ever - look even crappier than in the first film? Art department should be shot with shit.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 6:48 p.m. CST

    The best part about the first one...

    by DougMcKenzie

    Was Rachel Nichols running on the treadmill. Seeing the look on Marlon Wayons face while trying to deliver his lines while staring at her bouncing chest was hilarious.

  • Huh. this may easily be better than that first snore-fest. Remember when all the early reviews for GI Joe were positive? What the hell was that?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:32 p.m. CST

    I will miss that they ditched JGL & Rachel Nichols

    by Al

    He was the only thing I really enjoyed in the first movie. "I was at your funeral!" "Moving ceremony, I'm sure..." And I'll sit through just about anything with Rachel Nichols in it.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:46 p.m. CST

    Yeah I agree about snake eyse


    what was wrong with the first one? The mask was pretty cool if you ask me.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Isn't this the A-Team storyline?

    by 77AD

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:07 p.m. CST

    I liked this movie...

    by Pedro Adamo

    when it was called "The Losers".

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 8:51 p.m. CST

    Fool me once...

    by Bedknobs and Boomsticks

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 9:02 p.m. CST

    Mind control

    by MurderMostFowl

    I don't know anything about this film, but one can assume that good old fashioned Cobra Commander mind control is being put to use on the President. At least I hope so... it's a part of the formula that made the origina 80's so great. Gives the stories a sort of other world feel to them where the cheese can be appreciated for what it is, and not have to be in the "real world" "There's no place like springfield P1&2" are the two best episodes in the history of 80's TV cartoons.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 9:20 p.m. CST

    Nah, the President is really Arnold Volso

    by Al

    Part 1 had the cliffhanger-y aspect of the President being replaced by Arnold Volso's Cobra Disguise Guy

  • We need muscle pumped, insane, gun toting, action heroes back! I'm glad The Rock is getting cast back in films/franchises he needs to be in. (Fast Five and this) Is Bruce going to be General Hawk?

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 9:57 p.m. CST

    Bruce is G.I.Joe (Colton)

    by Shermdawg

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 10:30 p.m. CST

    last movie I paid to see the rock in was scorpion king

    by skiff

    I thought he was kidnaped by diznee.

  • Dec. 13, 2011, 11:05 p.m. CST


    by INWOsuxRED

    Am I the only one who thought he said "mashitima"?

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 4:11 a.m. CST


    by KilliK

    FUCK,YEAH.My favorite GIJOE character.why the studio retards havent used him yet? he would have made the movies a lot funnier.

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 4:34 a.m. CST


    by Stalkeye

    You can't have Annihlator or TARGAT since they are affiliated with Destro. (who may not appear in the sequel.) But hellz yea, they were cool toys.


  • Dec. 14, 2011, 4:45 a.m. CST

    THIS is how GIJoe should have been.

    by Stalkeye

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 5 a.m. CST

    wanna laugh, watch this..

    by Stalkeye well at least they got the uniforms right.

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 9:16 a.m. CST

    The first one

    by lead_sharp

    Was the definition of 'switch your brain off and shovel popcorn in hole below nose' flick. NOT EVERYTHING has to have the sensibilities of Citizen Cane, a film can be made purely for the OH FUN factor and if it achieves that then it's a work of art in it's own merits. This looks like it could actually be TOO serious in it's intent but too silly in it's execution.

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 9:27 a.m. CST

    theveryfirst , You are quite welcome.

    by Stalkeye

    Yeah, the commercial jingles albiet untintentionally funny was the perfect companion piece to the animation. The most hysterical one goes to Super Trooper, here's a guy who storms some warehouse beating the shit out of a bunch of Iron Grenidiers up until yelling at the end of the commercial: "AAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH"! LMMFAO Trivia: The ST figure's face was based on Hasbro's Marketing VP: Kirk Bozigian, a nice guy and for the most part, responsible for GIJoe ARAH making it's debut. Kirk also made a cameo (along with Larry Hama) in ROC as Baroness' Doctor near the film's ending. I was at the NYC Joe Convention during a press conference excluded from the Public, whereas Kirk announced the Cancellation of the ARAH Toyline only to introduce..SGT Savage?!?. Lemme tell you, the attendees were shocked and pissed afterwards. Ah, memories.

  • Their rivalry in the comics is just as entertaining as the Snake Eyes vs. Storm Shadow rivalry. Tell me you wouldn't love to see a G.I. Joe homage to Top Gun, with good fx.

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 9:48 a.m. CST

    And so begins the reign of dubstep

    by JackSlater4

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 1:13 p.m. CST

    evil master of disguise--ZAAR-TAAN

    by Bobby Brown

    changes colors before your eyes--ZAAR-TAAN lol, that shit's hilarious.

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 2:26 p.m. CST

    The first one was seriously a very fun movie...

    by HB_Dad

    ...this one looks fantastic! I can't wait! This and Prometheus the same weekend?!!! I won't be seeing my wife and kids much that weekend...

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 4:07 p.m. CST

    The one man they could trust ... I was hoping for Sgt. Slaughter.

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    Who better to put the cobra clutch on Cobra?

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 4:26 p.m. CST

    Where's Refrigerator Perry?

    by Royston Lodge

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 6:23 p.m. CST

    I would have been excited about this trailer...

    by MonkeyLord

    ... had I not seen the horrific, mangled abortion that was the first film. I'm sorry, Rock, Willis... I doubt even even you could save this franchise.

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 8:36 p.m. CST

    Who wants a body massage?

    by GunRunner

    The Rock has to have that line for the movie to be worth seeing.

  • Dec. 14, 2011, 8:39 p.m. CST


    by GunRunner

    And yes, that was James Carville standing behind the President. Probably hired him because he has experience advising an evil President.

  • Dec. 20, 2011, 2:11 p.m. CST


    by Lucius Woodhouse