Top 5 team-up movies

With Stallone, Statham, Schwarzenegger and nearly every other action star of the past few decades reunited this summer in a third instalment in the Expendables franchise, we decided to take a look at some of Hollywood’s most impressive team-up casts.

 

The Expendables III (2014)

Who’s in it?

Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Harrison Ford, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kellan Lutz, Antonio Banderas, Kelsey Grammer, Ronda Rousey, Victor Ortiz, Glen Powell…

What are they doing?

The team take on the group’s original co-founder, who now wants to destroy the gang, and Barney decides to recruit a new era of Expendables.

 

Avengers Assemble (2012)

Who’s in it?

Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans (not that one), Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson…

What are they doing?

Assembling under the watchful eye of geek king Joss Whedon, fighting each other, fighting Loki and eating shawarma.

 

Ocean’s 11 (2001)

Who’s in it?

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Andy García, Don Cheadle, Joshua Jackson, Elliott Gould, Bernie Mac…

What are they doing?

Trying to stage the biggest heist in history – stealing from three major Las Vegas Casinos (the Bellagio, the Mirage and the MGM Grand) – and going on to make two rubbish sequels.

 

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Who’s in it?

Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, Jim Brown, John Cassavetes, Richard Jaeckel, George Kennedy, Trini Lopez, Ralph Meeker, Robert Ryan, Telly Savalas, Donald Sutherland, Robert Webber, Clint Walker…

What are they doing?

Military prisoners with death sentences or long terms are recruited to parachute behind enemy lines and cause havoc for the German generals at a rest house on the eve of D-Day.

 

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Who’s in it?

Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Evan Peters, Lucas Till, Patrick Stewart…

What are they doing?

Fighting the mutant-exterminating Sentinel robots in the future, preventing Mystique from assassinating Tyrion Lannister Bolivar Trask in 1973, and trying to reset the nonsensical continuity of seven movies in 2014.

 

What’s your favourite team-up movie? Let us know below…

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