Box Office - 04/21/2010 3 stars out of 5 -- "Morgan is a strong presence and his scenes with Saldana crackle....Short and Elba have strong moments, and Jaenada always seems to appear just in time to save the day."
Chicago Sun-Times - 04/21/2010 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] clean, efficient and entertaining thriller....THE LOSERS looks, feels and plays like a real movie."
Rolling Stone - 05/13/2010
?Evans, the Human Torch in FANTASTIC FOUR and next up as Captain America, gets just the right blend of humor and hardass into his role.?
Total Film - 05/10/2010 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE LOSERS is brash, fast and funny enough to get away with murder."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2010
"[T]he escalation of set-piece raids, stunts and scams offers enough self-contained adventures to hold the attention."
Premiere - 07/19/2010 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] fun and exhilarating action film....Sylvain White makes a live action comic the way all directors should by keeping the energy level cranked at all times."
Description by OLDIES.com:
An explosive action tale of betrayal and revenge, The Losers centers around an elite Special Forces unit sent to the Bolivian jungle on a search-and-destroy mission. But the team - Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar - soon find that they have become the target of a deadly double cross instigated by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Making good use of the fact they?re now presumed dead, the group goes deep undercover in a dangerous plot to clear their names and even the score with Max.
Director Sylvain White adapts the Vertigo comic about a team of mercenaries who wage war on the CIA after they're double-crossed in the field and left to die. Clay (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), Jensen (Chris Evans), Roque (Idris Elba), Pooch (Columbus Short), and Cougar (”scar Jaenada) were on a black-ops mission in the Bolivian jungle when rogue CIA agent Max (Jason Patric) hung them out to dry. After beating the odds and surviving their ordeal, the team decides to strike back against Max even if it means sacrificing their own lives to do so. Aiding them on their treacherous suicide mission is sexy operative Aisha (Zoe Saldana), who has her own reasons for wanting to see Max get his just deserts. But getting to Max won't be easy, because in addition to having the CIA on his side, he's about to spark a war that could plunge the entire globe into chaos. Their time quickly running out as Max's plan kicks into overdrive, the Special Forces unit that everyone assumed dead arms themselves to the teeth and prepares to strike back with a vengeance.