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Image and video hosting by TinyPic Cast: Joe Anderson, Odette Yustman, Adam Scott, Zach Galifianakis, Emilie de Ravin, Maggie Q, Ving Rhames, Ellen Barkin, Bob Odenkirk, Rob Corddry, Jeffrey Tambor

Director: Fouad Mikati

Genre: Action/Comedy/Thriller

Year: 2010

Rating: R

When a government assassin known as The Fool (Joe Anderson) arrives at a classified underground facility for his first day of work, he discovers the boss has been killed. Now, he must uncover the murderer before they all lose their jobs or their lives.

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I seen some negative reviews on this before watching it myself and after seeing it I found to be a much better film than others have said it was. The film doesn't really have a mainstream feel to it which is probably why it wasn't given much of a theatrical run, instead coming to DVD after only playing a few dates in a few select cities. The film isn't your typical covert operative type movie, instead this takes a more comedic turn but be warned the language in the film is raunchy and often so if you are easily offended by such things I suggest you pass on this one. The story is pretty simple so there really isn't much more to add to it then what's already been written above plus if I was to go deeper into the story I would have to begin giving away spoilers and I don't want to do that. The film is an ensemble piece with a terrific cast including, Rob Corddry who is a real treat here, his foul mouth and abrasive demeanor are a treat to watch, he had me laughing every time he appeared on screen which was a lot since he was one of the main characters if there is one in the film. Zach Galifianakis who is in front on the DVD cover doesn't have as big a role as far as screen time goes in the movie which took me by surprise since I thought he was the main attraction here going off the DVD cover. Still he made the most of his time and was his hilarious self. The entire cast was great and the film is filled with not only laughs but brutal killings as well so there's plenty of blood and gore to make any fan happy. I don't think this is going to be for everyone, it is certainly different but for me it was in a good way, I loved the dialogue and the fights were exciting and full of energy. The film kept my attention the entire time as I waited to see who was going to meet their end next and how.

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Operation: Endgame is a film that turns the genre on it's head and in a good way, it's an action packed film that delivers on everything it promises, laughs, blood-soaked killings and a cast that really delivers. This one of more entertaining films I have seen in some time. I recommend this to fan's of comedy and action and I think this just might find a cult-like following on DVD, it is certainly one I told friends about and a film I will be revisiting at some point. The DVD and BLU-ray both come with Special Features in include:


alternate opening

alternate ending

behind-the-scenes featurette. Released by Anchor Bay Entertainment

**** Out Of *****