The Losers established that pattern and faithfully sticks to it copying and repeating action scenes and heists from other movies. While these "homaged" scenes are intercut with some fairly likeable characters and clever dialogue, it doesn't cover up the fact that this is all stuff you've seen before. This movie was old before it even hit theaters.
What's worse is that the movie features Jason Patric as a bad guy who is so over the top and so outrageous that every scene he's in seems to be a desperate attempt to illicit laughter from the audience of losers unfortunate enough to plunk down money for this carbon copied movie.
The Losers isn't awful, but rather is settles to be a forgettable movie confident in its ability to entertain for an evening and then be forgotten a few weeks later. The ending of The Losers is so badly edited and so horribly directed that the bad guy develops magical leaping powers to appear on a bus when he should have been stuck up in a crane. At that point, I stopped caring because it was more than obvious that the filmmakers had too.
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