Metropolitan Film Export
After dark, abysmal thrillers like » Street Kings » and » End Of Watch «, «Suicide Squad» director David Ayer stuck to his prime discipline in 2014 and was also able to win a promising, well-known cast for his next cop thriller — from action Superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger , Terrence Howard («Iron Man»), Joe Manganiello («Magic Mike») and Sam Worthington («Avatar»). But even that was not enough to make “ Sabotage ” a success.
With worldwide box office grossing of just $17.5 million (versus a $35 million budget), the film recouped just over half its cost (not counting marketing expenses). The reason for this: «Sabotage» failed to convince either the critics or the audience, badass cast or not. One of the reasons for the failure of the uncompromising mainstream hit might have been that there is hardly anything left of the original idea behind “Sabotage” in the final film.
By the way, you can see that for yourself tonight: “Sabotage” will be on RTL Nitro tonight from 10 p.m. However, since the film in the UNCUT version has an FSK from 18 years, the early start before 11 p.m. means that the film will only be shown on free TV in cut form. If you want to see the uncut version, you can use Amazon Prime Video:
» «Sabotage» as FSK 18 UNCUT version at Amazon *
Coolness instead of excitement
The plot of «Sabotage»: After John «Breacher» Wharton’s (Arnold Schwarzenegger) DEA task force has excavated the secret hiding place of a powerful cartel, the mission seems to have been successful — but a secured amount of money in the millions is missing. Eventually, the unit itself is suspected — and then one team member after the other dies…
Sabotage Trailer DF