Watch The Expendables Trilogy Weekend On DStv

Spend some time with Sylvester Stallone and all The Expendables this weekend on DStv

On Sunday, 12 July M-Net (channel 101) and M-Net Movies Premiere (channel 103) will screen the third installment in The Expendables trilogy, at 19:05 GMT and 19:30 GMT respectively. And, to lead up to this blockbuster Sunday film, M-Net Movies Showcase (Channel 108) will bring action fans, and those who missed out on the first two movies The Expendables 1 on Friday evening at 20:00 and The Expendables 2 on Saturday evening at 19:00 GMT.

The Expendables trilogy was written by Sylvester Stallone, who also stars as the leader of the The Expendables – a group of elite mercenaries who carry out all kinds of missions.

In The Expendables 2, Sylvester teams up with Bruce Willis, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke, Giselle Itié, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris, Liam Hemsworth, Yu Nan and so many more great action stars; while in The Expendables 3, we witness more blood pumping action with Harrison Ford, Wesley Snipes, Antonio Banderas and Mel Gibson as well as Fraser star Kelsey Grammar and a couple of younger stars such as mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rouse.


Summaries of the three movies:  

Friday 10 July 2015

The Expendables

M-Net Movies Showcase at 19:00 GMT (7pm)

Year: 2010

Director: Sylvester Stallone


South American dictators are scary at the best of times, but when one turns out to be a mere puppet for a CIA agent with a nasty hidden agenda, one had better call on the services of The Expendables.

The mysterious Mr Church hires The Expendables to snuff out a brutal Latin American dictator. Upon arrival in a country wracked by conflict, Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) meets a woman who reveals the true nature of their assignment. They can either flee or undertake a suicidal rescue mission.


Saturday 11 July 2015

The Expendables 2

M-Net Movies Showcase at 19:00 GMT (7pm)


Director: Simon West

Sylvester Stallone compiled an explosive list of action-movie megastars for The Expendables, and in the sequel, Chuck Norris, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jean-Claude Van Damme join Stallone, Dolph Lundgren and Bruce Willis in perhaps the toughest ensemble cast of all time.

The Expendables are hired for a secret mission to Eastern Europe. It appears to be a simple job, but when a member of the team is killed by a band of mercenaries, revenge is the only option. Their rivals are ruthless and they pose a threat to the safety of millions.


Sunday 12 July 2015

The Expendables 3

M-Net Movies Premiere Dstv Channel 103 at 19:30 GMT (7pm)

Year:  2014

Director: Patrick Hughes

Rating: 13VL

Wesley Snipes, Harrison Ford and Mel Gibson join a formidable cast of megastars in the third instalment of the blockbuster action series.

The Expendables are on a mission to stop a shipment of bombs from reaching a warlord in Somalia. To their horror they discover the supplier is someone from their own ranks, armed to the teeth, of course, and keen to pull the trigger.


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