i-mercenari-locandinaA group of elite mercenaries based in New Orleans, Louisiana called The Expendables deploy to the Gulf of Aden to save hostages whose vessel has been seized by Somali pirates.

The team consists of leader Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), former British SAS soldier and blade specialist Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), martial artist Yin Yang (Jet Li), sniper Gunner Jensen (Dolph Lundgren), weapons specialist Hale Caesar (Terry Crews) and demolitions expert Toll Road (Randy Couture). Before the team can form a plan of attack, Jensen instigates a firefight, causing casualties for the pirates.

Jensen then tries to hang a pirate, against Ross’ orders. When Yang tries to stop Jensen, Gunner threatens Ying’s life, requiring Ross to subdue Jensen…