Stallone was eager to prove it to everybody.
And while he was at it, Stallone made a massive mistake: when you get the chance to bring together some of the most well-known action stars into one big action movie, for the love of god be ironic, witty and funny. Don’t take yourself too seriously and spoof your own genre a little bit. And most of all go all out, be crazy and silly and as over the top as possible. I don’t mean that in an action kind of way (which The Expendables certainly delivers) but in a story kind of way. Like Crank.
Well, Stallone decided to not go that way and unfortunately the result might be an adrenaline filled and one-liner filled action movie but the result at the same