Hey remember the mysterious disfigured mute ninja from GI Joe who was totally badass? Well how about a wise cracking ninja with no mystery and virtually no ties to GI Joe? It’s HONEST TRAILERS SNAKE EYES time!
Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (also known simply as Snake Eyes) is a 2021 American superhero film directed by Robert Schwentke from a screenplay by Evan Spiliotopoulos, Joe Shrapnel, and Anna Waterhouse. Based on Hasbro’s G.I. Joefranchise, the film serves as an origin storyfor the title character, created by Larry Hama, in addition to being a reboot of the G.I. Joe film series. It stars Henry Golding as Snake Eyes, with Andrew Koji, Úrsula Corberó, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, and Iko Uwais in supporting roles.
As of August 26, 2021, Snake Eyes has grossed $28.3 million in the United States and Canada, and $8.7 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $37 million. With a production budget of at least $88 million, the film will need to gross $160–175 million in order to break-even.
On review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 37% based on 134 reviews, with an average rating of 5/10. The site’s critics consensus reads, “Far from silent and not particularly deadly, Snake Eyes serves as a step up for the G.I. Joe franchise, thanks in no small part to Henry Golding’s work in the title role.”On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 43 out of 100 based on 32 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews.”Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of “B–” on an A+ to F scale, while PostTrak reported 69% of audience members gave it a positive score, with 46% saying they would definitely recommend it.