Trying to get out after a failed sniper mission, a Marine (played by Armie Hammer), stumbles into a minefield and gets trapped by one of the mines, forcing him to stay in one spot for 52 hours until a convoy is near enough to rescue him.
When aliens attack Los Angeles, Sgt. Mike Nantz and his Marine squad are on the front lines trying to stop them.
Sent to investigate a distress signal on Mars, John Grimm and his squad find themselves up against mutated monsters and eventually, each other, in the movie version of Doom.
When his sister is viciously attacked, former Marine John Chapman heads to Brazil to find the people responsible.
Jack manages to get into the US Embassy in London and gets the vital flight key of Lt. Tanner’s drone, but is forced to take hostages when the embassy is locked down and the decryption of the key takes longer than expected.
Recruited to take his dead brother’s place as the operator of an “avatar” alien body on the planet Pandora, marine Jake Sully becomes the leader of the Na’vi, leading them into battle against the invading colonists and marines.
If you’re jonesing for the type of action you typically get during the summer, Battle: Los Angeles will easily satisfy that craving with some great special effects and fantastic action sequences.
“I’m Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, your senior drill instructor. From now on you will speak only when spoken to, and the first and the last word out of your filthy sewers will be “Sir”. Do you maggots understand that?”
Taking a more realistic take on the alien invasion movie, Battle for Los Angeles finds Aaron Eckhart and his squad of marines trying to fight off the alien threat.