The GI Joe movie cast, along with the movie, embodies the famous action figures that are of the same name. Hasbro's "moveable fighting man" action figure, first originated in 1964, and they were made to mirror the success of Barbie dolls with girls--for boy audiences. In 2009, the movie GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra was released. Along with it came a new line of GI Joe action figures for a whole new generation.
The GI Joe Movie Cast
The cast of GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra features well known names, as well as several rising stars. Most of the movie cast is listed here. The cast of the movie is as follows:
- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje - Heavy Duty
- Christopher Eccleston - James McCullen/Destro
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt - The Doctor/Rex-Lewis
- Byung-hun Lee - Storm Shadow
- Sienna Miller - Anastasia 'Ana' DeCobray / Baroness
- Rachel Nichols -Shana "Scarlet O'Hara"
- Ray Park -Snake Eyes
- Jonathan Pryce - United States President
- Saïd Taghmaoui - Breaker
- Channing Tatum - Captain Duke Hauser
- Dennis Quaid - General Hawk
- Marlon Wayans - Ripcord
Other Movies Featuring the Cast
The members of the GI Joe movie cast are famous for more than just the movie GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, some other achievements of the cast are listed below:
- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje: This English actor has played roles in films like The Bourne Identity, Get Rich or Die Tryin, and On the One.
- Christopher Eccleston: Another English actor, Eccleston has been on the popular television show Heroes as well as playing the role of Fred Noonan in Amelia alongside Hillary Swank.
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt : The Californian actor has been in movies like Stop-Loss, Miracle at St. Anna, and (500) Days of Summer.
- Byung-hun Lee: This Korean actor has played parts in movies such as Hero, I Come With the Rain and Iris: The Movie.
- Sienna Miller : This actress, who was cast as Victoria in Stardust, has also been in movies such as, The Edge of Love, Camille, and Alfie.
- Rachel Nichols : Galia in the 2009 Star Trek movie, she's also played in movies like The Woods and Them.
- Ray Park : This Scottish actor has been in movies like X-Men, Slayer and What We Do is Secret.
- Jonathan Pryce : Pryce has been in all three of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, as well as Leather Heads and The Moon and the Stars.
- Saïd Taghmaoui : The French actor has played parts in films like Traitor and The Stranded.
- Channing Tatum: This famous teen actor has been in popular movies like Step Up, Step Up 2: The Streets, Fighting, She's The Man, Public Enemies, and in the movie version of Nicholas Sparks' Dear John.
- Dennis Quaid: The popular actor has been in movies like The Parent Trap, The Rookie, Cold Creek Manor, Yours, Mine, and Ours, American Dreamz and Smart People.
- Marlon Wayans: The Little Man star has also been in movies such as, Scary Movie, Scary Movie 2, Scary Movie 3, and White Chicks.
Where to Watch
GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra is available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and for digital download. If you want to watch it but are not sure if you want to buy the movie, then you can rent it from a movie rental store such as Blockbuster or Netflix. If you want to buy the movie, then you can find it at any brick and mortar store like Wal-Mart, or download it onto your computer from iTunes.