G.I. Joe and Team America: Exactly the Same

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Over at AMC's Future of Classic blog, Bilge Ebiri enumerates the many similarities between G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra and Matt Stone and Trey Parker's puppet comedy Team America: World Police. As you'll recall, in 2004 Team America opened to only $12 million after Paramount screened the film for critics, a mistake they would not repeat. [Future of Classic/AMC]