Based on the Hasbro toy franchise and inspired by the comic book series as well as the cartoon series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, this 1st installment in the live-action G.I. Joe film series sees the elite G.I. Joe military unit take on the Military Armaments Research Syndicate.
In 2013, a sequel/reboot was released with a title of G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Channing Tatum was named Choice Movie Actor at the Teen Choice Awards for his role as Duke.