The A-Team is a 2010 American action film based on the television series created by Frank Lupo and Stephen J. Cannell. Directed by Joe Carnahan, the film stars Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Quinton Jackson, and Sharlto Copley as "The A-Team", former U.S. Army Rangers imprisoned for a crime they did not commit, who escape and set out to clear their names. The film was produced by Stephen J. Cannell, Ridley Scott and Tony Scott.
The film had been in development since the mid 1990s, having gone through a number of writers and story ideas, and being put on hold a number of times. Upon its release, the film received mixed reviews from critics and performed slightly below expectations at the box office.