August 15, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

What do you get when you mix almost every Hollywood action hero/villain from the ’80s and ’90s into one 21st-century shoot-’em-up? The Expendables 2 (out in theaters Aug. 17). We’re taking a look at how each of these actors earned their role in this de facto badass high school reunion. Here’s Jean-Claude Van Damme’s file.

The Un-‘Expendable’ Files:

Bruce Willis

Jet Li

Dolph Lundgren

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