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xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

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Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

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Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. Written by Ohad Gabay

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Kick some ass, get the girl, and try to look dope while you're doing it. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of gunplay and violent action, and for sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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20 January 2017 (USA)  »

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Xander Returns  »

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,130,142 (USA) (20 January 2017)

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$43,126,640 (USA) (10 February 2017)
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Actress Nina Dobrev, a genuine thrill seeker by her own admission, was so displeased to see that her character in this film was going to be just some "tech geek", that she kept asking the director to give her some kind of an action scene until he gave in and added a part where she gets to use a gun. However, because this hadn't been the plan, she became the only cast member in an action scene to not get any sort of gun training beforehand. See more »

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When Xander and his team are viewing the footage of the attack earlier in the movie, Jane talks on her phone. You can see text messages on the phone and no active call actually going on. See more »

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Augustus Gibbons: Let me simplify it for you. Kick some ass, get the girl, and try to look dope while you do it.
Xander Cage: I could definitely make that work.
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References xXx: State of the Union (2005) See more »

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El Amante
Written by Nicky Jam (as Nick Rivera-Caminero), Juan Diego Medina & Cristhian Mena
Performed by Nicky Jam
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment US Latin LLC
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Mindless VFX, dull acting and no screenplay and story
13 January 2017 | by (Mumbai) – See all my reviews

Been cursing myself to have watched such mindless video game movie.

Deepika Padukone is completely misfit and she looks awkward for most of the screen time. Vin Diesel should stick to Fast and Furious franchise, 2002 XXX was much better. Rest of the star cast is assembled to just please the producers "Shanghai Movies".

There is no story, no screenplay, improper acting, it seems like director has wasted his most of the time in VFX labs than on actual story and screenplay.

Disgraceful start to 2017, if you want to watch mindless graphical action, better play video game. Disappointed to the core, save your time, money and if you still want to see then be ready to curse yourself...backed by big production house, critics and fake reviews will start floating soon appreciating the movie, beware.


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