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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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Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel Discuss The xXx Franchise

Film critic Anupama Chopra talks to Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone about xXx: Return of Xander Cage, the latest installment in the slick action franchise, during their visit to India in this episode of "FaceTime".

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Storyline

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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There are no more patriots, just rebels and tyrants. 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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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,130,142, 22 January 2017

Gross USA:

$44,898,413

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$345,159,432
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Trivia

The fighting style Donnie Yen's character uses against the NSA soldiers at the end is Wing Chun. Several moves Yen uses include a Lap Sau (Block/Deflect), Fak Sau (Knifehand), Tan Sau (Sky Palm Block), the Wing Chun Front Kick, and the signature Lin Wan Kuen (aka Chain Punch). Donnie Yen portrayed the legendary Wing Chun grand master, Ip Man (who was also Bruce Lee's teacher), in Ip Man (2008), Ip Man 2 (2010), Ip Man 3 (2015), and Ip Man 4 (2018). See more »

Goofs

The engine of a motorcycle wouldn't keep running under water. Certainly it wouldn't be able to rev up as seen. See more »

Quotes

Becky Clearidge: Oh my God, this is fucking awesome!
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Complete waste of time - too much glorification of Xander Cage
6 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

There is no story build up in this movie - and the action scenes are unbelievable ~ aka too many bulls#it and impossible unrealistic sequence. The "glorification of Xander Cage" is way too arrogant to a point that your passion and interest for the character simply fades away.

After the movie, I have less respect for the character that Vin Diesel plays. If you are the type that likes to watch the action sequences; you might enjoy this.


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