Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny.Written by
The World War I scenes were filmed at Upper Heyford air base in Bicester, England. See more »
The license plate of the truck which drives past Diana and Steve when they arrive in London begins with an "L". When the British Government issued vehicle license plates in 1903, it designated the letters "I" - "Z" to Ireland. The truck's license plate should begin with "A" for "London". See more »
I used to want to save the world. This beautiful place. But I knew so little then. It is a land of beauty and wonder, worth cherishing in every way. But the closer you get, the more you see the great darkness simmering within. And mankind? Mankind is another story altogether.
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When the Warner Bros logo appears, the "Wonder Woman" cello theme is heard. See more »
Schatzwalzer Op. 4
Written by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauss II)
Performed by Berlin String Quartet
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So this is what a 92% rating on RT is these days? No IQ required.
I don't think I've ever seen a movie so highly praised by professional critics for its good intentions and important PC issues, yet unconcerned with the standard aspects of quality movies such as plot, pacing, internal logic, originality and all the other things that get in the way good ratings. There are lots of movies that teach important cultural lessons. For example, The Care Bears movies. Both Wonder Woman and the Care Bears movies are packed with good moral lessons on important topics such as equality, love, and overcoming adversity, but Wonder Woman gets 92% on RT whereas the average Care Bears movie hovers around the 70% mark. Both are conveniently simplistic where story logic and common sense aren't that important and both fight against the evils of society.
With that said, here is what I really did not like about Wonder Woman. First is that it seemed a bit familiar in how she fights a world war with a small band of men in Europe. Yep... Captain America: First Avenger, except that Wonder Woman's group seems to literally serve no purpose, so the only reason I could see for them being there is because there was a group with Captain America? Next issue, way too many convenient story elements. Things just happen to show up at the perfect moment in the most obvious of circumstances. This happens so much in this movie that it starts to feel lazy and dumb. My final issue is that all the villains are not only morons, they are boring morons. The entire movie feels fake and uninspired. Now, I will say that Wonder Woman is moderately entertaining if you are willing to not think about it with even the tiniest drop of scrutiny. Otherwise it poofs into the air. I actually wanted Wonder Woman to be a great movie, but its just so obviously dumb that you can't ignore its stupid script. Gal Gadot did a fairly decent job if you have to sit through it, but it's a silly movie.
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