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Ant-Man (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 17 July 2015 (USA)
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Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

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Peyton Reed

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Edgar Wright (screenplay by), Joe Cornish (screenplay by) | 7 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Rudd ... Scott Lang / Ant-Man
Michael Douglas ... Dr. Hank Pym
Evangeline Lilly ... Hope van Dyne
Corey Stoll ... Darren Cross / Yellowjacket
Bobby Cannavale ... Paxton
Anthony Mackie ... Sam Wilson / Falcon
Judy Greer ... Maggie Lang
Abby Ryder Fortson ... Cassie Lang
Michael Peña ... Luis
David Dastmalchian ... Kurt
T.I. ... Dave (as Tip 'T.I.' Harris)
Wood Harris ... Gale
Hayley Atwell ... Peggy Carter
John Slattery ... Howard Stark
Martin Donovan ... Mitchell Carson
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Storyline

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. Written by @PtotheSmizzo

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Heroes don't get any bigger. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ant-Man See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,225,526, 19 July 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$180,202,163, 17 December 2015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$519,445,163
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

For the 1980s flashback scenes, de-aging VFX were used on the 70-year-old Michael Douglas and the 57-year-old Martin Donovan to make them appear younger, and aging VFX were combined with the wig and make-up 33-year old Hayley Atwell wore to make her appear older. See more »

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(at around 44 mins) When Paxton, Maggie, and Cassie were dining, Paxton receives a message. But the mobile was actually in a silent mode, which you could see on the top of the mobile-screen, we could actually hear the notification sound. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hank Pym: Stark!
Howard Stark: He doesn't seem happy. Hello, Hank. You're supposed to be in Moscow.
Hank Pym: I took a detour... Through your defense lab.
[slams a vial of Pym particles on table]
Peggy Carter: Tell me that isn't what I think it is.
Hank Pym: That depends if you think it's a poor attempt to replicate my work. Even for this group, that takes nerve.
Mitchell Carson: You were instructed to go to Russia. May I remind you, Dr. Pym, that you're a soldier...
Hank Pym: I'm a scientist.
Howard Stark: Then act like one. The Pym Particle is the most revolutionary science ...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: Mid credits scene: Hank Pym talks to his daughter, showing her a secret room in his basement, containing a prototype Wasp suit that was never completed. The two decide to resume work on it for her use. This leads into Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018). See more »


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Written by Dwayne Alo, Jaron Lamot, Cheapshot (as Colton Fisher) and Jason Rabinowitz
Performed by Di'Alo
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One of the best superhero movies yet
17 July 2015 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

I went into this flick not expecting much. I'm not an Ant Man fan so I was not waiting in anticipation for this as much as I wanted to see Age of Ultron.

The character that Paul Rudd plays in this movie is not the Ant Man I wanted to see, and Micheal Douglas' role as Hank Pym, the original Ant man only made me want to see him dawn the suit even more, cause Micheal Douglas was everything a superhero should be in this movie, Charming, really good dialog, and ready for action.

Overall, Ant Man surprised me. It was one of the more unique superhero movies out. Ant Man did things far beyond just punching and kicking that a lot of superheroes are doing on the big screen and went places no other super hero could go making for an action packed adventure. As cool as Ant Man was when he was regular size beating up the bad guys, was as good as when he was shrunken, riding and controlling ants in a world only he can go to.

The villain Darren Cross was actually pretty good too. Not as good as Loki, but just as psycho.

Once again, not an Ant Man fan but this movie is changing my mind. I'm so impressed with what Paul Rudd did with the character.

Not only that, but it's a great Marvel comic movie, in how it intertwines with the whole Marvel cinematic Universe.

Definitely recommend seeing in 3D cause it's that type of movie that deserves it.


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