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Venom (2018)

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When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.

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Ruben Fleischer

Writers:

Jeff Pinkner (screenplay by), Scott Rosenberg (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hardy ... Eddie Brock / Venom
Michelle Williams ... Anne Weying
Riz Ahmed ... Carlton Drake / Riot
Scott Haze ... Security Chief Roland Treece
Reid Scott ... Dr. Dan Lewis
Jenny Slate ... Dr. Dora Skirth
Melora Walters ... Homeless Woman Maria
Woody Harrelson ... Cletus Kasady
Peggy Lu ... Mrs. Chen
Malcolm C. Murray ... Lewis Donate
Sope Aluko ... Dr. Collins
Wayne Pére ... Dr. Emerson
Michelle Lee ... Malaysia EMT / Riot Host
Kurt Yue ... Mission Control Translator
Chris O'Hara ... Astronaut JJ Jameson, III
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Storyline

When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The world has enough Superheroes. See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Antidote See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$80,255,756, 7 October 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$144,943,952, 15 October 2018
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Stephen Farrelly and Kellan Lutz wanted to play Venom. See more »

Goofs

Anne picks up Eddie/Venom at the Transamerica Pyramid then heads to a hospital by driving along the Embarcadero (the street that goes along the waterfront). This street is out of the way to go to any hospital in the city with numerous other streets offering more direct and quicker routes. See more »

Quotes

Eddie Brock: You bit someone's head off!
Venom: Filled the tank.
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene in the closing credits: Eddie Brock goes to visit convicted killer Cletus Kasady in San Quentin Prison. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Our Love
Performed by Gary Clark Jr.
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A parody of venom
11 October 2018 | by jack_eatonSee all my reviews

It has some fun moments, but the film should have stayed in the same direction as the initial opening scenes - dark and gritty.

This seemed like a parody of the character. Tom Hardy's interaction with venom was completely cheesy and laughable.

We watched the venom cartoons the night before and they were way less try-hard. I don't know why the film was a 15 when it felt it had been dumbed down beyond belief.

Also, taking away from venom being a complete badass usually (which everyone loves) the film literally has him say he's a loser on his own world and there are millions of symbiotes out there. It really stole the thunder of the character.


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