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Venom (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi | 5 October 2018 (USA)
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IN THEATERS
When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.

Director:

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:

Embrace your inner anti-hero. 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 | China

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:

$212,784,645, 11 December 2018
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Auro 11.1 | Sonics-DDP | DTS (DTS: X)| SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mrs. Chen, the store clerk, is played by Peggy Lu. She has also had roles on NCIS: Los Angeles (2009), Transparent (2014), and Workaholics (2011). See more »

Goofs

The movie establishes that the symbiotes are hurt by loud sounds between 4000 and 6000 hertz, even though hertz are a measure of frequency, not volume. But it's not a mistake. For a sound to affect the symbiotes it has to be both in this specific frequency range, which apparently resonates with this life form, and loud enough to make this resonance harmful. In particular, higher frequencies would have no such effect regardless of the volume, and even sounds in the 4-6 KHz range would have minimal effect if they're not loud enough (otherwise Venom would be under constant pain, because such frequencies are quite common, well within human auditory range). See more »

Quotes

[She-Venom appears behind Treece]
Eddie Brock: Karma is a bitch.
Security Chief Roland Treece: I don't believe in karma.
[She-Venom grabs Treece and bites his head off]
Anne Weying: Hi, Eddie.
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits are a sequence of animated scenes from the film. See more »

Alternate Versions

The theatrical release featured an extended clip from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as a post-credits scene. It was however not included in the internet version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in I Hate Everything: Superhero Movies (2017) (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

So He Won't Break
Written by Dan Auerbach and Patrick J. Carney (as Patrick Carney)
Performed by The Black Keys
Courtesy of Nonesuch Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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User Reviews

 
Ignore the stupid critics! Great movie!!
3 October 2018 | by xdonya_persianxSee all my reviews

Just got back and to be honest I thought because of the critics that the movie would be a mess, but I reallyyyy enjoyed it!! Tom hardy did a great job as always and Venoms character was amazing! Loved the jokes and the relation between those 2. I think everyone should go see this movie with an open mind and not thinking about the bad critics, people always just want to complain about everything, specially when it's hyped. Conclusion: GREAT MOVIE, GREAT ACTING, IGNORE THE CRITICS


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