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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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D.J. Caruso

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Rich Wilkes (based on characters created by), F. Scott Frazier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vin Diesel ... Xander Cage
Donnie Yen ... Xiang
Deepika Padukone ... Serena Unger
Kris Wu ... Nicks
Ruby Rose ... Adele Wolff
Tony Jaa ... Talon
Nina Dobrev ... Becky Clearidge
Rory McCann ... Tennyson Torch
Toni Collette ... Jane Marke
Samuel L. Jackson ... Augustus Gibbons
Ice Cube ... Darius Stone
Hermione Corfield ... Ainsley
Tony Gonzalez ... Paul Donovan
Michael Bisping ... Hawk
Al Sapienza ... CIA Director
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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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of gunplay and violent action, and for sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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China | Canada | USA

Release Date:

20 January 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Xander Returns See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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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:

$346,147,658
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

On the way to recover Pandora's Box in Detroit, Xander's (Vin Diesel's) team is driving a yellow van with the signs "Pork Chop Express" and "since 1985". "The Pork Chop Express" was the name of the truck driven by Jack Burton (Kurt Russell) in Big Trouble in Little China (1986). See more »

Goofs

When Jane Marke is presenting the airplane to Xander Cage, she claims that the airplane has been modified to "have enough fuel to circumnavigate the Earth three times without landing".

The airplane is a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, which originally has a maximum fuel range of ~11 000 km, if it's (more or less) empty(this number is halved if there is any payload). To do this, the airplane needs ~134 500L of fuel. If it is going to circumnavigate the earth three times(~120 225km), it would require ~1,5 million liters of fuel, more than 10 times the original capacity. If they actually did add this amount of fuel (and fuel tanks) to the airplane, the airplane would have a takeoff weight of 132 000 metric tonnes, which is ~5 times max takeoff weight, and 1700 times the payload for the C-17.

Another point to this, is that the C-17 Globemaster III is capable of Air to Air refueling, meaning that they can, at least when it comes to fuel, fly indefinitely as long as they get AtA refuels. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Augustus Gibbons: You know how I came up with the idea for the Triple-X program? Skateboards and swimming pools.
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Connections

Referenced in Shameful Sequels: xXx 2: State of the Union (2010) See more »

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What a Wonderful World
Written by Bob Thiele (as Robert Thiele) & George David Weiss
Courtesy of APM Music
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Mindless VFX, dull acting and no screenplay and story
13 January 2017 | by aphale-mayureshSee all my reviews

Been cursing myself to have watched such mindless video game movie.

Deepika Padukone is completely misfit and she looks awkward for most of the screen time. Vin Diesel should stick to Fast and Furious franchise, 2002 XXX was much better. Rest of the star cast is assembled to just please the producers "Shanghai Movies".

There is no story, no screenplay, improper acting, it seems like director has wasted his most of the time in VFX labs than on actual story and screenplay.

Disgraceful start to 2017, if you want to watch mindless graphical action, better play video game. Disappointed to the core, save your time, money and if you still want to see then be ready to curse yourself...backed by big production house, critics and fake reviews will start floating soon appreciating the movie, beware.


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