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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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Film critic Anupama Chopra talks to Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone about xXx: Return of Xander Cage, the latest installment in the slick action franchise, during their visit to India in this episode of "FaceTime".

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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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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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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This marks the second incident where Vin Diesel opted out of the second entry of a series that he originally launched as the lead before reprising the role again. Diesel also skipped the second entry of The Fast and the Furious franchise. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film when Xander jumps off the cell tower all the way to the ground, there is no way he would land and not at least break his legs if not die while lading on solid dirt on ski's. See more »

Quotes

Xander Cage: I live for this shit.
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Connections

Featured in I Live for This Sh#T!: Stunts (2017) See more »

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Mercy
Written by Mark Jackson, Sarah McLaughlin (as Sarah Grace McLaughlin) & Ian Scott
Performed by Bishop Briggs
Courtesy of Island Records
Under license for Universal Music Enterprises
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Awful Crap That You Can't Unsee
13 January 2017 | by Prabhat RayalSee all my reviews

How do you make a hit film? It's simple. Cast some of the biggest stars in the industry and you are halfway through, add a lot of mindless action, do some promotional stunts (like Vin wearing a Lungi and dancing on a Hindi song) and you are done. Audiences are bound to go crazy.

I have never been a fan of any of the XXX films but this one I watched for Deepika. But Oh My God, what was I thinking? This film is awful beyond measure. There is nothing to watch. I mean it's the same thing you must have seen at least a hundred times by now. Same clichéd story, same mindless action sequences and people reading their lines like they are mannequins who have been brought to life my some magic. Even the origami did a way better job in Kubo and the two strings and they are made out of paper, mind you.

People are saying Deepika was good and I completely disagree. I can say that she did a good job with action sequences but her acting was pathetic. In fact there were only one or two people who actually tried to act.

So, don't waste your money on this awful experience. If you are watching it for Deepika then drop your plans. The screen time she gets is longer than I anticipated but nothing good comes out of it. It is another of those meaningless action films that you forget the moment you walk out of the Cinema. There are better movies playing in theaters that deserve your money instead of this crap. Do something meaningful with your money.


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