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xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

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xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a movie starring Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, and Deepika Padukone. 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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Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel Discuss The xXx Franchise

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:
... Xander Cage
... Xiang
... Serena Unger
... Nicks
... Adele Wolff
... Talon
... Becky Clearidge
... Tennyson Torch
... Jane Marke
... Augustus Gibbons
... Darius Stone
... Ainsley
... Paul Donovan
... Hawk
... 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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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of gunplay and violent action, and for sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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20 January 2017 (USA)  »

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Xander Returns  »

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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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The fighting style Donnie Yen's character uses against the NSA soldiers at the end is Wing Chun. Several moves Yen uses include a Lap Sau (Block/Deflect), Fak Sau (Knifehand), Tan Sau (Sky Palm Block), the Wing Chun Front Kick, and the signature Lin Wan Kuen (aka Chain Punch). Donnie Yen portrayed the legendary Wing Chun grand master, Ip Man (who was also Bruce Lee's teacher), in Ip Man (2008), Ip Man 2 (2010), Ip Man 3 (2015), and Ip Man 4 (2018). See more »

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Quotes

Augustus Gibbons: [after Neymar took down the thief] And you say you're no hero! I gotta call bullshit on that. You're exactly the kind of hero the world needs. At the end of the day, it comes down to the same question I've been asking my wife every Friday night for the last 20 years, Do you want some of this?
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References The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »

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You Are The First, My Last, My Everything
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Mindless VFX, dull acting and no screenplay and story
13 January 2017 | by See 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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