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Deadpool (2016)

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A wisecracking mercenary gets experimented on and becomes immortal but ugly, and sets out to track down the man who ruined his looks.

Director:

Tim Miller
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 28 wins & 76 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Reynolds ... Wade / Deadpool
Karan Soni ... Dopinder
Ed Skrein ... Ajax
Michael Benyaer ... Warlord
Stefan Kapicic ... Colossus (voice)
Brianna Hildebrand ... Negasonic Teenage Warhead
Style Dayne ... Jeremy (Pizza Guy)
Kyle Cassie Kyle Cassie ... Gavin Merchant
Taylor Hickson ... Meghan Orlovsky
Ayzee ... Teen Girl #1
Naika Toussaint ... Teen Girl #2
Randal Reeder ... Buck
T.J. Miller ... Weasel
Isaac C. Singleton Jr. ... Boothe
Morena Baccarin ... Vanessa
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Storyline

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language throughout, sexual content and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the trailer and in the film, Wade Wilson requests, "Don't make the super suit green--or animated!" This is a reference to Ryan Reynolds' previous role as the DC superhero Green Lantern (2011), in which, as stated, the green suit was a special effect rather than an actual costume for Reynolds to put on.

Deadpool pokes even more fun at the costume in a deleted scene on the Blu-Ray copy of the movie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) While in the mansion eating breakfast, Colossus is in armored form. He can not eat nor does he need to eat in this form, why we never see him unarmored is probably due to the same reason we only ever see two X-men, a "budget thing". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Deadpool: Kinda lonesome back here.
[wedges himself through the Plexiglas opening between the back seat and the front]
Deadpool: Yeah, little help.
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Crazy Credits

Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza are credited as "Special Thanks (with tongue)". See more »

Alternate Versions

The Freeform print removes all uses of "fuck". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Cats & Dogs (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Calendar Girl
Written by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield
Performed by Neil Sedaka
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Well, blow me!
24 May 2016 | by munns30See all my reviews

Let me say at the very beginning of this review, I loathe super hero movies. I can not stress that point enough. For me, watching anyone of the countless driveling movies which have been pumped out by studios in the name of entertainment over the past decade is, for me, akin to having teeth pulled. Painful to say the least. My friends however are addicted to every single bombastic franchise, and through sufferance, I've endured countless hours of mind numbing boredom watching yet more Lycra-clad numpties saving the earth from ridiculous threat (there are of course exceptions to the above; 'The Dark Knight', the original 'X-Men)

I was once again convinced that spending an evening with chums watching Deadpool would be an excellent waste of my time. I envisaged 15 minutes of feigned interest, followed by an hour 45 of updating my email and some cheeky online shopping. Well that new Morphy Richards kettle and toaster are still waiting for me to purchase as low and behold, shock of all shocks, this film is bloody marvellous!! Bloody, hold your knickers cause they are about to get blown off, marvellous!

The dialogue is witty, sincere, and delivered by every single actor with a naturalism which seems more like improvised off the cuff genius, than drab scripted nonsense.

The pacing of the movie is excellent. It held my interest through its entirety.

The actions scenes directed with the skill of a more seasoned director.

I was so pleased that for once, I was being forced to watch a movie that treated me like an adult, with adult humour and themes, made for adults. Not for grown children masquerading as adults.

This film is a perfect storm! Just everything is right! I look forward, to my great surprise to any squeals!


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Official Sites:

Deadpool Website | hotstar | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

X-Men Origins: Deadpool See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$132,434,639, 14 February 2016

Gross USA:

$363,070,709

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$782,836,791
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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