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Deadpool (2016)

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A fast-talking mercenary with a morbid sense of humor is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and a quest for revenge.

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

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12 February 2016 (USA)  »

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X-Men Origins: Deadpool  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$135,050,000, 14 February 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$363,070,709

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$783,112,979
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Trivia

Ryan Reynolds was involved with revising the script with the writers. Cast members were allowed to improvise in some scenes. See more »

Goofs

When we first see Francis, a helicopter lands. A large film light is visible reflected in the helicopter. 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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A cartoon version of Deadpool runs wild around the credits. See more »

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Version of Deadpool Meets Botpool (2016) See more »

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Light And Easy
Written by David Snell
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a much needed breath of fresh air in a stale genre
26 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

At first glance, Deadpool seems like a typical superhero movie due to it being made by Marvel. But once those hilarious intro credits show up, you know you are in for one of the most creative films in recent years.

The first thing that is unique about this film is the characters. In typical superhero films the characters are stiff and super serious, in Deadpool the characters are filled with personality and can range from the serious Francis to the silly Deadpool giving this a parody like feel, in a good way.

Also what is different is that this is a story of revenge rather then saving the city/world/universe that is seen in every single superhero film. Also the tone of film is more comic then dark thanks to the fantastic humor of all kinds from slapstick to dirty to just plain silly, this film just does not stop the laughs (I laughed 20- 30 times in my SECOND watch).

As for being an origin story, I can say that the backstory placements were well done, equally as funny, and explains only what is important in understanding the story. Final rating 10/10 this is a great nominee for movie of the year and one of the greatest comedies ever made


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