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Ratchet & Clank (2016)

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When the galaxy comes under the threat of a nefarious space captain, a mechanic and his newfound robot ally join an elite squad of combatants to save the universe.

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Kevin Munroe, Jericca Cleland (co-director)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Giamatti ... Drek (voice)
John Goodman ... Grimroth (voice)
Bella Thorne ... Cora (voice)
Rosario Dawson ... Elaris (voice)
Jim Ward ... Qwark (voice)
Armin Shimerman ... Dr. Nefarious (voice)
Vincent Tong ... Brax / Solana Trooper (voice)
Andrew Cownden ... Zed / Blarg (voice)
James Arnold Taylor ... Ratchet (voice)
David Kaye ... Clank (voice)
Sylvester Stallone ... Victor (voice)
Lee Tockar ... Mr. Micron (voice)
Brian Dobson ... Dallas Wannamaker / Announcer / Drek Computer (voice)
Tabitha St. Germain ... Juanita Alvaro (voice)
Brad Swaile ... Ollie / Super Fan (voice)
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Storyline

Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, they must join forces with a team of colorful heroes called The Galactic Rangers in order to save the galaxy. Along the way they'll learn about heroism, friendship, and the importance of discovering one's own identity. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Ready to kick some asteroid! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ratchet et Clank See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,869,278, 1 May 2016

Gross USA:

$8,821,329

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,385,737
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Despite being a remake of the first Ratchet & Clank (2002) game, some characters from other games in the franchise make an appearance and in a few cases, play a role in the story where they originally weren't present. Dallas Wannamaker appears as a reporter, however in the game Ratchet: Deadlocked (2005) he was an announcer on Dreadzone, the fictional gladiatorial combat show that the game is centered around. He is missing his hairpiece in the film and there is even a robotic field reporter who resembles his co-announcer from the game. Dr. Nefarious is an antagonist in the film, despite his first appearance in the games being the third title: Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (2004). His appearance is changed for story reasons, but at least resembles his form from the games.

Two non-speaking cameos from future games are also shown during a news report near the start of the film- The President from "Ratchet & Clank: Up your Arsenal" and Neftin Prog from Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus (2013). See more »

Goofs

Before Elaris starts to discuss her plan about moving the deplanetizer, her glasses disappear when the angle changes, and she says "(sigh) Forget it." And when the angle changes again, her glasses are back on. This happens an hour and six minutes into the movie. See more »

Quotes

Cora: Got a long line of citations here. Possession of an illegal gravity repulsor?
Ratchet: Oh, that was a misunderstanding. I thought that space pirate was on the level.
Brax: Operation of a black market accelerator?
Ratchet: Operation is a strong word. It blew up as soon as I turned it on!
Cora: Willful disruption of the space-time continuum?
Ratchet: THAT is a funny story...
Qwark: You're reckless! You're a loose cannon! And you're dangerous! That's MY shtick!
Ratchet: Wait! Just gimme a chance!
Qwark: Sorry, no time! Galaxy in jeopardy! Get back out there,...
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene just before the main credits showing the fate of one of the characters. See more »

Alternate Versions

On the UK TV print (as seen on the Pop airing), the understanding of the R.Y.N.O. weapon is cut for time. See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad News Travels Fast (feat. JR Moore)
(uncredited)
Performed by Jelly Roll
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Ratchet and Clank fans will love it.
1 May 2016 | by Invader9See all my reviews

Well animated, good cast, but misses the charm of the games.


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