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Power Rangers (2017)

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A group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.

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Storyline

High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vengeance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world. Written by cyberboy1127-249-955930

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, language, and for some crude humor | See all certifications »

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24 March 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,300,288, 24 March 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$85,067,486, 19 May 2017
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Trivia

Jason throws a Camaro car, calling it Bumblebee after the heroic Autobot from the "Transformers" live-action films. The film features two "Transformers" actors, Fred Tatasciore and Garry Chalk. See more »

Goofs

When the teens are swimming through the subterranean lake, while they are nominally swimming down/sideways towards the cave with the ship, the bubbles they're exhaling move "forward" from their face, revealing that they're really facing up, and the effect is being accomplished by altering the camera orientation. See more »

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[first lines]
Zordon: [to a dying Yellow Ranger] I'm sorry... I'm sorry...
Zordon: Alpha, I'm the last one left. We must stop her. Send the meteor to my coordinates. Seek only those who are worthy. Find only those who are strong.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: a teacher introduces a new student, Tommy Oliver, but all that is seen of him is his green dragon jacket. This hints at the appearance of the Green Power Ranger in the sequel. See more »

Connections

Featured in Half in the Bag: Life and Power Rangers (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Stand by Me
Written by Ben E. King (as Ben King), Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Performed by Jordan Beckett (as Bootstraps)
Courtesy of Ford Music Services
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A Mess that Could have been Nostalgic Fun,
15 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

Power Rangers is an atrocious movie with a poorly developed plot and an disinterested cast. I did not have high expectations for this film, but I was a fan of the television series as a child and thought it would be a fun tribute. Instead of that, it takes what made the Power Rangers a hit in the late nineties and forcefully updates it for today's standards, taking itself far too seriously for such a ridiculous property.

The majority of the cast are uninspired, clearly only there for a pay check. The Rangers, with the exception of RJ Cyler and Ludi Lin, seem to have no desire or ambition to act. The more A list cast do not shine either, Elizabeth Banks is far too sweet and attractive to thrill us as the lead antagonist, while Bryan Cranston just seemed out of place, which was a shame, as he could do so much better.

For an action film, it is not very exciting. It takes up far too much time setting up the Rangers, followed by about twenty minutes of poor action sequences that are jam packed with CGI and poor one liners.

I found myself regretting my decision to watch this movie more and more throughout. Dull and poorly paced, Power Rangers is too serious to be fun, but not serious enough to be intriguing, I would avoid this one.

A group of teenagers use new powers that they have been bestowed with to protect the galaxy.

Best Performance: RJ Cyler / Worst Performance: Elizabeth Banks


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