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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 5 May 2017 (USA)
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The Guardians struggle to keep together as a team while dealing with their personal family issues, notably Star-Lord's encounter with his father the ambitious celestial being Ego.

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James Gunn

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James Gunn, Dan Abnett (based on the Marvel comics by) | 11 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Pratt ... Peter Quill / Star-Lord
Zoe Saldana ... Gamora
Dave Bautista ... Drax
Vin Diesel ... Baby Groot (voice)
Bradley Cooper ... Rocket (voice)
Michael Rooker ... Yondu
Karen Gillan ... Nebula
Pom Klementieff ... Mantis
Sylvester Stallone ... Stakar Ogord
Kurt Russell ... Ego
Elizabeth Debicki ... Ayesha
Chris Sullivan ... Taserface
Sean Gunn ... Kraglin / On-Set Rocket
Tommy Flanagan ... Tullk
Laura Haddock ... Meredith Quill
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Storyline

After saving Xandar from Ronan's wrath, the Guardians are now recognized as heroes. Now the team must help their leader Star Lord (Chris Pratt) uncover the truth behind his true heritage. Along the way, old foes turn to allies and betrayal is blooming. And the Guardians find that they are up against a devastating new menace who is out to rule the galaxy. Written by Blazer346

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Anyone can save the galaxy once. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$146,510,104, 7 May 2017

Gross USA:

$389,813,101

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$863,756,051
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Dolby Digital | Dolby Surround 7.1 | 12-Track Digital Sound (IMAX 12 track)| IMAX 6-Track | Dolby Atmos | Sonics-DDP (IMAX version)

Color:

Color (ACES)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

James Gunn choreographed and served as the motion-capture model for Groot's dance during the opening credits sequence. It took the visual effects team nearly two years to complete the CG rendering of the scene for the final film. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning, Ego is running down through the woods with Meredith, in a split second long shot she is wearing Ugg Boots, however, in the later shots of her feet, she is wearing a pair of heels. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Meredith Quill: [sing along with the song Brandy] There's a girl in this harbor town / And she works layin' whiskey down / They say, Brandy, fetch another round / She serves them whiskey and wine / The sailors say, Brandy, you're a fine girl.
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Cosmo the dog, Howard the Duck and the Grandmaster (a cosmic being from Thor: Ragnarok (2017)) are seen in the credits See more »

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Featured in Hollywood Express: Episode #15.2 (2017) See more »

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Flash Light
Written by George Clinton (as George Clinton, Jr.), Bernie Worrell (as Bernard Worrell), and Bootsy Collins (as William Collins)
Performed by Parliament
Courtesy of Island Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Good, maybe even great, but doesn't live up to the first.
24 April 2017 | by johnneypicklesSee all my reviews

When going to watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 the main thing I was looking for was to have fun, and on that account this film sure does deliver. The characters we know and love are still just as great and a couple of new people are introduced too. However, Gamora is still the most boring character out of the Guardians, and unfortunately, Drax doesn't really do a lot except tell jokes, which are very funny admittedly. Baby Groot makes up for this and is great, if not just a little worse than the last incarnation of him we saw in the last movie. Once again the villain is not great, but he is better than Ronan in the last movie. The real flaw with this movie is that it simply isn't as good as the first one. Number 1 captured lightning in a bottle and this one attempts that and comes pretty close, but in the end, doesn't. This does not make it a bad film, however. It is still hilarious, action packed and a great deal of fun improving on some elements of the original and I recommend it to any fans of Guardians of the Galaxy. Just remember to keep your expectations in check. 8/10


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