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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 must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Peter Quill / Star-Lord
... Gamora
... Drax
... Baby Groot (voice)
... Rocket (voice)
... Yondu
... Nebula
... Mantis
... Stakar Ogord
... Ego
... Ayesha
... Taserface
... Kraglin / On-Set Rocket
... Tullk
... 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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This summer, the galaxy won't save itself. 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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Guardians of the Galaxy 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$146,510,104, 7 May 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$389,813,101

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$863,756,051
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film's subtitle is a nod to Star-Lord's Awesome Mixtape Vol. 1 tape from Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). 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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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There are 5 scenes in the closing credits:
  • Kraglin practices controlling Yondu's arrow.
  • Starhawk gathers his old Ravager team together.
  • Ayesha introduces a super-evolved Sovereign, Adam Warlock. This leads into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2020)
  • Star-Lord argues with a teenage Groot.
  • Marvel founder Stan Lee has a talk with the Watchers.
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Connections

Referenced in Mixxxer Show: Jan Bendig (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Father And Son
Written by Cat Stevens (as Yusuf Islam)
Performed by Cat Stevens
Courtesy of Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Joyless and contrived
28 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 is clearly the least of the whole Marvel pack so far. It tries very hard to recreate the joyful nonsense of the first volume, but fails consistently, rather targeting one-off jokes than investing in its characters that jump, fall and evade bombs, bullets and lasers like Tom and Jerry in space, with no sense of tread whatsoever. Star-Lord himself, while still central to the "plot", seems strangely impersonal, dutifully reacting to events around him rather than guiding the action. The movie takes forever to end and offers no surprises on the way.

At the end you realize that it has all been nothing but a setup for the next volume, like a cut from an endless Marvel sausage, served shinier than ever but with not much taste.


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