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

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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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Trivia

When the character of Ayesha was first introduced in the comics, she was just named "Her" (since she was created as a counterpart to the character Adam Warlock, originally named "Him"). She then took on the name "Kismet" and was renamed yet again as "Ayesha." In "Fantastic Four" #11 (by Chris Claremont, Salvador Larroca and Art Thibert) the Four ask her for her name, and she replies, "I have had many, but the most appropriate is Ayesha: She--who must be obeyed!" Both the name "Ayesha" and the sobriquet "She who must be obeyed" are references to the 1887 adventure novel "She: A History of Adventure" by H. Rider Haggard. The main character of the story was also a priestess named Ayesha (referred to throughout as "She-who-must-be-obeyed"). The elaborate Art Deco-style costume and production design for this movie's Ayesha is also a nod to the most famous movie adaptation of Haggard's novel, She (1935). See more »

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At the beginning of the movie when Meredith Quill is singing "You're a fine girl," her hands abruptly change position during the line "And she works laying whiskey down." See more »

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[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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Richard Christy is credited as "Down There!" See more »

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Bring It On Home To Me
Written and Performed by Sam Cooke
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This movie is a joyous experience. Guaranteed to raise your mood!
8 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

James Gunn is clearly a fan of the work, and his love for the material shows through out the movie. Such a weird and bizarre universe so beautifully adapted to the screen.

This time around, part2 concentrates more on character development rather than being a plot driven movie. It concentrates on building the team dynamics and their relationships with each other. This enriches the movie's universe and is a decision with long term considerations for the series.

Even if you miss out on the amount of plot, you will be easily distracted by the great humor. The jokes are well written through out the running time. I haven't had so many laughs in a movie since Deadpool.

The plot is well written and the extra character development time raises the stakes and our attachment to the characters during action scenes. The actions scenes are visually incredible, in fact the entire universe is colorful and beautiful to behold.

I had a blast watching this movie, and I think you will too.


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