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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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James Gunn

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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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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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Details

Official Sites:

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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, Wide Release

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 revealed that he and producer Kevin Feige wanted David Bowie to appear in a cameo before his death on January 10, 2016. See more »

Goofs

People exposed to the vacuum of space do not freeze in a matter of seconds/minutes. In a vacuum the only way to lose (or gain) body heat is through thermal radiation. It would take hours and hours. This is what makes a vacuum a good insulator. In fact, if you were to float in sunlight you'd sooner cook than freeze.

Correction: The pressure is important: Your eyes, if left open, would basically boil and surface freeze because of lack of pressure on the liquid. Your tongue would be susceptible as well. The pressure issue would also make it impossible to hold air in your lungs, so you would pass out within a minute, but likely much sooner: "In 1965, while performing tests at the Johnson Space Center, a subject was accidentally exposed to a near vacuum (less than 1 psi) when his space suit leaked while in a vacuum chamber.

He did not pass out for about 14 seconds, by which time unoxygenated blood had reached his brain. Technicians began to repressurize the chamber within 15 seconds and he regained consciousness at around the equivalent of 15,000 feet of altitude. He later said that his last conscious memory was of the water on his tongue beginning to boil. So, there's at least one data point about what it's like to be in a vacuum. It won't be pleasant, but it won't be like the movies, either." 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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My Sweet Lord
Written and Performed by George Harrison
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Wonderfully entertaining!! (No spoilers)
8 July 2017 | by buzzbuzz-86263See all my reviews

Let me start by saying I am not a superhero or comic book fan. I ONLY went to this movie because the company I was in wanted to. I was reluctant, but was assured I would enjoy it. I was so skeptical and really had a negative outlook. I am SO HAPPY that I chose to go. I was very nicely surprised.

This is an incredible journey that shows the ties of friendships and families and good vs. evil. Very well written, directed and acted. Characters and story line were well developed. The movie was paced perfectly, nothing felt rushed and nothing felt like it was dragging, even with the movie being on the long side. The movie did not follow the always boring, somewhat predictable path. Riveting moments come at the least expected times. There are plenty of emotional scenes.

This movie is wonderfully entertaining. The scenery is exceptional. I would have never imagined a Marvel movie to be beautiful, lighthearted, poignant, hysterically funny, intelligent, sad, happy and a just over all very satisfying. I laughed, I cried, I was drawn in and mesmerized. I left with a smile, feeling very satisfied - but wanting more. I really couldn't be happier.

I actually had not seen the first GOTG. I was so entertained by this one that I had to go borrow that one from a friend to watch. I like them both a lot. Most of the time a sequel is not as good as the first. IMHO, that is not the case in this trilogy. The second is just as good (maybe a tad better) than the first.

Well worth the watch. Super enjoyable!


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