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Captain Marvel (2019)

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Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

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Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

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Anna Boden (screenplay by), Ryan Fleck (screenplay by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brie Larson ... Carol Danvers / Vers / Captain Marvel
Samuel L. Jackson ... Nick Fury
Ben Mendelsohn ... Talos / Keller
Jude Law ... Yon-Rogg
Annette Bening ... Supreme Intelligence / Dr. Wendy Lawson
Lashana Lynch ... Maria Rambeau
Clark Gregg ... Agent Coulson
Rune Temte ... Bron-Char
Gemma Chan ... Minn-Erva
Algenis Perez Soto ... Att-Lass
Djimon Hounsou ... Korath
Lee Pace ... Ronan
Chuku Modu ... Soh-Larr
Matthew Maher ... Norex
Akira Akbar ... Monica Rambeau (11 Years Old)
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Storyline

After crashing an experimental aircraft, Air Force pilot Carol Danvers is discovered by the Kree and trained as a member of the elite Starforce Military under the command of her mentor Yon-Rogg. Six years later, after escaping to Earth while under attack by the Skrulls, Danvers begins to discover there's more to her past. With help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury, they set out to unravel the truth. Written by Blazer346

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Higher. Further. Faster. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Marvel Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$153,433,423, 10 March 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$277,683,764, 19 March 2019
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Jude Law took counsel from his Sherlock Holmes (2009) co-star Robert Downey, Jr., who plays Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, on appearing in this movie. Law stated, "He talked a little bit about how making a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie is fitting this one piece into a bigger picture, and giving yourself over to that. It's not about trying to understand everything. Just do your piece." See more »

Goofs

Vers' crash-landing point in Los Angeles is in the Valley Plaza area of the San Fernando Valley, based on visible landmarks such as the Valley Plaza Tower, which can be seen in several shots. There are (and were) no above-ground rail lines in this area, and the Douglas rail station featured prominently soon after is 28 miles south. See more »

Quotes

Carol Danvers: You have three names. What do people call you?
Nick Fury: Fury.
Carol Danvers: Just Fury?
Nick Fury: Yep. Not Nicholas. Not Joseph. Just Fury.
Carol Danvers: What does your mother call you then?
Nick Fury: Fury.
Carol Danvers: What do your friends call you?
Nick Fury: Fury.
Carol Danvers: Kids?
Nick Fury: If I ever have them? Fury.
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Aside from the Marvel Studios logo, there are no opening credits of any kind. See more »


Soundtracks

Come as You Are
Written by Kurt Cobain
Performed by Nirvana
Produced by Butch Vig
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Really wanted to like it more, it's just ok
18 March 2019 | by vithietSee all my reviews

So I was hoping this would be a great movie and I could write a review telling misogynists to shut up because it's fantastic to have a strong female superhero as a lead character. Alas, in that regard Wonder Woman did a lot better as a movie as a whole. The acting is not that great between Brie Larson's poor performance and the prosthetic/GCI on Samuel L. Jackson that makes him look younger but also gives him an expressionless wooden appearance. There are very obvious plot holes (like, wait, how did they know to do that?) and the pacing is very uneven; there are a few parts during which I didn't feel engaged at all. On the plus side it does fairly well as an origin story, and there is that Marvel level of polish in special effects and editing. All in all, it might be a necessary introduction to Captain Marvel for Avengers End Game, but it is probably the weakest MCU movie to date.


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