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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

Writers:

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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
Djimon Hounsou ... Korath
Lee Pace ... Ronan
Lashana Lynch ... Maria Rambeau
Gemma Chan ... Minn-Erva
Clark Gregg ... Agent Coulson
Rune Temte ... Bron-Char
Algenis Perez Soto ... Att-Lass
Mckenna Grace ... Young Carol (13 Years Old)
Akira Akbar ... Monica Rambeau (11 Years Old)
Matthew Maher ... Norex
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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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Discover what makes a (her)o. 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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Details

Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Captain Marvel See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$175,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$153,433,423, 10 March 2019

Gross USA:

$426,829,839

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,128,274,794
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Project PEGASUS stands for "Potential Energy Group/Alternate Sources/United States." It was previously mentioned in The Avengers (2012). See more »

Goofs

The plot centers around a light-speed engine that would be of immense value to one of the alien races given how fast it will allow them to travel through space. Their method of travel, however, is already drastically faster than light speed. Utilizing this engine would actually slow them down considerably.

This could have been made clearer in the movie, but the FTL travel used by the Kree is a network of "jump points", essentially stable wormholes. This is the same method used in both Guardians films. The jump points exist in fixed locations and lead to other fixed locations, and their distribution is irregular. The lightspeed engine described in the film would presumably permit travel at lightspeed (or faster) directly rather than by means of jump points. This would enable trips to places that might not be readily reachable by jumps, and therefore would make a ship with such an engine much harder to track and follow for someone without such an engine. See more »

Quotes

Nick Fury: You know you're glowing, right?
Carol Danvers: I'll explain it later.
[Carol opens the lunch box, revealing the Tesseract while Fury removes Goose's muzzle]
Carol Danvers: Take the Tesseract. Leave the lunch box.
Nick Fury: Me?
Carol Danvers: Yes.
Nick Fury: I'm not touching that thing.
Carol Danvers: You want me to get you an oven mitt?
[Goose suddenly reveals tentacles from his mouth and uses them to grab the Tesseract and swallow it. Fury drops Goose]
Nick Fury: Whoa!
[...]
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: Captain Marvel meets up with the Avengers, responding to the pager Nick Fury activated in Avengers: Infinity War (2018). This leads into Avengers: Endgame (2019). See more »

Connections

References The Right Stuff (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Crazy on You
Written by Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, and Roger Fisher
Performed by Heart
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Not THAT bad, not that good either.
7 March 2019 | by dvbsanSee all my reviews

This movie feels out of place in the MCU, it feels Fury is not the same character we meet (only) 10 years later. The movie tries to force us to like Brie Larson, not Carol Danvers or Captain Marvel. The character feels like a mix between Tony Stark, Thor and Feminist Captain America. To make things worse, at the end she is way to OP. However, the movie had some good jokes, it was not over preachy. Sure there where some Cringe moments, but all in all it could be worse. The best part of this movie is the 90's nostalgia, Ben Medelsohn, Fury&Goose and The Kree. BUT the Kree do not get that much screen time, they feel like The Warriors 3 with even less to do. The intro does gave me shivers, what a tribute to Stan Lee. I would say Captain Marvel is Solo: A Star Wars Story mixed with The Incredible Hulk, a fun popcorn movie but nothing more.


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