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Guardians (2017)

Zashchitniki (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi | 23 February 2017 (Russia)
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During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple Soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

Director:

Sarik Andreasyan

Writers:

Andrey Gavrilov (screenplay), Sarik Andreasyan (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anton Pampushnyy ... Arsus
Sanjar Madi ... Khan (as Sanzhar Madi)
Sebastien Sisak ... Ler (as Sebastyan Sisak Grigoryan)
Alina Lanina ... Kseniya
Valeriya Shkirando ... Mayor Elena Larina
Vyacheslav Razbegaev ... General-mayor Nikolay Dolgov
Stanislav Shirin Stanislav Shirin ... Avgust Kuratov
Aleksandr Komissarov Aleksandr Komissarov ... Viktor Dobronravov
Nikolay Shestak ... Fyodor
Elizaveta Polyakova Elizaveta Polyakova
Viktor Mishchenchuk Viktor Mishchenchuk
Polina Polyakova Polina Polyakova
Yuriy Pilyugin Yuriy Pilyugin
Svetlana Tulskaya Svetlana Tulskaya
Andrey Bobrov Andrey Bobrov
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Storyline

During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple Soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

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Taglines:

Squad of Soviet Superheroes See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Russia

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

23 February 2017 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Guardians See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

RUR380,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,765,483
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color
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Trivia

In the first fight between Kuratov & Ler a homage to the Batman comics & Dark Knight Rises with Kuratov dropping Ler on his knee damaging his back like in the infamous Bane & Batman fight. See more »

Goofs

Both times when Arsus morphs into a full bear, ripping his pants, he reappears in human form having a full set of pants and boots. See more »

Crazy Credits

In mid-credits scene, Yelena is transported in a back of a truck by two soldiers. When they open the door, she attacks them, killing one and subduing the other, who, when asked who sent them, says: "Ferrum". See more »

Alternate Versions

When the film was originally released in Germany, the dubbing was highly criticized for adding lowbrow humor. To rectify this, distributor Capelight ordered a new dubbing (which reflected the original tone of the movie) and the film was re-released (with both dubbings) on Blu-ray/DVD. See more »

Connections

Featured in BadComedian: Zaschitniki (Russian Avengers) (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Zashchitniki
("Guardians")
Written by Oleg Tsoy & Kseniya Vinogradova
Performed by Yuliya Tereshchenko
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I wanted to like it
20 April 2017 | by ruthtuffreySee all my reviews

It's not very good.

I wanted it to be good, I would have settled for quite good, but no.

CGI = awful (circa 1900's SyFy channel, and I'm being generous).

Story = Hm, maybe taken from a computer game released in a country ending in 'stan' and not very popular there either

Watch at your peril.

One good thing about the film is, no, sorry, I got nothing.


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