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Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

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After the Kingsman's headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, an allied spy organisation in the United States is discovered. These two elite secret organisations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

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Matthew Vaughn
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Taron Egerton ... Eggsy
Edward Holcroft ... Charlie
Gordon Alexander ... Kingsman Cab Driver
Mark Strong ... Merlin
Hanna Alström ... Princess Tilde
Calvin Demba ... Brandon
Thomas Turgoose ... Liam
Tobi Bakare ... Jamal
Julianne Moore ... Poppy
Keith Allen ... Charles
Tom Benedict Knight ... Angel (as Tom Benedict-Knight)
Colin Firth ... Harry Hart
Michael Gambon ... Arthur
Sophie Cookson ... Roxy
Björn Granath ... The King of Sweden
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After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams (Julianne Moore), the surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organization based in Kentucky, named "Statesman". The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called "Golden Circle". Written by Viir khubchandani

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Rated R for sequences of strong violence, drug content, language throughout and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Goofs

During the opening chase sequence, Eggsy is wearing a midnight blue suit and his attacker is wearing a lighter blue hooded sweatshirt. Eggsy is shown on the floor of the car almost falling out the door and his attacker is on top. When the film moves to a distant shot, a stunts person wearing a light blue shirt is on the bottom and another stunts person wearing a dark blue shirt is on top. This scene is out of order and would work with the previous fight close up when the characters are reversed. See more »

Quotes

[Harry and Eggsy shove Whiskey in the meat grinder, turning him into minced meat]
Eggsy: Put Alpha Gel on that... dickhead.
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Crazy Credits

There is a statement in the closing credits: "A dope thanks to Samuel L. Jackson." Jackson had played Richmond Valentine in the previous Kingsman film. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Singapore, before the film could receive an NC16 classification the film was edited in order to remove two utterances of religious profanity which was deemed to exceeded the BFC's set Classification Guidelines. Under these Classification Guidelines, "language that denigrates religion or is religiously profane" is not allowed for all ratings. See more »

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References Live and Let Die (1973) See more »

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Quicksand
Written by Tom Chaplin (as Thomas Chaplin) & Matt Hales (as Matthew Hales)
Published by Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd. & by BMG Rights Management UK Ltd., a BMG Company
Performed by Tom Chaplin
Courtesy of Island Records
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A solid follow-up to the 2015 film
21 September 2017 | by MrDHWongSee all my reviews

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the sequel to the 2015 film Kingsman: The Secret Service. Once again directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass, X-Men First Class), it is a solid sequel that contains just as much enjoyment and humour as its predecessor.

One year after the events of the first film, the Kingsman's spy headquarters is fatally attacked by an unknown entity. With most of the organisation now dead, the surviving agents Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and his trainer Merlin (Mark Strong) travel abroad to team up with Statesman, their American counterparts, in an effort to bring this mysterious new enemy to justice and save the world once again.

Featuring the same ridiculously over-the-top action and unique British charm, Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a worthy follow-up to the 2015 film. Matthew Vaughn's slick, fast- paced direction showcases his talent for cleverly choreographed fight scenes and quirky comic relief, which few other directors would be able to replicate successfully. I am hopeful that he returns to direct the third installment. However, similar to Guardians of The Galaxy Vol.2, the film does lack some of the freshness and surprise that was in the original, plus its runtime of 141 minutes does make it drag at times. The cast of characters, both new and old, lend themselves to some highly entertaining situations, including a hilarious performance from Elton John playing a fictionalised version of himself. The real stand-out, though, was Julianne Moore as the film's villain. It's so rare to see her play such an evil character so effectively and so much fun to watch, considering her reputation for usually playing likable roles.

I rate it 8/10


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Release Date:

22 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Camberley, Surrey, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$104,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,023,010, 24 September 2017

Gross USA:

$100,234,838

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$410,902,662
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