Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play.

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Joachim Rønning
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Angelina Jolie ... Maleficent
Elle Fanning ... Aurora
Harris Dickinson ... Prince Philip
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Queen Ingrith
Sam Riley ... Diaval
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Conall
Ed Skrein ... Borra
Robert Lindsay ... King John
David Gyasi ... Percival
Jenn Murray ... Gerda
Juno Temple ... Thistlewit
Lesley Manville ... Flittle
Imelda Staunton ... Knotgrass
Judith Shekoni ... Shrike (Jungle)
Miyavi ... Udo (Tundra)
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Storyline

Five peaceful years have passed since the demise of the duplicitous monarch, King Stefan, in Maleficent (2014), and now, an unforeseen but joyous event is about to unite the mortal kingdom of Ulstead and the fairy-realm of the enchanted Moors. However, once more, odious treason stands in the way of true young love, as malicious envy, unbounded ambition and ignoble thoughts creep in the hearts of men. Now, two neighboring worlds find themselves divided by fear and prejudice, and, sadly, the impending union paves the way for an all-out confrontation. Suddenly, the magnificent winged sprite, Maleficent, and the lovely Princess Aurora are caught in the middle. Does love always end well? Written by Nick Riganas

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Evil Never Looked So Good. See more »


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Rated PG for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and brief scary images. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the trailer, Maleficent's magic is green, which in the previous Maleficent (2014), was only the case if she was evil. While it could be editing to throw the audience off, it could indicate Maleficent has turned down a dark path. See more »

Goofs

In the first movie, Maleficent cursed Aurora, not the spinning wheel spindle, and the curse ended with True Love's Kiss. Therefore, it's impossible for the spindle to be cursed in this movie. See more »

Quotes

Maleficent: Contain your animal, or I will!
Queen Ingrith: If I didn't know any better, I'd say you were making a threat.
Maleficent: Well, do you?
Queen Ingrith: Do I *what*?
Maleficent: Know better?
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Crazy Credits

On the international trailers, against a daytime sky, we see Maleficent's castle in the 2011 Disney logo. The camera zooms in and later tilts 90° counter-clockwise. The US, Canadian, and YouTube versions of the trailer still using the normal logo. Meanwhile on the actual film, as the 2011 Disney logo finishes, the camera moves in an upper right direction, panning away from the logo. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film's ScreenX release presented the film in ultra-widescreen meaning there was more picture information visible in the left and right of the frame than in normal theaters and on home video. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Sequel of Life (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can't Stop the Girl
Written by Bebe Rexha (as Bleta Rexha), Alex Schwartz, Joe Khajadourian, Michael Pollack, Nate Cyphert, Evan Sult, Aaron Huffman, Jeff Lin, and Sean Nelson
Orchestral Arrangement by Geoff Zanelli
Produced by The Futuristics
Performed by Bebe Rexha
Courtesy of Warner Records
[The closing credits song]
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DIsney goes Game of Thrones
16 October 2019 | by iam_ahardrockersSee all my reviews

Loving the departure from the boring first movie, because this one punched more actions (PG of course) better and with more lovely mythical creatures.

Great set designs, costumes, and cinematography albeit bit boring in the middle and finale.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$185,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,948,713, 20 October 2019

Gross USA:

$113,929,605

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$491,730,089
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2.39 : 1
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