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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 6 July 2018 (USA)
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As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.

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Peyton Reed
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Rudd ... Scott Lang / Ant-Man
Evangeline Lilly ... Hope Van Dyne / Wasp
Michael Peña ... Luis
Walton Goggins ... Sonny Burch
Bobby Cannavale ... Paxton
Judy Greer ... Maggie
T.I. ... Dave (as Tip 'T.I.' Harris)
David Dastmalchian ... Kurt
Hannah John-Kamen ... Ava / Ghost
Abby Ryder Fortson ... Cassie
Randall Park ... Jimmy Woo
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Janet Van Dyne / Wasp
Laurence Fishburne ... Dr. Bill Foster
Michael Douglas ... Dr. Hank Pym
Divian Ladwa ... Uzman
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Storyline

In the aftermath of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he's confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past. Written by Walt Disney Studios

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Real heroes. Not actual size.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG - 13 for some sci - fi action violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

6 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ant-Man 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$162,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$75,812,205, 8 July 2018

Gross USA:

$216,648,740

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$622,674,139
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Production Co:

Marvel Studios See more »
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Color:

Color (ACES)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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[first lines]
Dr. Hank Pym: I still think about the night your mother and I had to leave you.
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Written by Buddy Buie, James Cobb Jr. (as James Cobb), Harry Middlebrooks, and Mike Shapiro
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: On par sequel
9 November 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

I love what Marvel have done in the creation of their "Universe" it's an overwhelming triumph and despite my fears they managed to slot Antman in there perfectly back in 2015.

A heavily comedic character is was heavy on charm, humour and elevated by a fantastic charm. Truth be told I found myself really hyped for the second movie, more than any other (Except GotG).

With every cast member both big and small returning a fantastic villian and the one and only Laurence Fishburne, the stars were aligning for another fantastic addition to the universe. And it is................kind of.

Regarding the previous films I've enjoyed them all with the exception of two. I didn't see the appeal in Dr Strange and thought that Black Panther was one of the most overrated movies in the history of the industry.

Antman 2 delivers, it does just not to the extent I hoped. Rudd, Lilly and Douglas are excellent once again and the story is fantastic though I think much of the impact of some of the story is highly lacking.

Our new villian delivered more than I'd ever expected, Pfeiffer was a great addition and Pena managed to annoy me less than usual!

The first movie got a solid 7/10 from me and this sequel is recieving the same. What that means is I consider it a good film, it's just not exactly groundbreaking stuff. I feel the movie played it a tad safe and didn't meet its potential.

Regardless it's funny, it's action packed and it's likeable and therefore it's another Marvel success in my book.

The Good:

Incredible cast

Genuine laughs

Fits into the universe well

The Bad:

I still don't like Pena

Some of the impact was lost

Bit generic

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

Lilly is a very clever actress who picks her roles well

Someone still needs to explain to me how they do that age regression thing sfx

Walton Goggins has friends in high places

The size shifting has all kinds of bedroom possibilities

Truth serum IS a thing


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