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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 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

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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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The film's title is not shown on screen until the ending credits. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the movie, as in Ant-Man, the mass (weight) of the objects which shrink and enlarge is never handled consistently. Sometimes objects (such as the people) retain their full weight when made very small, hence able to affect much larger objects with great force. But the same is not true when large heavy objects like cars and buildings are made small. Also, when Scott becomes very large, his mass is proportional to that, instead of remaining his actual ~200 lbs. See more »

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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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Crazy Credits

As in Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Marvel Studios logo changes the "io " in the word Studios to the numbers "10" to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. See more »


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First of the Gang to Die
Written by Morrissey (as Steven Morrissey) and Alain Whyte
Performed by Morrissey
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Simple, funny and relaxing
31 July 2018 | by truongthhSee all my reviews

I know it is kind of late but I just saw Ant-Man and the Wasp yesterday and thought I should leave a review for it. This was a more easy-going and funnier experience compared to the other two juggernauts Marvel brought to us this year. And while it is not as great as the other two, it was an enjoyable experience.

The film takes place after the events of Civil War and right before Infinity War. During this time, Scott Lang is under house arrest to be near his daughter Cassie. However, trouble arises when a mysterious character named Ghost shows up, and Scott will have to adopt the alter ego Ant-Man again with the help from the Wasp(Hope van Dyne) and Hank Pym to stop Ghost and fix their problems from the past.

The film's plot was rather simple, mostly because the story focuses on the characters and they delivered a plot which is easy to follow, but not too predictable. However, its simplicity also means some parts of the story will feel illogical. Any parts that didn't add up, they will either throw an exposition or the phrase 'Quantum' in there to explain. That's lazy writing.

The film haonls many characters and sadly, many of them felt out of place or under-developed. The main reason for this is the introduction of the Wasp. And while she was an amazing she character, she outshone the rest of the cast, including our main protagonist Scott/Ant-Man. Hannah John-Kamen and Laurence Fishburne's charcters were so underdeveloped that I couldn't care less about them. Maggie( Judy Greer) and Jim( Bobby Cannavale) were unnecessary and you can throw them out of the movie without worrying about changing the storyline. But still, kudos to the writers for making such an impressive introduction to the Wasp.

As for acting, most of the cast did they part, especially Evangeline Lilly. She is the perfect Wasp and created a great chemistry between Ant-Man and the Wasp. Paul Rudd is great as always, but I felt like he should have been given more things to do this time around. He was a very smart character in the original Ant-Man, but they made him a complete dummy this time around.

The worst part about this film is how they completely wasted the Quantum Realm. There is so much potential , but they just ignored it. I hope they show more of the Realm in the upcoming Avengers 4.

All in all, this was a very fun and enjoyble film. Despite some obvious flaws, Peyton Reed did try his best to improve what was not good enough in the first film and helped the film stand out among Black Panther and Infinity War. Recommended for families or those who just want to have a good time in the theater.


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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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2.39 : 1
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