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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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Trivia

The second time that an Ant-Man film will be played in theaters as a direct follow-up to an Avengers film, which is Avengers: Infinity War (2018). Ant-Man (2015) was released months after Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). 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 »

Quotes

[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

There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: the giant ant plays a drum solo in Scott's house while an emergency broadcast plays throughout San Francisco. See more »


Soundtracks

Everyday Is Like Sunday
Written by Morrissey (as Steven Morrissey) and Stephen Street (as Stephen Brian Street)
Performed by Morrissey
Courtesy of Sire Records/Parlophone Records Ltd.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Fun Summer Movie
18 July 2018 | by view_and_reviewSee all my reviews

Ant-Man and Wasp was a fun movie. Whereas I didn't see it strongly bolstering the MCU, it didn't harm the MCU at all. I like that they gave Ant-Man a partner (I dare not say sidekick) with similar, yet better abilities.

Now, as for what I wish would've been different/better: the nemesis, Ghost. Ghost has some excellent skills and abilities which I think they (the production team) could've/should've explored more. I mean, the ability to phase in and out almost at will thereby giving the person the ability to pass through solid matter (kinda like Kitty Pride of the X-Men)--that makes for some spectacular fight scenes and other mischief. I'm imagining a fight similar to the opening scene of X-Men 2 when Nightcrawler infiltrated the White House. I know that phasing in and out is different than teleporting but in tight quarters they can be used similarly.

That was my only gripe, which was a small one. Besides wanting more from the bad guy I thought the movie was funny and creative.


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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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