After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.
Robert Downey Jr.,
We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson's case, by shouting out one word - SHAZAM - this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the grown-up superhero Shazam.
Dwayne Johnson stated that Keanu Reeves was in talks to play the director of terrorist organization ETEON, if things had worked out: "What we did at the end was we left the ominous voice faceless. So, for some time, it was going to be a bit of a John Wick, all disguised. But then we left it there with a few people in mind. Originally, Keanu was the goal. We were talking, and it just didn't feel right creatively. He and I talked, and I totally got it. And it wound up being the best thing, so now we leave that open for the future." See more »
In the helicopter scene, the main villain yells at the pilot to climb. He then goes up and throws the pilot out and takes over. It is a common misconception that helicopter pilots sit in the same seat as airline pilots(left seat). Helicopter pilots sit in the right seat. He just threw out someone that wasn't the pilot. See more »
My baby's come home!
I'm sorry to bring trouble here, Momma, but I need my brothers. This family is going to war. We're gonna need cars... and guns.
[Hobbs opens the armory and discovers that all of the guns have been replaced with traditional Samoan spears and handheld weapons]
Momma, where's all our guns?
I get rid of them.
Very noble, Mrs. Hobbs.
[whispers to Hattie]
We're in serious trouble.
That's an understatement.
[Hobbs grabs a spiked club]
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2 mid-credits scenes with Ryan Reynolds, and one post-credits scene with Hobbs getting his own back on Shaw, for his airport stop 'n' search. See more »
I got to see an early preview on Tuesday night which was cool. I have seen all the fast and furious movies and although I understand the appeal and like the characters I felt like the movies became increasingly ridiculous with the writing as time progressed.
While I think most people can probably agree with me on that point, my bigger issue was the over serious tone in conjunction with the movies. It is as if everyone in them is in denial that the stories were becoming increasingly ridiculous.
This movie however takes a different approach. I think Dwayne and Jason get the appeal and ran with it while subtly acknowledging and making light of the over the top nature of the story. This is possibly my favorite entry, even though I do like the first few movies in the series and would like to see if they could apply this tone to the main series if it continues in any way.
One final thought, if you like the pg-13 Deadpool 2 "once upon a Deadpool", and like fast and furious then you are gonna love this one. I won't say anymore than that but I think you will see what I mean. Make sure to stay for the credits scene too.
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