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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 20 July 2018 (USA)
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Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.

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Ol Parker

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Ol Parker, Richard Curtis (story by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amanda Seyfried ... Sophie
Andy Garcia ... Fernando Cienfuegos
Celia Imrie ... Vice Chancellor
Lily James ... Young Donna
Alexa Davies ... Young Rosie
Jessica Keenan Wynn ... Young Tanya
Dominic Cooper ... Sky
Julie Walters ... Rosie
Christine Baranski ... Tanya
Hugh Skinner ... Young Harry
Pierce Brosnan ... Sam
Omid Djalili ... Greek Official
Josh Dylan ... Young Bill
Gerard Monaco ... Alexio
Anna Antoniades ... Apollonia
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Storyline

Discover Donna's (Meryl Streep, Lily James) young life, experiencing the fun she had with the three possible dads of Sophie (Amanda Seyfriend). As she reflects on her mom's journey, Sophie finds herself to be more like her mother than she ever even realized. Written by Brian Tristam Williams

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Discover how it all began.


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Rated PG-13 for some suggestive material | See all certifications »

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UK | USA | Japan

Language:

English | French | Greek

Release Date:

20 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mamma Mia 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Vis, Croatia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,952,180, 22 July 2018

Gross USA:

$120,634,935

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$395,044,706
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Dolby Surround 7.1 | Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)| Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The trailer sets Donna (Meryl Streep)'s pregnancy in 1979, and the birth of Sophie as 1980, which sets Mamma Mia! (2008) around 2000, as Sophie is 20. The movie is set five years after the first film, which would make this 2005. There is however an Apple iPhone present in one of the early scenes, which twists the timeframe and contradicts it from being 2005. See more »

Goofs

Toward the end of the movie, Sophie refers to Sam as her, "Step Dad," but throughout the story line, refers to all three men as her, "Dads," especially since one of them would be biological. Since Sam married Donna at the end of the first film, he legally, and actually, IS Sophie's Step-Dad, regardless of what their biological relationship is. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sophie: It would be amazing if someone could get these to the mainland for the last post.
Fernando Cienfuegos: The pleasure and privilege will be mine.
Sophie: Señor, you're the manager. I need you to stay here and make sure this place is ready for the most incredible opening party of all time.
Fernando Cienfuegos: Whatever you dream, Sophie, we will make real.
Sophie: [looking at photo of her mother] This was her dream. I'm just trying to see it through.
Fernando Cienfuegos: You've done much more than that.
Sophie: Yes, but is it enough? I wish I could ask her. I wish she ...
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Alternate Versions

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again! has an alternative version. There is the Theatrical Version (the one we all saw) and the Original Version. The Original Version includes the full Knowing Me, Knowing You, The Name Of The Game, an alternative End Credits and the deleted song, I Wonder (Departure). Instead of the Theatrical 1:48:53 time length, the original version has a length of 1:55:21. See more »

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Why Did It Have to Be Me?
Written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
Performed by Lily James, Josh Dylan, and Hugh Skinner
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Money, Money, Money
23 April 2019 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a musical sequel that has a stretched story focusing on the young Donna and how she encountered her three men. Even though we did see those scenes in the first movie.

The film starts with Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) refurbishing her Greek island Hotel. Donna has passed away. Sky is in New York learning the hotel business and things do not seem to be going well between them.

For the grand opening of the hotel in honour of her mother, Sophie has invited her three dads and her mother's best friends.

The main part of the story is seeing the young Donna (Lily James) travelling through Europe after graduating at university. Some of the scenes switch with that of Sophie.

It required three writers to come up with the story concept. The story is admittedly thin. The new songs are ok. Cher just looks odd when she makes her belated appearance as Sophie's grandmother. She looks like someone who has just turned up for the pay cheque and decided to do an album of Abba covers out of it.

The Abba songs keep it entertaining but this movie stinks of a cash grab.


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