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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 5 May 2017 (USA)
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The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.

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After saving Xandar from Ronan's wrath, the Guardians are now recognized as heroes. Now the team must help their leader Star Lord (Chris Pratt) uncover the truth behind his true heritage. Along the way, old foes turn to allies and betrayal is blooming. And the Guardians find that they are up against a devastating new menace who is out to rule the galaxy. Written by Blazer346

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and brief suggestive content | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$146,510,104, 7 May 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$389,813,101, 21 September 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$862,613,518, 21 August 2017
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Trivia

As Groot only communicates with the phrase, "I am Groot", in different inflections, James Gunn created a "Groot Version" of the script for him and Vin Diesel, which contains each of Groot's lines in English. See more »

Goofs

When Ego is showing Quill how to create the ball of energy, he places Quill's hands with palms facing each other. The camera angle changes and Quill's hands are facing up. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Meredith Quill: [sing along with the song Brandy] There's a girl in this harbor town / And she works layin' whiskey down / They say, Brandy, fetch another round / She serves them whiskey and wine / The sailors say, Brandy, you're a fine girl.
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Crazy Credits

Several credits in the closing credits read "I am Groot" before flickering and changing to the actual credit. Additionally, "I am Groot" appears in the stars twice, as a constellation and as a "You Are Here" location. Also, in the disclaimer that normally states no animals were harmed. It is replaced with "I am Groot." Before it changes to "No raccoons or tree creatures were harmed during the making of this feature. The same cannot be said for the handlers of said raccoons and tree creatures." See more »

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Soundtracks

The Chain
Written by Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood (as Michael Fleetwood), Christine McVie, John McVie and Stevie Nicks (as Stephanie Nicks)
Performed by Fleetwood Mac
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
by arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Marvel's First Turd (real person review)
8 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

After reading through the sea of effusively positive reviews, I feel compelled to add to the short list of those who actually seemed to have watched the movie. This movie was a complete and utter disaster. I actually rank the first GOTG as my favorite of the Marvel franchise (and easily the most watched at around 20 times), so I was very excited to see this one. I can honestly say I've never before been disappointed by a Marvel production (modern era), and I have actually thought aloud on more than one occasion that Marvel just seems to know how to get it right. It seemed they were infallible, incapable of putting out a bad movie. Unfortunately, they finally got it wrong. The best word I've seen used is forced. Everything feels forced. The plot, the acting, the action, the jokes, the emotion....all of it. With all other Marvel movies, you immerse into the story, you live the plot. While watching this, I gradually become less and less immersed and became increasingly aware of how awful the movie was. I finished it, hoping for a rebound, but it just gets worse, like a turd rolling down hill. By the end, its like a Gatlin gun of turd pellets being shot from the screen, a run of bad jokes, bad acting, bad dialogue, bad plot, and just plain bad experience. I'm truly just dumbfounded that Marvel could screw up at all, and especially this badly. How is this even the same director as the first? Did he have a stroke since the first film? I feel like I've gone through all of the stages of grief except acceptance, and I never will accept this Kentucky Klondike Bar of a movie. Go home GOTG2, you're drunk. Go back and try again.


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