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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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Box Office

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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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

James Gunn, Sr. and Leota Gunn, parents of James Gunn and Sean Gunn (Kraglin), make cameo appearances in the film. See more »

Goofs

Unlike the iconic Walkman and headphones, the headphones used with the Zune are not original Zune headphones. However with all MP3 players the original owner of the Zune could've broken or swapped out the original headphones for the ones that Quill is using at the time. 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

SPOILER: There are 5 scenes in the closing credits:
  • Kraglin practices controlling Yondu's arrow.
  • Starhawk gathers his old Ravager team together.
  • Ayesha introduces a super-evolved Sovereign, Adam Warlock. This leads into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
  • Star-Lord argues with a teenage Groot.
  • Marvel founder Stan Lee has a talk with the Watchers.
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Soundtracks

Southern Nights
Written by Allen Toussaint
Performed by Glen Campbell
Courtesy of Capitol Nashville Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Disappointment of the year
8 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

The first Guardians was great. It was unexpected, fresh, funny, with exciting characters and a decent story. For the sequel they kept the characters, but the jokes were forced (I only had a few laughs), the characters, although they were the same, became much less likable, and there was hardly any story. It was boring, and after the first hour or so, I was eagerly waiting for the movie to end. While in the first film the old school music was a clever tool to create a unique atmosphere, in this one it quickly became tired, as the movie was too heavily relying on it. Also, they used waaaaay too much exposition. Almost everything you learn about the characters, their backstories and the plot itself, they tell you through dialogue. (That's poor writing.) One more thing that really bothered me (among many other things) was Sean Gunn. He is clearly not a good actor, but for some reason (probably because he's the director's brother) he got much more screen time than in the first film. And it didn't work. Just like most of the movie.

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