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Ant-Man (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 17 July 2015 (USA)
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Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

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Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. Written by @PtotheSmizzo

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No shield. No armor. No problem. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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17 July 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ant-Man: El Hombre Hormiga  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$57,225,526, 19 July 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$180,202,163, 17 December 2015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$519,445,163
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The VFX artists decided to incorporate techniques that would make this film different from other "shrinking" films and give an "experimental" look to the film. These techniques include macro photography (digital mattes of enlarged environments) and motion-capture. Trick photography was also employed: close-ups, aerial shots and long shots with wide lenses were the main techniques employed to get a good ambiance for Ant-Man in a giant environment. See more »

Goofs

ICBM's do not fly in level flight patterns as shown in the film. The missile is propelled into a low Earth orbit, goes into a steep arc and then descends upon its target. It doesn't fly in a level attitude at any point from its launch to its landing.

The 1978 film Superman shows the same error when its ballistic missiles are also launched. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hank Pym: Stark!
Howard Stark: He doesn't seem happy. Hello, Hank. You're supposed to be in Moscow.
Hank Pym: I took a detour... Through your defense lab.
[slams a vial of Pym particles on table]
Peggy Carter: Tell me that isn't what I think it is.
Hank Pym: That depends if you think it's a poor attempt to replicate my work. Even for this group, that takes nerve.
Mitchell Carson: You were instructed to go to Russia. May I remind you, Dr. Pym, that you're a soldier...
Hank Pym: I'm a scientist.
Howard Stark: Then act like one. The Pym Particle is the most revolutionary science ...
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: Mid credits scene: Hank Pym talks to his daughter, showing her a secret room in his basement, containing a prototype Wasp suit that was never completed. The two decide to resume work on it for her use. See more »

Connections

References Alice in Wonderland (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Live It Up
Written by Dwayne Alo, Jaron Lamot, Cheapshot (as Colton Fisher) and Jason Rabinowitz
Performed by Di'Alo
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The Astonishing Ant-Man
8 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

This movie exceeds all expectations. From a tight and streamlined plot, to outstanding performances from the cast. This isn't a simple comedy. It's a movie with depth and heart. The cast gave great performances from top to bottom keeping the viewer engaged. Paul Rudd is another great choice as lead from the Marvel casting department. Michael Douglas gives a signature performance as Hank Pym, and Evangeline Lilly is another kick-ass female character in the MCU. Oh yeah, Michael Pena stills the show with his comedic timing. The action in this movie is like nothing you've ever seen. And the comedy was on point throughout. The heart of the movie is it's focus on a father's love for his daughter, and what he'd do to show that love and protect her. All in all an amazing release from the House of Mouse.


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