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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:

€2,196,596 (Italy) (30 April 2017)

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$389,213,281 (USA) (21 August 2017)
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Trivia

In an interview for the film, Karen Gillan explained that Nebula "is a pretty angry woman, with some daddy issues and that, in the second movie, we're going to start to see how much pain her father actually caused her, and we're going to delve right into the relationship with her sister Gamora. I think we might even feel a tinge of sympathy towards her this time." See more »

Goofs

When Peter's ship is crashing into the forest Drax is still outside being pulled along on a rope tether. As soon as the ship hits the first tree the ship would have slowed down but Drax would not have. He should have piled into cargo hold but instead he stays outside hitting trees. See more »

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[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.
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  • Star-Lord argues with a teenage Groot.
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Bring It On Home To Me
Written and Performed by Sam Cooke
Courtesy of ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. and RCA Records
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Canned garbage -- Are the Writers Laughing at us?
22 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

The only redeeming part of this film is that it allows you to think about how fun the first movie was.

Two possible theories for why it is so bad:

1. they found a group of high school drama students with no creativity to write the screenplay, and all they had was a list of generic plot and character devices to use for ideas.

2. the writers purposely wrote in all the canned, tear jerking, feel good plot/character plays they could as a contest to see how good ratings they could get for something they whipped off in an afternoon and knew was garbage.

Just horrific if you are looking for anything remotely creative or interesting. If this had been the first movie, their would not be a sequel, and, hopefully -- they'll give up now


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