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Deadpool (2016)

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A wisecracking mercenary gets experimented on and becomes immortal but ugly, and sets out to track down the man who ruined his looks.

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Tim Miller
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 28 wins & 74 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Reynolds ... Wade / Deadpool
Karan Soni ... Dopinder
Ed Skrein ... Ajax
Michael Benyaer ... Warlord
Stefan Kapicic ... Voice of Colossus (voice)
Brianna Hildebrand ... Negasonic Teenage Warhead
Style Dayne ... Jeremy (Pizza Guy)
Kyle Cassie ... Gavin Merchant
Taylor Hickson ... Meghan Orlovsky
Ayzee ... Teen Girl #1
Naika Toussaint ... Teen Girl #2
Randal Reeder ... Buck
T.J. Miller ... Weasel
Isaac C. Singleton Jr. ... Boothe
Morena Baccarin ... Vanessa
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Storyline

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. Written by 20th Century Fox

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Witness the beginning of a happy ending See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language throughout, sexual content and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Deadpool Website | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

X-Men Origins: Deadpool See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$135,050,000, 14 February 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$363,070,709

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$783,112,979
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to a Q&A with Taylor Hickson on Twitter, the film went under a codename of an 80's band, which Hickson wouldn't disclose (presumably since the sequel may go by the same name.) The band was Wham! as noted in other trivia pieces. See more »

Goofs

Right after the flipping SUV settles on its side, the first car comes to a stop parallel to the SUV and sits almost dead middle of the expressway. When the bad guys approach the SUV, the first car is now over to the side and is no longer parallel to the SUV. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Deadpool: Kinda lonesome back here.
[wedges himself through the Plexiglas opening between the back seat and the front]
Deadpool: Yeah, little help.
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Crazy Credits

A cartoon version of Deadpool runs wild around the credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The theatrical and DVD releases were censored by the CBFC in India to secure an A rating (restricted to adults i.e. 18+):
  • 'Asshole', 'motherfucker', 'balls', 'blowjob', 'touching myself', '24 ball gags', 'vagina', 'bitch', 'dick', 'suck a cock', 'testicles' and 'dildo' were all muted.
  • The triple headshot in the highway fight was removed.
  • Nudity, thrusting and innuendos were removed from the sex scene.
  • Deadpool cutting his hand off was removed and replaced with shots of Colossus.
  • A poster showing a woman touching her vagina was removed.
  • Shots of naked women in the strip club were removed.
  • Blood and gore in the final fight was removed.
  • Anti-smoking disclaimers and a health spot were added to the beginning and middle of the film. Static, scrolling messages were also added whenever a character is shown smoking.
The general censorship of violence/sex/swearing totaled 3 minutes and 53 seconds. The anti-smoking additions were voluntary and totaled exactly 2 minutes. The Indian Blu-ray release is uncut (despite also showing an A certificate on the back cover). See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Dwarvenaut (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

She Can Stay
Written by Steve Bauman and Nick Nolan
Performed by Stretch Nickel
Courtesy of d2 Music
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A new landmark for superhero and comedy films
10 June 2017 | by Will_HarrisonSee all my reviews

With a brilliant script, visceral action, and a Oscar-worthy performance by lead Ryan Reynolds, 2016's Deadpool takes superhero and comedy films into a new direction and proves that comic book movies still have a lot more to offer.

Proof of the benefits of filmmakers taking risks rather than following the working formula, Deadpool takes the superhero genre and heightens it with its unapologetic offensive humor, bloody and intense violence, as well as a excellent cast and script. Deadpool is an example to not only based ones characters and stories off of the original material, but to embrace the heart and soul of the comic book medium as a whole.


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