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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 6 July 2018 (USA)
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As Scott Lang balances being both a Super Hero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.

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Peyton Reed
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Rudd ... Scott Lang / Ant-Man
Evangeline Lilly ... Hope Van Dyne / Wasp
Michael Peña ... Luis
Walton Goggins ... Sonny Burch
Bobby Cannavale ... Paxton
Judy Greer ... Maggie
T.I. ... Dave (as Tip 'T.I.' Harris)
David Dastmalchian ... Kurt
Hannah John-Kamen ... Ava / Ghost
Abby Ryder Fortson ... Cassie
Randall Park ... Jimmy Woo
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Janet Van Dyne / Wasp
Laurence Fishburne ... Dr. Bill Foster
Michael Douglas ... Dr. Hank Pym
Divian Ladwa ... Uzman
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Storyline

In the aftermath of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he's confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past. Written by Walt Disney Studios

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Real heroes. Not actual size.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

6 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ant-Man 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$162,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$75,812,205, 8 July 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$216,648,740

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$622,674,139
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Marvel Studios See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Walton Goggins and Michael Peña previously acted together in the TV show The Shield as detective partners. See more »

Goofs

After Scott retrieves the lab from Sonny, he walks back to shore with it, leaving Sonny knocked-out on the ferry, but after the thugs are tazed, tied up, and truth-serumed, Sonny is with them back on shore. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dr. Hank Pym: I still think about the night your mother and I had to leave you.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: while Scott is in the Quantum Realm, the Pym family gets erased (due to Thanos's efforts in Avengers: Infinity War (2018)), leaving him trapped. This leads into Avengers: Endgame (2019).

Following this, there is a statement at the end of the closing credits: "Ant-Man and the Wasp will return?". See more »


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Spooky
Written by Buddy Buie, James Cobb Jr. (as James Cobb), Harry Middlebrooks, and Mike Shapiro
Performed by Dusty Springfield
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Fun Summer Movie
18 July 2018 | by view_and_reviewSee all my reviews

Ant-Man and Wasp was a fun movie. Whereas I didn't see it strongly bolstering the MCU, it didn't harm the MCU at all. I like that they gave Ant-Man a partner (I dare not say sidekick) with similar, yet better abilities.

Now, as for what I wish would've been different/better: the nemesis, Ghost. Ghost has some excellent skills and abilities which I think they (the production team) could've/should've explored more. I mean, the ability to phase in and out almost at will thereby giving the person the ability to pass through solid matter (kinda like Kitty Pride of the X-Men)--that makes for some spectacular fight scenes and other mischief. I'm imagining a fight similar to the opening scene of X-Men 2 when Nightcrawler infiltrated the White House. I know that phasing in and out is different than teleporting but in tight quarters they can be used similarly.

That was my only gripe, which was a small one. Besides wanting more from the bad guy I thought the movie was funny and creative.


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