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Deadpool (2016)

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A fast-talking mercenary with a morbid sense of humor is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and a quest for revenge.

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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

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With great power comes great irresponsibility. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 February 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

X-Men Origins: Deadpool  »

Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

BRL 25,490,607 (Brazil) (14 February 2016)

Gross:

$363,070,709 (USA)
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

A few days after the film got its official R rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, there was an online petition made by a woman who requested a PG-13 cut of the film to be released in theaters. This request to 20th Century Fox was done for her 8 year old son who wanted to see the film. Though the request wasn't fulfilled, it sparked such controversy among fans of the Deadpool character and cinema fans. The controversy is mainly due to the attempted censorship of a film directed toward mature audiences for the appeasement of younger audiences. See more »

Goofs

Deadpool claims to only have 12 rounds in his guns. The 50AE Desert Eagle each holds 7 rounds in the magazine, not 6. Even if he had not chambered a round in each gun (he carries two), he would have 14 rounds, not 12. 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

"Some douchebag's film,

Starring God's perfect idiot,

A hot chick,

A British villain,

The comic relief,

A moody teen,

A CGI character,

A gratuitous cameo,

Produced by asshats,

Written by the real heroes here,

Directed by an overpaid tool" See more »

Connections

References Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Angel Of The Morning
Written by Chip Taylor
Performed by Juice Newton
Courtesy of Capitol Records Nashville under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
a much needed breath of fresh air in a stale genre
26 September 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At first glance, Deadpool seems like a typical superhero movie due to it being made by Marvel. But once those hilarious intro credits show up, you know you are in for one of the most creative films in recent years.

The first thing that is unique about this film is the characters. In typical superhero films the characters are stiff and super serious, in Deadpool the characters are filled with personality and can range from the serious Francis to the silly Deadpool giving this a parody like feel, in a good way.

Also what is different is that this is a story of revenge rather then saving the city/world/universe that is seen in every single superhero film. Also the tone of film is more comic then dark thanks to the fantastic humor of all kinds from slapstick to dirty to just plain silly, this film just does not stop the laughs (I laughed 20- 30 times in my SECOND watch).

As for being an origin story, I can say that the backstory placements were well done, equally as funny, and explains only what is important in understanding the story. Final rating 10/10 this is a great nominee for movie of the year and one of the greatest comedies ever made


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