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xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

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Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

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Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. Written by Ohad Gabay

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There are no more patriots, just rebels and tyrants. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of gunplay and violent action, and for sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,130,142 (USA) (20 January 2017)

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$44,739,591 (USA) (3 March 2017)
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Trivia

Originally, the film was going to be a direct sequel to the first film, ignoring xXx: State of the Union (2005). See more »

Goofs

In the final few minutes when the cargo plan is in a nosedive, everyone in the plane is suspended in midair as if there's zero gravity when in fact they're heading towards the ground. The plane nosediving towards the ground would cause weightlessness for a brief period (this is exactly what the Vomit Comet does over the Gulf of Mexico), but what is shown in film is too long for that period of weightlessness. See more »

Quotes

Augustus Gibbons: Let me simplify it for you. Kick some ass, get the girl, and try to look dope while you do it.
Xander Cage: I could definitely make that work.
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Macho Man (2017) See more »

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Burning Man
Written by Andrew Wotman, Austin Richard Post, Brian Lee, Ben Diehl & Louis Bell
Performed by Andrew Watt featuring Post Malone
Courtesy of Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Awful Crap That You Can't Unsee
13 January 2017 | by (India) – See all my reviews

How do you make a hit film? It's simple. Cast some of the biggest stars in the industry and you are halfway through, add a lot of mindless action, do some promotional stunts (like Vin wearing a Lungi and dancing on a Hindi song) and you are done. Audiences are bound to go crazy.

I have never been a fan of any of the XXX films but this one I watched for Deepika. But Oh My God, what was I thinking? This film is awful beyond measure. There is nothing to watch. I mean it's the same thing you must have seen at least a hundred times by now. Same clichéd story, same mindless action sequences and people reading their lines like they are mannequins who have been brought to life my some magic. Even the origami did a way better job in Kubo and the two strings and they are made out of paper, mind you.

People are saying Deepika was good and I completely disagree. I can say that she did a good job with action sequences but her acting was pathetic. In fact there were only one or two people who actually tried to act.

So, don't waste your money on this awful experience. If you are watching it for Deepika then drop your plans. The screen time she gets is longer than I anticipated but nothing good comes out of it. It is another of those meaningless action films that you forget the moment you walk out of the Cinema. There are better movies playing in theaters that deserve your money instead of this crap. Do something meaningful with your money.


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