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

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12 February 2016 (USA)  »

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X-Men Origins: Deadpool  »

Box Office

Budget:

$58,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$363,070,709 (USA)
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Trivia

The soundtrack harks back to Michael Jackson's "Beat It," but not through sampling. Composer Junkie XL created Deadpool's score using real and simulated versions of '80s synthesizers, including the Synclavier used in "Beat It." Holkenborg liked that the classic synthesizer sound was originally imposing and portentous, but sounded silly and weird to modern audiences--the perfect sound for a superhero parody. See more »

Goofs

In the bridge fight scene where Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead appear, Deadpool tries to escape Colossus' handcuffs by severing his hand. The hand that he cuts off is his left, but when he jumps off the bridge the severed arm is on his right side. 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

The scene after the credits, with Deadpool in his bathrobe, is an homage to the post-credit scene in _Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)_ qv. The final "chika-chikaa" he does refers to the song "Oh, Yeah", by Yello, which is featured in that movie. See more »

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Referenced in A Flying Jatt (2016) See more »

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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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