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Deadpool (movie)

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Directed byTim Miller
Written byRhett Reese
Paul Wernick
Produced bySimon Kinberg
Ryan Reynolds
Lauren Shuler Donner
StarringRyan Reynolds
Morena Baccarin
Ed Skrein
T. J. Miller
Gina Carano
Brianna Hildebrand
Stefan Kapičić
CinematographyKen Seng
Edited byJulian Clarke
Music byTom Holkenborg
Marvel Entertainment
The Donners' Company
Genre Films
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release dates
February 8, 2016
(Le Grand Rex premiere)
February 12, 2016
(United States)
Running time
108 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$58 million[1]
Box office$623.6 million[2]

Deadpool is a 2016 American superhero comedy movie. It is based on the Marvel Comics's character Deadpool. The movie was directed by Tim Miller and it was produced by Simon Kinberg, Ryan Reynolds, and Lauren Shuler Donner. It was Miller's first movie as a director.[3] A sequel movie titled Deadpool 2 was released in 2018.[4]

Deadpool was first premiered at Le Grand Rex in Paris on February 8, 2016.[5] It was released in North America on February 12, 2016.[6] Principal photography for the movie started in Vancouver on March 23, 2015 and ended on May 29, 2015.[7][8]

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Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former Special Forces operative who now works as a mercenary. His world comes crashing down when evil scientist Ajax (Ed Skrein) tortures, disfigures and transforms him into Deadpool. The rogue experiment leaves Deadpool with accelerated healing powers and a twisted sense of humor. With help from mutant allies Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand), Deadpool uses his new skills to hunt down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

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The movie got positive reviews from critics and audiences. It has a 83% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[9] Peter Travers of Rolling Stone said that the movie was "party time for action junkies" and also that Reynolds may have found the role that defines his career.[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. "'Deadpool' to Pummel Box Office Competition Over President's Weekend". Variety. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  2. "Deadpool". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  3. "Fox Sets Tim Miller to Direct 'Deadpool'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  4. "'Deadpool' Sequel Already in the Works". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  5. "Deadpool en avant-première mondiale au Grand Rex". Sortir a Paris. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  6. "X-Men Spinoff 'Deadpool' to Hit Theaters Feb. 12, 2016". Variety. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  7. "'Deadpool' begins filming in Vancouver; will close Georgia viaduct on April 6". On Location Vacations. Archived from the original on 2015-03-25. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  8. "Ryan Reynolds thanks fans for support as Deadpool production wraps". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  9. "Deadpool (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  10. "Deadpool Movie Review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2016-02-13. Retrieved 2016-03-04.

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