Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 5, 2017
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's action-packed plot, dazzling visuals, and irreverent humor add up to a sequel that's almost as fun -- if not quite as thrillingly fresh -- as its predecessor.

David Sims
The Atlantic

In Marvel lingo, Guardians 2 feels like a great six-issue arc, the kind of storytelling that used to be the backbone of superhero comics.

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Alison Willmore
BuzzFeed News

[Yondu's] presence kicks the idling movie into gear, and into a final third act for which all of the previous meandering can be forgiven - and the talk of family finally accrues the weight the film has been trying to put on it.

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Emmanuel BŠez
Cinťfiloz

The entertainment overcomes any failure and continues to raise the standard of what superhero movies are, something that at this point is a common achievement of Marvel. [Full review in Spanish]

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

As Baby Groot's companions battle the tentacular horror in the background, we're treated to the delightful spectacle of the mini-veggie juking his way through "Mr. Blue Sky" in the opening credits.

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Thelma Adams
New York Observer

The reunion of the Guardians cements Pratt's mega-stardom. He has a shaggy young Kurt Russell vibe (think Big Trouble in Little China,). And Russell himself is a great addition to the ensemble, providing a dose of kick-back, kick-ass action

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Abby Olcese
Sojourners

This new film is plenty entertaining, but lacks the complexity of its predecessor. For a movie that's about growth and relationships, it still feels like this sequel has a bit of growing up to do.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Let's hope that Vol. 3 recaptures the fizz of the original, instead of slumping into the most expensive group-therapy session in the universe.

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Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

Director James Gunn has a vision and he puts it across, but it ain't pretty.

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Steve Persall
Tampa Bay Times

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 reveals an inherent flaw in the Marvel universe-building blueprint. Getting to know these sleeper-hit misfits is much more fun than revisiting them.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Set to dominate the Marvel Universe, the Guardians offers filmic excitement and involvement of only the best variety of popcorn thrills. Get ready to watch it… More
JY Skacto
James Gunn crams it all in a planet with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Jumping across the universe at a lengthy 2 hours and 15 minutes, the film delivers… More
Drake Tsui
The Guardian's second adventure around is a subplot mosaic of familial drama crudely strung together by a larger story of universal takeover by an… More
KJ Proulx
Although having a few weaker entries in their franchise, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has yet to have a bad film, at least in my opinion. Guardians of the… More
Carlos Magalh„es
An entertaining sequel that offers a delightful combo of action and humor like the first movie, with a spectacular production design, an impeccable makeup and… More
Michael S
Writer/ Director James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy" from 2014 (wow, that was fast) is not only the best entry in Marvel's box… More