Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 17min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: James Gunn
  • Written by: James Gunn
  • Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Glenn Close, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Kurt Russell
  • UK release: 28 April 2017
  • Website: marvel.com/guardians

The gang are back, with a rollicking plot involving stolen batteries and Ego (Russell) who may or may not be the long-lost dad of Peter Quill (Pratt). It’s very CGI-heavy, sometimes tiringly so, but the humour still charms and the finale picks it up after a sluggish second act.

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Odyssey Cinema, St Albans (0.0 miles)

166 London Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1PG
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Reviews & features

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

25 Apr 20173 stars

Chris Pratt and co are at it again in James Gunn's funny, CGI-heavy follow-up

Marvel's ragtag team of galaxy-defending guardians are back. Once again directed by James Gunn, Vol. 2 doesn't veer too far from the formula. Monsters, space travel, planets, and 1970s rock music – much of which comes together in the opening credits as…

Karen Gillan mistaken for a man after Galaxy haircut

25 Apr 2017

Film gossip

Karen Gillan got mistaken for a man after shaving off her hair for the first 'Guardians of the Galaxy' film. The 29-year-old actress stars as blue-skinned alien Nebula in the Marvel franchise and had to shear all of her long, flame-coloured locks off…

David Hasselhoff features on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soundtrack

20 Apr 2017

Film gossip

David Hasselhoff features on the official soundtrack to 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. The former 'Baywatch' actor - whose music has always been hugely popular in Germany - provided the vocals for the only new track to be included in the Marvel…

Kurt Russell loved working with Sylvester Stallone

19 Apr 2017

Film gossip

Kurt Russell relished working with Sylvester Stallone on 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. The 66-year-old actor has joined a star-studded cast for the much-anticipated sequel to the 2014 hit, and Kurt has admitted he especially enjoyed starring…

James Gunn's colour ban

14 Apr 2017

Film gossip

James Gunn "banned" the colour purple from 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. The 46-year-old director wanted the sequel to be very visual but deliberately tried to stay away from particular hues he felt had been used a lot in his original movie in…

Vin Diesel: Voicing Groot is 'very challenging'

10 Apr 2017

Film gossip

Vin Diesel finds voicing Groot in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' "very challenging". The 49-year-old actor's character in the Marvel Comics movie franchise is a tree-like humanoid named Groot who can only say "I am Groot", but the star still struggles…

James Gunn had more 'freedom' with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

27 Mar 2017

Film gossip

James Gunn had "a lot more freedom" on 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. The 46-year-old director feels he had much more scope to develop the characters and story in the second installment of the action movie. Speaking at the Writers Guild…

Zoe Saldana's sequel fear

25 Mar 2017

Film gossip

Zoe Saldana has a "fear" that 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' would flop. The 38-year-old actress reprises her role as Gamora in the Marvel sequel but was concerned there was a huge risk involved in revisiting something that had been so…

Chris Pratt debuts Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 trailer

1 Mar 2017

Film gossip

Chris Pratt has debuted the new trailer for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. The 37-year-old actor - who has reprised the role of Star-Lord for the Marvel movie - showcased new footage of the much-anticipated sci-fi film during an episode of 'Jimmy…

Dave Bautista's 'fanboy questions' for Kurt Russell

26 Jan 2017

Film gossip

Dave Bautista bombarded Kurt Russell with "fanboy questions" on the set of 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. The 48-year-old actor was thrilled when he found out the 65-year-old star would be appearing in the film and prepared to quiz him on his…

Karen Gillan relieved to keep some hair for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

18 Jan 2017

Film gossip

Karen Gillan got the "best gift ever" when she discovered she didn't have to to shave all her hair off for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. The 29-year-old actress had to shear all of her long, flame-coloured locks off to play Nebula in the first…

Vin Diesel's multi-lingual Guardians role

17 Oct 2016

Film gossip

Vin Diesel had to say all of his 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' lines in 16 different languages. The 49-year-old actor will reprise his role as the voice of Groot in the forthcoming film, and while he is pleased his vocal talents will be heard on…

Chris Pratt helped cast Kurt Russell in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

28 Aug 2016

Film gossip

Kurt Russell was cast in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' because of Chris Pratt. The 65-year-old actor, who plays the role of Star-Lord's father in the sci-fi movie, was cast in the much-anticipated film on the recommendation of his co-star…

Guardians director defends revealing Kurt Russell's character

31 Jul 2016

Film gossip

James Gunn has defended his decision to reveal Kurt Russell's role in 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2'. The director was blasted by fans after he confirmed that Kurt plays Ego the Living Planet, aka Star-Lord Peter Quill's father, in the anticipated…

Sylvester Stallone confirmed for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

25 Jul 2016

Film gossip

Sylvester Stallone stars in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2'. The casting of the action movie legend was revealed at the San Diego International Comic-Con at the weekend when Marvel Studios premiered new footage from the film. The 70-year-old…

Karen Gillan has 'huge' role in Guardians Vol. 2

5 Jul 2016

Film gossip

Karen Gillan's Nebula is a "huge character" in the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel. The film's director James Gunn has taken to his Twitter account to spill that Nebula is going to be at the forefront of the action against the superhero squad…

Tommy Flanagan cast in Guardians Galaxy of the Galaxy Volume 2

29 Feb 2016

Film gossip

Tommy Flanagan is confirmed to star in 'Guardians of the Galaxy Volume Two'. The 50-year-old Scotsman has joined the cast of the superhero film - alongside Kurt Russell, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan and Pom Klementieff - and is set to play one…

Chris Pratt overwhelmed with excitement on Guardians of the Galaxy 2

4 Feb 2016

Film gossip

Chris Pratt has been "overwhelmed by feelings of enthusiasm, joy, gratitude, conviviality, camaraderie, elation and exhilaration" since he started working on 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2'. The 36-year-old actor has just started shooting the Marvel…

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 script is complete

14 Jan 2016

Film gossip

The script for 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' is complete. Writer and director James Gunn has confirmed he has finished writing the highly-anticipated sequel to the 2014 Marvel movie. Sharing a picture of the front page of the script where the date…

Kurt Russell hasn't seen Guardians Of The Galaxy

23 Dec 2015

Film gossip

Kurt Russell hasn't seen 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'. Although the 64-year-old actor is reportedly in negotiations to play the father of Peter Quill, the character played by Chris Pratt who leads the titular group of superheroes in the sequel, he…

Kurt Russell 'in negotiations to join Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2'

16 Dec 2015

Film gossip

Kurt Russell is wanted to play a starring role in 'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2'. The 64-year-old actor is reportedly in negotiations to play the father of Peter Quill, the character played by Chris Pratt who leads the titular group of…

James Gunn previews Guardians of the Galaxy 2

29 Jun 2015

Film gossip

James Gunn has revealed 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' will "focus more intensely on some of the characters". The 44-year-old director - who helmed the first movie in 2014 and has returned for the next instalment - has promised the eagerly-awaited new…

Guardians of the Galaxy is full of 'change'

10 Dec 2014

Film gossip

'Guardians of the Galaxy' director says he is "developing a new kind of story" for the sequel. James Gunn has claimed that the next instalment of the superhero movie will be full of "change" as he delves deeper into the Guardians' characters. He…

James Gunn has finished Guardians of the Galaxy sequel

9 Dec 2014

Film gossip

James Gunn has finished writing the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel. The 44-year-old director has revealed he's already created a follow-up story to the hit 2014 sci-fi adventure film and admits he's "very excited about it". He said: "Well, I'm…

Captain Marvel 'will not appear' in Guardians of the Galaxy 2

2 Sep 2014

Film gossip

Captain Marvel will not appear in the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel. The movie, which has proven to be an enormous commercial and critical success, has already been lined up for a sequel - but director James Gunn has confirmed that Carol Danvers…

James Gunn looks forward to Guardians of the Galaxy sequel

14 Aug 2014

Film gossip

'Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn is already working on a sequel to the sci-fi film. The first movie - starring Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel and Chris Pratt - opened in cinemas over the last couple of weeks, but Gunn is…

Dave Bautista concerned about Guardians of the Galaxy sequel

28 Jul 2014

Film gossip

Dave Bautista is worried a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel won't live up to the first film. The professional wrestler stars as Drax the Destroyer in the Marvel Comics movie directed by James Gunn, which is set for worldwide release later this week…

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