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Power Rangers (2017)

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A group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.

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Dean Israelite

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John Gatins (screenplay by), Matt Sazama (story by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dacre Montgomery ... Jason (Red Ranger)
Naomi Scott ... Kimberly (Pink Ranger)
RJ Cyler ... Billy (Blue Ranger)
Ludi Lin ... Zack (Black Ranger)
Becky G ... Trini (Yellow Ranger)
Elizabeth Banks ... Rita Repulsa
Bryan Cranston ... Zordon
Bill Hader ... Alpha 5 (voice)
Matt Shively ... Damo
Cody Kearsley ... Hawkeye
David Denman ... Sam Scott
Robert Moloney ... Ted Hart
Anjali Jay ... Maddy Hart
Sarah Grey ... Amanda
Morgan Taylor Campbell ... Harper
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High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vengeance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world. Written by cyberboy1127-249-955930

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, language, and for some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Actresses Naomi Scott and Becky G, who play Kimberly the Pink Ranger and Trini the Yellow Ranger Trini, weren't fans of Power Rangers, as they were born during its debut era (the 1990s), but they became aware of the theme of the movie by their family members. Scott would play Power Rangers with her brother as a kid, and Becky learned about Power Rangers from her cousin. See more »

Goofs

Right after Sam's brother flips the truck over, the camera shoots from red ranger's view, we can see the Steveston whale watch shuttle bus facing south, but in the next shot we see the bus flipped facing north, clearly indicating it was shot on two different days. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Zordon: [to a dying Yellow Ranger] I'm sorry... I'm sorry...
Zordon: Alpha, I'm the last one left. We must stop her. Send the meteor to my coordinates. Seek only those who are worthy. Find only those who are strong.
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Crazy Credits

The SCG (Saban Capital Group) logo is formed from previous versions of the Saban logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in iZombie: Method Head (2016) See more »

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Power
Written by Robert Fripp, Pete Sinfield (as Peter John Sinfield), Greg Lake, Michael Giles (as Michael Rex Giles), Ian McDonald, Happy Perez (as Nathan Perez), Malik Yusef (as Malik Yusef El Shabbaz Jones), Jean-Pierre Lang, Kanye West, François Bernheim (as Francois Pierre Camille Bernheim), Boris Bergman, Symbolyc One (as Larry Darnell Griffin), Jeff Bhasker and Mike Dean
Performed by Kanye West
Courtesy of Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "21st Century Schizoid Man"
Performed by King Crimson
Contains a sample of "It's Your Thing"
Performed by Cold Grits
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Additional vocals by Dwele
Dwele performs courtesy of Entertainment One U.S. LP
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Impressive. Not bad at all.
23 March 2017 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

Another installment in nostalgia.

When I first heard about the Power Rangers being brought back as a film franchise I was pretty jazzed about it. It does not hurt that the closest thing to bad press I heard about the movie was that they needed to push back the filming, which only allowed them to add the star power of Bryan Cranston and Elisabeth banks.

Only indifference I had towards the movie was that as corny as the TV show was the concept of a group of overachieving teenagers being selected to become the best of the best makes sense (Especially because they are teenagers, they should be the best of the best at lease). Because dark is cool these days, the Rangers needed to have more edge to them, which is why this new team is made of "diamonds in the rough" who society has scrub off as screw-ups. So the idea is that Bryan Cranston who plays the big giant head Zordon, has the power coins pick those who have the potential to be the best of the best.

Out of all the superhero movies that are coming out, Power Rangers is not the best of the best, it's definitely a diamond in the rough that has potential, but still needs more training. I did like the cast of teenagers who had some very distinctive personalities, as they try to even out the characters. I did love the fact that the Blue Ranger was played by a black dude, and The Black Ranger was played by an Asian dude (it's less distracting than what happen in the TV show).

Bryan Cranston's star power did nothing to make his Zordon a better giant head, but Elisabeth Banks was great as Rita Repulsa. In a time with Superhero movies having weak antagonist, I got to say, I enjoyed what Banks did with the character and loved to see her on the screen.

So I went into this really wanting to see this and I was not disappointed. It's not really what I expected as it's not the kung fu spectacular the TV show was, but it is a good movie. Not great just good.

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Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,300,288, 26 March 2017

Gross USA:

$85,364,450

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$142,337,240
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