• Deadpool (2016)

Deadpool

Release Date: February 12th, 2016

DVD Release Date: May 9th, 2016

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Gina Carano, Leslie Uggams, Brianna Hildebrand, Karan Soni

Director: Tim Miller

Genres: Fantasy , Adventure , Comedy , Action

Production Co: Donners' Company, Kinberg Genre

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Rivalry, Revenge, 2010s, Girlfriend, Hilarious, Transformation, Quest, Cheeky, Bar

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    While Deadpool’s core audience will appreciate the way it flatters their knowledge of genre conventions with winking, cynical humor, too much of this stuff just plays like smug self-satisfaction. The movie is so impressed with itself that the viewer’s satisfaction seems completely irrelevant. show more

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    More often than not, Deadpool’s bratty energy feels liberating, allowing for a sexier, dirtier, more hilarious superhero movie than the typical all-ages Marvel affair, which is so concerned with maximising profits that it risks offending no one. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    It takes a little while to get in gear — or perhaps just to adjust to what's going on here — but once it does, Deadpool drops trou to reveal itself as a really raunchy, very dirty and pretty funny goof on the entire superhero ethos, as well as the first Marvel film to irreverently trash the brand. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical