Guardians of the Galaxy 2 has only been open for about a week in the USA and is well ahead of the first movie, which at this time brought in $126,759,442-a near $50 million difference in favor of the sequel. The only big difference is Groot is Baby Groot now because he's growing from the sapling we saw him as at the end of the last film.

Kurt Russell, Quill's father with the appropriate name Ego, joins the Guardians and the battles begin, as he has the hidden agenda of "remaking the universe". Listen, this series is weird and that's part of its charm. That may just be the most surprising thing of all.

Let's start with the positive. The action is still pretty great, the science fiction elements fresh and interesting and humor is mostly on point. There are some very amusing cameos, with Stan Lee's being a new level of meta. Don't worry, there are still plenty of laughs, but the new film dives into deeper matters that can be hard to discuss, like abusive upbringings and parental issues.

If you don't want to be spoiled for one of Guardians' five post-credits scenes, we recommend you turn back now.

According to the COE of IMAX Entertainment Greg Foster, - "Of all the superhero movies, it's the one that casts the widest net, and most importantly, it is a crowd pleaser". The sense of wonder isn't quite as powerful as the first, but it's not too shabby at all. How can a sequel even compete with that?

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The duo still completed the marathon with Tadese shaving almost four minutes off his personal best with a time of 2:06:51. In 2014, sportswear brand Nike launched a project - " Breaking2 " - dedicated to achieving that goal.

For some reason, Ego needs more power to do the job, and so he locates Peter and brings him to his planet, even though he is the planet. Having said that, the rest of the Guardians don't exactly have a good track record when it comes to reliability.

Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Doritos are teaming up to introduce fans to the film's anticipated soundtrack.

One of the more common theories that has been circulating since before this confirmation, is that Lee may have been playing Uatu, the Watcher tasked with looking over Earth. While this falls below our $69.9 million forecast, the 57% drop is an improvement on the average for first sequels in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and better than the second weekend holds for Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man 2 and Thor: The Dark World. In "Vol. 2", they keep getting thrown together. It has a strong theme (family-fathers and sons) which ties directly into the plot, and, above all, compelling characters who are able to drive the story forward. A man comes out named Ego (Kurt Russell) which is claiming to be Star-Lord's Dad and he believes him for some odd reason, so Star-lord, Gamora and Drax go with him to his planet called Ego.

"I'm so impressed by them - it's a collaborative group", Braham says.