Once Upon a Deadpool Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 12136

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 3

Theatrical Release Date: 12/12/2018

Language: English

Genre: Action, Fantasy

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: David Leitch

Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, Fred Savage

Plot: Deadpool kidnaps an adult Fred Savage to read him a more family-friendly version of Deadpool 2. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan
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Cleaned Up but Still the Same Old Deadpool

Chris Kavan - wrote on 12/19/2018

Some may say all this PG-13 version of Deadpool 2 is a cash-grab, it's a farce, it's a sly wink at Disney or simply Ryan Reynolds wanting to have some fun. It's all of that and none of it because Once Upon a Deadpool is actually a lot of fun and despite the lack of blood and f-bombs, it's not all that different from Deadpool 2 - just with 100% more Fred Savage.

The whole Savage things comes about when Deadpool kidnaps the actor and tapes him down in a recreation of the Princess Bride bedroom so he can read him the PG-13 version of his story. The film is peppered with interactions between Deadpool and Savage - which makes up the bulk of the new material, but it is a lot of meta fun. There are also some things removed (like the whole opening sequence, including the James Bond-inspired …

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