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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

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Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play.

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Joachim Rønning
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angelina Jolie ... Maleficent
Elle Fanning ... Aurora
Harris Dickinson ... Prince Philip
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Queen Ingrith
Sam Riley ... Diaval
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Conall
Ed Skrein ... Borra
Robert Lindsay ... King John
David Gyasi ... Percival
Jenn Murray ... Gerda
Juno Temple ... Thistlewit
Lesley Manville ... Flittle
Imelda Staunton ... Knotgrass
Judith Shekoni ... Shrike (Jungle)
Miyavi ... Udo (Tundra)
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Storyline

Five peaceful years have passed since the demise of the duplicitous monarch, King Stefan, in Maleficent (2014), and, now, an unforeseen but joyous event is about to unite the mortal Kingdom of Ulstead and the fairy-realm of the enchanted Moors. However, once more, odious treason stands in the way of true young love, as malicious envy, unbounded ambition and ignoble thoughts creep in the hearts of men. Now, two neighboring worlds find themselves divided by fear and prejudice, and, sadly, the impending union paves the way for an all-out confrontation. Suddenly, the magnificent winged sprite, Maleficent, and the lovely Princess Aurora are caught in the middle. Does love always end well? Written by Nick Riganas

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and brief scary images. | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the trailer, Maleficent's magic is green, which in the previous Maleficent (2014), was only the case if she was evil. While it could be editing to throw the audience off, it could indicate Maleficent has turned down a dark path. See more »

Goofs

In the first movie, Maleficent curses Aurora, not the spinning wheel spindle, and the cursed ended with the true love's kiss. Therefore, it's impossible for the needle to be cursed in this movie. See more »

Quotes

Prince Phillip: [from official trailer; to Aurora] There is no curse that could ever tear me away from you. Will you marry me?
Princess Aurora: [excitedly] Yes!
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Crazy Credits

On the international trailers, against a daytime sky, we see Maleficent's castle in the 2011 Disney logo. The camera zooms in and later tilts 90° counter-clockwise. The US, Canadian and YouTube versions of the trailer still using the normal logo. Meanwhile on the actual film, As the 2011 Disney logo finishes, the camera moves in an upper right direction, panning away from the logo. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film's IMAX release presented the film open-matte, at an aspect ratio of 1.90:1, meaning there was more picture information visible in the top and bottom of the frame than in normal theaters and on home video. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Garfieldelodeon (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can't Stop the Girl
Written by Bebe Rexha (as Bleta Rexha), Alex Schwartz, Joe Khajadourian, Michael Pollack, Nate Cyphert, Evan Sult, Aaron Huffman, Jeff Lin and Sean Nelson
Orchestral Arrangement by Geoff Zanelli
Produced by The Futuristics
Performed by Bebe Rexha
Courtesy of Warner Records
[The closing credits song]
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These reviews are confusing
2 November 2019 | by LorentzcSee all my reviews

I honestly don't think the people leaving reviews watched the same movie. First and foremost, it's a kids movie. As far as kids movies go, it's pretty intense. There are some interesting themes that can be difficult to explain or aren't usually explained to children (ie life is not black and white, it's grey), which I was happy to see my daughter's (age 9) reaction to at the appropriate times. This was my favorite AJ movie I've ever seen. I don't remember her having many lines, but you feel her emotions throughout (especially maternal ones). There are definitely some weird story holes...and the ending was a little too "and everyone lived happily ever after". But...it's a kid's movie and that's ok.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$185,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,948,713, 20 October 2019

Gross USA:

$113,929,605

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$491,730,089
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2.39 : 1
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