Ryan Reynolds’ highly anticipated Deadpool 2 is premiering in theatres this week. A handful of critics and press got the opportunity to watch the initial Deadpool 2 screening and Twitter is already flooded with their first reactions which are unanimously positive.
Many of them were quick enough to heap high praise on the Deadpool sequel and its post-credits scenes which are touted as the best post-credits scene ever.
Notably, the first Deadpool film, despite being an R-rated movie, grossed around $800 million at the global box office. It became the biggest R-rated movie of all time. After the film’s staggering success, the makers immediately planned to roll out a sequel to the film. But, due to some creative differences, director Tim Miller decided to do away with the project. The film then went into the hands of director David Leitch.
Deadpool 2 again came to light sometime earlier this year when there were reports that the sequel tested lower than the first movie. Thankfully, the critics’ current positive reactions to the movie have proved the report otherwise. Surprisingly, one Twitter user even thinks that Deadpool 2 is even better than Marvel’s epic blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War. The news is enough to excite fans who have been eagerly waiting to watch the R-rated sequel.
There are even critics who claim that Deadpool 2 has the best post-credits scene ever, though no one is ready to spoil the kicker. It is likely that the post-credits scene could set up the X-Force movie or another Deadpool movie. Josh Brolin’s portrayal of the time-traveling Mutant Cable is also receiving a lot of praise from fans.
Overall, the film is getting a lot of love and praise from its first audiences. It is expected that the Merc with a Mouth’s upcoming film will gross around a huge $150 million in its opening weekend, more than the first film that launched to $132.4 million in February 2016.
You can check out critics’ initial reactions to the film in the tweets below.
#Deadpool2: I’ll say this, it earns the hell out of that R rating. And the cameos. And the post-credit scenes.
— Kate Erbland (@katerbland) May 10, 2018
Deadpool 2 is better than Infinity War🤫
— alex (@alex_abads) May 10, 2018
#Deadpool2 is no doubt the most violent major release since Kill Bill Volume 1. It’s also funnier than the first and has me genuinely excited for a sequel. Oh and it features a ton of Canada jokes, so of course I loved it.
— Nigel M. Smith (@nigelmfs) May 10, 2018
I didn't absolutely love the first Deadpool, but man, Deadpool 2 does the trick for me. Hilarious when it needs to be, surprisingly touching when it needs be (not in that way, gross), and is kinda the best X-Men-universe flick in forever. Also: DOMINO RULEZ. pic.twitter.com/vEZsgzFo4W
— Brian Truitt (@briantruitt) May 11, 2018
I liked DEADPOOL 2 more than the first one (which I wasn’t a huge fan of). Slow to start but all the stuff with X-Force and Cable (and Peter!) works surprisingly well.
— Matt Singer (@mattsinger) May 10, 2018
Deadpool 2 is fucking brilliant. pic.twitter.com/Qjsyxne9w2
— Jack Howard (@JackHoward) May 10, 2018
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