July 19, 2018

Wonder Woman is a 2017 super hero film that is based on the DC comic book that beards the same name.

It is the fourth film in the DC extended universe that centered on the Amazonian warrior princess named Diana.

The movie was first premiered in Shanghai on May 15, 2017 and later released in the United States on the 2nd of June, 2017. It cost its producers $149 million and has a running time of 141 minutes.

Story by Allan Heinberg, Zack Snyder, Jason Fuchs

Created by William Moulton Marston

Directed by Patty Jenkins

Produced by Zack Snyder, Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder

Screenplay by Allan Heinberg

Music by Rupert Gregson-Williams

Cinematography by Mathew Jensen

Edited by Martin Walsh

Production Company: RatPac-Dune Entertainment, DC Films, Tencent Pictures, Wanda Pictures, Atlas Entertainment, Cruel and Unusual Films

Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures

THE CAST

The film featured an array of characters that included Gal Gadot as Diana (Wonder Woman), Emily Carey as young Diana, Chris Pine as Steve Trevor, Robin Wright as Antiope, Danny Huston as General Erich Ludendorff, David Thewils as Sir Patrick Morgan, Connie Nelson as Hippolyta, Elena Anaya as Isabel Maru/Doctor poison, Said Taghmaoui as Sameer, Ewen Bremner as Charles, Eugene Brave Rock as Chief Napi, Lucy Davis as Etta Candy, Lisa Loven Kongshi as Menalippe, Mayling Ng as Orana, Florence Kasumba as Senator Acantha, Samantha Jo as Euboea, Ann Wolfe as Artemis, Doutzen Kroes as Venelia, Rachel Pickup as Fausta Grables, James Cosmo as Haiq, Martin Bishop as Kaiser Wilhelm II, Steffan Rhodri as Phil Darnell.

The Plot

Wonder Woman told the story of a fearless and brave Amazon princess who decided to join forces with an American pilot Steve Trevor, who she saved after his ill-fated plane crashed in the Amazon and with the Germans in hot pursuit of him. He revealed to her about a Great War (the Second World War) that was threatening to destroy the planet.

Princess Diana wanted to use her immense extraordinary powers to quell the war. Having grown up among a primitive tribe of great female warriors and had never seen a man in her entire life until she saw Steve Trevor. But before she could be of any help, there seemed to be a lot of hurdles she will need to get past.

Critical Review

The popular film review site Rotten Tomatoes ranked the movie as the no.1 among 50 best superhero movies of all time. It equally polled an excellent 92% rating from fans that made their opinion known on Rotten Tomatoes.

Wonder Woman made a very impressive showing and scooped a staggering $821 million globally which placed it among the highest grossing films of 2017. The producers are riding on the wave of its blistering run and have already planned a sequel that is planned to be released on the 13th of December, 2019.

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