Starring: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Grace Caroline Currey, Jack Dylan Grazer, Rachel Zegler, Adam Brody, Ross Butler, Meagan Good, Lucy Liu, Djimon Hounsou, Helen Mirren
Release dates: March 17, 2023 (United States)
Running time: 130 minutes
Country: United States
Budget: $110–125 million
Box office: $71.2 million
IMDb Rating: 6.6/10 (20K)
Shazam! Fury of the Gods Movie Review - A Cheesy but Enjoyable Teen Superhero Sequel
The foster children of Philadelphia are back in the anticipated sequel of the 2019 kid superhero flick, Shazam! This time, the film reinforces the notion that the most robust superpower is family, despite being a corny and typical message. However, the movie cleverly acknowledges this with a nod to The Fast and the Furious franchise. Billy Batson, played by Asher Angel and Zachary Levi, grapples with his foster family, given that he was abandoned by his biological parents. The conflict causes a rift between him and his best friend, Freddy, portrayed by Jack Dylan Grazer and Adam Brody. However, their adolescent struggles fade when they discover that Billy has unknowingly released three vindictive goddesses, the daughters of Atlas, into the human realm.
Although Billy's constant chatter may become a little monotonous, the action scenes are thrilling, with dragon-induced chaos, cyclopes, and a horde of candy-fueled, formidable hell unicorns.
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