Power Rangers

2017

Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Sci-Fi

535
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 51% · 181 reviews
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 65% · 25K ratings
IMDb Rating 5.9/10 10 114354 114.4K

Director

Top cast

Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa
Bryan Cranston as Zordon
David Denman as Sam Scott
Naomi Scott as Kimberly
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910.34 MB
1280*534
English 2.0
PG-13
23.976 fps
2 hr 4 min
Seeds 24
1.88 GB
1920*800
English 2.0
PG-13
23.976 fps
2 hr 4 min
Seeds 43
5.59 GB
3840*2160
English 5.1
PG-13
23.976 fps
2 hr 3 min
Seeds 18

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by wmig-86583 5 / 10

Very odd, slow to start and unoriginal

The movie starts very slow. And is a case of everything they do magically works in their favour. Spoilers!!

In the first 45 minutes we see a bunch of different kids stumble across some stones, then make the cafeteria food and drink explode, jump 60 metres then coincidentally one falls into this big lagoon type thing in a cave and again, It works out for them finding this big alien ship. If you are expecting anything like the original power rangers you will be very badly let down.

Reviewed by Minus_The_Beer 6 / 10

Ranger Things

With the seemingly endless popularity of superheroes, robots, dinosaurs and gigantic monsters on the big screen, it was only a matter of time before a franchise where superheroes transform into gigantic robotic dinosaurs to battle gigantic monsters would be resurrected. That's right: everyone's favorite half-hour toy commercial from the '90s is back to kick nostalgic butt! The "Power Rangers" have been re-booted with a slickly made, big-budget popcorn flick that wants to remind you of your care-free childhood days spent in front of the TV. It also probably wants you to forget the atrocious 1995 film.

It almost works.

With a gang of fresh young faces in place, the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers get back into action, sans the clumsy Mighty Morphin title. Also missing in action is a great deal of the trademark humor and inherent corniness that made the original series so much fun to watch, even long after most of us had grown up and out of it. In place of these elements are a stronger focus on character and backstory, as we not only get to know more about the teen titans, but also about their allies and enemies. Yep, even the Rangers' big-headed mentor Zordon and his haywire sidekick Alpha (played by Bryan Cranston and Bill Hader respectively) get some time to shine, as we learn more about how they came into contact with the power of the Rangers. Likewise, villainess Rita Repulsa (Elizabeth Banks) is given ample time to roam and wreak havoc, as she murders her way across town in search of gold, all the while jamming some Social Distortion. We're a long way from after-school Fox TV, friends.

The kids all play variations of the characters we came to recognize in the original run. Here we have Jason/The Red Ranger, the natural leader and jock with a heart of gold, as played by Dacre Montgomery. Stealing nearly every scene is RJ Cyler as Billy/The Blue Ranger, a brainiac who proudly confesses to being on the spectrum. Naomi Scott steps into the role of Kimberly/The Pink Ranger. This version of Kimberly is a rebel and a frequent target of bullies (haters gon' hate). Rounding out the crew are Becky G as Trini/The Yellow Ranger and Ludi Lin as Zack/The Black Ranger. These characters feel slightly under-cooked in comparison to the three "leads." Trini and Zack both appear troubled and withdrawn, proud conformists who are tough as nails. A glimpse into their respective home lives gives each character a little more dimension. Together, the five teens must learn to work together if they are to stop Rita's plan to end all human life. In spite of the film's short-comings, all five actors are on point and keep things are lively as possible, even when the script fails them.

Most folks are going to come into a film like this expecting a super smash of monster on robot action, and although the back half of the film makes good on that promise, the hour and a half (!) that leads up to it might leave some viewers (especially the younger ones) a bit cold. While the increased focus on character is more than welcome (given how shallow the original series was), it gets a bit redundant a third of the way in. The new characters are established firmly from the start, but the story doesn't quite know how to advance from there, leaving the middle piece of the film a little laggy and repetitive. A lot of the story beats we've seen from other (and better) superhero films are repeated and to be quite honest, it gets hard not to tune out. When the slam-bang finale comes crashing down, it (mostly) quenches the thirst for big, goofy fun but not quite. The end result is a film that feels a little muddled, as if the committee that pieced it together didn't quite know what target audience they were trying to reach. Not as dumb as "Transformers" but not as fun as, say, "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Power Rangers" straddles the middle a little too comfortably. Or maybe these characters and their accompanying concepts work better in smaller doses. There's still some fun to be had here, make no mistake, but more often than not, it feels like these Rangers are operating with slightly diminished power.

Reviewed by djfrost-46786 6 / 10

Good movie

I didn't grow up with the power rangers. I really didn't care for the power rangers and the people who liked them. This movie was a good movie. Better than alot of crap Hollywood pours into us.

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