PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Howard Stark: He doesn't seem happy. Hello, Hank. You're supposed to be in Moscow.
Hank Pym: I took a detour... Through your defense lab.
Peggy Carter: Tell me that isn't what I think it is.
Hank Pym: That depends if you think it's a poor attempt to replicate my work. Even for this group, ...
The method of shrinking is described as "reducing the space between atoms". However, the suit's limiter is designed to prevent "sub-atomic shrinking", which wouldn't be possible by merely reducing the distance between atoms. It is possible though that the regulator is actually what causes the space between the atoms to shrink without shrinking the atoms as well.
There is a statement at the end of the closing credits: "Ant-Man will return." His next appearance in the MCU is in Captain America: Civil War (2016), as indicated in the post-credits scene.
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