PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
(at around 11 mins) Darren Cross jokes that the concept of a shrinking human sounds like a "tale to astonish." Ant-Man made his debut in the comic "Tales to Astonish" #27 (Jan. 1962). Darren Cross shrinks a chair as part of a demonstration; this was... ...
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, ...
(at around 1h 4 mins) When Ant Man is tasked with retrieving the signal decoy, Hank describes the building as one of Howard Stark's Facility but as Ant Man flies down there they discover it is the Avengers HQ. As Ant Man enters the building through a door vent, the door says Stark on it.
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.
$57,225,526 (USA) (19 July 2015)
$180,202,163 (USA) (17 December 2015)
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