Gears of War (2006)

Video Game  |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  12 November 2006 (USA)
8.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.8/10 from 5,884 users  
Reviews: 27 user | 2 critic

Mankind's epic struggle for survival against a dominating Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the planet's vortex.

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 28 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 26 titles
created 30 Jun 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 07 Feb 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 08 Oct 2013
 
a list of 34 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Gears of War" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Gears of War (Video Game 2006)

Gears of War (Video Game 2006) on IMDb 8.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gears of War.

User Polls

4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Marcus Fenix / Franklin / KR-64 Pilot (voice)
...
Dominic Santiago / KR-61 Pilot / Agitated Stranded / Victim #1 Stranded / Drunk #2 Stranded (voice)
...
Augustus Cole (voice)
...
Damon Baird / Locust Drone B / Victim #2 Stranded / Berserker (voice)
...
Minh Young Kim / Old Man Stranded / KR-25 Pilot / Factory Stranded / Johnson (voice)
Jamie Alcroft ...
Victor Hoffman (voice)
...
Anya Stroud / KR-25 Pilot (voice)
...
Queen Myrrah (voice)
...
Anthony Carmine / Drunk #1 Stranded (voice)
...
General RAAM / Locust Drone A / Theron Guard / Berserker (voice) (as Dee Baker)
Bruce DuBose ...
Redshirt Gyules / Boomers (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Just when the humans of the planet Sera attain peace after a 79 year war amongst each other, the Locust horde comes out the planet's crust to kill every human on the planet. Billions are slaughtered. In a desperate move, humans retreat to the Jacinto Plateau, the last safe place on the planet, and use satellites and chemical weapons to destroy the other 90% of the planet, and hopefully their threat along with them. When the locusts break through the plateau's defenses, Marcus Fenix, a young soldier in the elite Gears unit of the Coalition of Organized Governments (COG), disobeys orders to hold his position at Jacinto's defenses to try and save his father trapped between the Locusts and his own men. Caught an accused of deserting, he is sentenced to 40 years in Jacinto prison. 14 years into the sentence is where the game picks up, when Marcus is rescued by his military colleague and friend, Dominic Santiago. He rejoins the army, and, with the help of Alpha squad members Augustus Cole ... Written by GEARSMAN

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Time to get messy! See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

M | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 November 2006 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Steve Blum was the original choice for the voice of Marcus Fenix. See more »

Goofs

In the flash back to when the resonator was deployed, Baird hangs back and watches the resonator briefly before Marcus tells him to hurry up. When the player actually witnesses this scene, Baird immediately joins the others after setting up the resonator. See more »

Quotes

Dominic Santiago: No way... Cole Train, we saw you play.
Augustus Cole: Hell yeah, baby. Everyone wants to see The Cole Train play!
Dominic Santiago: Marcus, do you remember this guy? Division playoffs? 40 yard line?
Marcus Fenix: I remember that you owe me 20 bucks.
Dominic Santiago: Oh yeah? See me after the war.
See more »

Connections

Followed by Gears of War 3 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Mad World
Written by Roland Orzabal
Performed by Gary Jules & Michael Andrews
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Terrific game!
19 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I knew from the start Gears would be a great game. I didn't doubt it for one second.

Graphics- On non HD T.V.s it looks amazing. So much detail went into almost everything. But on HD you will be blown away. Either way, it looks great.

Sound- Probably the only bad thing. The sounds and everything are great its just the voice work is a bit caveman.

Violence- Had to bring it up because when I first chainsawed an enemy I was like "Whoah!". Definitely a gory game.

Gameplay- Sort of like Resident Evil 4. The controls may take a bit time getting used to but once you figure them out aiming and shooting will be simple.

Overall- Great game. A must buy for 360 owners.

10/10


16 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
THE Gears of War cast. biggie_deuce1
how did carmine die? tokyosniper152
Possable cast for the movie richg69
My Casting Picks (Picture Included) kindofabigdeal35
Whats the name of the song in the end credits nilkanth
the correct choice for Fenix biggie_deuce1
Discuss Gears of War (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?