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Godzilla (2014)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  16 May 2014 (USA)
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The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.

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In 1999, the Janjira nuclear plant was mysteriously destroyed with most hands lost including supervisor Joe Brody's colleague and wife, Sandra. Years later, Joe's son, Ford, a US Navy ordnance disposal officer, must go to Japan to help his estranged father who obsessively searches for the truth of the incident. In doing so, father and son discover the disaster's secret cause on the wreck's very grounds. This enables them to witness the reawakening of a terrible threat to all of Humanity, which is made all the worse with a second secret revival elsewhere. Against this cataclysm, the only hope for the world may be Godzilla, but the challenge for the King of the Monsters will be great even as Humanity struggles to understand the destructive ally they have. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence | See all certifications »

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$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$93,188,384 (USA) (16 May 2014)

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$200,661,309 (USA) (22 August 2014)
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A big pile of
23 August 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I had to sign up just so I could say what a big pile of rubbish this movie,or at least the first hour of it that I could bear to watch, is. I was genuinely eager to see it as well, after being sold on the first blockbuster attempt which, albeit being very cheesy was still mainstream entertainment. This one however fails miserably to entertain due to, the lack of a decent script and no character development. Those looking forward to seeing what was going to be different about this Godzilla movie from the first blockbuster,(myself included), well, I can say the difference is, this one is RUBBISH!!. I know there are genuine fans who have followed the Godzilla creation , and they'll probably love it, but for the rest of us "Mainstreamers" wanting to be entertained with some character development, as well as some decent enough acting, this movie is woefully inadequate.


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