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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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Box Office

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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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Even worse than I expected...
22 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Interesting that they named a film "Godzilla" when we don't actually see Godzilla until an hour into the film when its half over. Godzilla's screen time in this film? Ten minutes - check/research it if you'd like, its accurate.

I can't figure out how this film has a decent average rating.

Skip it. It was bad...hilariously bad...ridiculously sloppy film making, plot holes, bad casting, really bad acting, poor dialog, confusing character development also filled with holes, the overall story itself became absurd throughout the film...Lots of crazy loud booming, smashing, destruction and explosion sounds and visuals do not carry a film that has nothing else going for it. Also, lengthening the duration of said sounds does not make them new, exciting, or different.

This film was completely unoriginal, even for a big-budget, summer action-flick. The only thing that got me through the film was laughing at all the aforementioned fails, but its not "funny-bad" enough to recommend watching for comedic value. My vote - don't waste your time.


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