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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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16 May 2014 (USA)  »

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Nautilus  »

Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$200,661,309 (USA) (22 August 2014)
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Trivia

Gareth Edwards is a big fan of Godzilla, having watched the films as a child. See more »

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Ford boards the train carrying the nuclear warheads in Lone Pine, CA. There is no rail line in Lone Pine. See more »

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[first lines]
Boyd: Dr. Serizawa? Jerry Boyd. Just to warn you, it's a mess. A total mess.
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Crazy Credits

In the IMAX version of the movie, when the IMAX logo appears, sounds from Godzilla can be heard instead of the usual music. See more »

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Referenced in The Angry Joe Show: Godzilla (2014) See more »

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Ka Huila Wai
Written by Alfred Alohikea
Performed by Isreal "IZ" Kamakawiwio'ole
Courtesy of Mountain Apple Company HAWAII / Big Boy Records
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A non-film of epic proportions
22 August 2014 | by (Great Britain) – See all my reviews

Absolutely NOTHING happens in this film.

I had no expectations for this film at all; at best I assumed it would just involve some crazy CG fights between the big lizard and some other monster, in which collateral damage would reach beyond-Man Of Steel amounts.

But that's the thing - it didn't even have that.

Instead, you've got the guy from Kick-Ass who seems to be incapable of expressing any sort of emotion at all, regardless of what is happening. And then as soon as the monsters start fighting, it cuts away.

I...I've got nothing more to say. Don't see this movie if you like actual movies.

And why the HECK was Bryan Cranston involved in this nonsense?!


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