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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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Storyline

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

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

Released in 2014, Godzilla's 60th anniversary. See more »

Goofs

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Quotes

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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 May 2014 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Requiem for Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, 2 Mixed Choirs and Orchestra
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Performed by the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Micheal Gielen & Bavaraian Radio Chorus conducted by Wolfgang Schubert
Courtesy of Wergo/Schott
By arrangement with Source/Q
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23 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went to this movie to see Godzilla, and I hardly ever saw him. When I did see him, he looked clumsy and facially not as attractive as previous incarnations. That and an anti- climax spoiled the movie for me, in spite of some good 3D effects.

I was annoyed by several cuts of scenes that caused me to wonder, "what just happened??" Also, the spoof of 1950's flicks doesn't quite come off.

What will stand out in my mind will be the 3 forces of nature battling it out (briefly) oblivious to the smashed city under their feet. Maybe that will be worth it to you.


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