In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.
As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
A giant, reptilian monster surfaces, leaving destruction in its wake. To stop the monster (and its babies), an earthworm scientist, his reporter ex-girlfriend, and other unlikely heroes team up to save their city.
After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.
In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The news report at the end of the film, "King of The Monsters", is not only a reference to the name of the 1954 U.S. release "Godzilla: King of the Monsters", but will also be the name of the sequel, which is to be released in 2019. See more »
During the battle between Godzilla and the two MUTOs, many of San Francisco's skyscrapers, such as the Grand Hyatt Hotel, are destroyed multiple times, then reappear after their collapse. See more »
Dr. Serizawa? Jerry Boyd. I'm warning you, it's a mess. It's just a total mess. Monarch set me in this morning. Took a look around but I told them we need you.
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Played in slow motion the opening credits on the DVD show the blacked-out portions are actually a series of jokes wrapped around the remaining information. See more »
I am costricted by other users' too low rating to give this a 10/10 to attempt balancing the rating.
Now, this is not a movie that is mainly about two hours of godzilla walking around a city and smashing all. We have that too, but in a brief way, making it not the main part of the film.
The film's first part is a slower, more thriller-like part, with some clear references to Tarkoskij's "stalker" that I've personally spotted, but that still drives some plot in it. The second part of the movie is the one that includes the most action and catastrophic-apoc. scenes, and I'd like to underline the use of a track composed by Gyorgy Ligeti, used also in 2001: a space odissey to give the right atmosphere to a scene that I'd define iconic to this movie.
Complains about this movie come from the real pro of the movie, the existence of a not- too plain plot, and the short amount of screen time Godzilla has, choice done by Edwards maybe because this is somehow just an "introduction" movie, all reasons that make this a "not-just-action" movie, and reasons I actually liked it. Also the subplot of the characters involved gives a more real-like feature to the whole movie.
Nonetheless, as I said I wouldn't truly rate this 10/10, but more a 8/10, because it still doesn't have a so-complex plot, but I wouldn't blame writers or the director for that, they already tried to do the most possible, but more likely the carachter itself's plainess... let's admit, Godzilla couldn't have a very complicated plot anyhow.
Still I liked this movie and suggest everyone to see it.
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