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Battleship (2012)

 -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  18 May 2012 (USA)
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A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

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Based on the classic Hasbro naval combat game, Battleship is the story of an international fleet of ships who come across an alien armada while on Naval war games exercise. An intense battle is fought on sea, land and air. What do the aliens want? Written by Anonymous

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The battle for Earth begins at sea. See more »


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

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Batalla naval  »

Box Office

Budget:

$209,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,534,825 (USA) (18 May 2012)

Gross:

$65,173,160 (USA) (27 July 2012)
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Trivia

The scene in the rehabilitation clinic was actually filmed at the Center for the Intrepid in San Antonio using actual wounded warriors for extras. See more »

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During the ITV News "UFO Landing Confirmed" breaking news scene, the lower caption shows the text "Amateur footage confirms rumors". ITV News is a British news network and would actually spell 'rumors' as 'rumours'. See more »

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Title Card: In 2005, scientists discovered a distant planet believed to have a climate nearly identical to Earth.
Title Card: In 2006, NASA built a transmission device five times more powerful than any before it, and a program to contact the planet began.
Title Card: It was known as The Beacon Project.
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Fortunate Son
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Blond Bimbo saves the world.......
7 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

I agree with the review of perkypops who writes:

'Take a lot of CGI, a plethora of big names, throw in some awful acting, a very poor script, a collection of forgettable characters, and a couple of hours you want to throw away, and you have "Battleship".' That says it all.

This film is a load of cr*p. The acting is worse than the worst TV B movie trash. The lead actor is a joke; a blond bimbo is just as bad.Rihanna should stick to singing and Liam Neeson is a tw*t who is there to pick up a fat pay check.He is the same character in all his ham movie performances.Talk about getting millions for being dreadful.

The only reason I give it one above the minimum is that somehow I was able to get to the end, plus a few half decent special effects.

2/10


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