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Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | | 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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Storyline

A naval war ship encounters an alien armada and faces the biggest threat mankind has ever faced. If they lose, the world could face a major extinction event and an alien invasion. Will humans win this alien war, what are the aliens doing here, and what do they want? Based on the Hasbro naval war game.

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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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Also Known As:

Batalla naval  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$209,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,534,825, 20 May 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$65,422,625

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$303,025,485
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie is based on the Milton Bradley game "Battleship", which has been manufactured since 1931. Some of the artillery in the film is shaped like the pegs used in the game. The original paper and pencil version of the game predates World War I. See more »

Goofs

Where the Strike Group is first approaching the alien ships, the aircraft carrier is reversed. The super structure should be on the right or starboard side of the carrier and the landing area should go from starboard aft up to the port or left side of the ship. The image remains reversed as the camera pans to overhead the ship. See more »

Quotes

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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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Crazy Credits

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Soundtracks

Hard as a Rock
Written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young
Performed by AC/DC
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Great movie w/amazing special effects!
13 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

I can't believe I avoided this movie for the longest time simply because of all the poor reviews it received. This just goes to show that you can't believe everything you read. I took a chance on it tonight and to my surprise it turned out to be a really GREAT MOVIE w/AMAZING SPECIAL EFFECTS!! To all the negative critics out there who said this was a boring movie, YOUR BORING!! This was a fun, action-packed movie the entire time! The extremely talented cast did an exceptional job of making you laugh and keeping you on your toes from start to finish. If you didn't like this movie then your just way too picky! I highly recommend this movie and will most likely watch it again in the future. My only complaint was, where were the Navy Seals?


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