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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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ship | naval | battle | alien | armada | See more »

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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  »

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

While filming the soccer game, an American and a Japanese warship each pulled into a dock near the field. The crews were promptly drafted as extras. They are standing on the prows of their respective ships, cheering and clapping. See more »

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During the ceremony at the end of the film, Admiral Shane presents the Navy Cross to Lieutenant Commander Hopper on behalf of his older brother, who was killed in combat. Hopper is not a Lieutenant Commander; he wears the shoulder boards of a Lieutenant, and he is not promoted for his actions in the film. 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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References Under Siege (1992) See more »

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I Got to Get Paid
Written by Billy Gibbons (as Billy F. Gibbons), Joe Hardy, Gary Moon, Dorie Dorsey, Al B. Sure! (as Albert Brown III), Kyle West
Performed by ZZ Top
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Never watch this in the theatre
14 April 2012 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

I persuaded my wife to watch this movie in cinema – she kept staring at me the whole time while we were watching it. I love ships, I love actions movies, I love Navy Seals – but this movie doesn't have any excitement of these. I went with less expectation, but still this movie let me down so much. The storyline is crap, many stupid scenes and lame jokes! If this is considered an action movie, then no action in it. If this is an expansive movie - then the aliens r so poorly assembled. Only good part is the involvement of veterans at the end. The dialogues are bad. The Japanese captain acted as a much better captain compared to the rest.


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