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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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Storyline

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 All (302) »

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The Battle for Earth Begins at Sea See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

18 May 2012 (USA)  »

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

The first of three big budget, high profile 2012 blockbusters all starring Taylor Kitsch in the lead. The other two were John Carter (2012) and Oliver Stone's _Savages_ and all three were box office disappointments (and, in the case of John Carter (2012), an unmitigated disaster). The failure of all three effectively stalled Kitsch's hopes of being the next big star. See more »

Goofs

When the alien communications array is recovered, someone says it's made up of material which "isn't on the periodic table." All possible chemical elements can be placed on the periodic table. The array may have been made up of an "as yet undiscovered element", but no scientist would have said an element was not on the periodic table. 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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Hard as a Rock
Written by Alan Young, Malcolm Young
Performed by AC/DC
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User Reviews

 
The most expensive but also brilliant joke ever!
6 August 2012 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This movie's rating unfortunately just shows how the mainstream audience simply didn't get the point of this movie, which... all starts with the premise of a game! Haha!

I will not spoil anything but if during the movie you sense scenes deviating from the standard clichés (making you question some of the scenes), there is a very good reason for it!

This movie's subject is not exactly what it first pretends to be! Take this movie in, try to watch past the eye-candish (and super-expensive) special effects and open your mind to understand the true meaning of this movie! You will be surprised!

Mankind is simply not ready yet for extra-terrestrial contact as long as it doesn't get past its own kind's conflicts!

Enjoy!


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