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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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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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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

Ray Mabus: At the beginning of the RIMPAC exercise, Admiral Shane orders the Commanding Officer of USS Ronald Reagan to begin air operations. The Carrier CO who then gives the order to "commence air ops" is played by Secretary of the Navy Mabus. See more »

Goofs

When the alien ship fires an ultrasonic attack, all the glass windows on the destroyer break. Once the ultrasonic sound stops, some crew members use binoculars with intact lenses. They should've broken along with the windows. 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 Angus Young, Malcolm Young
Performed by AC/DC
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Battleship is Awesome!
26 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No clue what the last reviewer is talking about. There is tons of action in this film. Yes the first 15 minutes are a little slow (character development) but once the action starts it's non-stop and awesome. Loved this movie, loved seeing the ships in action. Great movie to watch memorial day weekend, makes you proud of the military! Will definitely buy when it's out on DVD, but was glad we saw in on the big screen first. Your kids will love it, mine did. My only knock is I wish Liam Neeson's role was larger. I really like him. But I enjoyed seeing the younger kids take on the aliens too. Very entertaining, action film. Don't over think it.


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