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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  1 August 2014 (USA)
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Storyline

After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth, is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team of space heroes known as the "Guardians of the Galaxy" to save the world. Written by James Hake

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

1 August 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$94,320,883 (USA) (1 August 2014)

Gross:

$333,130,696 (USA) (9 January 2015)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Guardians of the Galaxy debuted in Marvel Super-Heroes #18 in January 1969. Dave Bautista was born on January 18, 1969. See more »

Goofs

When Peter Quill arrives to the Kyln and is stripped to his shorts and washed with the orange stuff we can see he has no abdomen hair and has a six pack. Later that day he goes to the showers to save Gamora, he lifts his shirt to show some scars to Drax and he has abdomen hair and there is no six pack. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Grandpa: Peter. Your momma wants to speak with you. Come on, Pete, take these fool things off.
[takes headphones]
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Crazy Credits

There is a statement in the closing credits: "No raccoons or tree creatures were harmed during the making of this film." See more »

Connections

References Slither (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

I Want You Back
Written by Freddie Perren, Fonce Mizell, Berry Gordy and Deke Richards
Performed by Jackson 5
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A Visually Stunning Galaxy
19 August 2014 | by (Worcester, England) – See all my reviews

With each new film they release, Marvel outdo themselves time after time, from 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' to 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' and now to this amazing and irreverent superhero blockbuster packed full of humour and action in a visually stunning galaxy. Previous Marvel films have tried too hard to place humour in situations that didn't require it, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' however employs it frequently and due to the constant stream of jokes it works perfectly. Chris Pratt is by far one of Marvel's best casting choices since Robert Downey Jr. as 'Iron Man', even beyond this the other acting bodies were cast perfectly. The visual effects are utterly stunning and the battle scenes are epic, 'Guardians' is a truly amazing and thrilling superhero flick full of visual splendour.


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