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A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.

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

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$170,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$333,130,696 (USA) (9 January 2015)
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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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