After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.
In 1939, an intrepid reporter in New York City makes a connection between the story she's covering -- of famous scientists suddenly disappearing around the world, and a recent attack on the city by giant robots. Determined to find the solution to these happenings, she seeks the help of her ex-boyfriend, the captain of a mercenary legion of pilots. The two are investigating the case when the robots attack the city again, though in a stroke of luck, Sky Captain's right-hand man is able to locate their source. They then set off on an adventure in search of the evil mastermind behind these schemes, who is bent on creating a utopia and destroying the current world.Written by
Russian paper article was taken from russian paper Izwestia (2004). You can read it here izvestia.ru/news/286042 See more »
The German rocket's display showing its height contains three spelling
mistakes: "VERSTARKER" (booster, amplifier) should be written with A-umlaut and the plural of kilometer is simply kilometer, without s at the end, and since nouns are capitalized in German it should actually read "Kilometer". See more »
Attention. Please prepare for docking procedure.
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Laurence Olivier is given a major on-screen credit, despite only being in the film through archive footage and having another actor voice his character's lines. See more »
I've read all the posts, and all sides have their points.... this WAS a visual extravaganza, and I thought it was a neat experience from that point.
But I was literally BORED TO TEARS by the plot and the acting. I considered leaving because it was just so poorly written. I can't believe that Gwyneth, Jude, Angelina, and Giovanni signed up for this script. I almost got up and left...
Movies have for better (and sometimes for worse) evolved since the beginning of the film industry. One way they've improved is that characters are not as flat and are more complex, because screenwriters have become more sophisticated in their style and moviegoers have as well in their appreciation. This movie throws us back to that time of stereotypes, stilted delivery of lines, and oversimplistic plot devices.
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