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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lieutenant Alex Hopper
... Commander Stone Hopper
... Petty Officer Cora 'Weps' Raikes
... Sam
... Captain Yugi Nagata
... Cal Zapata
... Admiral Shane
... Secretary of Defense
... Chief Petty Officer Walter 'The Beast' Lynch
... Boatswain Mate Seaman Jimmy 'Ordy' Ord
... Lieutenant Colonel Mick Canales
... Sampson JOOD Strodell
... Dr. Nogrady
... Captain Browley
... Chief Engineer Hiroki
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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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18 May 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Batalla naval  »

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Budget:

$209,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,534,825, 20 May 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$65,422,625

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$303,025,485
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2.35 : 1
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Originally set to be filmed off Australia's Gold Coast, but problems with government tax incentives, meant that it was instead shot in Hawaii. See more »

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Although the alien craft are capable of flight and that would give them a distinct advantage over surface traveling ships, they rarely use this ability even though it would have resulted in the defeat of the naval forces. 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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There is an additional final scene after the end credits. See more »

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Featured in Battleship: Battle Stations (2012) See more »

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Interstate Love Song
Written by Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo, Eric Kretz and Scott Weiland
Performed by Stone Temple Pilots
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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So Promising - So disappointing
12 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

There are 3 hugely anticipated block-busters this year and Battleship was the first one to be released. I had expectations of watching this at that cinema a few times and getting it on blue ray - this is my type of movie!; or at least that was the expectation. With such great promotional footage and Liam Neeson heading the cast, it had to be great. In reality, Neeson has almost a bit part (in fact you see most of it in the promotional adverts), clearly there to increase sales of the movie; with the bulk of the 'acting' coming from Taylor Kitsch.

A ludicrous start with Kitsch playing a 27 year loser who, on the recommendation of his brother (Alexander Scarsgard) joins the Navy, suddenly to become at Lt Cdr - The script is clearly written by someone with no military knowledge or experience and that the actions, demeanour and interaction with all that are supposed to be military personnel, is a non sense. It makes Top Gun look believable! However, it gets worse;with aliens that have made there way to earth with great looking craft,that impressively rise from the ocean (great CGG) - you see it on the commercials for the movie, the only weapon they possess are melee type Armour - pretty ridiculous

really and by this point the movie has lost any form of credibility. The outcome is obvious from the first few minutes and I certainly wouldn't go back for a repeat viewing. It's still probably worth a watch if you can't resist, but don't buy any pop corn; there's enough corn in this movie!


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