Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa), half human-half Atlantean, goes on a trip of a lifetime. Not only does this adventure compel him to come to terms with his real identity, but it also forces him to discover whether he is entirely worthy of fulfilling his own destiny: becoming a King.Written by
James Wan revealed he had a choice of choosing to direct between The Flash (2022) and this movie, but chose this movie because Aquaman is the underdog. See more »
After their initial meeting, Tom Curry hands Queen Atlanna a hot steaming mug of tea. Tom's mug is empty, and the steam seen is CGI. See more »
Jules Verne once wrote: "Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide... they will come together". That's how my parents met: like two ships destined for each other.
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The Warner Brothers logo is sunk and half-buried at the bottom of the ocean, reflecting Atlantis's history. See more »
The UK theatrical version was cut to remove bloody detail to secure a 12A rating. That version was also used for the home media release. See more »
If you are a preteen, the story may work for you. If you have any common sense, the bad dialogue and blatant rip off of every sci-fi and fantasy movie cliche will drive you crazy.
Special effects are decent, and the story moves along at a decent pace. Momoa carries the film despite being surrounded by one dimensional characters with digitally botoxed faces. I would never watch this movie again.
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