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Aquaman (2018)

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Arthur Curry, the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land.

Director:

James Wan

Writers:

David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (screenplay by), Will Beall (screenplay by) | 5 more credits »
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2 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Momoa ... Arthur
Amber Heard ... Mera
Willem Dafoe ... Vulko
Patrick Wilson ... King Orm
Nicole Kidman ... Atlanna
Dolph Lundgren ... King Nereus
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ... Manta
Temuera Morrison ... Tom Curry
Ludi Lin ... Captain Murk
Michael Beach ... Jesse (Manta's Father)
Randall Park ... Dr. Stephen Shin
Graham McTavish ... King Atlan
Leigh Whannell ... Cargo Pilot
Tainui Kirkwood ... Young Arthur (Three Years Old)
Tamor Kirkwood ... Young Arthur (Three Years Old)
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Storyline

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 Domingo Alvarez

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A tide is coming. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Atlanna throws her trident at the television, it's showing Stingray (1964), Gerry Anderson's British children's television puppet underwater adventure series that featured an antagonist of the Fishmen, who similarly ruled an underwater domain in conflict with the surface world. See more »

Goofs

In the very first scene, as the storm batters the coast, lighthouse keeper Tom Curry is securing a window shutter so it stays open. If anything, he should've been making sure all the shutters were shut to protect the windows from the forces of the storm. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Arthur Curry: [narrates] 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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Crazy Credits

The Warner Brothers logo is sunk and half-buried at the bottom of the ocean, reflecting Atlantis's history. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film's airline presentation is open-matte throughout, meaning there was more picture information visible in the top and bottom of the frame in the non-IMAX-formatted sequences as well, than in IMAX theaters and on home video. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Honest Trailers: Entourage (TV) (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Safari Song
Written by Daniel Robert Wagner (as Daniel Wager), Joshua Michael Kiszka (as Joshua Kiszka), Samuel Kiszka and Jacob Thomas Kiszka (as Jacob Kiszka)
Performed by Greta Van Fleet
Courtesy of Lava Music/Republic Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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11 May 2020 | by brian-tooneSee all my reviews

And it has nothing to do with the comic books.

Bad and pointless

What is the point of this film? A big beefcake? Because that's literally the only storyline this mess has going for it. Pointless characters, horrible CGI for this modern time, bad acting, I could continue. If I had went to the theater to see this, I would be trying to get my money back. I gave it a 3 only because of the nostalgia I have for Aquaman. That's all that is good about this excuse of an action/family film.


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Language:

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Release Date:

21 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$67,873,522, 23 December 2018

Gross USA:

$335,061,807

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,148,485,886
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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