A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe.

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James Gunn
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Pratt ... Peter Quill
Zoe Saldana ... Gamora
Dave Bautista ... Drax
Vin Diesel ... Groot (voice)
Bradley Cooper ... Rocket (voice)
Lee Pace ... Ronan
Michael Rooker ... Yondu Udonta
Karen Gillan ... Nebula
Djimon Hounsou ... Korath
John C. Reilly ... Corpsman Dey
Glenn Close ... Nova Prime
Benicio Del Toro ... The Collector
Laura Haddock ... Meredith Quill
Sean Gunn ... Kraglin / On Set Rocket
Peter Serafinowicz ... Denarian Saal

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Storyline

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 galaxy. Written by James Hake

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When things get bad, they'll do their worst. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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In the original comics, Drax the Destroyer was a human, named Arthur Douglas. Thanos attacked him and his family, because he thought they'd seen his ship. He and his wife died. His daughter, Heather, survived the attack and was adopted by Mentor (Thanos' father). She's a powerful telepath, who's been both villain and hero. Kronos, (Thanos' grandfather) whose spirit had merged with time and space, resurrected Douglas as Drax the Destroyer, a living weapon, designed to hunt and kill Thanos. The comic Drax was green, had super strength, could fly, and shoot powerful energy beams. Whenever he came face to face with Thanos, he went into a berserker rage. His anger ratcheted up his powers to equal Thanos. One fight between them was so intense, that they shattered the planet they were on, into debris. See more »

Goofs

(at around 10 mins) When Peter is escaping Korath in his ship on Morag and the ship is upside down, he smacks into the windshield. In this shot, he has no gloves on, where moments before he did. In the next shot, when he's reaching to grab the ship's controls, he has his gloves on again, and they remain on for the remainder of the scene. See more »

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[first lines]
Grandpa: Peter. Your momma wants to speak with you. Come on, Pete, take these fool things off.
[takes headphones]
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Crazy Credits

The Marvel logo appears as young Quill is taken into space. See more »


Soundtracks

Hooked on a Feeling
Written by Francis Zambon (as Mark James)
Performed by Björn Skifs (as Blue Swede)
Courtesy of EMI Music Sweden
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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I AM GROOT
8 August 2020 | by reddiemurf81See all my reviews

The MCU is putting out a movie about these 5 misfits in space called the GOTG? Eh,, I'll go see it. I've liked everything else they've done. Well,,, I do believe the gamble that MCU rolled the dice on has paid off more than they could've imagined!! Even RDJ said this movie was the best thing to have come out of the MCU at that point, and we're not going to argue with Ironman. So take a journey with Starlord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot!

Go watch it!!


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Language:

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Release Date:

1 August 2014 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$94,320,883, 3 August 2014

Gross USA:

$333,718,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$773,350,147
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