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Colossal (2016)

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Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in New York City and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon.

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Nacho Vigalondo

Writer:

Nacho Vigalondo
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3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Hathaway ... Gloria
Jason Sudeikis ... Oscar
Austin Stowell ... Joel
Tim Blake Nelson ... Garth
Dan Stevens ... Tim
Hannah Cheramy ... Young Gloria
Nathan Ellison Nathan Ellison ... Young Oscar
Sarah Surh ... Mother
Haeun Hannah Cho Haeun Hannah Cho ... Little Girl
Carlos Joe Costa Carlos Joe Costa ... Old Man
Melissa M. Montgomery ... Waitress (as Melissa Montgomery)
Christine Lee ... Seoul Waitress
Rukiya Bernard ... Maggie
James Yi James Yi ... Fund Raiser Man
Alyssa Dawson Alyssa Dawson ... Reporter
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Storyline

Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.

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There's a monster in all of us See more »


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Was hit by a lawsuit in May 2015, claiming it had too many similarities to Godzilla (2014). See more »

Goofs

When Gloria and Oscar hears the alarm signal from the TV it is dark outside despite the fact that the alarm sounds just before the colossal appearing which is 8.05 am. See more »

Quotes

Oscar: So, you don't remember anything we talked about last night, huh?
Gloria: I got really melodramatic, didn't I?
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Shake Sugaree
Written by Joe Crepúsculo (as Joel Iriarte Parra)
Performed by Elizabeth Cotten (as Elizabeth Cotten)
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A metaphor
12 April 2020 | by rayres0708See all my reviews

I was expecting something different from this movie, but I still liked it regardless. It has its funny moments, and it's well acted. The metaphor is pretty obvious, but it's still well executed. Addicts need help, they leave a wake of destruction, and it often takes something tragic to snap them out of their cycle. Overall, it's worth a watch. But it's not something I'd watch over and over again.


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Country:

Canada | USA | Spain | South Korea

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

21 April 2017 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Colossal See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$120,226, 9 April 2017

Gross USA:

$3,029,287

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,531,320
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Color

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2.39:1
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