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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

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Nacho Vigalondo
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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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An Uncontrollable Monster. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Anne Hathaway was in the second trimester of her pregnancy while filming the movie. See more »

Goofs

Although anything is possible, it's hard to believe that at the time that Gloria is in action at Seoul, people in the U.S.A. are watching a live broadcast, while enjoying a beer. At 8:05 AM. See more »

Quotes

Oscar: [For Tim] What a schmuck!
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When The Lights Go Out
Performed by Crybaby
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User Reviews

 
Not as it may seem.
4 April 2019 | by swordsnareSee all my reviews

By watching the marketing campaign, you are lead to believe this film is more light-hearted and comical.

Upon watching, the true underlining meaning becomes more apparent and it touches on a more dark subject matter, that apparently was lost on some viewers. It is a very real world dynamic in the relationship between Gloria (Anne Hathaway) and Oscar (Jason Sudeikis) that was well executed in this manner of storytelling.

It very difficult to say why this film is worth watching without "Spoilers", but I enjoyed this film; even the second time around, watching it on Netflix just recently.


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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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