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.

Director:

Nacho Vigalondo

Writer:

Nacho Vigalondo
Reviews
Popularity
3,365 ( 855)
3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

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
Edit

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Prior to the start of filming, Toho brought a lawsuit against Voltage Pictures, the film's producers, for unauthorized usage of Godzilla's image. See more »

Goofs

When Gloria comes home and frightened by Oscar the room is totally dark although the giant television is turned on so she should see Oscar in the armchair. See more »

Quotes

Gloria: [throws the bar keys towards Oscar] Here! There are your keys; I'm not coming back to your shitty bar!
Oscar: [picking up the keys] Yeah you are.
Gloria: [panting] Oh yeah?
Oscar: Yeah.
[Throws the keys at Gloria with enough force to hurt her]
Gloria: [holding her stomach in pain] Ow!
Oscar: [calmly] You're gonna keep working at the bar, or I'm gonna come back here tomorrow, and destroy an entire neighborhood.
Gloria: [through her teeth, bringing her face close to Oscar's] Then I'll come back and I'll kick your fucking ass!
Oscar: [still calm] No you won't. ...
[...]
See more »

Connections

References Mazinger Z (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Toda Est Energia
(Techno version)
Written by Joe Crepúsculo (as Joel Iriarte Parra)
Performed by Joe Crepúsculo
See more »

User Reviews

 
Hard to finish
28 April 2017 | by TheGusKSee all my reviews

I'm rather confused by all the high praise for this rather boring movie. My main problem was how unlikable all the characters were. Watching idiots moving through a weird for weird's sake plot hardly qualifies as good entertainment. The initial setup was rather vague and poorly written, not the way to establish the main character. All in all there is no way that I could recommend this to any of my friends.


330 of 552 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 350 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

Canada | USA | Spain | South Korea

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

21 April 2017 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Colossal See more »

Edit

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
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed