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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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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 ... 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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Canada | USA | Spain | South Korea

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

21 April 2017 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A kolosszus See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$120,226, 7 April 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,021,345, 16 June 2017
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2.39:1
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Anne Hathaway was in the second trimester of her pregnancy while filming the movie. See more »

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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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Lady with the Braid
Performed by Dory Previn
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Better for the old souls, I guess
5 August 2017 | by theresajensenSee all my reviews

If you're a deep thinker and introspection is your thing, you are going to thank God a movie like this came along as movies like this are so few and far between. It's definitely better for mature audiences, as in, they've lived a long time and are humble enough to see themselves in it. It, seriously, should connect with everyone, but if you're young and arrogant (as so many of us are when we're young,) the intense realities will not have a place to go and, sadly as I read in so many comments, the movie might be rejected. I encourage the haters to come back and see it again in a decade or so. I'd love to be there for the ah-hahs. My 19-year-old son is going to eat this one up, the old soul that he is. I can't wait to hear what he has to say when he sees it.


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