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Godzilla (2014)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 16 May 2014 (USA)
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The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.

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Storyline

In 1999, the Janjira nuclear plant was mysteriously destroyed with most hands lost including supervisor Joe Brody's colleague and wife, Sandra. Years later, Joe's son, Ford, a US Navy ordnance disposal officer, must go to Japan to help his estranged father who obsessively searches for the truth of the incident. In doing so, father and son discover the disaster's secret cause on the wreck's very grounds. This enables them to witness the reawakening of a terrible threat to all of Humanity, which is made all the worse with a second secret revival elsewhere. Against this cataclysm, the only hope for the world may be Godzilla, but the challenge for the King of the Monsters will be great even as Humanity struggles to understand the destructive ally they have. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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The world ends, Godzilla begins See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of destruction, mayhem and creature violence | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Nautilus  »

Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$93,188,384 (USA) (16 May 2014)

Gross:

$200,661,309 (USA) (22 August 2014)
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Trivia

Retired Marine Sergeant Major James D. Dever, one of the film's military technical advisers, put Aaron Taylor-Johnson through a "mini boot camp" to "ensure he had good military bearing." Dever also helped stuntmen train for H.A.L.O. (high-altitude, low-opening) jumps. See more »

Goofs

Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository is more than 100 miles from Las Vegas, but a character at the mountain looks through binoculars and gets a clear view of a MUTO attacking the city. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Boyd: Dr. Serizawa? Jerry Boyd. I'm warning you, it's a mess. It's just a total mess. Monarch set me in this morning. Took a look around but I told them we need you.
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Crazy Credits

The IMAX intro for the film features Godzilla's roar. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

See The Way
Written by Barry Pointer, Dann Saxton, Coltan Fisher and Jason Rabinowitz
Performed by LikeWize
Courtesy of The Math Club
Under license by Music Asset Management, Inc.
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Makes the 1998 version look like Citizen Kane
23 February 2015 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Boy looking at the other IMDb reviews, this seems to have really annoyed an awful lot of people.

Two comments: * I have argued here in the IMDb that the 1998 version with Broderick was under-rated. Vindication at last. As you slog through this version, you cannot help but recall how the 1998 film actually held interest from scene to scene, and seemed to want to go somewhere.

* a cautionary tale on the importance of -- who knew? -- a script. The really strange thing is that the production standards, the effects, the cinematography, are all pretty solid. All dressed up and nowhere to go. The exec who greenlighted this script clearly did not have English as a first language. It was beyond terrible, it was strange and odd and seemed to be missing pages.


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