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Godzilla (2014)

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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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Gareth Edwards

Writers:

Max Borenstein (screenplay), Dave Callaham (story) (as David Callaham) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson ... Ford Brody
CJ Adams ... Young Ford
Ken Watanabe ... Dr. Ishiro Serizawa
Bryan Cranston ... Joe Brody
Elizabeth Olsen ... Elle Brody
Carson Bolde ... Sam Brody
Sally Hawkins ... Vivienne Graham
Juliette Binoche ... Sandra Brody
David Strathairn ... Admiral William Stenz
Richard T. Jones ... Captain Russell Hampton
Victor Rasuk ... Sergeant Tre Morales
Patrick Sabongui ... Lieutenant Commander Marcus Waltz
Jared Keeso ... Jump Master
Luc Roderique ... Bomb Tracker
James Pizzinato ... HALO Jumper
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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 king will rise See more »


Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Japan

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

15 May 2014 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Godzila See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$93,205,000, 18 May 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$200,676,069

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$529,076,069
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

When Dr. Serizawa (Ken Watanabe) is showing Brody (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) photographs from the hunt for Godzilla in 1954, a picture of the world's first nuclear powered submarine, the Nautilus, was shown. The Nautilus is also the iconic needle-nosed submarine from Jules Verne's classic tale "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea". Toho, the studio that released Gojira (1954), released Kaitei gunkan (1963), that featured a titular submarine that drew heavy influence from the design of the Nautilus. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene set in 1999 Ford has a series of toys on the floor. One of those is a Lego Star Wars Snowspeeder (Model 4500-1), that particular version was not released until the year 2004. Model #7130 was the Lego Snowspeeder that was available in 1999. 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

Played in slow motion the opening credits on the DVD show the blacked-out portions are actually a series of jokes wrapped around the remaining information. See more »

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References Breaking Bad (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Requiem for Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, 2 Mixed Choirs and Orchestra
Written by György Ligeti
Performed by Das Symphonie-Orchester Radio Frankfurt (as the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra), conducted by Micheal Gielen, & Bavaraian Radio Chorus conducted by Wolfgang Schubert
Courtesy of Wergo/Schott
By arrangement with Source/Q
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Godzilla, tears of joy

First, let me just say the cgi in this film just blows my mind. I have never seen it done as well as this, this was like Pacific Rim times five. I thought this movie would be a joke, until I saw it, but now I can believe I even thought that. overall just a beautiful film, one for the records, your pal John. The acting by Bryan Cranstons is as good as Breaking Bad, and should win some awards. Yes the movie has some awkward scenes with some bad acting but overall I could barely tell. This movie is like the Dark Night, just great action shots, really wish I could see it again. Overall, this is going in my collection, great movie recommend it to everyone.


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