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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Movie Information

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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
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Overall Rank:

179

Avg. Rating:

3.24/4

# of Ratings:

226

Genres:

Action, Sci-Fi

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

08/01/2014

DVD Release:

12/09/2014

Director:

James Gunn

Actors:

Chris Pratt
Bradley Cooper
Vin Diesel
Zoe Saldana
Lee Pace
Karen Gillan

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

In the far reaches of space American pilot, Peter Quill, must team up with a ragtag group of misfits after he incurs the wrath of the dreaded Ronan after stealing an orb. -- Chris Kavan

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Mahee Ferlini 11/30/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

 

I probably went into this movie with my expectations set too high. It does a lot of great things but doesn't totally excel in a single one. It's funny, but not hilarious. It's action-packed, but not show-stopping. There is still plenty to enjoy and I would consider watching it again.

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Daniel Corleone 10/29/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Chris Pratt plays his role well with professionalism. Lines were humorous so props to the screenwriters. Could have been more effective if the character development for Drax, Groot and Rocket were emphasized instead of just on Gamora and Peter. Special effects mixed with action and comedy reminded this reviewer of a poormans Serenity. A great start to a possible franchise.

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Nolane 08/25/2014 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Good, but definitely overrated movie is too goofy to be taken seriously and not funny enough to be an all out classic comedy. The tone issues run throughout the movie, with the comedy winning out most of the time. This leaves decent, but nothing special action sequences enhanced by excellent state of the art special effects. The characters are fun, but a talking raccoon, genetically altered or not, makes this more for kids and teenagers than adults.

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  cinegeek.de
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03/21/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Space Western

Guardians Of The Galaxy ist ein Space Western, ein Marvel Epos (womöglich das erste, das tatsächlich in epischer Breite erzählt werden wird) und eine Verbeugung vor einer gewissen Weltraum Oper... Guardians Of The Galaxy bietet aber auch sehr witzige und respektlose Dialoge im trashigen Ambiente. All das mag verquer wirken, aber passt wunderbar zusammen! - Der zwölfjährige Peter verabschiedet sich am Sterbebett von seiner Mutter. Eine emotionale Szene, aber kurz darauf wird Peter von einem Staubsauger ins Weltall gesaugt. Zwanzig Jahre später durchstreift Peter (Chris Pratt als eine Art Starlord), die Ruinen einer untergegangenen Zivilisation. Er trägt einen Raumhelm, der jede beliebige Fom annehmen kann, ausserdem schwingt er ein elektrisches Lasso. Auf einem Walkman hört er die Liebling...

 

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  Indyfreak
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12/15/2014 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Marvel's big gamble is a winning hand after all.

2014's surprise smash hit "Guardians of the Galaxy" is an infectiously rousing, exciting, and entertaining superhero blockbuster with an appropriately colorful cast, dazzling visuals, and the kind of thrills you'd expect to find in any decent space opera.
Chris Pratt delivers a capably charismatic performance as the intergalactic outlaw Star-Lord who runs afoul of many other such criminals before finding himself aligned with the likes of assassin Gamora, juggernaut Drax, along with the oddball duo Rocket Raccon and Groot.
Director James Gunn is notorious for his off-the-wall humor and outlandish visual style which compliments the retro science fantasy trappings that GOTG's story takes place in but also makes it much easier for audiences to get onboard with. The production design, the ...

Rating of
3.5/4 

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  Chris d
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11/14/2014 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

even if you are weary of seeing it see it awsome

ok well let me start by saying that the movie was everything i expected and more one of the best action rides this year loved the heart the humor and well damn near everything about it was the perfect movie to send my siblings to school the week after seeing the entire group loved the movie and we all agreed 'for once' that it was the perfect movie for us all even if you think oh it just looks silly see it anyway you will have a blast with these guys trust me on this one none of my siblings wanted to see it at first then half way threw the movie my 11 year old sister "who i had to beg at first to go with me as I had to with my brothers ' leans over to me and whispers THIS Movie is AWSOME' as did my brothers after the movie money well spent our favorite things were rocket and grout w...

Rating of
3.5/4 

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Recent Movie Talk Forum Posts

  Chris Kavan
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Was pleasantly surprised at how good this turned out - maybe not the best movie of the year, but I would say it's the most fun I've had at the movies all year.
08/04/2014
5:03 pm CT

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  Looneymanthegreat
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Early reviews for this movie are overwhelmingly positive.  One reviewer referred to it as " part George Lucas and part Chuck Jones" (I assume in reference to rocket raccoon, who shares some physical traits with a certain coyote.)  After reading reviews I'm even more excited then before.  I'm probably going to go check it out at midnight next weekend.
07/25/2014
11:43 pm CT

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  Chris Kavan
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I'm on the fence on this one. Why I certainly think it looks entertaining - I hope it doesn't stray too far into "too weird for its own good" territory. But you're right - it doesn't look like any other superhero movie out there, so if nothing else, it could acheive a cult-like status if it doesn't catch on with casual moviegoers. I still want to see it!
06/09/2014
10:20 am CT

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  Looneymanthegreat
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I kind of hate the “Marvel cinematic universe,” not because the movies are bad, but because they’re so homogenous.  None of them feel unique, they all are just too visually and tonally similar, and while the first Iron Man was a lot of fun, I’m just getting tired of watching the same movie over and over again.  I’m sick of these movies, and whenever I buy a ticket to go see another Avengers spin-off I hate myself a little bit.

 

Guardians of the Galaxy, on the opposite end of the spectrum, might be the movie that changes my mind.  Early buzz has it that the movie is drastically different then any other Marvel universe flick and that it’s so weird that it’s making Marvel a tad bit nervous;  This is probably exactly what the this series of movies needs.

 

With Ant-man losing its director over creative problems it’s clear that Marvel is a bit controlling over its movies, but the fact that “Guardians” is sort of breaking the Marvel mold is nothing but a good thing in my mind. The movie looks like a lot of fun, and the trailers make it seem like more of a proto comedy Star Wars then a super-hero flick.

 

There aren’t really much in the way of reviews yet, but Guardians is the first Marvel Universe film I’ve truly been excited about sense Iron Man 2.  I’ve got my hopes up that it will be good, but only time can tell weather “Guardians” is the series saving grace, or just another bland cookie cutter action flick.


06/07/2014
9:57 pm CT

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