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PG-13| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary

From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious
orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand—with the galaxy's fate in the balance.

Cast: Chris Pratt , Zoe Saldana , Dave Bautista , Vin Diesel , Bradley Cooper , Lee Pace , Michael Rooker , Karen Gillan

Director: James Gunn

Genres: Science fiction, Adventure, Action

Distributor: Walt Disney

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Release Date: August 1st, 2014|2 hr. 1 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 20 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Guardians of the Galaxy does the impossible. Through dazzle and dumb luck, it turns the clichés of comic-book films on their idiot heads and hits you like an exhilarating blast of fun-fun-fun. It's insanely, shamelessly silly – just one reason to love it. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Guardians of the Galaxy is pretty much where action movies are these days - a combination of comedy without wit, action without drama and elaborate visuals that are nothing much to look at. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    With its introduction of wonderfully memorable characters and blend of humor, action and catchy tunes, Guardians is perfectly pitched escapist fun. show more

  • August 13, 2014 Terry
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    Sorry about the repeating reviews. I thought it wasn't posting and I kept hitting submit. Then I realized they were going through. Trying to delete them but I don't think I can.

  • August 13, 2014 Terry
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    I absolutely loved this movie, I just don't get people not liking this movie. The characters were awesome, the CGI was amazing, and I thought it was pretty damn funny. I will certainly be buying this 1 in 3D for my movie collection. I'm no kid either, I'm 50 years old. It had me smiling and I just loved the end scene with the Jackson 5 song playing. I walked away happy and very entertained. I would recommend people of all ages to go see this movie on the big screen. Cant wait for the next 1!

  • August 12, 2014 huegelc55
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    This movie was a lot of fun. Those that have reviewed it and given it a lower rating cannot be fans of the comics or science fiction in general. This movie had heart, great character development, and tons of action & special effects. See it! I will likely see it again.

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Weekend Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Reclaims No. 1 Spot, Becomes Summer's Biggest Hit

Posted by
The Associated Press on Aug 24th, 2014 12:35PM

JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) - "Guardians of the Galaxy" became the summer's top-grossing movie at the North American box office with a $17.6 million weekend that narrowly bested the...

Chris Pratt Dressed as Star-Lord for a Visit to a Children's Hospital, Melting Our Hearts in the Process

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Aug 21st, 2014 6:00PM

After starring in "Guardians of the Galaxy," Chris Pratt is proving to be a real-life superhero, too, after making a visit -- in costume -- to a children's hospital, where he hosted a "Guardians"...

Here Are All the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Easter Eggs in One Handy Video

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Aug 20th, 2014 3:30PM

Even if you're a giant fan of "Guardians of the Galaxy," you might not have caught all of these tasty Easter eggs uncovered in James Gunn's new movie. In just over six minutes, this video details all...

The 'Guardians of The Galaxy' Soundtrack Is No. 1

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Aug 13th, 2014 2:30PM

Music plays a big part in "Guardians of the Galaxy" in an interesting way, as the Star-Lord cruises the galaxy listening to sweet '70s tunes his late mom left him on a mix tape. As writer/director...

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