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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 ( 1 )
  • 80
    Justin Lowe The Hollywood Reporter

    Overall, the writers have crafted a well-articulated universe with distinct settings and relatable, compelling characters devoted to a thrilling quest for redemption. show more

  • 70
    James Rocchi The Wrap

    Unlike the stiff-jawed heroics of the other Marvel films, this feels a little looser and lighter, with Pratt as charming, amoral accidental leader Peter Quill, an earthling among the stars who, as he will tell you, is also known as the roving brigand “Starlord.” show more

  • 80
    Dan Jolin Empire

    As much as Guardians largely thrives through its lovably scuzzy style, it cannot avoid the immense tractor-beam pull of The Big Marvel Studios Final Act. show more

  • July 29, 2014 Nancy A
    Report This User

    I just found this concept and this very real and touching story to be totally engrossing!

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Chris Pratt Surprises Kids at 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening, Steals Our Hearts (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 29th, 2014 4:00PM

Chris Pratt made a surprise appearance at a special advance screening of "Guardians of the Galaxy" Monday night in New York City, where he gave 250 kids from local charities the thrill of their lives...

Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Dave Bautista Get Weird in Our 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Unscripted (VIDEO)

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jul 28th, 2014 7:00PM

Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Dave Bautista sat down for the latest episode of Moviefone's Unscripted, and it didn't take long for things to get weird. Clearly more than comfortable with each other,...

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Dave Bautista Is a Hulking and Humble Drax the Destroyer

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jul 11th, 2014 12:00PM

Disney and Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," directed by James Gunn and out August 1, is full of colorful characters. This is a movie, after all, anchored by a human thief (Star-Lord, played by...

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Star Karen Gillan Is the Sweetest Intergalactic Villain Ever

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Jul 10th, 2014 1:00PM

Karen Gillan, who sci-fi fans might know from "Doctor Who" and horror fans might remember from this year's excellent "Oculus," is one of the sweetest, most unassuming people we've ever met. She's...

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