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Godzilla (2014) Synopsis
The world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who threaten our very existence.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The director thinks visually, which sounds redundant until you realize how many monster movies are flat, effects-dependent factory jobs....
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88

Slant Magazine

By Eric Henderson
In form, it's no wham-bam VFX sizzle reel replete with sputtering, ejaculatory climaxes. It's the magnificently sustained equivalent of...
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83

HitFix

By Drew McWeeny
This could easily be ground zero for a whole new series of films, but if it remains a stand-alone single movie, Edwards told an entire...
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80

Total Film

By Matt Maytum
That rare breed of blockbuster that emphasises character over spectacle and slow-burn tension over relentless action sequences, Godzilla...
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80

The Telegraph

By Robbie Collin
A summer blockbuster that’s not just thrilling, but that orchestrates its thrills with such rare diligence, you want to yelp with glee.
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80

CineVue

By Amon Warmann
The human drama isn't always as compelling as it wants to be, but at its best Godzilla is a hugely entertaining blockbuster that starts...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
While it has its moments of baffling plot development and the human characters aren’t exactly Shakespearean in depth, there’s some pretty...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Godzilla 2014 is a more somber and frightening reboot than the cartoonish 1998 movie.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Superbly made but burdened by some dull human characters enacted by an interesting international cast who can't do much with them, this new...
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70

The Dissolve

By Keith Phipps
Edwards’ film doesn’t care much about metaphorical resonance, and cares even less about its human characters, many of which get forgotten...
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Old fashioned fun.

By TomsReviews
I liked it better than the latest X-Men movie. It was old fashioned fun. I couldn't quite figure out why they had Ken Watanabe mostly standing around, a lot, looking like he didn't know what to do...

Very good movie

By mjustus2
We really enjoyed this one. I was expecting a not-so-well-made, low-budget film. This wasn't it. There was plenty of action. Is it one of the most classic films of all time? Of course not. It's...

awesome

By michaeljaynes64
unbelievable realism beautifully done epic battles great suspence wonderful nod to the original absolutely amazing speaking as a life long Godzilla fan best Godzilla movie I've ever seen...

Okay. But needs more action

By tinareese0428
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What happened to Godzilla?

By parthpurani945
Godzilla the movie is a waste of time. The recreation of Godzilla made the movie a complete flop. He looks like a bear first of all and doesn't show up for the first 2 hours of the long and boring...

love

By priscillachavezirela
loved it.. ?...

really good

By 1taniacortez
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Wost..i meen best movie

By josepharriaga42
Cool and its better in 3d...

Godzilla

By ladybug0223
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GODZILLA RETURNS!!!

By rasslor56
Reboots are always tricky. Sometimes it's lightning in a bottle (Star Trek) other times less so (Bewitched). This version of the King of the Monsters earns his place in the genre. I won't say it's...

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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Seq. of Destruction, Creature Violence and Mayhem
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Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Iconic movie monster once again wreaks massive destruction.
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