Guardians of the Galaxy Film

Guardians of the Galaxy Film | Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Movie

Guardians of the Galaxy film is an American superhero film based on a superhero team from the Marvel Comics. It is directed by James Gunn and produced by Kevin Feige.

Guardians of the Galaxy film has been rated PG-13 for the content shown in the movie. It has two sequels by the name Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 & Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3. Read about Marvel Movie in Order to Watch here.

Guardians of the Galaxy Plot

The movie Guardians of the Galaxy revolves around Quill and his team and covers everything they did in order to fight against Ronan and save the galaxy from his evil plans. Ronan has previously managed to steal a mysterious orb from far outer space and now planning to attack Peter Quill who is leaving on the earth.

Guardians of the Galaxy Film | Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Movie
Guardians of the Galaxy Film | Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Movie

Marketing

Kevin revealed the first footage of the Guardians of the Galaxy at San Diego Comic-Con International which was held in the month of July 2013. Again, Kevin showed the same footage on the D23 expo which was organized in the month of August, the same year.

The first trailer of the movie was presented on Jimmy Kimmel Live and the date was February 18, 2014, which included an introduction by Chris Pratt. “some spirited alien action, with exploding spaceships and muscled bad guys, not to mention a few purely comedic moments,” said by The Los Angeles Times while talking about the trailer of the film.

Released

The world premiere of the film was organized at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on July 21, 2014. This movie was aired theatrically on July 31, 2014, in the United Kingdom. Talking about its United States release, it was released on August 1, 2014, in more than 4065 theatres.

Development of the Film

While talking about the movie, Kevin Feige considered Guardians of the Galaxy as a potential film that has a lot of ability to amaze the audience. “There are some obscure titles, too, like Guardians of the Galaxy. I think they’ve been revamped recently in a fun way in the book,” said Kevin.

Kevin recapitulated his previous statement by saying, “There’s an opportunity to do a big space epic, which Thor sort of hints at, in the cosmic side,” Kevin said while talking to Entertainment Weekly.

“I think anybody … who would have said that this would make a great main movie would have been laughed off. It’s such an unlikely thing to do. So I think it’s lovely to work on something and expose its potential to the point where a company like Marvel will say, ‘Yes, this makes sense,” said Dan Abnett. Dan is the co-writer of Guardians of the Galaxy.

The Cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Film

Following is the list of the star cast  of the film along with the name of the characters portrayed by them:

Guardians of the Galaxy Film | Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Movie
Guardians of the Galaxy Film | Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Movie
  • Chris Pratt as Peter Quill / Star-Lord
  • Zoe Saldaña as Gamora
  • Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer
  • Vin Diesel as Groot
  • Bradley Cooper as Rocket
  • Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser
  • Michael Rooker as Yondu Udonta
  • Karen Gillan as Nebula
  • Djimon Hounsou as Korath
  • John C. Reilly as Rhomann Dey
  • Glenn Close as Irani Rael
  • Benicio del Toro as Taneleer Tivan / The Collector
  • Josh Brolin as Thanos

Box Office Collection

The film was produced with a budget of $170 million. Talking about its worldwide box office collection, the film generated $773.3 million with $333.7 million alone in North America. The movie has managed to earn $439.6 from other territories. This film is the third highest-grossing film from Mancel Cinematic Universe.

Guardians of the Galaxy Filming

The principal photography of the movie was started on July 6, 2013. It took place in London, United Kingdom, and the working title was Full Tilt. The filming was held in Shepperton Studios and Longcross Studios. In the month of July, The team of the film decided to attend San Diego Comic0Con International and flew from London. At this event, it was revealed by Kevin Feige that Thanos will be the “mastermind” in the movie.

Critical Response

The movie has been rated 7.8 out of 10 on IMDB. On Rotten Tomatoes, the movie is created 92% fresh. “Guardians of the Galaxy is just as irreverent as fans of the frequently zany Marvel comic would expect—as well as funny, thrilling, full of heart, and packed with visual splendor,” said the website’s consensus.

Scott Foundas from Variety said, “James Gunn’s presumptive franchise-starter is overlong, overstuffed, and sometimes too eager to please, but the cheeky comic tone keeps things buoyant—as does Chris Pratt’s winning performance”.

“A well-matched ensemble rises to the challenge of launching a heroic origin film with distinctive style, abundant thrills, and no shortage of humor,” said Justin Lowe from The Hollywood Reporter.

Post-production

In the month of November 2013. Gunn said that tried using as many practical effects as he could while filming this film. “Our sets are enormous. We have a prison that is 350,000 pounds of steel. Anybody who knows me knows I love the mix of practical and CGI effects. I can’t wait for people to see it, because it’s astonishingly beautiful,” said Gunn.

Music of Guardians of the Galaxy Film

In the month of August 2013, it was revealed by Gunn that Tyler Bater would be composing the score for the film. He said that Tyler will first write some of the scores for the movie and then move to the music of the film. In February 2014, Gunn revealed that this movie will consist of songs from the 1960s to 1970s.

Guardians of the Galaxy Film | Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Movie
Guardians of the Galaxy Film | Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 Movie

Do You Know?

Following are some of the hidden facts about the movie you have no idea of:

  • It used to take almost 5 hours daily to do the makeup for Dave Bautista.
  • Karen Gillen shaved her head for this movie.
  • The wig used by Karen Gillan in the movie is made from her own hair.
  • Dave Bautista cried after getting to know that he got a role in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • Vin Diesel recorded I Am Groot in more than one thousand languages.

Guardians of the Galaxy can be considered to be the funniest movie coming from the house of marvel. The story of the movie was very simple and has a destination. The screenplay of the movie was amazing. James Gunn has done a great job in direction of the film.

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