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Colossal (2016)

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Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in New York City, and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon.

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3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Gloria (Anne Hathaway) is an out-of-work girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.

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There's a monster in all of us See more »


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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21 April 2017 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Colosal: Un monstruo incontrolable  »

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$120,226 (USA) (7 April 2017)

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$3,021,345 (USA) (16 June 2017)
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Was hit by a lawsuit in May 2015, claiming it had too many similarities to Godzilla (2014). See more »

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There is no way the area around the monster sightings would remain open to the public when it was a continuous threat; the area would have been evacuated and quarantined until the situation was resolved. While this is essentially a colossal plot hole, adherence to reality would obviously invalidate the entire story. See more »

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Oscar: So, you don't remember anything we talked about last night, huh?
Gloria: I got really melodramatic, didn't I?
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References Godzilla (2014) See more »

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Lady with the Braid
Performed by Dory Previn
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Underrated
30 August 2017 | by (Lithuania) – See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

I found "Colossal" (2016) much more interesting, dark and deep then i thought i will be after reading a premise. This isn't your typical comedy staring Jason Sudeikis - it isn't funny movie, except if you are looking for some very dark comedy.

Premise here looks like from a mind of Spike Jonze of Charlie Kaufman. Although it isn't as brilliant as those two might have made this movie

  • i loved the story overall and movie itself.


Ovreall, "Colossal" is a kinda fresh take on a premise. There is a very dark humor down below, but i enjoyed it very much in a first place because of very solid writing, pacing (at running time 1 h 43 min this movie never dragged) and not by "a numbers" movie. Good, underrated movie.


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