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Battleship

(DVD - 2012)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Battleship
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Based on the classic Hasbro naval combat game, Battleship is the story of an international fleet of ships who come across an alien armada while on a naval war games exercise. An intense battle ensues over sea, land, and air.
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2012.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (132 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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I wasn't expecting anything good, given all the crappy reviews. But I loved it, to my intense surprise. The battles were awesome, the special effects were spot on, and Rihanna was an interesting character. It was a very good movie, but admittedly a bit slow in the middle. Captain Nagata was AWESOME.

Nov 06, 2014
  • CPL_Cowboy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This movie was excellent. Not EVEN what I expected, but spot on. It was obviously fictional, but they made it work. Good job and a real good, feel good movie. The really BIG surprise for me, was Rihanna's performance. If I didn't already know who she really was, I could buy her as an actual service member. As for the Vet (dbl. amputee) in the movie... If you don't believe the Bravado from him & his character was real.... YOU probably never served!!!!! Now Run and Tell That!

May 21, 2014
  • jvokins rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This film had many things going for it, and it still ended up as a train wreck on the ocean. The double amputee? That's not a guy in green screen stockings, but a real war vet who lost his legs in Iraq. The shots on and in the USS Missouri? That's the -actual- ship. Yes, the one the Japanese surrender in WWII was signed aboard. They even got permission from the US Navy to tow it out into open water for filming! The special effects are admittedly good, and earned the only star that I could give the film. After all that, the script still causes so much cringing that you'll need a muscle relaxant afterwards. When Alexander Skarsgard looks like he was cast five minutes before they yelled "action", you've got some terrible dialogue. The plot twists itself into knots to try and make it plausible, but when the moment comes and you realize that they're actually playing real-life Battleship, you finish your drink... and you weren't even playing a drinking game.

Mar 26, 2014
  • 0cho rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Two things that will make this enjoyable for you. 1. Don’t even try to compare the board game to the movie. Think of it as an alien invading earth movie. 2. Don’t be afraid to fast forward large parts of the movie. Overall a very bad movie with a staggering budget. Don’t bother.

Dec 04, 2013
  • tawarder rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I wasn't sure what to expect with this movie, given all the bad reviews that I've seen, and the terrible box office numbers that it put up. As it turns out, I LOVED it !!! Great cast, fantastic special effects, and a pretty decent plot. I guess you've gotta not mind all the explosions and deaths, but if you don't, you should like this movie. And someone, in another comment, mentions Brooklyn Decker's bad acting. All I can say about that is: with her looks, you don't have to be that great an actor - and I didn't think she was that bad anyways.

What the heck is wrong with this system ? I haven't been able to check out anything for weeks. You offer a hold with no pick up location. Has this service been discontinued ?

Copy 12 of this disc is so scratched/marred that it will not play on any of three different players we have.

Lana Marie IT WAS A VERY GOOD MOVIE. ALTHOUGHT THE BEGINING WAS KIND OF GOOFY. IT HELD MY INTEREST.I THINK EVERYONE SHOULD WATCH IT TWICE TO MAKE SURE THEY GET IT. AND REMEMBER THE SENIORS HAVE A LOT TO OFFER THE WORLD

Jul 12, 2013
  • leshawnscott rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I liked this movie. If you like military movies than this has everything you would want to find. Cried like a baby at several points. I also stood up and cheered too. Made me wish I had served this country.

May 31, 2013
  • Parineeta rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Not as bad as people made it out to be, if you can get through the first fifteen minutes and ignore Brooklyn Decker's bad acting, it's actually a decent film.

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blue_lion_3704 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 50

blue_dog_6003 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 40

Aug 11, 2013
  • stamp rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

stamp thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Mar 04, 2013
  • Hunterlover rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Hunterlover thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99

Blue_Dog_4626 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 99 and 40

Nov 06, 2012
  • navy_wolf_55 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

navy_wolf_55 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Sep 30, 2012
  • Sapphire2 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Sapphire2 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

susanp61 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Coarse Language: 7-10 words at least

Oct 29, 2012
  • Mike117 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Other: As long as the kids don't make a fuss it is alright for most teens and up.

Sep 30, 2012
  • Sapphire2 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Yes, some scenes are graphic such as the sight of blood, and explosions.

Sep 30, 2012
  • Sapphire2 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Violence: A lot of violence due to the nature of the film. The movie is titiled Battleship, lol.

Sep 30, 2012
  • Sapphire2 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: There is some language in the film, like your usual four- letter words but nothing too extreme such as the f word, and such.

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Sep 20, 2014
  • 7Liberty7 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

"We're gonna die!"
"Yep. I'm gonna die, you're gonna die, we're all gonna die...but not today!"

Dec 17, 2012
  • Monolith rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Cal Zapata (running down the mountain to the Jeep): "Wait up! Wait up! Don't leave! Don't leave!" Lt. Col. Mick Canales (aiming his firearm): "Stop right there!" Cal Zapata: "Don't shoot! Don't shoot!" Sam: "Who are you?!?" Cal Zapata: "I'm Cal... Zapata. We sent out a beacon..." (suddenly notices the Lt. Col's prosthetic legs) "OH SH*T! IS HE A CYBORG?!?" (jumps in bushes)

“Lieutenant Colonel Mick Canales: Let's give the world one more day.
Scientist: Who talks like that?”

Scientist: I'm going to freakin save you!

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