Guardians of the Galaxy

(2014)

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.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Thanks Fans

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director James Gunn Thanks Fans

What meant more to me is that in our tenth week we were out-performing any comic book film in recent history - not because of the money, but because people were going back to see the film a second, third, fourth, fifth time, or more, because they loved it. What mattered to me is that after a lifetime of telling stories and half a lifetime making movies, I felt like you and I, filmmaker and audience, were at the same place at the same time. It mattered to me mostly because I told a story fully with my heart, and you took it into yours. I don't think I can ever explain how much that means to me. It makes every failure I've ever had well worth it.

I get a lot of messages from people saying, 'You made me believe in movies again.' Well, you guys made me believe that what I spent my life doing was worth doing. And you strengthened my belief that nothing's worth doing, if it's not done honestly, and it's not done with love. On this, the one year anniversary of the cinematic Guardians entering our solar system: thank you, thank you, thank you. We really are, truly, honestly Groot.

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Can ‘Star Wars’ Find ‘Guardians’ Star Dave Bautista a Role?

Can ‘Star Wars’ Find ‘Guardians’ Star Dave Bautista a Role?

There aren't too many more franchises bigger than the WWE, the Marvel Universe, and James Bond, so it's understandable why the Superstar would want to conquer Star Wars next. Though it is a pretty big goal, it's not beyond the realm of possibility. Star Wars is a universe made up of all types of alien creatures and space heroes. Though with his stocky frame, he might just be too buff to play a Stormtrooper. And a little too short to play a Wookie.

Dave Bautista is 46-years-old, and he grew up as part of the Star Wars generation. Ask anyone his age, and appearing in a Star Wars movie is probably at the top of their bucket list. Lucky for him, he is sitting in a position where this might become a reality. He has the added benefit of being part of the Disney team with his role in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. And he will shoot Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 early next year for release in 2017.

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‘Ant-Man’ TV Spot Gets Weird with Paul Rudd & Michael Douglas

‘Ant-Man’ TV Spot Gets Weird with Paul Rudd & Michael Douglas

What are we watching here? Marvel and Disney have debuted a very strange TV spot for their new superhero adventure Ant-Man. It features stars Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas scatting about ants. They slap their chests, beating out a tribal rhythm used to call forth the insects. What does it all mean? Why are they doing this? We really have no idea!

There has been some concern from fans that the latest spat of Ant-Man clips and TV spots have been too spoilerish. One such TV spot even goes as far as to reveal the movie's secret Avengers cameo. Well, it's not a secret anymore, as Anthony Mackie's Falcon, who became a bonafide Avenger in Avengers: Age of Ultron, meets Scott Lang for the first time. We've included it here, in case you haven't seen it yet, or need some extra incentive to get yourself in theaters this weekend.

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 Blu-Ray Collection Coming This Christmas

Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 2 Blu-Ray Collection Coming This Christmas

Ant-Man is in theaters today! And to celebrate, Marvel and Disney have announced an exciting release no true believer is going to want to miss out on! Yes, the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Two Collection is coming this Holiday Season. And you can pre-order the massive set right now. It's only available at Amazon, and to insure yourself a copy, you better click here and purchase!

The limited-edition, 13-disc Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase Two Collection invites you to hold the greatest power in the cosmos in the palm of your hand. Contents Include Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man. There's even a top secret bonus disc, and a whole lot more. This Marvel fan's dream features collectible, specially designed disc holders and exclusive Marvel memorabilia!

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‘Guardians’ Director on Why Baby Groot Was Afraid of Drax

‘Guardians’ Director on Why Baby Groot Was Afraid of Drax

Ask almost anyone, and they will tell you their favorite scene in Guardians of the Galaxy was at the end, when Baby Groot dances to 'I Want You Back' by the Jackson 5. One question fans have always wondered, though, is: Why was Baby Groot afraid of Drax, and why did he stop dancing when the Destroyer looked his way? Speaking with Doug Loves Movies, director James Gunn finally provided an answer.

Guardians of the Galaxy was released August 1st, 2014.

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James Gunn Responds to Oscar Season Superhero Haters

James Gunn Responds to Oscar Season Superhero Haters

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director James Gunn responds to certain comments made against superheroes on recent awards shows.
Ronan Will Not Return in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’

Ronan Will Not Return in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’

Director James Gunn confirms that villain Ronan the Accuser will not return in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’, but he may be back someday.
‘Mockingjay’ Beats ‘Guardians’ as Biggest Movie of 2014

‘Mockingjay’ Beats ‘Guardians’ as Biggest Movie of 2014

‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1’ has earned $333.18 million, surpassing ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ as the top-grossing 2014 movie.