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In Theaters August 1 (6 days)
From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team-the Guardians of the Galaxy. 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… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"To misquote Forrest Gump's mother, Guardians of the Galaxy is like a box of chocolates. Or rather, it's like a vast, family-sized festive crate of chocolates, all wrapped in the shiniest packaging, all exploding with sweetness and surprises."
‑ Tom Huddleston, Time Out
"The cheeky comic tone keeps things buoyant - as does Chris Pratt's winning performance as the most blissfully spaced-out space crusader this side of Buckaroo Banzai."
‑ Scott Foundas, Variety
"Guardians Of The Galaxy is Marvel-lite: a brisk and breezy superhero movie that provides plenty of visual spectacle and humour but is sometimes undermined by its own facetiousness."
‑ Geoffrey Macnab, Independent
"One of the most entertaining, fun, thrilling, heartfelt and beautiful summer blockbusters we've seen."
‑ Eric Eisenberg,
"A rocking space odyssey that gate crashes Marvel's cinematic stable and instantly becomes the life of the party"
‑ Cameron Williams, The Popcorn Junkie
"Despite occasional disregard for the laws of physics, much of the imagery displayed onscreen is so realistic and thrill-inducing that sometimes even the plot becomes almost secondary during the more intensely visual sequences."
‑ Justin Lowe, Hollywood Reporter
"This space caper has its head in the clouds and its tongue, firmly in cheek."
‑ Stella Papamichael, Radio Times
"Freewheeling, endlessly engaging, funny as hell, Guardians Of The Galaxy is a relentless crossfire of zingers and crazy visuals."
‑ Nick Setchfield, SFX Magazine
"What's safe to say is that 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' is the most charming Marvel movie so far."
‑ Drew McWeeny, HitFix
"Colourful, tongue-in-cheek fun, purpose-built for grown-up lovers of kitsch '80s science-fiction."
‑ Dan Jolin, Empire Magazine
"Part George Lucas and part Chuck Jones, Guardians of the Galaxy has enough scrappy heart and smart humor to make it seem like the best possible kind of product, one where the talent of all involved makes it easy to enjoy their hustle."
‑ James Rocchi, TheWrap
"From the opening credits to the final reel, there's a genuine swagger about the whole film. It exudes charm and confidence throughout, and is flippant in all the best possible ways."
‑ Daniel Krupa, IGN Movies
"James Gunn succeeds at turning a relatively familiar and kinda dumb story into an impressively emotional and satisfying journey."
‑ William Bibbiani, CraveOnline
"James Gunn's vividly idiosyncratic spin on Marvel's renegade misfits, Guardians of the Galaxy, certainly represents a bracingly fizzy cinematic blast to the increasingly formulaic 'summer superhero' format."
‑ Simon Foster, Screen-Space
""A deviation from the Marvel formula, a gloriously, defiant weird movie that nevertheless proves to be an enormous crowd-pleaser.""
‑ Oliver Lyttelton, The Playlist
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