Colossal (2017)

Gloria is an out-of-work party 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,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 7, 2017
DVD Release Date: August 1, 2017
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Colossal's singular strangeness can be disorienting, but viewers who hang on may find that its genre-defying execution -- and Anne Hathaway's performance -- is well worth the ride.

Barry Hertz
Globe and Mail

Clearly a movie designed for niche audiences, it will not strike everyone the same way. But for those who embrace Vigalondo's wild wavelength, the rewards are innumerable.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

"Colossal" is a challenge, no doubt, but writer-director Nacho Vigalondo pulls it off with a visionary flourish.

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Abby Olcese

The film is an original, funny, and surprisingly cathartic experience, a unique combination of content and themes that delivers laughs as well as thoughtful points of conversation.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

It's a sci-fi/horror/psychodrama/comedy/thriller/revenge/romance film - and that jumble of a description not only works, it does so in spectacular fashion.

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Richard Roeper

From its weird little prologue to a nearly perfect ending, Colossal is a trip in multiple meanings of that word.

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Oswaldo Betancourt Lozano

The latest film of Nacho Vigalondo gathers laughter, tension and colossal creatures. [Full review in Spanish]

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Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

If you're in the mood for a monster movie, revenge-tinged romance, social satire, or simply a good time at the multiplex, consider Colossal entertainment.

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Rafer Guzman

It's a brilliant concept, executed by writer-director Vigalondo with a perfect balance of pop-culture irony and sincere storytelling.

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Arantxa Luna
Cine Premiere

Colossal is an enjoyable headache. An eccentric film about the must be and a monster that invades Korea. [Full review in Spanish]

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Nate Zoebl
Gloria (Anne Hathaway) has a monster of a problem. She's lost her job, her boyfriend (Dan Stevens), and is forced to move back home to her parents'… More
Bradley J
Colossal is a film that ought to have been a lot more fun than it turned out to be. On one hand it is a brilliant metaphorical tale about alcohol abuse and… More
KJ Proulx
It's about time another indie gem started to creep into a few theatres and become known. This is the time of the year when films released early in the year… More
K Nife Churchkey
It's certainly not a grim-dark "Godzilla" or nauseating "Cloverfield", but there's a more convincing giant robot fight in… More
Glenn Gaylord
BAD ROBOT - My Review of COLOSSAL (3 1/2 Stars) I'm not familiar with writer/director Nacho Vigalando's previous work, but it's safe to say… More
Thomas Drufke
I'll always give props to movies that are original and/or take refreshing approaches to a certain genre. Colossal bends the indie sci-fi genre on its head… More