Questions tagged [godzilla-2014]

A 2014 American science fiction monster film directed by Gareth Edwards retelling the origin of Godzilla in contemporary times.

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Is it required to watch Godzilla (2014) to understand Godzilla: King of the Monsters?

I and a group of colleagues are planning to watch Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) this weekend. However, none of us has watched its prequel film, Godzilla(2014). Do we have to watch this film ...
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How much time was between Godzilla's appearances in Honolulu and San Francisco?

The first scene in which Godzilla was seen in the 2014 movie was in Honolulu, with the second one occurring in San Francisco. How much time within the movie passed between those two events?
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Was the world ever more radioactive?

In Godzilla (2014), it is mentioned that "those" creatures flourished when the world was more radioactive. Does it make sense?
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How big is Godzilla in the new film?

I'm trying to work out if the Godzilla in the latest film is biggest yet and how it compares to Pacific Rim's Kaiju. I know Scunner (the only Cat V kaiju) was 134.4m and weighed 3,230 tons. Although ...
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Why is Godzilla released significantly later in Japan?

When looking at the different release dates of Hollywood's 2014 take on Godzilla, it appears as quite striking that the release for Japan is signifantly later, more than 2 months to be precise, than ...
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What is Godzilla and what does he know and want at all?

While at first seeming like a giant monster crushing everything in its way for the sake of its own, the Godzilla from Hollywood's 2014 take on him was in the end only hunting and killing the MUTOs (...
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Is there any significance to the difference in Godzilla's roar?

As soon (or late, for that matter) as Godzilla appears in full size in Hollywood's 2014 take on it, he utters a giant roar that seems to a large degree similar to his original roar from the Japanese ...
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Is the Janjira incident a reference to Fukushima?

At the beginning of Hollywood's 2014 take on Godzilla we experience a disaster in the Japanese Janjira nuclear power plant, in the wake of which Joe Brody's wife Sandra dies. This disaster, which ...