As a reporter covers a story on a missing scientist, giant robots attack New York City. There's a problem loading this menu right now.
The two are investigating the case when the robots attack the city again, though in a stroke of luck, Sky Captain Harry Joseph "Joe" Sullivan's right-hand man Dex (Giovanni Ribisi) is able to locate their source.
Adventurer Lara Croft goes on a quest to save the mythical Pandora's Box, before an evil scientist finds it, and recruits a former Marine turned mercenary to assist her. This movie is somewhat the opposite of "Sin City".
Being released in 2004 and given its general lack of popularity it might be difficult track down outside of the net but it is well worth a bargin bin purchase.
Reviewed in the United States on October 28, 2018, BOTTOM LINE: Basically the equivalent of some guy's homemade movie getting a Hollywood polish and nationwide theatrical release. Apster.
Determined to find the solution to these happenings, she seeks the help of her ex-boyfriend, the Captain of a mercenary legion of pilots.
Given the astounding, global adventure that Sky Captain embarks upon, the whole thing just felt a bit rushed.
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Delete Recording. And this is a comic-book adaptation, it was MEANT to be silly, and it didn't bother me at all since I was busy enjoying the film.
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Gwyneth Paltrow Jude Law Angelina Jolie (2004) A daredevil aviator (Jude Law) and an ace reporter … Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world. View production, box office, & company info. Determined to find the solution to these happenings, she seeks the help of her ex-boyfriend, the Captain of a mercenary legion of pilots. This may not be the greatest film ever made, but it's a hugely enjoyable little cult film the whole family can enjoy on a wet Sunday afternoon. As a boy growing up in the 1930's I can still vividly remember my excitement on Saturday mornings as my dad would take me to our local theater for the Saturday morning fun club. I fell in love within first few minutes of the movie with just the lighting itself, followed by the voice of Michael Gambon, followed by the beautiful rendering of the P40 Warhawk. Probably a little too clever for its own good, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 23, 2014.
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After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.
To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. 149 of 190 people found this review helpful.
The film looks even better on this hi-def Blu-ray release. A passion project whose creator deserved an Oscar just for sheer determination & perseverance.
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If u're a stiff businessman with no shred of child imagination and if u even hated Star Wars saying "hey, this can't happen in real life", then don't watch this movie. More Actions.
The story is set in the late 1930s, and while it is an original screenplay you could be forgiven for thinking it's an adaption of an early graphic novel, what with the intrepid reporter Polly Perkins (Gwyneth Paltrow) in search of a story and her sometimes on, then off again boyfriend Sky Captain (Jude Law) who spends most of his time saving the world. Watch Options.
If you understand and accept the film's retro-comic look and rather clipped dialogue then it is a good 110 minutes worth of diversion. And it was the first time I said to myself "wow, Angelina Jolie is actually a good actress".
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In 1939, an intrepid reporter in New York City makes a connection between the story she's covering, of famous scientists suddenly disappearing around the world, and a recent attack on the city by giant robots. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 12, 2020. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Meet Kelsey Asbille, 'Fargo' Season 4 Episode 3 Recap: American Pie, 'Lovecraft Country' Episode 9 Recap: Going Back to Tulsa, 'Lovecraft Country' Showrunner Admits She "Failed" Indigenous Character Yahima, 'Lovecraft Country' Episode 9: 5 Things You May Have Missed in "Rewind 1921". This November is going to be rough. What Time Will 'A West Wing Special' Premiere on HBO Max? The two are investigating the case when the robots attack the city again, though in a stroke of luck, Sky Captain Harry Joseph "Joe" Sullivan's right-hand man Dex (Giovanni Ribisi) is able to locate their source. There would be a feature film plus a shorter cliff-hanger serial that would leave the hero in a life threatening situation which was not resolved until the next installment the following Saturday morning. Three stars all for style.
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For me a story is good as long as it's not boring. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow [Blu-ray]. ", Cardington Airship Hangars, Bedfordshire, England, UK.
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And it's fun to watch. The closest we'll probably ever get to seeing a homemade fanfilm on the big screen. It has a great atmosphere, great visual effects, and it's exciting.
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Bring me the popcorn!
This is one of the first major films to be entirely shot with a completely digitised background.
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They then set off on an adventure in search of the evil mastermind behind these schemes, who is bent on creating a utopia and destroying the current world.
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There is a lot of daring-do as the main characters run about trying to track down the villian and save the world from destruction. Unable to add item to List. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. What could be better?
(I wanted to see more of the Himalayan ‘shangri-la’ or the mysterious island with its fantasy life-forms.
I don't understand the mediocre response to this movie.
The story revolves around New York being attacked and the Sky Captain and crew trying to figure out who is behind it.
The story may not be wholly original, as it owes TONS to those old school serial films of the 40's & '50's and the pulp fiction mags of the same time period, but SKY CAPTAIN sure has tons of honest-to-goodness heart. Reviewed in the United States on December 7, 2017.
Classic Serial, Comic Book, Film Noir Adventure! In this case from the nefarious plans of a mad scientist who has the world overrun with giant robots plundering all energy resources. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? One of the greatest looking WWII airplanes shooting down apocalyptic robots.
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Buy. The wild visuals and unique feel make this one a keeper.
Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Unfortunately, story-wise, it didn’t quite click for me.
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Sky Captain is the opposite I guess, despised by everyone and made me feel immature by liking it. There’s also his ex-girlfriend and journalist Polly (Gwyneth Paltrow).
Plenty of bonus content for fans and movie-philes just cinches the deal. Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow (2004) (BD) [Blu-ray] by Warner Bros. Rent.
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