Release date:August 1, 2014
(3D/2D theaters and IMAX 3D, p.m. screenings)
Studio:Walt Disney Pictures
MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language)
Starring:Benicio Del Toro, John C. Reilly, Zoe Saldana, Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Djimon Hounsou, Glenn Close, Michael Rooker, Lee Pace, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan
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 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.