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Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and be a hero to the world.

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James Wan

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Momoa ... Arthur
Amber Heard ... Mera
Willem Dafoe ... Vulko
Patrick Wilson ... King Orm
Nicole Kidman ... Atlanna
Dolph Lundgren ... King Nereus
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ... Manta
Temuera Morrison ... Tom Curry
Ludi Lin ... Captain Murk
Michael Beach ... Jesse (Manta's Father)
Randall Park ... Dr. Stephen Shin
Graham McTavish ... King Atlan
Leigh Whannell ... Cargo Pilot
Tainui Kirkwood ... Young Arthur (Three Years Old)
Tamor Kirkwood ... Young Arthur (Three Years Old)
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Storyline

Arthur Curry, half human half from Atlantis, goes on a trip of a lifetime. Not only does this adventure compel him to come to terms with his real identity, but it also forces him to discover whether he is entirely worthy of fulfilling his own destiny: becoming a king. Written by Domingo Alvarez

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Home is calling. See more »


Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Australia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 2018 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Аквамен See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$160,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$72,573,522, 23 December 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$294,006,848, 17 January 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,066,976,848, 21 January 2019
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Kurt Johnstad and David Leslie Johnson worked on the script before being replaced by Will Beal. See more »

Goofs

The trident of Atlan was said to have been forged with steel from Poseidon. In the movie, the trident was cast. Princess Mera continues using the term "forged" when relating the history even after seeing the broken mold. See more »

Quotes

Arthur Curry: My mother found a love she never imagined, and my father found the love of his life.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are a montage of mariner charts and images of the characters. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK theatrical version is cut to remove bloody detail to secure a 12A rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: Batman v Superman (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

She's A Mystery To Me
Written by Bono (as Paul Hewson) and The Edge (as Dave Evans)
Performed by Roy Orbison
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one of the best popcorn movies of 2018
7 December 2018 | by tso_jongSee all my reviews

There are moments of awkwardness in the movie, but the stroy is engaging and full of intricate details. The visuals are stunning, too. James Wan definitely did an amazing job with the right cast. I can't think of a better actor to take the role of Aquaman than Jason Momoa. I will give it an A-.


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