Battle: Los Angeles

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I watched it tonight and enjoyed it for what it was. It won't win any awards but it was well paced and lots of stuff blew up. What else could you ask for in a movie like this?

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Thought I was watching this last night on Netflix streaming but it turns out there was another movie filmed in 2011 titled "Battle of Los Angles".

Lets just say that "Battle of Los Angles" is quite possibly the worst movie I've ever seen and I only watched 5 minutes of it before realizing that it was the wrong movie.

:bang:
 

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Thought I was watching this last night on Netflix streaming but it turns out there was another movie filmed in 2011 titled "Battle of Los Angles".

Lets just say that "Battle of Los Angles" is quite possibly the worst movie I've ever seen and I only watched 5 minutes of it before realizing that it was the wrong movie.

:bang:

Been there, watched that. It doesn't take long to realize you're not watching the movie you thought you were watching. I watched the whole movie. Obviously, I now question my ability to make sound decisions.

Steve
 

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Intense, gritty and one of the only movies EVER where the bouncy-camera effect worked. As others have pointed out, it won't win any awards but it was excellent popcorn fare. Best alien invasion film of the last 25 years or so. 4 out of 5 stars.

BTW.... one of the things that made it work for me was the lack of any big name stars.
 

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Thought I was watching this last night on Netflix streaming but it turns out there was another movie filmed in 2011 titled "Battle of Los Angles".

Lets just say that "Battle of Los Angeles" is quite possibly the worst movie I've ever seen and I only watched 5 minutes of it before realizing that it was the wrong movie.

:bang:
lol...we did the same thing on Saturday! Holy CRAP that movie was bad. I think we got 20 min into it...but I was literally just sitting there shocked at how bad it was.
 

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Intense, gritty and one of the only movies EVER where the bouncy-camera effect worked. As others have pointed out, it won't win any awards but it was excellent popcorn fare. Best alien invasion film of the last 25 years or so. 4 out of 5 stars.

BTW.... one of the things that made it work for me was the lack of any big name stars.

Have to agree. Loved this movie. I thought the Alien design was uninspired but I have seen inspired Alien design in really bad films. So that won't make or break a movie.

As soon as I rented this movie and watched it, I went out and bought it on Blu Ray. One of the best Alien genre films in a very long time IMO.
 

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lol...we did the same thing on Saturday! Holy CRAP that movie was bad. I think we got 20 min into it...but I was literally just sitting there shocked at how bad it was.

Thank God I wasn't the only one to do that. LOL

That movie would have been perfect for MST3000 if it was still around. I mean seriously I think I could have done better special affects than they had. I can't believe that this came out last year.

I'm guessing they did it on purpose to get people to accidently rent it instead of the real "Battle: Los Angles".
 

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Been there, watched that. It doesn't take long to realize you're not watching the movie you thought you were watching. I watched the whole movie. Obviously, I now question my ability to make sound decisions.

Steve

I can only imagine it got worse as the movie progressed. You clearly have a stronger stomach than me.

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Been there, watched that. It doesn't take long to realize you're not watching the movie you thought you were watching. I watched the whole movie. Obviously, I now question my ability to make sound decisions.

Steve

LOL. I almost did the exact same thing. Obviously it's what they were trying to do.

Recommend this film highly....that "of" movie? Not so much.
 

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OK 1,000,000X better than "Battle of Los Angles"

Although the whole bouncy camera thing got annoying quick.
 

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Saw this yesterday.. I'm not much into alien or sci fi movies but dang.. This was a blast to watch..
 

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Loved this movie, to me it was more about the Marines (and the single air force chick) than it was about the aliens.

Agreed. I'm a sucker for movies about a small group coming together to overcome the odds. It was cheezy at times, but I'm totally fine with that in a movie like this.
 

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Just watched this again today. Damn!!! I think I liked it better this time than the last. Outstanding film! Hoo-Rah!!!
 
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