Marvel Movie Marathon

Marvel Movie Marathon – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1 (2014)

Week 10 – October 30, 2017


Guardians of the Galaxy was the first Marvel movie I saw but I didn’t realize it at the time. A bit of a confession: I didn’t come to Marvel movies because of the comics, I came to them because of the link to Disney. Therefore, I didn’t have any idea this was a Marvel movie when it was first publicized. I thought it was just another Disney movie.

I am not normally being a fan of sci-fi/action movies but I really loved this movie. It’s the story of Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, played by Chris Pratt, and his rag-tag band of extraterrestrial oddballs who are on the run after stealing powerful orb. In my humble opinion, this is one of the most fun movies in the Marvel Universe. And another added bonus is that this movie has the best soundtrack EVER! Full of songs from the 70’s, you will be dancing along with the movie like you never have before.

Accompanying Viewing

TV MCU: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D – Season 2, Episode 1-19
TV MCU: Marvel’s Daredevil – Season 1

Viewing Locations*

Amazon Rental, DVD and BluRay 3D, BluRay
Amazon also offers a box set of both Guardians movies.
Disney Movies Anywhere
*These viewing locations are only good for the date of publication. DVD and streaming options change constantly.

Discussion Question

Each of the Guardians has a different personality. Which one do you identify with the most? Let us know your thoughts in the comments, on our Facebook page or on Twitter using the hastag #MarvelMovieMarathon.

Marvel Fun Fact

When recording the voice-overs for Groot, Vin Diesel recorded the “I am Groot” line over 1,000 times.

If you want to go back to the beginning of our marathon or jump forward, here is the marathon timeline:

Week 1 – Captain America – The First Avenger
Week 2 – Iron Man
Week 3 – The Incredible Hulk
Week 4 – Iron Man 2
Week 5 – Thor
Week 6 – Marvel’s The Avengers
Week 7 – Iron Man 3
Week 8 – Thor: The Dark World
Week 9 – Captain America: Winter Soldier
Week 10 – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1
Week 11 – Avengers: Age of Ultron
Week 12 – Ant Man
Week 13 – Captain America: Civil War
Week 14 – Doctor Strange
Week 15 – Spider-Man: Homecoming
Week 16 – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
Week 17 – Thor: Ragnarok

Sue Nowicki is an alumna of the Disney Parks Moms Panel. She splits her time between planning her next Walt Disney World vacation and running a travel volleyball club where she fills the roles of secretary, navigator, head cheerleader, treasurer, athletic trainer and team psychologist. You can follow her on Twitter @MQPodcast.

Marvel Movie Marathon Guardians of the Galaxy

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