PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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.
Director James Wan cited the adventure films Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Romancing the Stone (1984) as an influence on this film.
A half-breed mongrel dares to come and take the sacred relic of King Atlan?
Arthur Curry: Stop.
Karathen: You understand me?
Arthur Curry: You're right, I am a half-breed mongrel...
Karathen: No one has spoken with me since the time of King Atlan.
Arthur Curry: I'm no king. I'm here because I have no choice. I...
The hijacked Russian submarine appears to be an Akula class. This class has 8 torpedo tubes but fires at least 9. Reloading torpedoes takes several minutes.
The Warner Brothers and DC Comics logos are underwater.
The UK theatrical version is cut to remove bloody detail to secure a 12A rating.
$94,200,000 (Non-US) (9 December 2018)
$294,006,848 (USA) (17 January 2019)
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