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 king fights only for his own nation. You fight for everyone.
Upon arriving in Sicily, Mera (who presumably has little experience on land) thinks flowers are for eating--yet somehow knows the custom of throwing coins into a wishing well.
The Warner Brothers logo is embedded in a sea bed.
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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