Directed by: Peter Berg
Produced by: Peter Berg, Brian Goldner, Duncan Henderson, Bennett, Schneir, Scott Stuber.
Written by: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber.
Based on: Battleship by Hasbro.
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker.
Music by: Steve Jablonsky.
Cinematography: Tobias A. Schliessler.
Editing by: Colby Parker Jr., Billy Rich, Paul Rubel.
Studio: Battleship Delta Productions, Bluegrass Films, Film 44, Hasbro Studios, Ponysound.
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Release Date(s): April 3, 2012 (Tokyo, Premiere)
April 11, 2012 (United Kingdom)
May 18, 2012 (United States)
Running time: 131 minutes
Country: United States
Budget: $209 million
Box Office: $300,548,220
Is a 2012 American science fiction naval war film inspired by the classic pen and paper game. The film was directed by Peter Berg and released by Universal Pictures. The film stars Taylor Kitsch, Liam Neeson, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, and Tadanobu Asano.
- Taylor Kitsch as Lieutenant Alex Hopper, an undisciplined US Navy Tactical Action Officer assigned to the USS John Paul Jones.
- Liam Neeson as Admiral Terrance Shane, Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet and father of Samantha Shane.
- Alexander Skarsgård as Commander Stone Hopper, Hopper’s older brother, Commanding Officer of the USS Sampson.
- Rihanna as Gunner’s Mate Second Class (GM2) Cora Raikes, crew mate and a weapons specialist on the USS John Paul Jones.
- Brooklyn Decker as Samantha Shane, a physical therapist and Alex Hopper’s girlfriend.
- Tadanobu Asano as Captain Nagata, JMSDF, Commanding Officer of the JDS Myōkō.
- Hamish Linklater as Cal Zapata, a scientist working on O’ahu
- Jesse Plemons as Ordy, crew mate of the USS John Paul Jones
- John Tui as Chief Petty Officer “Beast” Lynch, a crew mate of the USS John Paul Jones
- Gregory D. Gadson as Lieutenant Colonel Mick Canales, an Army combat veteran and double amputee.
- Adam Godley as Dr. Nogrady, the scientist leading the Beacon program.
- Peter MacNicol as the U.S. Secretary of Defense.
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