Guardians of the Galaxy is a science fiction film not set within the Solar System which was released in 2014 and is directed by James Gunn.
Peter Quill ( Chris Pratt )
Peter Quill is the leader of a group of outlaws known as the Guardians of the galaxy. He likes to be known as Starlord but when he uses the name, no one seems to have heard of him. He is a kind of space Indiana Jones who goes on a search for a mysterious object, only to then find out its real purpose and then decides to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. He recruits Gamora, Drax, the Destroyer, Rocket and Groot.
He was kidnapped by aliens on Earth when he was young. He`s now a smuggler and an explorer that gets into trouble. All he has of his memories of his time on Earth is a tape recorder and songs that were popular at the time of his kidnapping.
Gamora ( Zoe Saldana )
Gamora is a Zehoberian who joins the Guardians of the galaxy. She is the last of her kind and jumps at the chance of being a member of the Guardians. In the comics, Gamora wear very little, however in the film, they have put more clothes on her this time round.
Groot ( Vin Diesel )
tree alien life form, much like the Ents in Lord of the Rings but smaller. He is the sidekick accomplice of Rocket Raccoon. Although he is tree in structure, he doesn`t have any leaves. He is similiar to the Delvian Priestess P`au Zotoh Zhaan from Farscape as they are both evolved from trees.
Rocket ( Bradley Cooper )
genetically enhanced raccoon. He is a member of the Guardians of the galaxy, a group of intergalactic criminals who turn to the good side to defeat Ronan. Before he joined the Guardians, he was a criminal who worked with Groot thieving and surviving in the galaxy.
Ronan ( Lee Pace )
Ronan is a Kree alien who is the main antagonist in the Guardians of the galaxy. He will be assisted by Nebula as he seeks to prevent Peter Quill from stopping his nefarious (aren`t they all nefarious) plans.
Nebula ( Karen Gillan )
Nebula was an adoption of Thanos and is a trusted lieutenant of Ronan. She is the female villan of the film and will be seen tracking the Guardians of the galaxy. The characters name is also an astronomical term, nebula