The film is set in a parallel reality in America 1985. In this world superheroes have become part of everyday society and the doomsday Clock, frozen in five minutes to midnight, counting down the time until collision of the leading world powers. After the murder of one of his former colleagues Rorschach — a superhero, never removing the mask — is determined to accomplish Lynch. He begins to investigate a conspiracy, designed to destroy or discredit all superheroes of the past and present. He collects their colleagues — a retired Legion of crime fighters, but only one of them has a genuine force. Gradually, Rorschach realizes frightening scale of the conspiracy, associated with a common past heroes and promising catastrophic consequences in the future. They keep our peace, but who will guard us from the Guardians?
- Country: US
- Language: English
- Budget: $130,000,000
- Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $185,382,813