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Love and Monsters (2020)

Monster Problems (original title)
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In a monster-infested world, Joel (Dylan O'Brien) learns his girlfriend is just 80 miles away. To make the dangerous journey, Joel discovers his inner hero to be with the girl of his dreams.

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Michael Matthews

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Brian Duffield (screenplay by), Matthew Robinson (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dylan O'Brien ... Joel
Jessica Henwick ... Aimee
Michael Rooker ... Clyde
Dan Ewing ... Cap
Ariana Greenblatt ... Minnow
Ellen Hollman ... Dana
Tre Hale ... Rocko
Pacharo Mzembe ... Ray
Senie Priti ... Karen
Amali Golden ... Ava
Te Kohe Tuhaka ... Tim
Tasneem Roc ... Anna Lucia
Thomas Campbell ... Anderson
Joel Pierce ... Connor
Melanie Zanetti ... Kala / Voice of Mav1s
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Storyline

Seven years after the Monsterpocalypse, Joel Dawson (Dylan O'Brien), along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee (Jessica Henwick), who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there's nothing left for him underground, he decides against all logic to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way. The fun-filled and action-packed adventure also stars Michael Rooker and Ariana Greenblatt.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for action/violence, language and some suggestive material

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When filming with dogs, only Dylan O'Brien was allowed to interact with Hero and Dodge. If Ariana Greenblatt was filming scenes with the dogs, Dylan would have to take a day off and not be present on the set. See more »

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Cap says he served on HMS Brisbane , Australian warships are known as HMAS . Not a mistake an ex navy man would make (HMS would be used for English ships) . See more »

Crazy Credits

Images from the survival guide are displayed with the first part of the credits. See more »


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Coming Home
Written by Josh Block (as Joshua Block), Leon Bridges (as Todd Michael Bridges), Austin Jenkins & Chris Vivion (as Christopher Vivion)
Performed by Leon Bridges
Courtesy of LisaSawyer63, Inc. under exclusive license to Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Quite enjoyable piece of entertainment
16 October 2020 | by hypnotikusSee all my reviews

Ignore the bad reviews, it's actually a pretty decent movie. Nothing original, however much better than most movies they make nowadays.Dylan O'Brien is very talented and carries the whole film well. This is not Shakespeare, still it's fun and good for a movie night with friends and family.


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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$270,302, 18 October 2020

Gross USA:

$362,275

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$362,275
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2.35 : 1
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