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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.


Michael Matthews


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


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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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »

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I Wanna Be Your Everything
Written by Jeff Taylor
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music on behalf of Pennybank Tunes
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I hope the Apocalypse is this fun !!!
16 October 2020 | by glenn_gallagherSee all my reviews

Really enjoyable movie and not as predictable as you'd think. I was surprised how funny and original 'Love and Monsters' was considering the overdone genre but it is an adventure worth taking. If you're looking for a decent weekend flick then I strongly recommend you give it a go.

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Release Date:

16 October 2020 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$270,302, 18 October 2020

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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