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Love and Monsters (2020)

Monster Problems (original title)
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In a monster-infested world, Joel 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

Writers:

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

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Trivia

Dogs that portrayed 'Boy' were two Australian kelpies called Hero and Dodge. See more »

Goofs

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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Soundtracks

Stand by Me
Written by Ben E. King (as Ben King), Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
Performed by Ben E. King
Courtesy of Atco Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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I'd love a sequel.
17 October 2020 | by lukamakhashvili-82226See all my reviews

It's a lot like zombieland which is probebly one of my favourite films. The main character is not will smith or the rock, it's a skinny nobody. Dylan Obrien is amazing. The film is funny and the action is great. The monsters are also really cool. The dog is a badass. I'd love a sequel. more characters more worldbuilding stuff like that.


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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2020 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$270,302, 18 October 2020

Gross USA:

$626,406

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$626,406
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2.35 : 1
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