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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 31 May 2019 (USA)
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The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

Director:

Michael Dougherty

Writers:

Michael Dougherty (screenplay by), Zach Shields (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyle Chandler ... Dr. Mark Russell
Vera Farmiga ... Dr. Emma Russell
Millie Bobby Brown ... Madison Russell
Ken Watanabe ... Dr. Ishiro Serizawa
Ziyi Zhang ... Dr. Ilene Chen / Dr. Ling
Bradley Whitford ... Dr. Rick Stanton
Sally Hawkins ... Dr. Vivienne Graham
Charles Dance ... Alan Jonah
Thomas Middleditch ... Sam Coleman
Aisha Hinds ... Colonel Diane Foster
O'Shea Jackson Jr. ... Chief Warrant Officer Barnes
David Strathairn ... Admiral William Stenz
Anthony Ramos ... Staff Sergeant Martinez
Elizabeth Faith Ludlow ... First Lieutenant Griffin (as Elizabeth Ludlow)
Jonathan Howard ... Asher Jonah
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Storyline

The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient superspecies, thought to be mere myths, rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance.

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Their Reign Begins See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Monarch | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA | Japan | Canada

Language:

English | Japanese | Chinese

Release Date:

31 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fathom See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,776,293, 2 June 2019

Gross USA:

$110,500,138

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$385,900,138
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

At one point Godzilla belches, Michael Dougherty stated, "A big reason Godzilla has this mysterious draw, this mysterious appeal, is that he does have human traits and elements and I think that's a lingering aspect of the fact that the Japanese executed him within man-in-suit process for decades. There were very humanistic expressions and body language that made us identify him a little bit more than we would have had he been executed with stop motion, let's say. so it was important to me to really embellish that and embrace that concept. Both the animators and the performance capture artists that we worked with became a fun team and were always pushing to add another close-up, add a squint of an eye, add a slight head tilt, anything to convey that Godzilla has a surprisingly large emotional range that we can connect to." See more »

Goofs

Stanton claims that homo sapiens are carnivores. However, all hominids are omnivores. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mark Russell: [SAN FRANCISCO 2014; calling out for his son] An-drew! An-drew! An-drew! An-drewww!
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Crazy Credits

The title doesn't appear until the end of the movie. See more »

Connections

References Sesame Street (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

GODZILLA MAIN TITLE
Written by Akira Ifukube
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

 
Good but bad, but good
3 June 2019 | by manssonjoelSee all my reviews

The movie is about godzilla right? I dont want to follow a little girl and her mom 70% of the movie. I just dont care about them or if they will survive or die because its about the giant monster. The fights and scenes with zilla was great. I would like to see more lore and background about the titans.


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