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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.

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Michael Dougherty

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyle Chandler ... 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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Long Live The King See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Monarch | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA | Japan

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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$109,191,018, 14 July 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$378,456,678, 7 July 2019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

For Godzilla fans, King of the Monsters delivers an accurate portrayal of Godzilla's biggest rival while also finding a way to improve him in more ways than one. First of all, King of the Monsters gives Ghidorah his best story. In the movie, Ghidorah's alien origin is what causes Emma (Vera Farmiga) and Jonah's scheme to fall apart. In waking up King Ghidorah, they unleashed a weapon they never truly understood to begin with, and for this reason, they nearly brought about the destruction of the planet. Their plan rested on the Titans battling and restarting civilization, but no one accounted for Ghidorah being an outsider and having plans of his own. Ghidorah woke up the other Titans and sought to terraform the Earth. Godzilla's epic battles with Ghidorah showcased another major improvement made to Monster Zero. In their final showdown, Ghidorah flies Godzilla high up into the sky and drops him, nearly killing Godzilla. Ghidorah pushed Godzilla to the edge throughout the fight, biting him, blasting him, and hitting him with everything he had. It took a sacrifice from Mothra to give Godzilla the advantage he needed to win. See more »

Goofs

It was stated that Washington, DC was being hit by a category 6 hurricane. The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale only goes to category 5; no matter how strong, a hurricane couldn't be a category 6. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Ishiro Serizawa: Sometimes... the only way to heal our wounds is to make peace with the demons who created them.
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Crazy Credits

There is a post credit scene. See more »


Soundtracks

WAVE OF MUTILATION
Written by Frank Black (as Black Francis)
Performed by Pixies
Courtesy of 4AD Records
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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To much screen time for the humans.
7 June 2019 | by ipodcedSee all my reviews

Next Movie they do they need to let the monsters fight more rather than letting us listen or watch the people story. I like Godzilla, but this movie was pretty bad only Bec of the lack of screen time for the monsters fighting. I want to see a Godzilla movie with humans not humans with Godzilla. The main character, which is in the damn title, Godzilla has barely any screen time. I don't know why they keep doing this, they have been focusing to much on the humans since the 60s. Someone please change this aspect of all Godzilla movies.


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