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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

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Michael Dougherty (screenplay by), Zach Shields (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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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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Prepare For Battle. 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

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:

$110,429,154

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$385,646,372
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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

Michael Dougherty created Behemoth (which is also a biblical reference) as a companion mammal for Kong, feeling that too many Toho monsters were reptiles or insects. A mammoth was chosen because of Dougherty's fascination with woolly mammoths and because he wanted a big, furry creature that looked like it could have "survived during the Ice Age", elements of sloth and primate were also added to make Behemoth look more than just being a giant mammoth. Early in production, Behemoth was a giant six-tusked mammoth with vegetation-like growths on his legs, and he appeared to have a wilder and more crazed disposition. See more »

Goofs

When Godzilla emerges from the sea towards the end of the movie, what is he standing on? You can see the submarine at the side of him so the water must be reasonably deep. Then he just swims away. See more »

Quotes

[Godzilla is flashing his light]
Master Sergeant Hendricks: Hey what's with the light show.
Dr. Vivienne Graham: It's an intimidation display. Like a gorilla pounding its chest.
Sam Coleman: [nervously] Consider us - very - intimidated.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Monkey in the Morning: Poor Democrats (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

MOTHRA'S SONG
Written by Yûji Koseki
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User Reviews

 
Great movie ruined
4 June 2019 | by piyushroseSee all my reviews

This is one of the most beautiful movie to watch today. The cinematography and graphics are out of the world. But the story sucks due to heavy involvement of humans in the story of monsters. It's funny how much role a 5 foot girl plays in a movie of these reckless monsters.


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