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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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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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Trivia

The third installment of Warner Bros. Pictures' media and shared fictional universe, the MonsterVerse, that is centered on a series of monster films featuring Godzilla and King Kong. See more »

Goofs

When the submarine is diving and hit by the impact, one of the orders shouted by the captain was "emergency blow". This is an order to use all relevant systems to immediately send the boat to the surface, breaching at a severe angle like a whale. This order is apparently ignored. An emergency blow does not take place until later, after the warhead goes off. 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 Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures logos appear in an ancient carving of monsters.

During their appearance, Godzilla's stomping and roar is heard, which also happened in Godzilla (1954) and Shin Godzilla (2016). See more »

Connections

References Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Godzilla (Main Title)
Originated from Gojira (1954)
Written by Akira Ifukube
Arranged & Conducted by Bear McCreary (uncredited)
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Homage to the Classics
16 June 2019 | by fivecentscribeSee all my reviews

King of the Monsters May suffer from a meandering plot line but being that it's filled with interesting ideas, fun action, breathtaking visuals, and classic homages to the originals, any Godzilla fan will be adequately satisfied.


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Official Sites:

Monarch | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA | Japan | China | Canada

Language:

English | Japanese | Chinese | Spanish

Release Date:

31 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Godzilla: King of the Monsters 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:

$386,600,138
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | DTS (DTS: X)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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