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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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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:

$109,432,609, 18 July 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$383,991,018, 14 July 2019
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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

of the 17 known Titans on Earth, 8 are mentioned but never actually shown onscreen (Leviathan, Baphomet, Abaddon, Typhoon, Tiamat, Mokele Mbembe, Sargon, and Bunyip). Kong isn't seen in this film either, but he appeared previously in Kong: Skull Island. See more »

Goofs

When there is a pan out of Fenway Park you can see The Charles River, on the river is a navy destroyer, there is no way to get a ship that large all the way down the river to that area, all bridges are to low and the locks at the Museum of Science are to small. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Ishiro Serizawa: There are some things beyond our understanding, Mark. We must accept them and *learn* from them. Because these moments of crisis are also potential moments of faith. A time - when we either come together or fall apart. Nature always has a way of balancing itself. The only question is... What part - will we play.
Mark Russell: Did you just make that up?
Dr. Ishiro Serizawa: No. I read it in a fortune cookie once.
[beat]
Dr. Ishiro Serizawa: A really long fortune cookie.
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Crazy Credits

In a end credit scene, Jonah and his team collect the severed left head of Ghidorah which was salvaged by a fisherman. 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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Monsters awesome, rest meh
29 May 2019 | by King_MGSee all my reviews

The whole dramatic family story wasn't able to catch me. It isn't annoying, but allways kind of irrelevant. Every scene including monsters on the other hand is stuning. In General the monster design, the CGI, the fights and the whole cinematography aswell are beyond beautiful. I recommand the movie because of those monster scenes. Everything what happens aroud that is more like a 3/10


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