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Monsters and Men (2018)

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The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer and a high-school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John David Washington ... Dennis
Anthony Ramos ... Manny
Kelvin Harrison Jr. ... Zyrick
Chanté Adams ... Zoe
Jasmine Cephas Jones ... Marisol
Nicole Beharie ... Michelle
Rob Morgan ... Will
Cara Buono ... Stacey
Grant Jaeger Grant Jaeger ... Remi
Josiah Gabriel ... Victor
Emilia Allen Emilia Allen ... Emmy (as Emilie Allen)
Brian Pollock ... Officer Broncato
Joe Tippett ... Officer Montori
J.W. Cortes ... Officer Suarez
Giuseppe Ardizzone ... Officer Gambini
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The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer and a high-school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand.

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One moment can change everything

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Монстры и люди See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$118,697, 30 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$500,101, 28 October 2018
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This is the third film of 2018 where John David Washington plays a cop. The other films were "BlacKkKlansman" and "The Old Man & the Gun". See more »

Soundtracks

Sitting in the Park
Written by Billy Stewart (as William Stewart)
Performed by Billy Stewart
Published by Chevis Publishing Corp
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Courtesy of Geffen Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Reasonably Balanced
18 January 2019 | by larrys3See all my reviews

Reasonably balanced presentation of this highly charged subject that we, unfortunately, see all too frequently in today's headlines. A strong nuanced performance here by John David Washington as a conflicted NYPD police officer. Also, a solid big screen debut of writer and director Reinaldo Marcus Green. However I didn't like the ambiguous ending here.


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