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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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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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Let them fight! 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:

Filmnegah.com (Persian) | Monarch | 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:

$85,583,172, 13 June 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$294,507,504, 10 June 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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Trivia

Previously a top-secret government agency, Monarch has given up the game and gone fully public in the aftermath of Godzilla's fight with the two MUTOs, since it would be almost hilariously impossible to cover up the fact that three giant monsters destroyed a city, and there's now no reason for them to try. Their mission has now shifted from trying to keep the existence of Titans a secret to prevent a public panic, to trying to reassure a rightfully-terrified public that all possible action is being taken for a hypothetical resurgence. See more »

Goofs

The concept of "Alpha of the Titans" relies on the theory of "Alphas" in wolf packs, with the Monarch scientists explicitly referencing said theory, despite it being debunked about 20 years before the film's release (by the same scientist that originally proposed it, no less!). That said, the idea could still work in terms of the Titans, since the old idea of "Alphas" can form amongst unrelated individuals forced into a pack, which is basically what is happening here (although a scientist referencing this idea straight still falls under artistic license). See more »

Quotes

Dr. Emma Russell: I can only urge you all to take refuge. Over the last 60 years, Monarch has prepared bunkers around the world to save and restart civilzation. I suggest you find them.
[pause]
Dr. Ilene Chen and Dr. Ling: That bitch!
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Crazy Credits

There is a dedication at the end of the closing credits to two "Godzilla" veteran crew members, producer Yoshimitsu Banno and actor Haruo Nakajima. See more »

Connections

Followed by Godzilla vs. Kong (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

MOTHRA'S SONG
Written by Yûji Koseki
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Lots of Kaiju action but contrived plot? So, a Godzilla movie?
29 May 2019 | by steve-mc-mSee all my reviews

Oh sweet so a Godzilla movie with more giant monster fights with generic plot and lines, COUNT ME IN!


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