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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

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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Taglines:

Long Live The King 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:

Japan | Canada | USA

Language:

English | Japanese | Chinese | Spanish

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:

$110,500,138

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$385,900,138
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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

In honor of everyone's favorite kaiju hitting retirement age, the Japanese-based manufacturer will produce a limited run of five officially licensed axes inspired by the 393-foot-tall monster. The Godzilla Guitar is based on one used by Toshihiko Takamizawa, the frontman of Japanese rock act The Alfee. Coincidentally, Takamizawa is the same age as creature formerly known as the God of Destruction. ESP's guitar features an Adler body sculpted to look just like the Godzilla that appeared in the last Toho-produced film in the franchise, 2016's Shin Godzilla (or Godzilla: Resurgence), and features the creature with its mouth agape about to let loose another terrifying scream. It features a 24-fret, three-piece maple neck meant to resemble the monster's long tale, an ebony fingerboard, Floyd Rose bridge, Gotoh tuners and an EMG-85 pick-up. If all that weren't enough, the guitar also features a switch that turns on a series of purple LED lights throughout the instrument, including the fretboard, that makes the guitar look as if Godzilla is about to unleash its patented "Atomic Ray" blast See more »

Goofs

In the ancient undersea temple, there is an engraving of Godzilla, and next to it is its name in modern Japanese script. 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

SPOILER: There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: Alan Jonah and his team purchase one of King Ghidorah's severed heads. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Angry Joe Show: Godzilla (PS4) (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

GODZILLA MAIN TITLE
Written by Akira Ifukube
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User Reviews

 
Good but bad, but good
3 June 2019 | by manssonjoelSee all my reviews

The movie is about godzilla right? I dont want to follow a little girl and her mom 70% of the movie. I just dont care about them or if they will survive or die because its about the giant monster. The fights and scenes with zilla was great. I would like to see more lore and background about the titans.


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