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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Godzilla: King of the Monsters delivers spectacular kaiju action -- and reaffirms that cutting-edge effects are still no substitute for a good story.

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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 super-species - 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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Cast

Vera Farmiga
as Dr. Emma Russell
Ken Watanabe
as Dr. Ishiro Serizawa
Sally Hawkins
as Dr. Vivienne Graham
Kyle Chandler
as Mark Russell
Millie Bobby Brown
as Madison Russell
Bradley Whitford
as Dr. Stanton
David Strathairn
as Admiral William Stenz
Thomas Middleditch
as Sam Coleman
Charles Dance
as Alan Jonah
O'Shea Jackson, Jr.
as Chief Warrant Officer Barnes
Ziyi Zhang
as Dr. Chen
Randy Havens
as Dr. Tim Mancini
Anthony Ramos
as Staff Sergeant Martinez
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Critic Reviews for Godzilla: King of the Monsters

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The classic face-off arrives in an emotional vacuum rather than as an earned catharsis; the big fight never feels like a payoff.

May 31, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

This thing is an unholy mess.

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…

Its errors fall mainly under the heading of failing to get out of its own way, and its imperfections are compensated by magnificence.

May 31, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

"Godzilla: King of the Monsters" doesn't need an original story: Like all kaijū movies, it only requires awesome monsters, epic fight scenes and some subtle social commentary.

May 31, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

At... moments you feel like you're in the trippiest of David Attenborough docs.

May 31, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Dougherty isn't quite sure whether to wow us with the hulking immensity of the action scenes or to wag his finger at us for the environmental hubris of our species.

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…

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