Godzilla: King of the Monsters Movie

Their reign begins.

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An epic action adventure that pits Godzilla against some of the most popular monsters in pop culture history.

Who's Involved:

O'Shea Jackson Jr, Sally Hawkins, Millie Bobby Brown, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, Charles Dance, Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Kyle Chandler, Mary Parent, Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, Kenji Okuhira, Thomas Tull, Zhang Ziyi, Jon Jashni, Alex Garcia, Brian Rogers, Yoshimitsu Banno, Barry Waldman

Release Date:

Friday, May 31, 2019 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hrs, 12 m

Plot: What's the story about?

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: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Godzilla: King of the Monsters

A look at the Godzilla: King of the Monsters behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Michael Dougherty last directed Krampus. The film's writer Michael Dougherty last wrote Krampus and Ender's Game.


Alex Garcia
Jon Jashni
Mary Parent
Brian Rogers
Thomas Tull

Production Company

Legendary Pictures

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Production: What we know about Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Key Facts

  1. Thomas Middleditch had a small cameo in Kong: Skull Island (2017) voicing an off-camera character (Variety, 5/31/17).
  2. Sources tell Variety that Watanabe is the only original cast member likely to return for the second installment (Variety, 3/27/17).
  3. Kyle Chandler will play Millie Bobby Brown’s father in the sequel (Variety, 2/21/17).
  4. Gareth Edwards, who was on-board to direct, has exited Godzilla 2. No start date has been determined yet. (Deadline.com, 5/13/16).
  5. Shortly following Legendary's pact with Universal Pictures, Legendary acquired rights to additional classic characters from Toho's Godzilla universe, including Rodan, Mothra, and King Ghidorah. This paved the way for developing a franchise centered around Monarch and anchored by Godzilla, King Kong, and other famous creatures.
  6. Monarch, the human organization that uncovered Godzilla in the 2014 film, will expand their mission across multiple releases, including 2020's Godzilla vs. Kong.
  7. Sequel to the 2014 film.

Filming Timeline

On or about September 21, 2018, the film was in Completed status.

On or about July 30, 2018, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about June 20, 2017, the film was in Production status.

Principal photography began June 19, 2017. Filming is taking place mainly in Atlanta, Georgia.

On or about January 27, 2017, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Krampus director Michael Dougherty will direct. He co-wrote the script.

On or about October 23, 2016, the film was in Development status.

Michael Dougherty and Zach Shields will write the script. Last announced in September 2014.

On or about February 1, 2016, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about July 26, 2014, the film was in Development status.

Gareth Edwards will direct the film after helming Star Wars spinoff stand-alone film that Disney has dated for December 16, 2016.

On or about May 18, 2014, the film was in Announced status.

Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. are already developing a sequel to the monster 2014 hit.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Release Date: When was it released?

Godzilla: King of the Monsters was released in 2019 on Friday, May 31, 2019 (Nationwide release). There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Rocketman, Ma and Always Be My Maybe. 3D/2D, IMAX

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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