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Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Movie review by
Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Action-packed monster movie sequel looks violent.
  • May 31, 2019
  • PG-13
  • 2019
  • 132 minutes

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Godzilla: King of the Monsters is a follow-up to 2014's Godzilla. After discovering the existence of huge, ancient monsters like Godzilla, crypto-zoological agency Monarch has has developed a way to communicate with the creatures, thanks to Dr. Emma Russell (Vera Farmiga). But when Dr. Russell and her daughter, Madison (Millie Bobby Brown), are kidnapped by people who want to use the technology, Monarch sends a rescue party that includes Dr. Russell's ex-husband/f ellow scientist, Mark (Kyle Chandler). Meanwhile, humanity must find a way to stop the destructive forces of the monsters, including Mothra, King Ghidorah, and Godzilla, before the destruction goes too far. Expect plenty of CGI action, sci-fi violence, peril, and some language, as well as an environmental message.

Movie details

For kids who love large-scale action

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