Co-writer/director Michael Dougherty’s monster film is a sequel to the 2014 Hollywood reboot of the Godzilla franchise. When several ancient titans simultaneously emerge and begin to battle each other for supremacy, humanity desperately turns to Godzilla as their one and only hope. The film’s international cast includes Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Sally Hawkins, Ken Watanabe, and Ziyi Zhang.~Augustine Chay
Vera FarmigaDr. Emma Russel;
Ken WatanabeDr. Ishiro Serizawa
Sally HawkinsDr. Vivienne Graham
Kyle ChandlerDr. Mark Russell
Bradley WhitfordDr. Rick Stanton
Thomas MiddleditchSam Coleman
Charles DanceAlan Jonah
O'Shea Jackson, Jr.Chief Warrant Officer Barnes
Aisha HindsColonel Diane Foster
Zhang ZiyiDr. Ilene Chen and Dr. Ling
David StrathairnAdmiral William Stenz
CCH PounderSenator Williams
Joe MortonDr. Houston Brooks
Randall P. HavensDr. Tim Mancini
Lyle BrocatoExecutive Officer Bowman
Jimmy GonzalesCommander Crane
Justice LeakMonarch Officer Martin
Rose BiancoIsla De Mara Grandmother
Kelli GarnerArgo Officer Cross
Shauna RappoldG-Team Officer Harryhausen
Fiona HardinghamNews Anchor
Orelon SidneyNews Anchor
Paul S. RydenNews Anchor
Max BorensteinScreen Story
Michael DoughertyScreen Story
Bear McCrearyComposer (Music Score)
Peter AftermanMusical Direction/Supervision
Scott A. ChamblissProduction Designer
David E. ScottArt Director
Harry E. OttoArt Director
John DexterArt Director
Natasha GerasimovaArt Director
Rafael MandujanoArt Director
Richard JohnsonSupervising Art Director
Tom ValentineArt Director
Barry H. WaldmanExecutive Producer
Christian RobertonExecutive Producer
Dan LinExecutive Producer
Kenji OkuhiraExecutive Producer
Roy LeeExecutive Producer
Yoshimitsu BannoExecutive Producer
Louise MingenbachCostume Designer
Luisa GualaSet Decorator
Brandon JonesSound/Sound Designer
Erik AadahlSound/Sound Designer
Ethan Van der RynSound/Sound Designer
Tim WalstonSound/Sound Designer
Cliff LanningFirst Assistant Director
Rodney GuruleSound Mixer
Santiago NúñezSound Mixer
Sarah Halley FinnCasting
Alejandro VazquezSpecial Effects Supervisor
Barry H. WaldmanUnit Production Manager
Eric AllardSpecial Effects Coordinator
Eric FrazierSpecial Effects Supervisor
Joel HarlowDepartment Head Makeup
Leticia PalaciosCostumes Supervisor
Mark A. PetersonCostumes Supervisor
Rafael CuervoUnit Production Manager
Sylvain TherouxCG Supervisor
Tim LeBlancRe-Recording Mixer
Tom OzanichRe-Recording Mixer
Whit NorrisProduction Sound Mixer
Action and Adventure,Adventure
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Year of Release
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray/Blu-ray, Includes Digital Copy
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray
Warner Home Video
Godzilla: King of the Monsters [Includes Digital Copy] [4K Ultra HD Blu-ray/Blu-ray] 
This is a movie for the Godzilla fans. Superb monster scenes with a fantastic score that uses the original Godzilla themes from the Japanese movies. The film looked beautiful in 4K and the sound mixing is epic. Michael Dougherty shows a lot of passion and respect for the property. It felt as if I was watching a Toho Japanese Godzilla film but on a higher budget. Even the humans, from the main scientists trying to help Godzilla to the tortured villain, felt like their motivations and actions were ripped from the older movies. If you felt like Godzilla was a co-star in his first movie than you will love this one because your favorite monsters are now front and center – both on the screen and in plot discussion. No cutaways from news broadcasts or doors closing – here you see the epic monster action as the humans deal with their plights as well. Each creature was also shown as the natural disasters that they truly are. I especially loved Mothra and the (2) female “scientists” who know so much about her *watch the movie I don't want to spoil it*. I would encourage anyone who loved Godzilla movies as a child or just for the fun of it to check this one out with your family and friends. Bring on Kong vs. Godzilla - Long Live the King!
Let’s start with the movie, fantastic! Critics did not like too much Godzilla or the human plot, ask any Godzilla fan, this was amazing! Loved everything about this movie! Visually stunning! You can see so much more at home with fine details! I’ve watched this movie about 5 times already! Audio quality is wow! Way more thunderous than I remember. If you have a great system at home, your neighbors will dislike you for this sounding so amazing! Everything is amazing! Oh and Best Buy! Props to Best Buy the Steelbook 4K is beautiful!!! It’s has Godzilla, Ghidorah, Rodan, and Mothra on it! I said this movie was visually stunning, so is the steelbook from Best Buy! Thank you Best Buy!
First, the SteelBook: It is worth the wait. Very cool cover art: Godzilla on the front, King Ghidorah on the back, Mothra and Rodan on the inside covers. The SteelBook itself is nice and tight and well-produced.
Next, Best Buy: The pricing is reasonable but the shipping was slow. Not terribly problematic for me because I saw the movie in IMAX, 3D, 4D (Cinema16 in Holtsville), and plain vanilla. Overall, a good shopping experience.
The movie: Will I'm a fairly fanatical Godzilla geek, and I think the kaiju look great, I think the story is weak. Personally, I think the idea of
communication/control device (Orca) is weak and well, lame (I'm gonna catch flack for that I bet). The "environmental terrorist" angle was promising, but I don't know, maybe it's just me, I shook my head in disappointment when the Orca was used and explained. The rest of the movie was pretty good, and I loved the nods to the old Toho Godzilla movies, but the very end, when Godzilla is standing with the other kaiju surrounding him, and when Rodan bows down and spreads his wings like a cape, was TOO literal. It to me was like saying to a viewer "in case you still don't get it, Godzilla is King of the Monsters." D'uh.
The other cool thing about having the DVD is we can now pause it to find the Easter eggs we missed in the theaters. If you're careful, you'll fund quite a few!
And please, _DON'T RUIN GODZILLA vs. KONG!_
This is a fantastic movie. I absolutely loved it. I would recommend Godzilla: King of the Monsters to anyone that is even curious of weather they think that they might like it or not. You will. It is now one of my favorite movies of all time. Yes I liked it that much. And the steelbook book copy is the one to own. Go out and buy this movie. You will want to watch it many times over and over again.
Close to returning it as 3D disc didn’t have Atmos
Owned for 7 months when reviewed.
Decided to give it a try despite my summary title. There’s things I enjoyed & some I didn’t.
3D; Average medium level.
Sound; Lots of low end sub frequencies.
Sound; 5.1 rather than 7.1 or better yet Atmos in 3D disc. Have not tested 2D disc w/ Atmos as it’s annoyingly having to watch again for sound testing purpose instead of just incorporating Atmos in their 3D disc like others do. It’s not going to encourage me to buy the 4K when my main preference is 3D.
Combo; No 3D/4K.
Digital Copy; Yes but no full version with Atmos & Vision.
-Gear used for sound & visuals:
LG 65’ C6P 4k/3D passive OLED (manually calibrated)
9.2 Onkyo RZ + pre amp for 7.2.4/11.2 (integrated calibrated then manually tweeted with SPL sound level meter & balance/adjust for full dynamic range)
Klipsch P-REF towers
& dual R112SW subs
Polk Audio MC80 8’ quad in-ceiling heights
Oppo 4K UDP-203
Monster cables: Premium Black Platinum HDR HDMIs, THX Audio RCA, Digital Subwoofer Cables & Fiber Optic Ultra 1000
Monoprice 14 gauge awg copper speaker wire
Nakamichi Speaker Plugs
Auralex Acoustic Isolation platforms
Usually when a second move comes out it’s not as good as the first one. This is way better! More of everything, monsters, action, twists the to story of movie. It was great how a lot of it was similar to the original but the things that altered were done perfectly to fit great with this movie! This is one I could 20 times and still want to watch it more! Best Godzilla movie I have seen yet!
This movie is the best modern Godzilla movie. It strengthened the characters and filled in so much background on the "Titans" and "Monarch's" history. The 3D is excellent and adds tremendously to the experience.