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On DVD: Sep. 16, 2014 | On Blu-ray: Sep. 16, 2014

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The king of all monsters returns in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production helmed by [[Performer~P654180~Gareth Edwards~garethedwards]] ([[Feature~V513051~Monsters~monsters]]). As the story opens in Japan, we find dedicated nuclear power-plant manager Joe Brody ([[Performer~P15637~Bryan Cranston~bryancranston]]) so caught up in his work that he forgets it's his birthday. Sending his young son Ford off to school before reporting to the plant with his wife Sandra ([[Performer~P6261~Juliette Binoche~juliettebinoche]]), who works in the reactor, Joe begins to suspect that some suspiciously patterned seismic activity may be something more sinister than shifting tectonic plates He's right, too, because when the plant goes into meltdown mode and Sandra gets caught on the wrong side of the containment door, a massive cover-up ensues. Fifteen years later, Ford ([[Performer~P731845~Aaron Taylor-Johnson~aarontaylorjohnson]]) has become a bomb-disposal expert in the U.S. military. He's just returned home to his wife Elle ([[Performer~P679679~Elizabeth Olsen~elizabetholsen]]) and their son Sam ([[Performer~P772889~Carson Bolde~carsonbolde]]) when he gets word that Joe been arrested in Japan. Long estranged from his father, who was written off as a conspiracy theorist for his failed efforts to prove the Japanese government was attempting to hide something about the earlier disaster, Ford nevertheless ventures to Japan to get him out of jail, and reluctantly agrees to join him in traveling to their old home in the quarantined zone. Subsequently taken into custody, the pair end up in the very plant where Joe used to work, and where scientists Dr. Ichiro Serizawa ([[Performer~P74900~Ken Watanabe~kenwatanabe]]) and Vivienne Graham ([[Performer~P319906~Sally Hawkins~sallyhawkins]]) are studying a massive cocoon-like structure that appears to feed on radiation. The situation turns critical when the events of the present begin to mirror those of the past, and a terrifying winged-creature dubbed a "MUTO" is unleashed. Meanwhile, as the military attempts to devise a plan to destroy the beast, signals indicate that it had been calling out to something before it broke free, and the scientists learn that it has awoken a towering, godlike leviathan that has lied dormant for centuries, and may be mankind's only hope for restoring the balance of nature. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:May 16, 2014

Cast

Aaron Johnson
as Ford Brody
Elizabeth Olsen
as Elle Brody
Bryan Cranston
as Joe Brody
David Strathairn
as Admiral William Stenz
Ken Watanabe
as Dr. Ishiro Seriwaza
Juliette Binoche
as Sandra Brody
Richard T. Jones
as Captain Russell Hampton
Sally Hawkins
as Vivienne Graham
Victor Rasuk
as Sergeant Tre Morales
Patrick Sabongui
as Lieutenant Commander Marcus Waltz
Jared Keeso
as Jump Master
Catherine Lough Haggquist
as PO #1 Martinez
Eric Keenleyside
as Boyd
Garry Chalk
as Stan Walsh
Hiro Kanagawa
as Hayato
Kevan Ohtsji
as Nervous Engineer
Terry Chen
as Team Member #2
Jason Furukawa
as Gruff Smuggler
Brian Markinson
as Whelan
Ty Olsson
as Jainway
Al Sapienza
as Huddleson
Gardiner Millar
as Fitzgerald
Kurt Max Runte
as Crow's Nest Tech #2
Peter Shinkoda
as Muto Crow's Nest Tech #1
Peter Kawasaki
as Muto Crane Operator
Jill Teed
as Head Nurse
Dean Redman
as National Guard #1
Taylor Nichols
as Military Analyst
Warren Takeuchi
as Akio's Father
Chuck Church
as Survivor
Todd Scott
as Transport Vessel Soldier
Keo Woolford
as Airport Worker
Eric Breker
as Army Soldier
Jesse Reid
as Ordinance Tech
Aaron Pearl
as Evacuation Worker #1
Deejay Jackson
as Bus Driver
Kyle Riefsnyder
as SFPD Cop
Marci T. House
as Government Spokesperson
Chris Shields
as Dispatch Officer
Darren Dolynski
as Civilian Analyst #1
P. Lynn Johnson
as Civilian Analyst #2
Leif Havdale
as SF Ground Troop #3

Crew

Jon Jashni
Producer
Mary Parent
Producer
Thomas Tull
Producer
Dan Callahan
Screen Story
Dan Callahan
Screenwriter
Frank Darabont
Screenwriter
Roger Vernon
Cinematographer
Seamus Mcgarvey
Cinematographer
Kim Marks
Cinematographer
Dave Jordan
Musical Direction/Supervision
Alexandre Desplat
Composer (Music Score)
Bob Ducsay
Editor
Owen Paterson
Production Designer
Kirsten Franson
Art Director
Ross Dempster
Art Director
Scott Meehan
Art Director
Dan Hermansen
Art Director
Grant Van Der Slagt
Supervising Art Director
Bob Ducsay
Co-producer
Martin Cohen
Associate Producer
Leeann Stonebreaker
Associate Producer
Yoshimitsu Banno
Executive Producer
Kenji Okuhira
Executive Producer
Doug Davison
Executive Producer
Bryan Sutton
Set Designer
Elizabeth Wilcox
Set Decorator
Sharen Davis
Costume Designer
Erik Aadahl
Sound/Sound Designer
Ethan Van der Ryn
Sound/Sound Designer
Luc Étienne
First Assistant Director
Jim Brebner
First Assistant Director
Christopher Lentz
Animator
Francesco Canonico
Animator
Sarah Halley Finn
Casting
Kelly Zombor
Sound Mixer
Jamie Dixon
Visual Effects Supervisor
Josy Capkun
Second Assistant Director
Jim Rygiel
Visual Effects Supervisor
Andrew Morley
Visual Effects Supervisor
John Marquis
Sound Effects Editor
Leeann Stonebreaker
Unit Production Manager
Peter Chiang
Visual Effects Supervisor
Michelle Eisenreich
Visual Effects Producer
Misha Bukowski
Second Assistant Director
Ben Huber
CG Supervisor
Stephan Trojansky
Visual Effects Supervisor
Steve Won
Visual Effects Producer
Stuart Farley
CG Supervisor
Tim LeBlanc
Re-Recording Mixer
Vanessa Giles
Department Head Makeup
Victoria Down
Department Head Makeup
Ai-Ling Lee
Sound Effects Editor
John Stoneham Jr.
Stunts Coordinator
Zoe Cranley
CG Supervisor
James Lewis
Visual Effects Coordinator
Mohammed "Mo" Sobhy
CG Supervisor
Joel Mendías
Visual Effects Executive Producer
Andy Taylor
Visual Effects Producer
Ty Warren
Executive in Charge of Production
Rick Kline
Re-Recording Mixer
Luc Étienne
Unit Production Manager
Charlotte Loughnane
Visual Effects Producer
Christian Roberton
Visual Effects Executive Producer
Christophe Ammann
CG Supervisor
Allen Maris
Visual Effects Producer
Ged Wright
Visual Effects Supervisor
Gregg Landaker
Re-Recording Mixer
Ferran Domenech
Supervising Animator
Daniel Chuba
Visual Effects Executive Producer
Debra Wiebe
Department Head Hair
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