"Monster Hunter" is a 2020 science fantasy action kaiju film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson.
The starring cast includes Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta, Josh Helman, Ron Perlman, Jin Au-Yeung, Hirona Yamazaki, Nic Rasenti, Nanda Costa and others.

Here are "Monster Hunter" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Monster Hunter movie?

Sony Pictures Releasing UK on Friday, December 18, 2020 released the trailer for "Monster Hunter" you can watch here:
Monster Hunter - Official Trailer - At Cinemas Soon.

Plot summary

What is Monster Hunter movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Monster Hunter" movie plot summary.

In the "New World" where humans co-exist with a wide variety of large and savage monsters, a Hunter, a warrior trained to hunt and kill these powerful creatures, is separated from his team when their ship is attacked.
In the real world, United States Army Captain Natalie Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her squad search for a group of missing soldiers in the desert. A sudden storm pulls them into a portal to the New World where they find the remains of the missing soldiers and their vehicles. As a Diablos, a horned, subterranean monster, approaches them, the Hunter, who is observing the group, fires a warning signal. Impervious to bullets and grenades, the Diablos attacks and kills several members of the squad.
The survivors hide in a cave, where they are attacked by a pack of spider-like Nerscyllas. Everyone is killed except for Artemis, who runs into the Hunter while trying to escape. They briefly fight before grudgingly agreeing to cooperate. Artemis learns that the portals are created by the Sky Tower, a structure located across the desert. To reach the Tower, the Hunter reveals they will need to kill the Diablos. Artemis learns how to fight using the Hunter's unique bladed weapons and helps him set a trap for the Diablos to kill it with Nerscylla venom. The attack is successful, with Artemis delivering the finishing blow, but the Hunter is badly wounded. Carrying him on a makeshift stretcher, Artemis dutifully carries him across the desert.
The pair reach an oasis populated with herbivorous tortoise-like creatures called Apceros. The Hunter (Tony Jaa) explains that both his family and the missing soldiers were actually killed by a Rathalos, a dragon-like fire-breathing monster. When the Rathalos flies by and causes the Apceros to stampede, Artemis and the Hunter are rescued by a group of Hunters led by their chieftain called the Admiral. The Admiral (Ron Perlman) explains that the Sky Tower was built by the first civilization to inhabit the New World, using the monsters to protect it. Artemis agrees to help kill the Rathalos so she can return home.


Who plays who in the Monster Hunter movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Monster Hunter" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Milla Jovovich  as Captain Natalie Artemis a US Army Ranger member of a United Nations military team
Tony Jaa  as The Hunter one of many skilled warriors that fight giant monsters
Meagan Good  as Dash
Diego Boneta  as Marshall
Josh Helman  as Steeler
Ron Perlman  as The Admiral the chieftain of a group of Hunters
Jin Au-Yeung  as Axe
Hirona Yamazaki  as Handler
Nic Rasenti  as Captain Roark
Nanda Costa  as Serious Handler
Aaron Beelner  as Palico
T.I.  as Lincoln (as Tip "T.I." Harris)
Jannik Schümann  as Aiden
Clyde Berning  as JSO V22 Pilot #1
Paul Hampshire  as JSO Soldier #2
Schelaine Bennett  as Comms Officer E3 Sentry
Bart Fouche  as Commander West E3 Sentry
Pope Jerrod  as E3 Sentry Pilot

Release date

When is Monster Hunter movie release date?

"Monster Hunter" movie release date was scheduled to be on December 3, 2020 (The Netherlands), on December 4, 2020 (China), on December 18, 2020 (United States) and on January 29, 2021 (United Kingdom) distributing by Sony Pictures Releasing Argentina, (Worldwide), Constantin Film Verleih, (Germany), Tencent Pictures, China Film Group Corporation (CFGC), Toho-Towa, (Japan), HKC Entertainment, Praesens-Film, Screen Gems, Toho Company, Towa Pictures, United International Pictures (UIP) and Universal Pictures International (UPI).


What are Monster Hunter filming details?

The duration of the film is 103 minutes. With a budget of $60 million, the film grossed over $27.1 million.

"Monster Hunter" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on October 5, 2018, in Cape Town, South Africa.


What are critics and audiences saying about Monster Hunter movie?

"Monster Hunter" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 49/100.

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