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A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls is a movie starring Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, and Felicity Jones. A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mother's terminal illness.

Other Titles
Un monstre em ve a veure, 7 Minuten nach Mitternacht, Sedam minuta nakon ponoći, Septynios minutes po vidurnakcio, Un monstruo viene a verme, 7 Minuti dopo la Mezzanotte, Sju minuter efter midnatt, 怪物はささやく, Lời Thỉnh Cầu Quái Vật, Sieben Minuten nach Mitternacht, 7 Dakot ahkaray khatzot, Septiņas minūtes pēc pusnakts, Zov čudovišta, Szólít a szörny, Kaibutsu wa sasayaku, Canavarın Çağrısı, A monster calls, Sete Minutos Depois da Meia-Noite, 7 λεπτά μετά τα μεσάνυχτα, Copacul cu povesti, Sette minuti dopo la mezzanotte, Syv minutter over midnat, Quelques minutes après minuit, Siedem minut po północy, 7 minutos depois da meia-noite, Kui koletis kutsub, Hirviön kutsu
Running Time
1 hours 48 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Animation, Drama, Fantasy
J.A. Bayona
Patrick Ness, Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd
Lewis MacDougall, Toby Kebbell, Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver
USA, UK, Spain
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

The monster does not come walking often. This time it comes to Conor, and it asks for the one thing Conor cannot bring himself to do. Tell the truth. This is a very touching story about a boy who feels very damaged, guilty and mostly angry. He struggles at school with bullies, and pity looks from everyone, and at home with his mother's sickness. Will Conor overcome his problems? Will everything be okay? Will Conor be able to speak the truth?

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The story is about a group of kids who have a monster they call Monster. Their mother, with the help of their teacher, are trying to make a monster film to promote the monster's education. The other kids are not really happy with the idea of a monster and don't want to do anything that would be in a bad taste. There is a big fight at the end of the film. I am not really sure what the purpose of the film was, but it didn't do anything for me. The story was kind of boring. The CGI was good but not that great. The characters were not really interesting and it didn't help that I didn't really care for them. It is a really cute film, but not really memorable.

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As a young boy, I have always liked to read horror stories and read the monsters' tales, such as Frankenstein's Monster or "The Creature From The Black Lagoon". I was enthralled with this film's visuals. The story, based on the short story by Ursula K. Le Guin, takes place in a parallel universe where humans and monsters have had their planet separated, and the humans live in a city. During a business trip, a family of four move to the city to begin a new life. While there, they meet a mysterious young boy who believes that they are descendants of the original inhabitants of the planet, and he offers them shelter in his castle. However, the child is on the verge of puberty and needs to be sent to an isolated island for protection. As he attempts to protect them from the hostile creatures that dwell there, the family begins to fall in love. The film was visually beautiful, and the colors were saturated and intense, with striking black and white cinematography. However, the acting was not the best. The characters were not that convincing, especially the children. I think that the characters were not very believable and they lacked a lot of emotions, especially the adults. I also felt that there were some instances of inconsistency in the plot. The reason why the alien monster is not killed in the end, for example, is because it will always stay in the body of the young boy until he is old enough to be sent back to his planet, and the creature will not let the boy leave the planet unless he dies first. The reason why the child does not return to the city is because he is dying, but he does not want to return because he wants to live a normal life. Overall, this is a visually beautiful film, but it did not have that much emotional depth, and I would not recommend it for younger children. Rated PG-13: Violence and Language.

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Harold M.

As far as I can tell, the primary reason to see this movie is for the character of Monster. Her performance is excellent and I would say it is one of the best I have ever seen. She was amazing in this movie and I believe that everyone will enjoy her performance. This movie has quite a few other great performances. The story itself is very good, and the story is very interesting. I found the story to be good and it kept me interested throughout. The characters are very well developed, and the acting is very good. The dialogue in this movie is very well written and it is very well paced. I would say that this movie is very interesting, and it is worth watching. I would say that it is one of the best movies I have ever seen. The only thing I would change about this movie is that I would have liked to have seen more of Monster. I give this movie a 7 out of 10.

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Cheryl Sullivan

I have read many of the comments on this movie and they really hit the nail on the head. I just wish there was more I could say. I love all of the actors in this movie and they were just fantastic. And what I also loved about this movie was the story telling and I can't wait to see it again. I hope the director does a sequel and hopefully you will all have more time to spend watching the movies. Oh and to all you who are calling it a "make-up horror" I loved it. It was more of a fun and exciting movie. I have never seen a movie with a make-up job be so much fun. So if you liked this movie and want to see more, then please go out and buy the DVD or see it at the movies. You will not be disappointed.

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William C.

Saw this movie on a whim when I heard it was from the same writer/director as THE MIST. There are some similarities but the movie is much more in line with THE MIST. The use of classic monsters in a modern setting is a little confusing, and they tend to disappear around the first half. However, the second half gets better as the movie progresses. The animation is quite good, and the use of special effects is pretty well done, even if they do appear out of nowhere. The sound effects are also good. The sound of the monsters and their voices are very good. The movie is pretty short and so is the animation, which makes it a little hard to sit through it, but the first half of the movie is very well done. The acting is good, the special effects are good, and the movie is not too short, so it does not hurt the movie.

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The monster was terrifying. The girl was wonderful. My only complaint is that I wished they had spent more time on the ending.

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Sandra Morrison

I saw this film at a preview screening and it was a very interesting film. It was very good and the cast did a fantastic job. This film does a great job of bringing together various characters and helping them find the reason for their past and give them a reason for why they do what they do. The film also has an ending that is very good. This film is very well done and I would recommend this film to anyone.

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The movie "The Monster" tells a story about a boy named Adam and his magical fish who help him through the challenges he faces in his life. The movie was awesome. It was great to see a fantasy movie about the Disney character that is Ariel, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and the Snow Queen. Also, it was great to see the actor who played the prince who was portrayed in the movie was actually John Travolta. He did a good job as the prince who is known as the Prince that was born to Queen Ariel and Prince Eric. He did a very good job playing the role of the Prince who was known as the Prince who was born to Queen Ariel and Prince Eric. If you love Disney, then you should see this movie. It is one of the best movies about the Disney character "The Monster" because the movie has a great story, great special effects, and it is a great fantasy movie.

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Ashley Thompson

I'm writing this review to give some feedback on the movie. I'm not a fan of "Mystic River" but I found this film interesting. I thought it was an interesting story that was moving and never got boring. I thought the film was made better because of the director's choice of direction. I would have liked to see more of the cabin in the woods. I thought the acting was well done and the story was good. The film's message of not judging other people and not judging ourselves was interesting. Overall, the film was well made and worth seeing. I hope that you can see this film because it was very well done.

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Raymond J.

I loved this film when I first saw it, and I still do. It's the story of a family's struggles in the aftermath of an accident that leaves the eldest son on a plane to his hometown. A young girl who was just left by her parents and their job, and who has no real idea of where she is or who she is, finds herself at the mercy of her new family and her mysterious new teacher. I would say that the director and the writer succeeded in making this a story that has a timeless quality to it, and that is a testament to the effort they've put into it. I've never seen a film that follows the same way the narrator did. His monologue about the family, and the distance between them, is always interesting and never boring. The viewer is never left behind. There is always a sense of wonder and mystery to the film, as the narrator is the only one who can actually tell the story, and in doing so, is a rare example of film-making that is a study of the human condition. He's the one who can reach out and communicate with the child, and who can then make sense of her questions, and the family's responses. The son is also very likable and believable. I've never seen a child this well-written and this well-acted, and they're very well-cast. The mother is just as interesting, but at the same time, the son is much more likable. I liked how the film portrays the effects of a family moving apart, and how the children cope with the loss. It's a wonderful film, and the whole film, no matter what part, is full of beautiful imagery and unforgettable characters. 7/10

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Brandon Sanders

I have never been so frustrated with my movie-going experience. I had the opportunity to see this movie in theaters and I have to say I really liked it. It was an excellent movie and was one of the better movies of the year so far. It was good that I didn't know much about it, it made me curious about it and the concept behind it. I had heard that the movie would be all about the father and how he was the only one who could save his daughter and also all of the scenes were well choreographed and it looked very nice. I also thought that the movie was very well directed and it looked very well. The actors in the movie were really good and I really liked all of them. I think that the movie would have been good if it wasn't for the plot that is written. I know that it is supposed to be a children's movie but there is a lot of language and a lot of violence and that just really makes the movie a little hard to watch for me. I would have given it a 9/10 if it weren't for the lack of substance and I would have given it an 8/10 if the plot was good and the movie was really good. I think that it is a really good movie and I think that it deserves a higher rating than a 7/10.

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Kathryn D.

Mariel Hemingway plays the mother of the protagonist of this film and is able to move us, a pretty small child, with her performance. However, this is the least believable performance of her career and her acting was the least convincing. The story is about a group of friends who travel to a castle in Italy to take a vacation. However, after their stay, they find out that they are being haunted by an unseen spirit. They decide to go to the castle to investigate this, but a bunch of witches come out of nowhere and kill them. They do not believe them, so they try to kill the witch themselves. The film is not very good at all. It has a good story and well done actors, but the plot is boring and is pretty bad. The effects are nice and the scenery is pretty, but this film is definitely not worth watching. The only good thing is that it has a beautiful and beautiful music, which is very good. The movie was just OK, which is better than the average.

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Janice Ferguson

I love this movie. I have read the book before and the movie, although more mature and more "Hollywood" in a way, is a pretty good adaptation. I can see why some people would find this movie confusing or hard to follow, but I found it easy to follow. The story is very much based on the book and even the dialogue in the book is a lot more interesting than in the movie. The book is better because the stories are very short and all the action and suspense is focused on a few characters. I am happy that the movie didn't stick to the book, but I would have liked to have seen more of the love between Audrey and Toby. I also like that it is not just a "horror" movie. It is not a scary movie and there are some parts where it is even funny. It is not meant to be scary, but some parts are so dark, it's really hard to see what is going on. In the book, the majority of the action takes place in the basement. I really like that the movie doesn't take place in the basement. The movie also contains a lot of violence, but it is really different from the book. The movie is rated PG-13, but I would have loved to have seen a PG-13 version. The violence was really dark and not for kids. The sex scenes were not sexual, but more for shock value. They were good scenes. I like that there were no nudity in the movie. I think that was the best decision they made, because it would have been so easy to show nudity and it would have been a lot more explicit. The movie is great and the book is great. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who has read the book.

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Phillip H.

I really enjoyed the movie. I was looking forward to it, but the first part was a little slow and boring. There are some parts that are not believable but the rest is interesting. I would not say it was perfect. I did think the ending was a little unrealistic. I also thought that the opening scene was a little boring. If you have seen the trailer you will be able to guess the ending and that is why I think it is a bit disappointing. All in all a good movie.

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Joe Chen

This movie was incredibly well done. I think this movie is better than what some people are saying it is. I would rather watch the movie than the trailer for this movie. It was really well done and it had a great message about what children should be. I was so excited to see the movie and the trailer. I was not disappointed at all. The story line was well done. I think this movie is definitely going to win over a lot of critics because the message and the acting was good. The movie was definitely a 7/10. I do think the critics overrated this movie because the movie was really well done.

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Ronald F.

It's a very pleasant film, with a lot of cute moments and lovely illustrations of emotions. And the characters are very well-drawn, so that you can feel their suffering, their sadness, and the pain of their parents. It's very well-done, and a film that I think will not disappoint anyone.

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Tiffany H.

This film was one of the most anticipated I have seen in a long time. I'm not sure why it has a 9.7 IMDb rating, but I feel that the audience wasn't ready for a 4 hour film. If you have seen The Incredibles, or any other Pixar film, you can clearly see the progress of the film and the progress of the story. I'm guessing this is due to the 2nd half of the film which is incredibly short, and a different take on the main character's life. The ending is also very different to the rest of the film, which makes it hard to see if the film is over, or if the film will be back to normal. If you want to see a different take on a Pixar film, this is a good movie to see. I don't think it is a masterpiece, but I thought it was very entertaining.

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I had the privilege to attend the world premiere of this film at the Sundance Film Festival. While I was surprised to see this movie get an award, I'm still not surprised that it was so well received. This film is about a 12 year old boy who discovers a monster. While this movie is mostly focused on the boy, the monster is the key to understanding this movie. I won't spoil it for you, but I can say that it is the most effective monster I have ever seen. The monster is not like any monster I have seen before. It is not about a reptilian monster, but instead it is an alien creature that has lived in the woods since the beginning of time. It was a very creepy and dark movie, that kept my attention for the entire length of the film. The character of the boy is very well done, he is portrayed as a kind, calm, and brave boy, and he had a lot of emotions throughout the film. The story is good, it was extremely original and interesting. There were many emotions that were involved with this movie. There was the fear, anger, and sadness, there was sadness when the monster attacks the boy, and there was anger, sadness, and frustration when the monster destroys the boy's family. The monster in the movie is not scary, it's a very calm and gentle creature. It does not show that it is a monster, but it does show that it is afraid of the boy. It is like a gentle tiger that is scared of children, and it will attack children. It is very unique, and shows the impact that a monster has on a people, and it is something that we should all be afraid of. The story is very interesting, and I highly recommend this movie.

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A great movie! It's a cute and nice film and the characters are very well developed and likable. The story is a little bit predictable but not bad. It's a good movie and I recommend it to anyone who like cute and nice films. It's a nice movie and I would definitely recommend it.

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Robert H.

I read reviews for this film before seeing it. As I watched the film I found it to be very good. I like the story of the creature but I was a bit put off by the ending. I felt that the ending was too predictable. There is no depth to the film and it lacks a lot of the emotion that made the first film so good. The film has some wonderful scenes but it is not a masterpiece. I also felt that the acting was great and it is great to see a movie like this. It is a very good movie and I recommend it.

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Billy Morgan

I'm not a big fan of the musical genre. I'm more into comedy/drama and I think that makes me kinda weird. However, I must admit that I like this film quite a bit. I have to admit that the story is a bit difficult to understand, but that doesn't make it boring. I just don't like it that much because of the ambiguity. The story is a bit complicated, but it is also quite interesting. I didn't know how this movie would end, but it did end in a good way. The main character of the film, played by Cameron Diaz, is a girl that falls in love with a man. But that's not all of the story. The story is really intriguing. It's interesting to see how the main character, played by Dakota Fanning, reacts to this man. It's also interesting to see how the main character, played by a different actress, reacts to the main character of the movie. So, the story is good and the acting is also really good. I'm not gonna tell you everything about the movie because I don't want to spoil it. I will say that the only part I didn't like was the last part of the movie. The story was good and the music was good. I recommend this movie to anyone who like the musical genre. This movie is for anyone who likes an interesting story and an interesting movie.

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Virginia Walker

i am usually a pretty big fan of the gothic horror movies and i think this movie is pretty well done. the best thing about it is the great special effects. and the acting is also very good. i really like the "happy ending" in this movie. the movie is based on the same story of the book "moody young lovers" by gary gray. and if you haven't read the book, i recommend you to watch the movie because it is much more enjoyable. but all in all, i think it's a good movie.

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John J.

I can't deny that this movie is something special. It is beautiful, the art is very subtle, the way the children react is just incredible, and it is even more so when you consider the fact that it is a children's story and the characters are so young. It is a beautiful story that should be watched by all ages, even if it is not your favorite movie. The artwork is simply stunning. It's a great job by all the artists involved, and the actors and actresses are also great. The characters are very real and the actors do a good job in bringing their characters to life. The story is different and also the pacing is great. It is not a very fast paced movie, and sometimes it feels like you are watching a documentary instead of a movie. It is not a movie that I would recommend to anyone, but it is definitely something that you should give a chance. It is worth watching.

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Mary G.

If you've ever wondered what the future will look like, you'll love this film. This film is a great one to show off to your friends, because it's a great movie, that will give you the chance to learn about the future. The only problem I had with the film was that it's hard to understand, and sometimes it's hard to understand the way it's written, but overall, it's a great movie to watch.