• Monsters and Men (2018)

Monsters and Men

Release Date: September 28th, 2018

DVD Release Date: January 8th, 2019

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Tensions rise when a young man records a police officer shooting a black motorist in a Brooklyn, N.Y., neighborhood.

Cast: John David Washington, Anthony Ramos, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chanté Adams, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nicole Beharie

Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Department of Motion Pictures, Sight Unseen Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Screen International

    With strong performances, smart directorial choices and an unexpected story structure, Monsters and Men transcends its run-of-the-mill Law & Order-like premise. show more

  • 60
    Robert AbeleTheWrap

    Though Monsters and Men isn’t the most fully realized work, its innate intelligence and matter-of-fact sensitivity are the kinds of storytelling assets we need more of, especially when the fabric of life for many continues to fray and tear in ways that demand a larger societal reassessing. show more

  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Monsters and Men is a robust ensemble piece in which every performer finds subtle shadings in characters fully embedded in a realistic milieu. It's a smart, urgently relevant movie that marks an impressive upgrade from his acclaimed short films for writer-director Green. show more

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