• Monsters: Dark Continent (2015)

Monsters: Dark Continent

Release Date: April 17th, 2015

R |1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

American soldiers in the Middle East contend with aliens and insurgents during a mission into hostile territory to extract four comrades.

Cast: Johnny Harris, Sam Keeley, Joe Dempsie, Kyle Soller, Nicholas Pinnock, Sofia Boutella, Parker Sawyers, Uriel Emil

Director: Tom Green

Genres: Science fiction , Thriller

Production Co: Vertigo

Keywords: Underdog, Soldier, Rescue, Gritty, 2010s, Survival, Escape, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Kim NewmanEmpire

    An unconventional sequel to an unconventional film, this works as a standalone picture with its own distinctive take on alien invasion but also expands what now seem like a franchise with potential to deliver more and varied snapshots of human behaviour in extreme circumstances. show more

  • 60
    Neil SmithTotal Film

    Ambitiously staged and impressively shot, Monsters: Dark Continent makes a bold stab at mounting a franchise but lacks the vision and surprise of its predecessor. show more

  • 60
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    Whatever the filmmakers' subtextual intentions may be, the film certainly gets stronger and more compelling as it goes on, thanks in part to intense emoting on the part of its cast, with Harris, Keeley and especially Soller standing out particularly. show more

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