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Monster Island (2019)

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Monster Island
Monster Island poster
Alternate titles
Flagicon Japan.png Lord of Monsters (DVD 2019)
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Directed by Mark Atkins
Producer(s) David Michael Latt, Paul Bales,
David Rimawi (executive)
Written by Mark Atkins
Music by Chris Ridenhour, Eliza Swenson, Christopher Cano
Distributor The Asylum
Rating TV-14
Running time 89 minutes
The heavyweight championship has begun!
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— Tagline

The [lord] of the Earth will be decided. (地球の[支配者 (《ロード》)]が、決まる。)
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— Japanese tagline

Monster Island is an American giant monster film produced by The Asylum. A mockbuster of Godzilla: King of the Monsters, it premiered on American television on June 1, 2019, with DVD and VOD releases following on June 13.[1]

Description

As the world tries to stop a giant kaiju bent on destruction, more and more monsters appear — each one more terrible than the last — leaving mankind defenseless until our heroes reach out to a specialist versed in monster lore.[2]

Staff

Main article: Monster Island (film)/Credits.

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Mark Atkins
  • Written by   Mark Atkins
  • Produced by   David Michael Latt, Paul Bales
  • Executive producing by   David Rimawi
  • Music by   Chris Ridenhour, Eliza Swenson, Christopher Cano
  • Cinematography by   Mark Atkins
  • Edited by   Marq Morrison, Erica Steele, Mark Atkins
  • Production design by   Ray Wahl
  • Assistant directing by   Laszlo Bene, Giedre Apanaviciute
  • Visual effects supervisor   Glenn Campble

Cast

Main article: Monster Island (film)/Credits#End Credits.

Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Eric Roberts   as   General Horne
  • Toshi Toda   as   Lieutenant Maxwell
  • Adrian Bouchet   as   Billy Ford
  • Natalie Robbie   as   Sarah Murray
  • Donna Cormack-Thomson   as   Cherise Ramon
  • Chris Fisher   as   Riley James
  • Jonathan Pienaar   as   Captain Mato
  • Margot Wood   as   Rena Hangaroa
  • Andrew Dennison   as   Submarine Captain
  • Meghan Oberholzer   as   Susan Meyerholder, news anchor
  • Ryan Kruger   as   Navigator Thompson
  • Lindsay Sullivan   as   Captain Hansen
  • Craig Young   as   Helicopter pilot / Jason Underwood
  • Dewet Du Toit   as   Jorg Koing
  • Robert Scott Field   as   JSDF on ham radio (voice)

Appearances

Monsters

  • Tengu[3][4]
    • The Children of Tengu
  • The Living Mountain

Weapons, vehicles, races, and organizations

  • Deep Digger
  • Explorer

Production

Monster Island was filmed in South Africa, New Zealand, and Los Angeles.[2]

Gallery

Main article: Monster Island (film)/Gallery.

Alternate titles

  • Lord of Monsters (ロード・オブ・モンスターズ; Japan)
  • Monster Mash

Videos

Monster Island trailer
Japanese Monster Island DVD trailer

Trivia

  • This is the second made-for-TV film titled Monster Island. The first, made by MTV in 2004, was a comedy which served as a backdoor pilot for an ultimately unproduced series.[5]
  • The silver monster and green insectoid-reptile on the Monster Island poster do not appear in the film itself.
  • The monster Tengu was designed by artist Matt Frank.

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References

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SKuLL cRaWLer

9 days ago
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B. R. U. H
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Jacob Burt

5 months ago
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Putting my two cents in, I do like the designs for the kaiju as well as the effort that went into the concepts for both of them. However I do feel that more thought could have been put into the names, even if they just went to Seventh Sanctum or Fantasy Name Generators.

One major criticism I have is that like most of the Asylum movies I’ve seen is that the timeline is too condensed: Sinister Squad seemed to take place over two days; day one, they gather the fairytale villains, day two, shit hits the fan and the bad guy attacks. In Transmorphers the robot war ends less than twenty four hours after the main character is recruited. In this movie; Tengu is awoken in the morning and is killed in the same afternoon.

Another criticism I have is that there isn’t really any emotion; after the Children of Tengu hatch one of the major characters is killed off so quickly that the only real acknowledgement of his death is one of the other characters screaming his name afterwards.

Two more thing: one you would think with a title like “Monster Island” the plot would focus more on an island full of monsters rather that an island that’s called Monster Island. Two the Living Mountain’s sobriquet “the Kaiju Killer” is awesome.
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Triceradon the 8th

8 months ago
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how come asylum methuselah and biolantte do not appear?
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Behemoth1999

14 months ago
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As someone who views Asylum films as guilty pleasures, i'm honestly glad there making mockbuster monster flicks instead of ripping off Pixar. Also, we need some articles for the other three Mega Shark films.
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Behemoth1999

14 months ago
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Working on them now. By the way,sometime back in 2015 Asylum said they were gonna make a Mega Shark versus Moby Dick movie,yet nothing came out of it. Would this go in the scrapped film section?
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Astounding Beyond Belief

14 months ago
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I don't believe the Asylum itself ever confirmed that title; it was just on IMDb and Wikipedia. Entirely possible someone made it up.
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Triceradon the 8th

15 months ago
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as for the two kaiju that we only see on the poster im gonna call them venusbio and smahserk
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Triceradon the 8th

15 months ago
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just want to imform you that tengu is that giant octopus thing and that one eyed thing is clamclops my name for it creative i know
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Godzillakid

15 months ago
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Asylum, stop
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MINEZILLA

15 months ago
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They ruined transformers and Iron man. Now Godzilla is next.
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

15 months ago
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They ruined Pacific Rim too...
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Triceradon the 8th

16 months ago
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they did the mash they did the kaiju mash the kaiju mash
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ItsDestoroyah

17 months ago
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Everyone: Oh noooooo....

Me: Yes.
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ShodaiMeesmothLarva

18 months ago
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At least Asylum films has better CGI than Yonggary 2001...
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Astounding Beyond Belief

15 months ago
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This one might not...
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