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Monsters and Men (2018)

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The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer and a high-school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John David Washington ... Dennis
Anthony Ramos ... Manny
Kelvin Harrison Jr. ... Zyrick
Chanté Adams ... Zoe
Jasmine Cephas Jones ... Marisol
Nicole Beharie ... Michelle
Rob Morgan ... Will
Cara Buono ... Stacey
Grant Jaeger Grant Jaeger ... Remi
Josiah Gabriel ... Victor
Emilia Allen Emilia Allen ... Emmy (as Emilie Allen)
Brian Pollock ... Officer Broncato
Joe Tippett ... Officer Montori
J.W. Cortes ... Officer Suarez
Giuseppe Ardizzone ... Officer Gambini
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The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer and a high-school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand.

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One moment can change everything

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Монстры и люди See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$118,697, 30 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$500,101, 28 October 2018
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Besides Hamilton, this is the first movie that Anthony Ramos and Jasmine Cephas-Jones have worked on together. See more »

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Written and Performed by Damiyr Shuford (as Damiyr)
Courtesy of Adul Muhammad
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Realistic
8 March 2019 | by jrwygantSee all my reviews

There are no stereotyped villains or good guys in this film, only different people reacting in different ways to the same event, which we never actually see. In that it resembles what we usually learn from what we regard as "news." This film is seriously under-rated and is one of the most realistic cop films I've ever seen.


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