‘Monsters’ Poster Unleashed

Gareth Edwards’ buzzworthy film opens nationwide on October 29.

Magnet Releasing has unveiled a brand new theatrical poster for the highly-anticipated indie film Monsters, which will be released in theaters on October 29. Click on the new poster image below to access our poster gallery for this new film, directed by Gareth Edwards, and you can read the full synopsis below.

Monsters Poster #3

The breakout hit of this years SXSW, Gareth Edwards' groundbreaking new film is as much a poignant contemporary romance as it is an epic science fiction adventure. Shot with just a five person crew and a cast of two, Gareth Edwards' team traveled through Guatemala, Belize and Mexico, finding and utilizing their locations and supporting actors as they went. The result is a film as cutting edge as it is classically composed, as emotionally satisfying as it is visually stunning, and the bold announcement of a major new talent.

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and grow. In an effort to stem the destruction that resulted, half of Mexico was quarantined as an INFECTED ZONE. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain the massive creatures... Our story begins when a jaded US journalist (Scoot McNairy) begrudgingly agrees to find his bosses daughter, a shaken American tourist (Whitney Able) and escort her through the infected zone to the safety of the US border.

Monsters was released October 29th, 2010 and stars Whitney Able, Scoot McNairy. The film is directed by Gareth Edwards.

Sources: Magnet Releasing

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Comments (29)

  1. MrP

    Funny how everybody says D9 and not MIB first even though its actually been done to death many many times before.

    4 years agoby @mrpFlag

  2. ChuChi

    copy cap!!! from D9 and cloverfield not original... i wouldn't see this

    5 years agoby @josedrosaFlag

  3. ZanyZap

    Yes, comparisons to Cloverfield and District 9 will be made, but certain similarities, cliches, and themes run through numerous films of the same genre. Check out the Horror Film Formula for a prime example. Same premise, different levels of gore, partying, hot blondes, and stereotypes.

    As for the poster: It's intriguing and raises anticipation.

    5 years agoby @zanyzapFlag

  4. Phillip Wilcox

    This is something I would see :)

    5 years agoby @phillip-wilcoxFlag

  5. Messenger

    And plus, something is always going to remind you of something.

    5 years agoby @messengerFlag

  6. Messenger

    As C.S. Lewis said, "Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it."

    Great quote but as time passes it becomes less and less true. Things now adays are original because someone finds a new way to tell an old story.

    5 years agoby @messengerFlag

  7. WiseGuy

    Niceeeeeee. This sounds pretty awesome.

    5 years agoby @zgcorleone072Flag

  8. Xybernetic

    well it looks like theyre trying to bring back the alien movie genre with skyline,Battle:los angeles and now this

    5 years agoby @xyberneticFlag

  9. moviegeek

    This looks like a Sci-Fi channel original movie.

    5 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  10. Dan

    "What I 'look' for"...

    5 years agoby @dan1Flag

  11. Dan

    What I like for is how 'well' they tell the story, and if it adds it's own unique twists to classic plots. If it accomplishes that, I can safely say it was good, even if it's been done before to a lesser degree.

    5 years agoby @dan1Flag

  12. the Narrator

    @Jimthar, this does have similarities with D9, and several other recent films for that matter, but whats wrong with a movie inspired by another movie? Just because they are similar doesn't make a movie unoriginal. Not saying that this film will be original or anything, just saying we can never call anything unoriginal due to a few plot similarities. If that were the case, then a lot of superhero movies are unoriginal. As movie fans you should understand by now that any partially original film we get, we should count as a blessing, as they are getting rarer by the day.

    As C.S. Lewis said, "Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it."

    5 years agoby @narratorFlag

  13. Cyn

    Fire in the Sky still gets me when it's on tv...

    5 years agoby @cyn-de-harvenFlag

  14. JasonKat

    I think "fire in the sky" is like the best UFO movie ever made. but others will think im old fashion and give district 9 the win, or transformers, lolz some might even say "independence day" was good. you cant really compare a big monster movie like "cloverfield" or gonzilla cause those ar'nt aliens "signs" was creepy but the story was just flat. so hopfully "monsters" will be a good UFO movie.

    5 years agoby @jasonkatFlag

  15. Cyn

    Everything's a rip off or copy or..."reimagining" eh hm..or something else. And I'll go see it.

    5 years agoby @cyn-de-harvenFlag

  16. Messenger

    Everyone's favorite movie is a rip off or derived from another movie. It's a cold, hard truth.

    5 years agoby @messengerFlag

  17. Jimthar

    is it me, or does this sound a lot like DISTRICT 9?? distant location.....small cast....alien 'quarantine zone'.....military control.....lone hero......etc.
    sorry but it just sounds like a D9 ripoff to me.

    5 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  18. Somecallmemitch

    looks very similar tp cloverfield. but looks awesome.

    5 years agoby @somecallmemitchFlag

  19. Messenger

    You know what producers and companies do every Monday? They look and see what was the #1 movie was that weekend and they ask themselves what they can do to make a movie that is like the current money maker. In a year or two you'll see flicks like Inception and Avatar.

    5 years agoby @messengerFlag

  20. Rob Torossian

    yeaa this has District 9 similarities all over it

    5 years agoby @rob-torossianFlag

  21. Diaigma

    Good poster. Nice tag line. Don't know about the title, but the premise intrigues me.

    5 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  22. ed_wood

    Very nice poster, looking forward to seeing this finally.

    5 years agoby @ed-woodFlag


    real interested in this. kinda reminds me, poster that is, of a cross between d9 and crazies.

    5 years agoby @iamfratsonFlag

  24. CelluloidDreams

    Ok Poster ..... nothig to jump up and down and shout about!!! never heard of this film till now!!

    5 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  25. Erick10

    one of the best posters i've seen IN A LONG LONG TIME....cant wait for this DRAMA FILM...yea you heard its DRAMA...the monsters dont even appear for more than 20 minutes in the entire film and IM FINE WITH THAT...

    5 years agoby @erick10Flag

  26. DoubleR0522


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  27. Emmytt


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  28. T.Clark

    Sweet poster, btw

    5 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

  29. T.Clark

    While the trailer in no way reminded me of District 9, that tagline at the top of the poster certainly does. However, I think the story will differentiate this from the likes of D9 and Cloverfield, movies that it could be compared to.

    5 years agoby @insertusernamehereFlag

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