PG-13 | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.
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Monarch Outpost 32 where Ghidorah is contained, functions as a reference to Outpost 31 from The Thing (1982), this is backed up by its location which is in an Antarctic/Arctic region. Additionally, its a more subtle homage to 1964, the year that Ghidorah, The Three-Headed Monster was released (as 32 is half of 64).
You're a monster.
Dr. Emma Russell: I'm sorry.
The Warner Brothers and Legendary Pictures logos and the film title are shaded a luminescent blue, the glow from Godzilla's scales.