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Monster Hunter (2020)

Monster Hunter is a 2020 monster film written, directed, and produced by Paul W. S. Anderson, based on the video game series of the same name by Capcom. The film stars Anderson’s wife Milla Jovovich in their fifth outing together as director and lead actor. The other cast members include Tony JaaTip HarrisMeagan GoodDiego BonetaJosh HelmanJin Au-Yeung, and Ron Perlman.

A film adaptation based on the series has been in conception since 2012 by director Paul W. S. Anderson. The film was formally announced by Capcom in October 2018, with production starting that month with Constantin FilmPrincipal photography on the film began on October 5, 2018, and was completed on December 19, 2018, in Cape Town, South Africa.

Monster Hunter was released to theaters during the COVID-19 pandemic, by Sony Pictures Releasing (excluding Germany and Japan), opening in China on December 4, 2020, and in the United States on December 18, 2020. The film grossed over $44 million worldwide against a production budget of $60 million and received mixed reviews, with praise for its action sequences and visual effects but criticism for its direction and editing.[5]

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