A Monster Calls Synopsis
Conor attempts to deal with his mother’s illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that explore courage, loss, and faith.
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Movie Reviews

Good, but not what I thought it would be...

By Devineserenity
The movie was not at all what it appeared to be in the previews. It is presented as a story about a boy who needs help with standing up to his bullies. In actuality, it was a very sad story about a...

Incredible for all ages

By Kris_geeks_out
My mom go to the movies every xmas and this was the best in years. Gorgeous cinematography, excellent cast. Add that to a story any generation can relate to and it was a wonderful experience. My mom...

Best **** in theaters

By anonymous420
This movie was so great and kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. I had to take a dump halfway in but didn't want to miss a second of this movie so I just went in my popcorn bag, totally...

Unbelievably Emotional and Beautiful

By travisamo
Very very well done. A beautiful film. You will most likely cry, and there is nothing wrong with that. Love and life are intricately stitched into this meaningful movie....

Monster Call

By sweetpenny33
I took my grandchildren to see it age 11,8 . The 8yr didn't understand it at all. It was ok....

True to the book....Not a kids movie...This is a serious movie about loss..

By mmeriwether
This movie is as intense as the book and very well done. I liked the book but cried reading it....

Looks beautiful

By mistyeyes28
When I first saw the trailer , I was almost in tears. I really have hope for this movie ....


By jima12
I have to see this movie now because of the review from the guy that turned his popcorn bag into his poopcorn bag so he didn't have to leave the theater!!! Thank you RAM......

Very sad

By camdressander
I see about 35-40 movies per year and I make it a point to purposely not see movies that I perceive as "Sad" I prefer to see thrillers, comedies, and movies that don't have me leaving the theater...

A monster calls

By classicrb498
Cried at the end. Spoke a truth in an engaging way,...

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Rated PG-13 | For Thematic Content and Some Scary Images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Heartrending adaptation explores the enormity of grief.
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