When Lt. Artemis and her loyal soldiers are transported to a new world, they engage in a desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with incredible powers. Feature film based on the video game by Capcom.
Monster Hunter is a 2020 science fantasy action film produced, written and directed 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 time working together as director and lead actor. The other cast members include Tony Jaa, Tip "T. I." Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta, Josh Helman, Jin 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 Film. Principal 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 in China on December 4, 2020, and in the United States on December 18, 2020, by Screen Gems (excluding Germany and Japan).
The film grossed $30.9 million worldwide, and received mixed reviews, with praise for its action sequences and visual effects, but was criticized for its screenplay, direction, and editing.
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