Stream It or Skip It: ‘Love and Monsters’ On VOD, an Apocalyptic Adventure With a Big Heart

Stream It or Skip It: ‘Love and Monsters’ On VOD, an Apocalyptic Adventure With a Big Heart

Description –

Love and Monsters is an apocalyptic adventure by Dylan O’Brien, with a wonderful love story. It shows his journey through the monstrous wilds to reunite with his love. The movie is on VOD to watch.

Director: Michael Matthews

Main Cast: Dylan O’Brien, Jessica Henwick, Michael Rooker

IMDb Rating: 7.1

RT Score: 92%

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, and Fantasy

Where to Watch: Rent on – Fandom Now, Vudu, Amazon Prime Videos, and Apple TV

Buy on – Amazon Prime Videos, and Apple TV

This article on the “Paramount Pictures” movie, love and monsters review will give you all you need to know before watching the movie.

Love and Monsters Review: What is it About?

The movie starring Dylan O’Brien and Jessica Henwick, “Love and Monsters” is an adventure packed film with monsters and a beautiful love story. The story is set up seven years after a monster apocalypse.

On account of the fallout of a giant asteroid and unusually, super-sized creatures rising afterward, most of the population of the Earth has been wiped out of existence. A few who managed to escape and take cover underground survived and live deep inside the shelter of Earth to save themselves from the monsters.

Joel Dawson has lost everyone dear to him and has no means of contact with his lost girlfriend, Aimee. He has been trying to reconnect with her via a radio in hopes of finding her alive one day. All his hopes are turned into reality one fine day. He realizes his girlfriend had taken shelter in a colony. The colony was near a beach that was 85 miles away from the one he was residing in himself.

Joel lets go of all the logic and despite objections from his colony members, he ventures out in the monstrous wilds to get to the love of his life. In his journey, Joel encounters the dangerous man-eating monsters. He makes friends with a dog named Boy who accompanies him till the end.

While on the go he meets Clyde and Minnow who becomes his friends and gives him a guide on how to survive in the wild between all the monsters.

This life alerting fantasy adventure of Joel along with the friends he made on the path is sure to make a place in your hearts.
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Paramount Pictures announced the making of a film named “Monster Problems”. It was described as a post-apocalyptic movie along with a love story.

In 2018, it was made clear that the movie would be made with the Maze Runner actor Dylan O’Brien and by 2019 the full cast was set to step foot into the production of the movie.

The Release

Love and Monsters is a new movie. It was released in mid of October of 2020 and has already gained a 92% RT Score with the viewer loving the movie. With the release, the movie was shown in around 380 theatres and had a VOD release.

It had a grossing $ 2, 55, 000 in the opening week itself.

Love and Monsters is to be released in India on the 12th of February, 2021. You can rent the movie to see the adventure of Joel Dawson on Apple TV, Amazon Prime, or Vudu.

Meanwhile, here is a love and monsters review.

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The newly released movie is worth the watch. Dylan O’Brien’s portrayal of Joel Dawson is significantly appreciable. The movie has successfully his charms on screen. His fun way of playing a character is prominent in the film.

It is said that the dog which Joel carries around was only allowed to be with Dylan O’Brien. Owing to this, the connection onscreen of Joel with the dog is one of the best parts of the movie. There is no point to say that the connection they show is not true in any way.

Ariana Greenblatt’s portrayal of the little Minnow is exceptional. Her acting as the character has brought Minnow to life throughout the movie. The emotions she portrayed looks nowhere close to acting. It feels real with the way she has marked her steps.


The movie Love and Monsters is fun to watch. Michael Matthews has done an amazing job in the direction of the film. This kind of movie is rare these days and has brought to life all the emotions that the actors have tried to show in it. The storyline is sweet with a cartload full of adventure.

This family movie is inspiring, romantic, emotional, action packed, and at times funny. Overall, Love and Monsters is a great movie. The film is definitely one that you should grab a bucket of popcorn for.

Why should you watch it?

The 2020 movie, is a great one. It is fun to watch and reveals a lot of emotions in itself. The actors have done a great job and Dylan O’Brien’s charisma and charms are evident in every scene of the movie.

According to the love and monsters review, the movie might have a familiar concept but the story line and how it goes about is one of its kind.

With a sweet adventure, the romantic movie is sure to find a way to your heart.

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Critic Consensus

There are quite a few critic reviews available on the movie already.

David Ehrlich, a top critic of Rotten Tomato and of the publication indieWire has reviewed the movie saying, “Michael Matthews’ “Love and Monsters” is the rarest kind of movie these days: A fun, imaginative, genre-mashing adventure that was made with a modest amount of big studio money.”

Johnny Gayzmonic, a critic at the publication “Fanboys of the Universe” has given a critical love and monsters review saying, “There’s a warm, odd kind of comfort here…It’s not 100% natural, but it’s close enough to pass for it when it hits the brain like a pleasant memory.”

Overall, the critic comments are also in positive favor of the movie.

Viewer Reviews

The viewers have received the movie very well. Google shows 4.8 stars out of 5 for the love and monsters review. The story is fresh and fun to watch. The concept sure is familiar but the movie is nothing like the post-apocalyptic stories that are generally shown in the movies.

Love and Monsters is an amazing movie to watch with your family. There have even been comments by the viewers to make a sequel to it.  The movie might also remind you of Zombieland and Hunt for the Wilderpeople, in a way that you fall in love with Love and Monsters.

Parent’s Guide

The movie “Love and Monsters” is rated PG-13 for action, language, and violence. There are mild intimacy and negative nudity. The violence is also moderate. With mild drug usage and frightful scenes, the movie is good to go to watch with your family and children.

Our Call

You should definitely stream the movie. It is a load of fun, a pack of excitement, and full of emotions, while also carrying humor and heat, all in the perfect balance. Put it on your Watch List and mark the date of 12th February, 2021!

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