5 Monster Movies of the past decade

5 Monster Movies of the past decade

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5 Monster Movies of the past decade

8 April 2021


Not everyone enjoys all genres of movies, maybe a Chick Flick isn’t your style or a Murder Mystery not quite your cup of tea. But everyone loves a good old Monster movie – right? The build up to watching a scary monster movie is quite something else.

You know you’ve got the awesome effects, the big chase scenes, maybe you’re even going to get spooked; you’re going to want to grab the person next to you and you’re most definitely going to gasp or even scream! It’s all part of the experience, and an experience that can only be properly had at a big screen showing.

In no particular order, read more about a list of five monster movies from the past ten years that are a must watch!

Not everyone enjoys all genres of movies, maybe a Chick Flick isn’t your style or a Murder Mystery not quite your cup of tea. But everyone loves a good old Monster movie – right? The build up to watching a scary monster movie is quite something else.

You know you’ve got the awesome effects, the big chase scenes, maybe you’re even going to get spooked; you’re going to want to grab the person next to you and you’re most definitely going to gasp or even scream! It’s all part of the experience, and an experience that can only be properly had at a big screen showing.

In no particular order, below is a list of five monster movies from the past ten years that are a must watch!

Cabin in the Woods (18) – Released 2012

Five friends go on a short weekend break to a remote cabin in the woods. It’s all fun and games, until they notice a door that leads to an ominous cellar... As you would expect, it leads the group to a whole host of sinister relics. Good thing they can just go back upstairs and leave it all alone? Nope! When one of the friends reads from an old book, they awaken a group of killer monsters! Can they make it through the night, to the safety of morning?

With plenty of irreverent humour and jump scares galore, Cabin in the Woods has a fair few plot twists will leave you surprised, shocked and delighted. No spoilers!

Pacific Rim (12A) – Released 2013

Giant monsters? Check! Giant robots? Check! Idris Elba? CHECK!

Guillermo del Toro’s sci-fi brainchild starts with a war that has been raging between destructive sea monsters called Kaiju, and humans that live along the coastlines for years! A special weapon devised by humans, gigantic robots called Jaegers have been built. They have the strength to take on the Kaiju, but can only be controlled by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. Do you mean giant robot soulmates? Yes! We mean giant robot soulmates.

But are they enough? As the humans are on the verge of defeat two unlikely heroes step up to operate a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as the last hope against the dreaded Kaiju.

IT (15) – Released 2017

Stephen King’s famous horror novel is brought to life in this contemporary and spine-chilling retelling. Set in the summer of 1989, a small American town called Derry is whipped up into a frenzy hysteria and panic as local kids are disappearing, one after another. The kids are being “taken” by a shape shifting monster that disguises itself as a (scary looking) clown. That’s right. The original scary clown.

A group of young misfits band together at a place called “The Barrens” – having all encountered the clown, and survived horrifying and strange experiences, they are determined to defeat It once and for all. This film is not for the faint hearted but it’s a monster classic not to be missed!

Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) – Released 2017

If you like your monster movies BIG and BOLD then you’ll love Kong: Skull Island. An intrepid group of explorers arrive on the mysterious Skull Island to uncover its mysteries. But lurking in the dark is the legendary giant ape, King Kong himself. Now they’ve ventured into his mighty domain, it’s all they can do to fight off the menacing monsters on the island and escape this primal Eden.

Godzilla(12A) – Released 2014

See below for the latest Godzilla Movie being screened at our outdoor drive in movie venue.

When US Navy officer, Ford, heads back to Japan to join estranged father Joe, they hope to finally uncover the truth behind the tragic nuclear accident that took Ford’s beloved mother many years ago.

They don’t expect to witness the reawakening of a hidden ancient monster, which sparks a chain reaction across the globe, leaving destruction in its wake. The only hope for the mankind is the legendary Godzilla. If only the humans could understand the destructive ally they have. As monster faces off against monster, who will humanity help? This is the first epic instalment of the Monsterverse and boy does it deliver!

The best news is that the latest instalment of the Monsterverse, Godzilla vs Kong is coming to The Drive In, playing from Mon 12 April.

Godzilla Vs Kong (12A) Showing Now

Now showing is the latest chapter of the Godzilla franchise – without giving away too much, in this film two of the greatest icons in motion picture history go against one another - the fearsome Godzilla and the mighty Kong - with humanity caught in the middle. Two kings. One crown. Who bows to who?

The Drive In will be the ONLY cinema in London playing this brand new release – so if you’re craving to watch a monster movie don’t miss Godzilla vs Kong!

Bored at home, hopefully not too sacred!? Come and join us at our drive through cinema London. Book your tickets today for Godzilla Vs Kong and watch a monster movie on the big screen! Tickets start from £21.99 per car.

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