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On a remote mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

Director:

Alejandro Landes

Writers:

Alejandro Landes (screenplay), Alexis Dos Santos (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sofia Buenaventura Sofia Buenaventura ... Rambo
Julián Giraldo Julián Giraldo ... Lobo
Karen Quintero Karen Quintero ... Leidi
Laura Castrillón Laura Castrillón ... Sueca
Deiby Rueda Deiby Rueda ... Pitufo
Paul Cubides Paul Cubides ... Perro
Sneider Castro Sneider Castro ... Bum Bum
Moises Arias ... Patagrande (as Moisés Arias)
Julianne Nicholson ... Doctora
Wilson Salazar Wilson Salazar ... Mensajero
Jorge Román Jorge Román ... Buscador de Oro
Valeria Diana Solomonoff Valeria Diana Solomonoff ... Periodista (as Valeria Solomonoff)
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Storyline

Teenage commandos perform military training exercises by day and indulge in youthful hedonism by night, an unconventional family bound together under a shadowy force know only as The Organization. After an ambush drives the squadron into the jungle, both the mission and the intricate bonds between the group begin to disintegrate.

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Survival is a cruel game


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language, some sexual content and drug use. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Aside from Moises Arias and Julianne Nicholson, all of the main actors had never acted in film before. See more »

Goofs

In the making of the bed for Wolf and Lady, the troop of Monos used machetes and axes; but the wood they created is clearly made of sawed logs. See more »

Crazy Credits

One of the opening credits reads "a la tierra de Laura" which means "Dedicated to the land of Laura" See more »

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References Beau travail (1999) See more »

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The horror
28 August 2019 | by johandysoloSee all my reviews

Beautiful landscape. Strange storyline. Great soundtrack. Not everyone's cup of tea.

Bizarre story about a jungle commando in South America. Most of the actors are kids. Many resemblances with Apocalypse now.


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Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

15 August 2019 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

Monos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$49,843, 15 September 2019

Gross USA:

$406,473

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,929,915
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color | Black and White (Military night visor sequences)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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