Colossal is a 2016 science fiction black comedy film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo. The film stars Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Austin Stowell, and Tim Blake Nelson, telling a story about Gloria, an unemployed young writer played by Hathaway, who is unwittingly causing a giant monster to wreak havoc halfway across the world. The film’s world premiere was at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. It was released on April 7, 2017, by Neon. Filmed in six weeks on a budget of $15 million in Vancouver, the film received mostly positive reviews.