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Director(s)Ishiro Honda
Producer(s)Tomoyuki Tanaka
Top GenresHorror, Science Fiction, Thriller/Suspense
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Godzilla (1954) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Ishiro Honda and produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka.

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Son of Godzilla (1967)

By Beatrice on Sep 3, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Son of Godzilla (Kaijuto no kessen:Gojiro no musuko) Directed by Jun Fukuda Written by Shinichi Sekizawa and Kaue Shinba 1967/Japan Tojo Company First viewing/Criterion Channe This was perfectly entertaining fluff for a day mostly spent packing. Japanese scientists seem to be attracted to isolate... Read full article


GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jun 4, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The real reason I went to see GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS is that the film features classic Toho kaiju such as King Ghidorah, Rodan, and Mothra. All three monsters are expertly realized here--but the rest of the movie isn't. GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS is a follow-up to the 2014 GODZILLA and ... Read full article


Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)

By Beatrice on May 28, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (Gojira, Ebira, Mosura: Nankai daiketto) Directed by Jun Fukuda Written by Shinichi Sekizawa 1966/Japan Toho Studios First viewing/Netflix rental Nita: Huh? What can they do with that? Yoshimura: Atom bombs are made with it. Nita: Huh? I’m getting out of here! Th... Read full article


Sum Up | Godzilla, Part One: Showa

By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 4, 2018 From The Stop Button

Since 1954, Japan?s Toho Company Limited has made over thirty Godzilla films. There are three distinct eras of Toho Godzilla movies?the Showa, the Hensei, and the Millennium. Most of the films, at least during Showa era, got dubbed theatrical releases in the United States. If they didn?t get theatri... Read full article


Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)

By Beatrice on Feb 18, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Mothra vs. Godzilla (Mosura tai Gojira) Directed by Ishiro Honda Written by Shin’ichi Sekizawa 1964/Japan Toho Company First viewing/FilmStruck Mayor: Ah! Oh! Godzilla! Super-hero monster Mothra flies to the rescue in another in Toho’s Godzilla series. A huge egg washes up on a shor... Read full article


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Kyohei Yamane-hakase: I can't believe that Godzilla was the only surviving member of its species... But if we continue conducting nuclear tests... it's possible that another Godzilla might appear somewhere in the world again.


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Facts about

During filming in September of 1954, rain contaminated by a Soviet nuclear test began falling in northern Japan, contaminating vegetables and well water. This may have inspired the scene where Professor Tanabe (Fuyuki Murakami) warned the Oto Island villagers not to drink water from the well.
It was not uncommon for a cup of Haruo Nakajima's sweat to be drained from the Gojira suit.
One of the potential names for Godzilla was Anguirus. The name was discarded but used in the second Godzilla film, Godzilla Raids Again as the name of the monster that Godzilla fights.
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