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Godzilla 1954-1975

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Godzilla
Godzilla Raids Again
King Kong Vs. Godzilla
Godzilla Vs. Mothra
Ghidorah, The Three Headed Monster
Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero
Godzilla Vs. The Sea Monster
Son Of Godzilla
Destroy All Monsters
Godzilla's Revenge
Godzilla Vs. The Smog Monster
Godzilla Vs. Gigan
Godzilla Vs. Megalon
Godzilla Vs. MechaGodzilla
Terror Of MechaGodzilla





Godzilla: King of the Monsters (1954)
Japanese Name: Gojira
U.S. Release: 1956
Director: Ishiro Honda
Running Time: 98 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla

After the disappearance of several boats and the mysterious spread of radiation poisoning among local fishermen, a prehistoric monster mutated by nuclear tests, arises from the sea to wreak havoc on Japan.

Cast
Dr. Yamane......................Takashi Shimura
Hideo Ogata......................Akira Takarada
Daisuke Serizawa................Akihiko Hirata
Emiko Yamane.......................Momoko Kochi




Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
Japanese Name: Gojira no Gyakushu
U.S. Release: 1959
Director: Motoyoshi Oda
Running Time: 82 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla (Gigantis), Anguirus

Japanese pilots discover a new Godzilla, which now engages in pitched battle with another giant monster, a prehistoric porcupine-like creature called Anguirus. After besting Anguirus, Godzilla turns his attention once again to his old enemy, mankind.

Cast
Shoichi Tsukioka...................Hiroshi Koizumi
Koji Kobayashi.......................Minoru Chiaki
Hidemi Yamaji.....................Setsuko Wakayama
Kohei Yamaji..........................Yukio Kasama




King Kong Vs. Godzilla (1962)
Japanese Name: Kingu Kongu tai Gojira
U.S. Release: 1963
Director: Ishiro Honda
Running Time: 98 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, King Kong, Oodaka

King Kong is found on the tiny Polynesian Faro Island and imported to Japan to fight Godzilla. Strengthened by electricity, he is able to withstand the giant reptile's radioactive breath long enough to wrestle him into the sea to seemingly destroy him.

Cast
Osamu Sakurai...........Tadao Takashima
Kinzaburo Furue...............Yu Fujiki
Kazuo Fujita...............Kenji Sahara
Fumiko Sakurai.................Mie Hama
Tamiye................Akiko Wakabayashi
Mr. Tako................Ichiro Arishima




Godzilla Vs. Mothra (1964)
Japanese Name: Mosura tai Gojira
U.S. Release: 1964
Director: Ishiro Honda
Running Time: 94 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Mothra

A giant egg washes ashore, followed by the resurrected Godzilla, who once again wreaks havoc on Japan. The Ailenas agree to send Mothra to fight Godzilla while the egg's larvae hatch in time to join in.

Cast
Shiro Sakai.............Akira Takarada
Jiro Nakamura................Yu Fujiki
Professor Miura........Hiroshi Koizumi
Junko Nakanishi...........Yuriko Hoshi
Kumayama..............Yoshibumi Tajima
Manzo Torahata............Kenji Sahara
Editor......................Jun Tazaki




Ghidorah, The Three Headed Monster (1964)
Japanese Name: San Daikaiju-Chikyu Saidai no Kessen
U.S. Release: 1965
Director: Ishiro Honda
Running Time: 92 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Rodan, Ghidorah, Mothra

A meteor crashes to Earth and yields the three-headed dragon known as Ghidorah, a monster so powerful that only the combined forces of Godzilla, Mothra, and Rodan can stop it.

Cast
Detective Shindo............Yosuke Natsuki
Professor Murai............Hiroshi Koizumi
Professor Tsukamoto........Takashi Shimura
Malness.........................Hisaya Ito
Naoko.........................Yuriko Hoshi
Princess Sarno..........Akiko Wakabayashi




Godzilla Vs. Monster Zero (1965)
Japanese Name: Kaiju Daisenso
U.S. Release: 1970
Director: Ishiro Honda
Running Time: 96 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Rodan, Ghidorah

A new planet mysteriously enters our solar system and its inhabitants take control of Earth's giant monsters, using them as the vanguard of an invasion force.

Cast
Astronaut Glenn......................Nick Adams
Astronaut Fuji...................Akira Takarada
Miss Namikawa.......................Kumi Mizuno
Controller of Planet X..........Yoshio Tsuchiya
Tatsuo Torii.........................Akira Kubo
Dr. Sakurai..........................Jun Tazaki




Godzilla Vs. The Sea Monster (1966)
Japanese Name: Nankai No Daiketto
U.S. Release: 1968
Director: Jun Fukuda
Running Time: 87 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Giant Condor, Ebirah

Cast
Yoshimura (Bankrobber)..........Akira Takarada
Ryota...........................Tohru Watanabe
Ichino...........................Chotaro Togin
Daiyo..............................Kumi Mizuno
Dragon Squadron Leader..........Akihiko Hirata
Base Commander......................Jun Tazaki




Son Of Godzilla (1967
Japanese Name: Kaiju to no Kessen-Gojira no Musuko
U.S. Release: 1969
Director: Jun Fukuda
Running Time: 86 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Minya, Gimantis, Spiega

Scientists intent on controlling the world's weather patterns inadvertently create a giant spider and hatch a large reptile egg bearing what appears to be an offspring of Godzilla.

Cast
Goro Shinjo (reporter)...................Akira Kubo
Dr. Kusumi..........................Tadao Takashima
Saeko..................................Bibari Maeda
Fujisaki.............................Akihiko Hirata
Furukawa............................Yoshio Tsuchiya
Morio..................................Kenji Sahara




Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Japanese Name: Kaiju Soshingeki
U.S. Release: 1969
Director: Ishiro Honda
Running Time: 89 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Ghidorah, Gorosaurus, Rodan,
Mothra, Spiega, Baragon, Varan, Anguirus, Minya, Manda

At the end of the century, all monsters are confined to a special island for scientific observation. An alien race known as the Kilaaks eventually take control of the monsters and send them off to destroy every major Earth city.

Cast
Katsuo Yamabe.............................Akira Kubo
Dr. Yoshida...............................Jun Tazaki
Commander Sugiyama..................Yoshibumi Tajima
Kyoko Manabe........................Yukiko Kobayashi
Leader of the Kilaaks.......................Kyoko Ai
Dr. Otani............................Yoshio Tsuchiya
Nishikawa...............................Kenji Sahara




Godzilla's Revenge (1969)
Japanese Name: Oru Kaiju Daishingeki
U.S. Release: 1972
Director: Ishiro Honda
Running Time: 70 Minutes

A young boy is intimidated by a bully and fantasizes that Godzilla's son Minya coaches him on self defense.

Cast
Ichiro Miki..................Tomonori Yazaki
Kenkichi Miki...................Kenji Sahara
Shinpei Minami.................Eisei Amamoto
Bank Robber Senbayashi..........Sachio Sakai
Bank RObber Okuda...............Kazuo Suzuki




Godzilla Vs. The Smog Monster (1971)
Japanese Name: Gojira tai Hedora
U.S. Release: 1972
Director: Yoshimitsu Banno
Running Time: 85 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Hedorah

Pollution takes its toll in the form of Hedorah, a giant pile of sludge which only Godzilla can defeat.

Cast
Ken Yano............................Hiroyuki Kawase
Toru Yano...........................Akira Yamauchi
Toshie Yano...........................Toshie Kimura
Yukio Keuchi.......................Toshio Shibamoto
Miki Fujimiya.............................Keiko Mari




Godzilla Vs. Gigan (1972)
Japanese Name: Chikyu Kogeki Meirei-Gojira tai Gaigan
U.S. Release: 1978
Director: Jun Fukuda
Running Time: 89 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Anguirus, Gigan, Ghidorah

More aliens decide to conquer Earth with the help of giant monsters, enlisting veteran Ghidorah and newcomer Gigan to fight Godzilla and Anguirus.

Cast
Gengo Kodaka..............Hiroshi Ishikawa
Seisaku Takasugi..........Minoru Takashima
Machiko SHima.................Tomoko Umeda
Takeshi Shima..................Kunio Murai
Tomoko Tomoe................Yuriko Hishimi




Godzilla Vs. Megalon (1973)
Japanese Name: Gojira tai Megaro
U.S. Release: 1976
Director: Jun Fukuda
Running Time: 82 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Jet Jaguar, Megalon, Gigan

The ancient underwater kingdom of Seatopia decides to conquer the surface world with the help of giant beatle creature Megalon, which takes on Godzilla and newcomer giant robot Jet Jaguar.

Cast
Goro Ibuki...............Katsuhiko Sasaki
Rokuro Ibuki..............Hiroyuki Kawase
Hiroshi Jinkawa............Yutaka Hayashi
Antonio.....................Robert Denham




Godzilla Vs MechaGodzilla (1974)
Japanese Name: Gojira tai Mekagojira
U.S. Release: 1978
Director: Jun Fukuda
Running Time: 84 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, MechaGodzilla, King Seesar, Anguirus

Ancient god King Seesar is revived to help Godzilla fight what is his apparent double, until the skin is burnt from its metal shell to reveal the giant alien robot MechaGodzilla.

Cast
Hideto Miyashima....................Akihiko Hirata
Keisuke Shimizu....................Masaaki Daimon
Masahiko Shimizu....................Kazuya Aoyama
Saeko Kanashiro......................Reiko Tajima
Ikuko Miyashima..................Hiromi Matushita
Dr. Kazukura......................Hiroshi Koizumi
Kuronuma...............................Goro Mutsu




Terror Of MechaGodzilla (1975)
Japanese Name: Mekagojira no Gyakushu
U.S. Release: Unknown
Director: Ishiro Honda
Running Time: 82 Minutes
Monsters In: Godzilla, Titanosaurus, MechaGodzilla

Aliens have revived MechaGodzilla and ally it with Titanosaurus, an artificial creation of a mad scientist out to take revenge for the death of his daughter, both monsters are pitted against Godzilla.

Cast
Dr. Mafune.................Akihiko Hirata
Katsura Mafune..................Tomoko Ai
Jiro Murakoshi...........Katsumasa Uchida
Akira Ichinose..........Kastsuhiko Sasaki
Yuri Yamamoto..................Tomoe Mari
Mugaru Leader..................Goro Mutsu



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