About

Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships explode and are sunk near Odo Island. An expedition to the island led by paleontologist Professor Kyohei Yemani soon discover something more devastating than imagined in the form of a 164 foot tall monster whom the natives call Gojira. Now the monster begins a rampage that threatens to destroy not only Japan, but the rest of the world as well.

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Directed by

Ishirô Honda

Written by

Ishirô Honda (Author)
Takeo Murata (Screenplay)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

It's Alive!

Cast

Keywords

japan kaiju shipwreck ship island giant lizard animal horror lizard tokyo

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