About

Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships are sunk near Odo Island. An expedition to the island led by Dr. Yemani soon discover something far more devastating than imagined in the form of a 50 meter 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

Ishirō Honda

Written by

Ishirō Honda (Author)
Takeo Murata (Screenplay)
Shigeru Kayama (Lyricist)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

Godzilla, a weapon of science, a great battle of wonder and terror!

Cast

Keywords

monster japan kaiju tokyo, japan shipwreck ship island atomic bomb post war japan animal horror nuclear radiation

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