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Godzilla (1954)  link to Godzilla on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 371

poster Godzilla

IMDb Rating:
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7.6/10 (22633 votes)

Country: Japan, 96 minutes

Spoken Languages: Japanese

Genre(s): Thriller, Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

Director(s): Ishirô Honda

Japan is thrown into a panic after several ships explode and are sunk. At first, the authorities think its either underwater mines or underwater volcanic activity. The authorities soon head to Odo Island, close to where several of the ships were sunk. One night, something comes onshore and destroys several houses and kills several people. A later expedition to the island led by paleontologist Professor Kyôhei Yamane, his daughter Emiko, and young navy frogman Hideto Ogata (who also happens to be Emiko's lover, even though she is betrothed to Dr. Daisuke Serizawa) soon discover something more devastating than imagined in the form of a 164-foot-tall (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. Can the monster be destroyed before it is too late, and what role will the mysterious Serizawa play in the battle?


photo Momoko Kôchi Momoko Kôchi Emiko Yamane
photo Akihiko Hirata Akihiko Hirata Daisuke Serizawa-hakase
photo Takashi Shimura Takashi Shimura Kyohei Yamane-hakase
photo Kokuten Kôdô Kokuten Kôdô The Old Fisherman
photo Katsumi Tezuka Katsumi Tezuka Gojira / Hagiwara's Editor

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3