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INFO: Godzilla Movie List

1954 - 1998

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1954 - Godzilla, King of the Monsters

aka (also known as):
Gojira - Japan
Kaihatsu keikaku G - Japan (working title)
Kaitei ni-man mairu kara kita daikaijû - Japan (working title)
Godzilla - Der sensationellste Film der Gegenwart - Germany (video title)
Godzilla - monstret från havet - Sweden
Japón bajo el terror del monstruo - Spain
O Monstro do Oceano Pacífico - Portugal

Basic Story:
1. Godzilla, a prehistoric monster, is awakened by hydrogen bomb testing.
2. Godzilla terrorizes Tokyo.

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1955 - Godzilla Raids Again

aka (also known as):
Fire Monster
Gigantis, the Fire Monster
Godzilla Raids Again
Godzilla's Counter Attack
Gojira Strikes Again
Gojira's Counterattack
The Return of Godzilla
The Volcano Monster
Counterattack of the Monsters

Gojira no Gyakushû - Japan
Godzilla kehrt zurück - Germany
Il Re dei mostri - Italy
Le Retour de Godzilla - France
El Rey de los monstruos - Spain
Godzilla contraataca - Spain (reissue title)

Basic Story:
1. Two monsters (Godzilla and Anguirus) fight and fall into the ocean.
2. Godzilla then shows up in Osaka.
3. Anguirus shows up and attacks Godzilla.
4. Godzilla burns Anguirus to death with his atomic ray.
5. Godzilla wanders towards an icy island.
6. Missiles are shot at an icy mountain and Godzilla is buried.

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1962 - King Kong vs Godzilla

aka (also known as):
Kingu Kongu tai Gojira - Japan
King Kong contra Godzilla - Spain
King Kong kommt zurück - Germany (TV title)
Die Rückkehr des King Kong - Germany
Il Trionfo di King Kong - Italy

Basic Story:
1. Submarine frees Godzilla from ice.
2. King Kong is found on Faro Island.
3. King Kong and Godzilla meet and start fighting.
4. They both run into power lines.
5. Electricity makes King Kong stronger but weakens Godzilla.
6. They separate.
7. They meet again and fight underwater.
8. Godzilla disappears and King Kong swims home.

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1964 - Godzilla vs The Thing

aka (also known as):
Godzilla vs Mothra
Godzilla vs the Giant Moth
Godzilla Fights the Giant Moth
Godzilla & Mothra: The Battle For Earth
Mothra vs Godzilla
Godzilla Against Mothra

Mosura Tai Gojira - Japan
Godzilla contra los monstruos - Spain
Godzilla und die Urweltraupen - Germany
Mothra contre Godzilla - France
Mothra möter Godzilla - Sweden
Panik in Tokyo - Germany
Watang! Nel favoloso impero dei mostri - Italy

Basic Story:
1. An egg of Mothra, a giant moth, is found.
2. Godzilla starts attacking cities and also Mothra’s egg.
3. Mothra shows up and dies trying to protect her egg.
4. Godzilla loses interest and walks away from the egg.
5. The Shojobin – tiny twin girls from Mothra Island (aka Infant Island) – sing until the egg hatches and two Mothra larvae come out.
6. The larvae use cocoon spray to wrap up Godzilla until he plunges into the ocean.

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1965 - Godzilla vs Monster Zero

aka (also known as):
Monster Zero
Battle of the Astros
Invasion of Astro-Monster
Invasion of the Astro-Monsters
Invasion of the Astros
Invasion of Planet X
Godzilla vs. Monster Zero
The Great Monster War
War of the Monsters

Kaijû daisenso - Japan
Kaijû daisenso Kingughidorah tai Gojira - Japan
Avaruushirviöt hyökkäävät - Finland
Befehl aus dem Dunkel - Germany
Invasion planète X - France
Invasione degli astromostri - Italy
Inwazja jaszczurów - Poland
Los Monstruos invaden la Tierra - Spain

Basic Story:
1. The Xilians of Planet X (a fictional planet that sits behind Jupiter) are being terrorized by Monster Zero (aka Ghidorah, King Ghidorah).
2. The Xilians offer Earth a cure-everything wonder drug (in a box) in exchange for Earth sending Godzilla and Rodan to fight Monster Zero.
3. Earth agrees to the plan.
4. Godzilla and Rodan then fight Monster Zero and drive him away.
5. Wonder-Drug-In-A-Box is really a taped ultimatum telling Earth to surrender to Planet X.
6. The Xilians, who at this point claim they can now control all three monsters (with magnetic waves), release them on Earth.
7. The three monsters start rampaging.
8. One character, coincidentally, has developed a personal alarm for women to use for protection while traveling alone.
9. The sound of this personal alarm disrupts Xilians.
10. This sound is then broadcast all over the world.
11. The Xilians leave.
12. Godzilla and Rodan then fight Monster Zero again – and drive him away.
13. Earth attempts peaceful relations with Planet X.

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1966 - Godzilla vs The Sea Monster

aka (also known as):
Terror of the Deep
The Great South Seas Duel
Big Duel in the North
Big Duel in the North Sea
Ebirah, Horror of the Deep
Ebirah, Terror of the Deep

Nankai No Kai Ketto - Japan
Gojira, Ebirâ, Mosura: Nankai no daiketto - Japan
Frankenstein und die Ungeheuer aus dem Mee - Germany
Godzilla - Das Monster aus der Tiefe - Germany
Godzilla - Das Ungeheuer aus dem Meer - Germany (TV title)
Godzilla, Ebirah et Mothra: Duel dans les mers du sud - France
Los Monstruos del mar - Spain (TV title)

Basic Story:
1. Ebirah – a giant shrimp – lives by Infant Island.
2. A terrorist organization uses Infant Island natives as slaves.
3. Ship-wrecked castaways awaken Godzilla.
4. The slave natives awaken Mothra.
5. Godzilla de-claws Ebirah.
6. Mothra flies everyone away in a basket to safety (except the bad guys).
7. Godzilla escapes into the ocean as Infant Island is vaporized.

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1967 - Son of Godzilla

aka (also known as):
Monster Island's Decisive Battle: Godzilla's Son
Kaijûtô no kessen: Gojira no musuko - Japan
Gojira Musuko - Japan
Frankensteinin saari - Finland
Frankensteins Monster jagen Godzillas Sohn - Germany
Godzillas son - Sweden
El Hijo de Godzilla - Spain

Basic Story:
1. On Sollgell Island (a fictional island, aka Monster Island), a radioactive storm creates some Kamakiras monsters.
2. The Kamakiras monsters dig up an egg which hatches a baby Godzilla.
3. The adult Godzilla arrives and kills two Kamakiras monsters.
4. Baby Godzilla becomes a teen and is called Minilla (aka Minya).
5. Minilla awakens Kumonga, a giant spider.
6. Godzilla and Minilla, after defeating Kumonga, are forced into frozen hibernation by scientists.

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1968 - Destroy All Monsters

aka (also known as):
All Monsters Attack
Attack of the Marching Monsters
Monster Attack March
Monster Invasion
The March of the Monsters

Kaijû sôshingeki - Japan
Gojira dengeki daisakusen - Japan (reissue title)
Les Envahisseurs attaquent - France
Gli Eredi di King Kong - Italy
Frankenstein und die Monster aus dem All - Germany
Frankenstein und die Monster aus dem Weltall - Germany
Godzilla - Die Monster aus dem All - Germany (TV title)
Godzilla und die Monster aus dem All - Germany
Hirviöt uhkaavat maailmaa - Finland
Invasión extraterrestre - Spain
Operation Monsterland - United Kingdom

Basic Story:
1. By 1999, all monsters have been caught and placed on an island called Monsterland.
2. Communications to the island are suddenly stopped by aliens called Kilaaks.
3. The Kilaaks then send the monsters out from Monsterland to destroy different cities: Godzilla attacks NYC, Rodan attacks Moscow, Mothra attacks Beijing, and Gorosaurus attacks Paris, etc.
4. The Kilaaks monster-controlling facility – which is on the moon – is destroyed by the UN.
5. The Kilaaks then release King Ghidorah.
6. Godzilla and the others (including Kumonga and Manda) defeat King Ghidorah and then return to Monsterland.

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1969 - Godzilla’s Revenge

aka (also known as):
All Monsters Attack
All Monsters on Parade
Attack All Monsters
Godzilla's Leverage
Godzilla, Minilla, Gabara: All Monster's Attack
Great Charge of All Monsters
Minya: The Son of Godzilla

Gojira-Minira-Gabara: Oru kaijû daishingeki - Japan
Oru Kaiju Daishingeki - Japan
All kaijû daishingeki - Japan
Il Ritorno di Gorgo - Italy

Basic Story:
1. A young boy, being bullied by another boy named Gabara, daydreams of having adventures with Minilla on Sollgell Island (aka Monster Island).
2. Amongst these fantasies, Minilla battles a monster named Gabara.
3. The fantasies teach the boy how to stand up to the real-life boy named Gabara.

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1971 - Godzilla vs the Smog Monster

aka (also known as):
Godzilla vs Hedora
Gojira tai Hedorâ - Japan
Frankensteins Kampf gegen die Teufelsbru - Germany
Frankensteins Kampf gegen die Teufelsmonster - Germany
Godzilla - Furia di mostri - Italy
Hedora, la burbuja tóxica - Spain

Basic Story:
1. An alien life form eats Earth’s pollution (waste, factory fumes and smog) and becomes Hedora.
2. Godzilla fights Hedora and dries Hedora out using electrical generators and his radioactive breath.
3. Oops.

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1972 - Godzilla on Monster Island

aka (also known as):
Godzilla vs Gigan
Earth Assault Order: Godzilla vs. Gigan
Godzilla on Monster Island
Godzilla vs. Gigan
The Earth Destruction Directive: Godzilla vs. Gigan
War of the Monsters

Chikyû kogeki meirei: Gojira tai Gaigan - Japan
Frankensteins Höllenbrut - Germany
Godzilla contro i giganti - Italy
Godzilla gegen Frankensteins Höllenbrut - Germany (DVD title)

Basic Story:
1. From the planet Nebula M, giant cockroach-like aliens arrive on Earth and inhabit the bodies of recently demised humans who then work at a theme park in Switzerland while plotting to take over the world.
2. A tape, which is meant to call King Ghidorah and Gigan to Earth, is played. But it awakens Godzilla and Anguirus instead.
3. Everyone is confused.
4. The four monsters eventually fight.
5. Godzilla and Anguirus drive Gigan and King Ghidorah back into space, thus saving Earth.

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1973 - Godzilla vs Megalon

aka (also known as):
Gojira Tai Megaro - Japan
Ai confini della realtà - Italy
Godzilla 80 - France
Godzilla contre Megalon - France
Godzilla kontra Megalon - Poland
Gorgo y Superman se citan en Tokio - Spain
King-Kong - Dämonen aus dem Weltall - Germany

Basic Story:
1. Seatopia (an undersea civilization) sends Megalon (a cockroach-like monster) to the surface to rampage.
2. Seatopia agents then steal Jet Jaguar (a super-robot built to control Megalon) and then use Jet Jaguar to lure Megalon to Tokyo.
3. Jet Jaguar’s inventor regains control of him and sends Jet Jaguar to Monster Island (aka Sollgell Island) to get Godzilla.
4. Jet Jaguar is super-sized.
5. Gigan shows up.
6. Outside Tokyo, Godzilla and Jet Jaguar then fight and defeat Gigan and Megalon.
7. Godzilla returns to Monster Island.
8. Jet Jaguar returns to his previous human size.

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1974 - Godzilla vs Cosmic Monster

aka (also known as):
Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla
Godzilla vs. Bionic Monster

Gojira tai Mekagojira - Japan
Godzilla a Mechagodzilla ellen - Hungary
Godzilla contra Cibergodzilla, máquina de destrucción - Spain
Godzilla contre Mecanik Monster - France
Godzilla contro i robot - Italy
Invasion från Applaneten - Sweden (video box title)
Jättihirviöiden kaksintaistelu - Finland
King Kong gegen Godzilla - Germany

Basic Story:
1. A statue of King Seesar (aka King Caesar) is discovered on Okinawa.
2. Godzilla starts rampaging, attacks and almost kills Anguirus (who is supposedly his friend by now).
3. Mechagodzilla (built by ape-like aliens) starts rampaging and beats up Godzilla.
4. Godzilla and King Seesar destroy Mechagodzilla.

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1984 - Godzilla

aka (also known as):
Godzilla 1985: The Legend Is Reborn
Godzilla: 1985
The Return of Godzilla

Gojira - Japan
Godzilla - Die Rückkehr des Monsters - Germany
O Regresso de Gozilla - Portugal
El Retorno de Godzilla - Spain
Le Retour de Godzilla - France

Basic Story:
1. Godzilla detroys a Russian nuclear sub and gets super-sized with increased power.
2. Godzilla then heads for Tokyo for some stomping.

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1989 - Godzilla vs Biollante

aka (also known as):
Gojira tai Biorante - Japan
Godzilla 1990 - South Korea
Godzilla Contra-Ataca - Portugal
Godzilla contra Biollante - Spain
Godzilla contre Biollante - France (video title)
Godzilla, der Urgigant - Germany

Basic Story:
1. Genetic material left behind by Godzilla from his last attack on Tokyo is used to develop anti-nuclear bacteria (ANB) – which is supposed to kill Godzilla.
2. A giant mobile plant, Biollante (made of rose DNA, Godzilla DNA, and Erika-the-dead-daughter-of-a-scientist DNA) is created in the process.
3. Godzilla returns.
4. Because they share the same DNA, Biollante is able to call to Godzilla.
5. They fight and Biollante appears to be dead.
6. Godzilla is injected with ANB and nothing happens because his body temperature is too low.
7. Biollante’s spores then rain down from space and a larger, more deadly Biollante appears.
8. Godzilla and the new, more vicious Biollante fight.
9. Godzilla’s temperature rises, the ANB (anti-nuclear bacteria) starts to hurt him, and he retreats.
10. However, Biollante is mortally wounded.
11. Godzilla must remain in the ocean to keep his temperature low.
12. Everyone sighs with relief.

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1991 - Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah

aka (also known as):
Gojira tai Kingu Gidorâ - Japan
Godzilla - Duell der Megasaurier - Germany
Godzilla Contra King Ghidorah - Portugal
Godzilla contra King Ghidorah - Spain

Basic Story:
1. 23rd century time-travelers (Futurians) release genetically engineered creatures (Dorats) that become irradiated and then fuse/merge with King Ghidorah.
2. King Ghidorah then marauds 1992 Japan.
3. A reincarnated new-and-improved Godzilla fights King Ghidorah.
4. King Ghidorah falls into the ocean and remains comatose for hundreds of years.
5. King Ghidorah is recovered and made into a cyborg called Mecha-King Ghidorah.
6. Godzilla and Mecha-King Ghidorah fight and both fall into the ocean.

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1992 - Godzilla vs Mothra (remake)

aka (also known as):
Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth
Gojira tai Mosura - Japan
Godzilla - Kampf der Sauriermutanten - Germany
Godzilla contra Mothra - Spain
Godzilla et Mothra - France
Gozdilla e Mothra - Portugal

Basic Story:
1. Millions of years ago, Battra (who was trying to kill humans) fought Mothra (who was trying to save humans).
2. Mothra won.
3. Millions of years later, a Battra larva is awakened by a meteorite.
4. Godzilla appears.
5. An egg of Mothra hatches and this larva fights Godzilla.
6. A Battra larva interrupts the fight and fights Godzilla underwater.
7. Mothra and Battra larvae both metamorphose into moths and start fighting each other.
8. Godzilla appears again and nearly kills Battra, but Mothra saves Battra.
9. Battra and Mothra join forces and paralyze Godzilla.
10. While they carry Godzilla out to sea and dump him, Battra dies.
11. Mothra then destroys an asteroid that was heading for Earth.

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1998 - Godzilla

Basic Story:
1. Nuclear tests in the Pacific Ocean affect marine iguanas.
2. Ships are being attacked by one of these Gojiras (aka Godzilla).
3. Godzilla goes to NYC, eats fish bait and escapes capture.
4. The USA Military lures Godzilla out and they fight.
5. Godzilla seems to be destroyed.
6. Godzilla's nest, in Madison Square Garden, is discovered and the eggs begin to hatch.
7. The hatching eggs are blown up.
8. Godzilla re-emerges and is finally killed on the Brooklyn Bridge.
9. One egg survives but Ticketmaster is never the same.

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