Kaiju Movies

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The Lost World (1925)
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The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam. (106 mins.)
Director: Harry O. Hoyt
 
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King Kong (1933)
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition. (100 mins.)
 
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The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
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A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and, ultimately, New York City. (80 mins.)
Director: Eugène Lourié
 
4.
Them! (1954)
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The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization. (94 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
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Godzilla (1954)
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American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. (96 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
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Mothra (1961)
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Shipwreck survivors are found on Beiru Island (Infanto tô), which was previously used for atomic tests... (101 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
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King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
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A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla. (97 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
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Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
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After a meteorite unleashes a three-headed beast upon Tokyo, Mothra tries to unite with Godzilla and Rodan to battle the extraterrestrial threat. (93 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
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Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
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A greedy developer unwittingly hatches a gigantic baby moth upon Tokyo, while Godzilla strikes once again. (89 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
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Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (1966 TV Series)
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A human member of a defense force is given the life and ability to change into a giant super-hero to battle the monsters that wrecks havoc on Earth. (30 mins.)
 
11.
Urutora sebun (1967 TV Series)
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An alien superhero from M-78 protects Earth from extraterrestrial threats in this popular classic follow-up to the original "Ultraman" TV series. (30 mins.)
 
12.
Destroy All Monsters (1968)
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Female aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. (89 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
 
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Pulgasari (1985)
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In feudal Korea, the evil King becomes aware that there is a peasant rebellion being planned in the country... (95 mins.)
Director: Sang-ok Shin
 
14.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Gamera (1991)
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A giant mutated turtle wakes from eons of slumber and attacks Japan in Daikaijû Gamera. The Bots create their own beauty salon and are treated to a visit from Gamera himself on the Hexfield. (97 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
15.
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
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Time travelers use Godzilla in their scheme to destroy Japan to prevent the country's future economic reign. (103 mins.)
Director: Kazuki Ohmori
 
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Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995)
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A hibernating species of giant carnivorous bird is awakened on a Japanese island shortly after the Japanese military encounters an unidentified mass moving beneath the water off-shore. (96 mins.)
Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
 
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Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)
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A meteor shower carries hostile insectoid creatures to Japan, where they rapidly reproduce. (99 mins.)
Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
 
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Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)
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In a small Japanese village, a young woman discovers the means for her revenge, while Gyaos birds are sighted around the world and humankind debates Gamera's allegiance. (108 mins.)
Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
 
19.
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
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Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla. (105 mins.)
Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
 
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Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
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After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked TÃf'kyÃf' in 1954 to stop the beast. (88 mins.)
Director: Masaaki Tezuka
 
21.
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
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One year after the fight between Godzilla and Mechagodzilla, the two monsters along with Mothra face off in a conclusive battle royale. (91 mins.)
Director: Masaaki Tezuka
 
22.
Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)
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Godzilla's 50th Anniversary project, in which Gojira (Godzilla) travels around the world to fight his old foes plus a new, mysterious monster named Monster X. (125 mins.)
 
23.
Negadon: The Monster from Mars (2005 Short Film)
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When a cargo-spaceship crash-lands on the streets of Tokyo, it unleashes a giant monster from Mars. It is up to Dr. Narasaki and his mecha robot Miroku to save the Earth. (21 mins.)
Director: Jun Awazu
 
24.
The Host (2006)
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A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches. (120 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
 
25.
Big Man Japan (2007)
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An eccentric man living alone in a decrepit house in Tokyo periodically transforms into a 100-foot tall giant in order to defend Japan against similarly sized monsters. (113 mins.)
 
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Cloverfield (2008)
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A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack. (85 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
 
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Monsters (2010)
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Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border. (94 mins.)
Director: Gareth Edwards
 
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Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo (2012 Short Film)
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This short focuses on the God Warrior from Nausicaa of The Valley of The Wind (1984). Super-powered bio-weapons in ceramic armor begin attacking Tokyo, annihilating human civilization. (10 mins.)
Director: Shinji Higuchi