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1. Godzilla (1954)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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78 Metascore

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi

Votes: 18,987 | Gross: $0.01M

2. Mothra (1961)

Passed | 101 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
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Shipwreck survivors are found on Beiru Island (Infanto tô), which was previously used for atomic tests. The interior is amazingly free of radiation effects, and they believe that they were ... See full summary »

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Furankî Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Kyôko Kagawa, Yumi Itô

Votes: 2,138

3. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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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.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yû Fujiki, Ichirô Arishima

Votes: 5,383

4. Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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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.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Masahiro Matsuoka, Rei Kikukawa, Don Frye, Maki Mizuno

Votes: 5,074

5. Godzilla 1985 (1984)

PG | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Thirty years after the original monster's rampage, a new Godzilla emerges and attacks Japan.

Directors: Koji Hashimoto, R.J. Kizer | Stars: Raymond Burr, Ken Tanaka, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Yôsuke Natsuki

Votes: 4,268 | Gross: $4.00M

6. Godzilla 2000 (1999)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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41 Metascore

Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.

Director: Takao Okawara | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Naomi Nishida, Takehiro Murata, Mayu Suzuki

Votes: 5,469 | Gross: $10.04M

7. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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The United Nations assembles the ultimate weapon to defeat Godzilla, while scientists discover a fresh pteranodon egg on a remote Japanese island.

Director: Takao Okawara | Stars: Masahiro Takashima, Ryoko Sano, Megumi Odaka, Yûsuke Kawazu

Votes: 2,778

8. Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)

Unrated | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Time travelers use Godzilla in their scheme to destroy Japan to prevent the country's future economic reign.

Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Kosuke Toyohara, Anna Nakagawa, Megumi Odaka, Katsuhiko Sasaki

Votes: 3,637

9. Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)

Unrated | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown.

Director: Takao Okawara | Stars: Takurô Tatsumi, Yôko Ishino, Yasufumi Hayashi, Megumi Odaka

Votes: 3,461

10. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)

PG | 84 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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Apelike aliens build a robotic Godzilla to destroy Japan, and the true Godzilla may not be powerful enough to destroy it.

Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Reiko Tajima, Akihiko Hirata

Votes: 3,572

11. Destroy All Monsters (1968)

G | 88 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Female aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Akira Kubo, Jun Tazaki, Yukiko Kobayashi, Yoshio Tsuchiya

Votes: 3,071

12. Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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A greedy developer unwittingly hatches a gigantic baby moth upon Tokyo, while Godzilla strikes once again.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Akira Takarada, Yuriko Hoshi, Hiroshi Koizumi, Yû Fujiki

Votes: 4,736

13. Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)

PG | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.0
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From Earth's pollution a new monster is spawned. Hedorah, the smog monster, destroys Japan and fights Godzilla while spewing his poisonous gas to further the damage.

Director: Yoshimitsu Banno | Stars: Akira Yamauchi, Toshie Kimura, Hiroyuki Kawase, Toshio Shiba

Votes: 2,812

14. Power Rangers Operation Overdrive (2007– )

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Five teenagers must locate and secure ancient relics with unbelievable power, while at the same time stop a demonic corporation who want the relics for their power.

Stars: James McFay, Caitlin Murphy, Samuell Benta, Rhoda Montemayor

Votes: 757

15. Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Chiharu Niiyama, Ryûdô Uzaki, Masahiro Kobayashi, Shirô Sano

Votes: 3,217

16. Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994)

Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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Godzilla is threatened by two new forces: Mogera - another UN built machine; and Space Godzilla - a beast spawned from Godzilla's particles in space.

Director: Kensho Yamashita | Stars: Megumi Odaka, Jun Hashizume, Zenkichi Yoneyama, Akira Emoto

Votes: 2,603

17. Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)

Not Rated | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.4
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The undersea nation of Seatopia sends the gigantic Megalon to destroy the world above - and it's up to Godzilla and a size-shifting robot, Jet Jaguar, to defeat him.

Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Katsuhiko Sasaki, Hiroyuki Kawase, Yutaka Hayashi, Robert Dunham

Votes: 3,339

18. Gorath (1962)

83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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Japanese disaster film about a giant meteor on a collision course with the Earth. The dubbed American version of this film is missing a giant walrus which appeared briefly in the Japanese ... See full summary »

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Ryô Ikebe, Yumi Shirakawa, Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno

Votes: 383

19. Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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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.

Director: Masaaki Tezuka | Stars: Yumiko Shaku, Shin Takuma, Kana Onodera, Kô Takasugi

Votes: 2,512

20. Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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In the midst of another rampage by Godzilla, Mothra emerges to save the human race from Battra.

Director: Takao Okawara | Stars: Tetsuya Bessho, Satomi Kobayashi, Takehiro Murata, Saburô Shinoda

Votes: 2,859

21. Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (1966–1967)

30 min | Sci-Fi, Family, Adventure

7.9
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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 he encounters.

Stars: Susumu Kurobe, Sandayû Dokumamushi, Masaya Nihei, Bin Furuya

Votes: 285

22. Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.

Directors: Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse | Stars: Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kôchi, Akira Takarada

Votes: 5,349

23. Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)

G | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Aliens from Planet X request the use of Godzilla and Rodan to fight off King Ghidorah, but have a better use for the three monsters.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Nick Adams, Akira Takarada, Jun Tazaki, Akira Kubo

Votes: 3,182

24. Godzilla Raids Again (1955)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.0
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Godzilla battles an irradiated Ankylosaur and destroys Osaka in the process.

Director: Motoyoshi Oda | Stars: Hiroshi Koizumi, Setsuko Wakayama, Minoru Chiaki, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 3,130

25. Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)

PG | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.7
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A man begins to suspect that something is wrong about his employers; meanwhile, Godzilla and Anguirus are alerted to something strange going on.

Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Hiroshi Ishikawa, Yuriko Hishimi, Minoru Takashima, Tomoko Umeda

Votes: 2,657

26. Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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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.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Yôsuke Natsuki, Yuriko Hoshi, Hiroshi Koizumi, Akiko Wakabayashi

Votes: 3,152

27. Rodan (1956)

Unrated | 74 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

6.4
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Mutant pterosaurs and prehistoric insects terrorize humanity.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Akihiko Hirata, Akio Kobori

Votes: 2,897

28. Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)

PG | 104 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.6
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After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush.

Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Kunihiko Mitamura, Yoshiko Tanaka, Masanobu Takashima, Kôji Takahashi

Votes: 3,252

29. Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)

PG | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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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.

Director: Masaaki Tezuka | Stars: Noboru Kaneko, Miho Yoshioka, Mitsuki Koga, Hiroshi Koizumi

Votes: 2,226

30. Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)

PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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A young man steals a boat to find his brother, but he and his shipmates become shipwrecked on a mysterious island inhabited by a giant sea monster and a slumbering Godzilla.

Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Akira Takarada, Kumi Mizuno, Chôtarô Tôgin, Hideo Sunazuka

Votes: 2,789

31. All Monsters Attack (1969)

G | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Family

3.9
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A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Kenji Sahara, Machiko Naka, Tomonori Yazaki, Hideyo Amamoto

Votes: 2,407

32. Godzilla (1977)

106 min | Sci-Fi

6.2
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In 1977, the film was purchased and colorized by Luigi Cozzi in a terrible way of a old negative print. When American reporter Steve Martin investigates a series of mysterious disasters off... See full summary »

Directors: Luigi Cozzi, Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse | Stars: Raymond Burr, Akihiko Hirata, Momoko Kôchi, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 160

33. Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Japan creates an artificial black hole device to trap Godzilla forever, but a test of the device creates new foes for Godzilla, car-sized dragonflies called meganula and their queen, Megaguirus.

Director: Masaaki Tezuka | Stars: Misato Tanaka, Shôsuke Tanihara, Masatô Ibu, Yuriko Hoshi

Votes: 2,060

34. Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)

Not Rated | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Godzilla comes to the rescue when an alien race rebuilds Mechagodzilla to destroy Earth's cities. A traitorous scientist gives them a second weapon: Titanosaurus.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Katsuhiko Sasaki, Tomoko Ai, Akihiko Hirata, Katsumasa Uchida

Votes: 2,691

35. Son of Godzilla (1967)

PG | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.2
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Scientists experimenting with changes in weather on a tropical island get more than they bargained for when Godzilla shows up to battle humongous insects and protect his newborn child.

Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Akira Kubo, Beverly Maeda, Akihiko Hirata

Votes: 2,364

36. Infra-Man (1975)

PG | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Princess Dragon Mom and her mutant army have arisen, and only Inframan can stop them!

Director: Shan Hua | Stars: Danny Lee, Terry Liu, Hsieh Wang, Man-Tzu Yuan

Votes: 1,188

37. Daikyojû Gappa (1967)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Horror

3.8
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An expedition in the South Pacific lands on a tropical island where the natives worship the mysterious deity Gappa. An earthquake opens up an underground cavern and a baby reptile is ... See full summary »

Director: Haruyasu Noguchi | Stars: Tamio Kawachi, Yôko Yamamoto, Yuji Okada, Kôji Wada

Votes: 1,013

38. Daikaijû Gamera (1965)

81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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From out of the arctic comes a gigantic flying, fire-breathing turtle that sets its sights on destroying Tokyo.

Director: Noriaki Yuasa | Stars: Eiji Funakoshi, Harumi Kiritachi, Junichirô Yamashiko, Yoshiro Uchida

Votes: 1,950

39. The Mysterians (1957)

85 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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Aliens arrive on Earth and ask permission to be given a certain tract of land for their people to live on. But when they are discovered to be invaders, responsible for the giant robot that ... See full summary »

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Momoko Kôchi, Akihiko Hirata

Votes: 958

40. Goliathon (1977)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.4
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King Kong goes Hong Kong as a giant Himalayan beast tries to save a sexy Russia Tarzanette from a sleazy show-biz promoter. The action, locations set in India, and interracial romance made ... See full summary »

Director: Meng Hua Ho | Stars: Evelyne Kraft, Danny Lee, Feng Ku, Wei Tu Lin

Votes: 1,052 | Gross: $0.02M

41. Battle in Outer Space (1959)

90 min | Sci-Fi

5.6
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The nations of the Earth unite in a common cause to fight off an invader from outer space.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Ryô Ikebe, Kyôko Anzai, Minoru Takada, Koreya Senda

Votes: 698

42. Kamen Rider Black (1987–1988)

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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Continuing the adventures of the "Kamen Rider" genre. Minami Kotaro is chosen by Golgom to be the Century King along with his best friend. Kotaro escapes and transforms into the 11th Kamen ... See full summary »

Stars: Tetsuo Kurata, Miyuki Nagato, Jôji Nakata, Hiroko Nishimoto

Votes: 165

43. The Magic Serpent (1966)

86 min | Fantasy

6.4
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In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of ... See full summary »

Director: Tetsuya Yamanouchi | Stars: Hiroki Matsukata, Tomoko Ogawa, Ryûtarô Ôtomo, Bin Amatsu

Votes: 178

44. Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero (1993– )

Sci-Fi

6.1
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WINR member Kenichi Kai transforms into a new Ultraman to defend the Earth from giant monsters and aliens.

Stars: Kane Kosugi, Harrison Page, Rob Roy Fitzgerald, Robyn Bliley

Votes: 34

45. The War in Space (1977)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Earth is attacked by alien spacecraft from Venus. But a Japanese scientist has constructed a space craft, the Gohten, with which he may save humanity.

Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Kensaku Morita, Yûko Asano, Ryô Ikebe, Masaya Oki

Votes: 307

46. Kamen Rider (1971– )

30 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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A grasshopper-like, motorcycle-riding cyborg (joined by another one later in the show) fights the evil organization that transformed him for their evil deeds.

Stars: Takeshi Sasaki, Akiji Kobayashi, Chieko Morikawa, Yôko Shimada

Votes: 124

47. Karate-Robo Zaborgar (2011)

114 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A young man with a motorcycle that has the ability to transform into a karate-fighting robot hunts down a gang of evil cyborgs to avenge the death of his father.

Director: Noboru Iguchi | Stars: Itsuji Itao, Asami, Akira Emoto, Yasuhisa Furuhara

Votes: 397

48. Urutora Q (1965– )

30 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The first television series produced by eiji tsyburaya,the special effects man behind Godzilla.In the vein of the outer limits and the twilight zone except with giant rubber suited ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenji Sahara, Yasuhiko Saijô, Hiroko Sakurai, Yoshifumi Tajima

Votes: 45

49. Urutora sebun (1967–1968)

30 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror

8.2
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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.

Stars: Shôji Nakayama, Kôji Moritsugu, Yuriko Hishimi, Sandayû Dokumamushi

Votes: 140

50. Message from Space: Galactic Battle (1979– )

23 min | Sci-Fi

7.4
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The 15th solar system is invaded by the Stressos. Two men, Ryû and Ayato, and a man-ape, Baru, organize the resistance. They are helped by Eolia, a mysterious woman traveling on a three masted space ship.

Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Akira Oda, Ryô Nishida, Yôko Akitani

Votes: 84