King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) Poster


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Gojira (1954)
Rodan (1956)
Mothra (1961)

Followed by 

Godzilla 1985 (1984)
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Shin Godzilla (2016)

Remade as 

Godzilla vs. Kong (2020)
Literal remake of the film

Edited into 

Fantastic Dinosaurs of the Movies (1990) (Video)
The trailer is shown in this video.
Godzilla, King of the Monsters (1998) (TV Movie)
Edited from

Spun-off from 

King Kong (1933)
King Kong


Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
"You're not Tarzan."
King Kong (1933)
King Kong appears
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
mentioned that Godzilla could be underwater in depths that go up to 20,000 Fathoms
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Contains much of the music originated in the Gill-Man film

Referenced in 

The Joey Bishop Show: Joey's Surprise for Ellie (1963) (TV Episode)
Larry compares Joey and Ellie's squabbling to the film.
Space Amoeba (1970)
Both films have a scene where a giant cephalopod attacks a jungle village.
Urusei yatsura: Happy Birthday My Darling (1983) (TV Episode)
The Toho King Kong appears in the Godzilla arcade with 5000 points labeled under it.
ALF: Isn't It Romantic? (1987) (TV Episode)
ALF wants to watch "Godzilla vs. King Kong".
Night Visitors (1987) (Video)
Mentioned by Travis.
1st Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1997) (TV Short)
Bobo names it as a quality film.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 211 (1999) (TV Episode)
In "Party Quirks", Wayne's quirk is "early movie footage of King Kong vs. Godzilla".
Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Kiryu swings Godzilla by the tail much like Kong does in KK vs G
WWE Backlash (2003) (TV Special)
When talking about a fight he had, Rock states "It was like King Kong hittin' Godzilla."
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005) (TV Episode)
King Kong (2005)
Scenes of Kong and the Tyrannosaurus rolling down a ravine are exactly like the end of the battle where Kong and Godzilla roll over a cliff into the sea.
Snuff: A Documentary About Killing on Camera (2008)
Mentioned by Mark L. Rosen
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
James regarded Lt. 'Lefty' Enright's fight against Leatherface to be as good as King Kong against Godzilla.
Toki o kakeru shôjo (2010)
Picture from film in window of Ryota's apartment.
Dahmer vs. Gacy (2010)
Mentioned in dialogue
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Dracula vs. Frankenstein (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentions the debatable outcome at the end of the movie
Mad: TwiGH School Musical/Avenger Time (2011) (TV Episode)
Both Godzilla & King Kong were briefly seen fighting.
The Fields (2011)
Steven doesn't think King Kong won in this movie.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (2011) (TV Episode)
mentions other horror movie brawls
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXII (2011) (TV Episode)
Opening credits: "Timzilla vs. King-Long"
Monster Man: Devoman vs. Clevezilla (2012) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien Vs. Predator (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned among the few crossover battle movies in existence
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown ("King Kong vs. Godzilla").
The Angry Video Game Nerd: AVGN Games (2013) (TV Episode)
One of the fan artworks depicts King Kong fighting against Godzilla.
James & Mike Mondays: Godzilla: Unleashed (2013) (TV Episode)
James mentions he would love to see a remake to this movie.
The Real History of Science Fiction: Invasion (2014) (TV Episode)
Movie poster shown
Nostalgia Critic: Freddy vs. Jason (2016) (TV Episode)
among crossover movies
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
At one point in the film, Kong fights a giant Octopus.

Featured in 

Coming Soon (1982) (Video)
Hyperdelic E-Mission (1991) (Video)
Fantastic Fantasy Fright-o-Rama Show Vol. 1 (1996) (Video)
This film's theatrical trailer is featured.
100 Years of Horror: Dinosaurs (1996) (TV Episode)
Munky Cheez: Episode #1.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie were shown.
Cheezy Fantasy Trailers (2006) (Video)
features clips from the trailer of the film
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: King Kong Vs. Godzilla (2008) (TV Episode)
movie reviewed
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla Vs. the Sea Monster (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie were shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla: Final Wars (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Freddy vs. Jason & Remake 2010 (2011) (TV Episode)
like in Freddy vs. Jason, both combatants fall into a river at the end.
IN101M: King Kong vs Godzilla (2013) (TV Episode)
movie reviewed
Svengoolie: King Kong vs. Godzilla (2014) (TV Episode)
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.18 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at Japanese kaiju film monsters + clip shown
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Son of Kong (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Black Friday (2017)
A VHS copy is seen in the trailer.


Gojira (1954)

Spoofed in 

Rugrats: Toy Palace/Sand Ho (1992) (TV Episode)
Fight between Reptar and Thorg the gorilla in "Toy Palace" inspired by this, Reptar is based on Godzilla
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
beavis and butt-head have a fight like king kong and godzilla
Super Smash Bros. Melee (2001) (Video Game)
In one of the events you play as a giant Donkey Kong (representing King Kong) and fight a giant Bowser (representing Godzilla) on top of a skyscraper while tiny versions of other characters try to avoid you.
Crank: High Voltage (2009)
the fight scene
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (2011)
It is mentioned that there is a giant monster competition for wrecking cities.
The Adventures of Candide (2014) (TV Series)
Godzilla shows up in the city holding Kunigunda, then turns into King Kong wearing a T-shirt with the movie's poster on it.

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