A greedy developer has placed huge machines to suck dry a part of the ocean near Tokyo so he can put luxury condos there. After a storm, a giant egg washes up on the beach nearby and is immediately put on public display. The developer's plans go awry when he disrupts Godzilla's rest and the monster goes stomping through Tokyo again. It's up to the elderly Mothra, and then to its two offspring, to save Tokyo from destruction. Written by
Molly Malloy <email@example.com>
WHAT IS IT... How much terror can you stand?
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Did You Know?
When the sequence of Godzilla being firebombed was being shot, during one of the takes the flaming liquid splashed up onto Godzilla's head. The fuel quickly burned away and the flames went out. Inside the suit, performer Haruo Nakajima
was unaware of the accident, since the head of the suit is well above Nakajima's own head. Godzilla's head aflame became an unplanned bonus to the effects shot and it was included in the final cut. See more
On the Mothra island there is an animal skeleton in the background. The head bobs back and forth, revealing that the body is a matte painting and the head is a prop hanging from the ceiling. See more
Reporter Jiro Nakamura
"I'm not as afraid of Godzilla as I am of the editor... he's meaner."
Featured in Godzilla: Final Wars