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 Godzilla is wading in the water heading for Iwo Island, he is only shot from behind. This is due to the fact that Haruo Nakajima
was actually wearing the suit from King Kong vs. Godzilla
(1962) instead of the Mosi Goji suit. It had already been planned to use the suit from this film for the next film in the series, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster
(1964) and in order to save wear and tear it was decided to use the older suit. See more
In the days before digital compositing, it was common practice to print matted elements with a degree of transparency, to minimize matte lines. It was an additional step of complexity to the process, which was deliberate and not an error. Many movies are notable for partially transparent mattes, including Robinson Crusoe on Mars
and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
. See more
News Reporter Ichiro Sakai
Yoka, get your things together.
News Photographer Junko 'Yoka' Nakanishi
I've been trying to get a shot of the area, but the land is moving. Look, over there.
[the earth moves, and out emerges a monster
Ah! Oh! Godzilla!