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Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)
"Gojira, Ebirâ, Mosura: Nankai no daiketto" (original title)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  1969 (USA)
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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akira Takarada ...
Kumi Mizuno ...
Chôtarô Tôgin ...
Ichino
Hideo Sunazuka ...
Nita
Tôru Watanabe ...
Ryôta Kane
Tôru Ibuki ...
Yata Kane
Akihiko Hirata ...
Captain Yamoto
Jun Tazaki ...
Red Bamboo Commander
Ikio Sawamura ...
Elderly Slave
Pair Bambi ...
Mothra's Little Beauties
Hideyo Amamoto ...
Red Bamboo Naval Officer
Hisaya Itô ...
Red Bamboo Scientist #1
Tadashi Okabe ...
Red Bamboo Scientist #2
Kazuo Suzuki ...
Escaped Slave
Shôichi Hirose ...
Escaped Slave
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Storyline

Some teenagers want to obtain a boat to find a brother. When they look around a boat without permission, they find a thief who takes them on his escape. They are caught in a storm and arrive at Letchi Island where natives of Infant Island have been enslaved by the terrorist organisation Red Bamboo. Red Bamboo runs a heavy water factory to process a juice which holds off the monster, Ebirah, which otherwise traps them on the island. The young men meet beautiful but tough Daiyo and wake up Godzilla to put an end to the Red Bamboo. Written by Scott Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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This is one lobster you don't want to order!


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Rated PG for sci-fi monster violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This was Akira Takarada's final appearance in a Showa era Godzilla (Gojira) film. His next series appearance would be in the Heisei era film Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992). See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie when Godzilla gets ready to jump from the island you can see the guy's eyes in the suit as Godzilla rares back to jump in the water. See more »

Quotes

Daiyo: It could be Mothra's asleep at present. Our prayers will reach its source and it will arrive. Yes, I'm sure Mothra is soon going to hear us!
Nita: It's too bad Mothra has no alarm clock.
Ryota Kane: Don't make fun of her!
Nita: You're really superstitious, eh?
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Crazy Credits

For the Columbia/Tri-Star U.S. DVD release, which uses the original uncut Japanese version, the English language credits list the noted composer Masaru Sato as "Mararu Sato." See more »

Connections

Follows Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Samashite Mosura
(Mothra Awake)
Written and Arranged by Masaru Satô
Performed by Pair Bambi
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A great misunderstood Godzilla movie
22 September 1999 | by (Calforina, US) – See all my reviews

This movie is great, one of the best of the giant monster movies (daikaiju). But sadly this movie is usally overlooked because of the silly opponents that Godzilla fights, like a giant lobster and a giant condor. but if you look past the bad Kajiu designs, and focus more on the plot you will enjoy the movie alot more. Also get the subtitled version, there are too many mistakes in the dubbed version so that it passes on as stupid, and the actors in this movie are really top notch, so get the subtitled version. Defentily one of the most overlooked Godzilla movies.


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