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Release Date:
9 August 1968 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A giant stone statue comes to life to protect the residents of a small town against the depradations of an evil warlord. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Miwa Takada ... Kozasa Hanabusa
Yoshihiko Aoyama ... Tadafumi Hanabusa
Jun Fujimaki ... Kogenta
Ryûtarô Gomi ... Samanosuke
Ryûzô Shimada ... Tadakiyo
Tatsuo Endô ... Gunjurô
Shôsaku Sugiyama
Chikara Hashimoto
Saburô Date ... Ippei Cyjûma
Otome Tsukimiya
Keiko Kayama
Eigorô Onoe ... Gosaku
Gen Kimura ... Mosuke
Hideki Ninomiya ... Tadafumi as a boy
Shizuhiro Izoguchi
Yûtarô Ban ... Mondo
Hideo Kuroki ... Magojûrô
Akira Shiga
Jun Ôsugi
Jun Katsumura
Kazuo Moriuchi
Akira Amemiya
Shinjiro Akatsuki
Kanji Uehara
Masako Morishita
Hatsumi Yoshikawa
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Riki Hashimoto ... Majin (uncredited)
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Directed by
Kimiyoshi Yasuda 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tetsurô Yoshida 

Produced by
Masaichi Nagata .... producer
Mitsuru Tanabe .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Akira Ifukube 
 
Cinematography by
Fujio Morita 
 
Film Editing by
Hiroshi Yamada 
 
Art Direction by
Hisashi Okuda 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eiji Nishizawa .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Akira Naitô .... art
Teizo Tanaka .... composition
 
Sound Department
Tsuchitaro Hayashi .... sound
Noburu Kurashima .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Yoshiyuki Kuroda .... special effects director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hiroshi Mima .... lighting technician
 
Other crew
Toyo Genzojo .... post production
Eiichi Kusumoto .... sword fight supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fury of Mountain God" - Hong Kong (English title) (première title)
"Majin" - USA
"Majin the Hideous Idol" - USA (promotional title)
"The Devil Got Angry" - USA (promotional title)
"The Giant Majin" - Canada (English title) (TV title)
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Runtime:
84 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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All three "Daimajin" movies were made at the same time but released a year apart.See more »
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Followed by Wrath of Daimajin (1966)See more »

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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Good movie, 21 October 2002
Author: Russell Davidson from Mountain View, CA

I have to admit, I'm a bit of a sucker for the giant monster on a rampage flicks that came out of Japan in the late 60's/70's, and picked this up expecting more of that. After the opening scene, showing just how powerful Daimajin actually is (let's just say, he's more a force of nature than a giant monster), I was completely hooked. The entire series is fairly grim, and I loved the fact that Daimajin isn't necessarily a good or bad guy. He does what he does because he wants to, for whatever reason, be it that the villain offended him, or he felt sorry for one of the people who suffered over the course of the movie. They're not exactly art films, but they're not quite the kitsch of the later Godzilla movies, either. Highly recommended.

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