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Release Date:
9 August 1968 (USA) See more »
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Unbelievable. Unstoppable. See more »
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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Entertaining story See more (17 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Miwa Takada ... Kozasa Hanabusa
Yoshihiko Aoyama ... Tadafumi Hanabusa
Jun Fujimaki ... Kogenta
Ryûtarô Gomi ... Samanosuke
Ryûzô Shimada ... Tadakiyo Hanabusa
Tatsuo Endô ... Gunjurô
Shôsaku Sugiyama
Chikara Hashimoto
Saburô Date ... Ippei Cyjûma
Otome Tsukimiya ... Shinobu - The Shrine Maiden
Keiko Kayama ... Haruno
Eigorô Onoe ... Gosaku
Gen Kimura ... Mosuke - Take-bô's Dad
Hideki Ninomiya ... Tadafumi as a boy
Shizuhiro Izoguchi ... Take-bô - The Boy
Yûtarô Ban ... Mondo
Hideo Kuroki ... Magojûrô
Akira Shiga
Jun Ôsugi
Jun Katsumura
Kazuo Moriuchi
Akira Amemiya
Shinjiro Akatsuki
Kanji Uehara
Masako Morishita ... Young Kozasa
Hatsumi Yoshikawa
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Riki Hashimoto ... Majin (uncredited)

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:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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 Return of Daimajin (1966)See more »

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Entertaining story, 30 January 2011
Author: Seb from United Kingdom

I picked up this movie because I like giant monster films and was expecting this to be your average monster smash up. Often with giant monster films the bits with humans in are nothing more than padding and have little or nothing to do with the plot. I'm thinking of Godzilla vs King Kong with the pointless magic string guys or the awful little poet kid in Godzilla vs The Smog Monster. This film is nothing like that, the story is interesting in its own right.

The real draw is of course the big guy and he's excellent too. His inevitable rampage is well put together with some nice special effects. I was really surprised by this film, it was a lot better than I expected and definitely worth seeing.

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