Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Land and are using them to destroy all major cities on the planet. It is up to the daring crew of the super rocket ship X-2 to infiltrate the aliens' headquarters before the Earth monsters and King Ghidrah annihilate the planet. Written by
Todd A. Bobenrieth <TAB146@PSUVM.EDU>
Japanese import DVD has a Super-8mm version (Japanese Audio), as special feature. See more »
Obvious "seams" running down the "sky" in many shots, revealing where the sections of the painted backdrop meet. See more »
The major cities of the world are being destroyed, one-by-one by the monsters: Moscow by Rodan, Peking by Mothra, London by Manda, Paris by Baragon. And, here's a special news bulletin. Godzilla is now in New York City. The city is being invaded by Godzilla!
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In Toho's international version, their English language credits list special effect director Sademasa Arikawa as "Sanemasa Arikawa." See more »
If you're looking for a real rock 'em sock 'em monster bash, look no further. this one's got them all: Godzilla, Rodan, Mothra, Ghidora, Gorosaurus, and the rest. The only one that seemed to be missing was King Kong. It's really just an excuse for monsters to stomp around and destroy stuff, but you'll have a great time watching them do it. I like the plot about the aliens in this one, none of the other films did it quite as well, except "Godzilla vs. Monster Zero" did fairly well. I remember watching this one when the sci-fi channel held Godzilla film marathons, and it remains one of my most fondly remembered entries. I love the scene where Akira Kubo (the guy from "Attack of the Mushroom People"!) rips the transmitter earrings out of that lady's ears, and when she looks at her hands, they're covered with blood! The special effects were well done, and I didn't think that the dubbing was all that bad. All in all, no complaints.
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