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Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)

Gamera tai daiakuju Giron (original title)
Unrated | | Action, Adventure, Family | 21 March 1969 (Japan)
Aliens kidnap two children and take them to another planet for the purpose of getting knowledge from their brains, but Gamera follows and tries to rescue them.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nobuhiro Kajima ...
Akio
Miyuki Akiyama ...
Tomoko
Christopher Murphy ...
Tom (as Chrystopher Murphy)
Yuko Hamada ...
Kuniko
Eiji Funakoshi ...
Dr. Shiga
Kon Ohmura ...
Officer Kondo (AKA: 'Kon-chan') (as Kon Ômura)
Hiroko Kai ...
Barbella
Reiko Kasahara ...
Florbella
Akira Natsuki ...
News Reporter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edith Hanson ...
Elza, Tom's mother
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Storyline

Three children, two boys and a girl, stumble upon a flying saucer. The boys both step in without hesitating, and are whisked away to a planet in Earth's orbit but on the exact opposite side of the Sun. Inhabiting this planet are two women with Midwestern accents, who hypnotize the children to find they fantasize about milk, donuts, and Gamera, our favorite hero turtle. The women simply want to eat their brains. Back home, no one will believe the little girl's story of alien abduction, not even Officer Concha (pronounced "Cornjob"). Finally, Gamera rescues the children while fighting Guiron, a monster with a giant knife for a nose. Gamera kills Guiron while doing gymnastics on a parallel bar and takes the kids home, where the kids hope for peace, understanding, and the end of traffic accidents. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The heads of aiko and tom were shaved at the beginning of filming and they wear wigs or hats during the rest of the movie. See more »

Goofs

The seam on the Guiron suit is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Akio: Grownups have no dreams.
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Followed by Gamera vs. Monster X (1970) See more »

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The Japanese sure do have an imagination....
18 July 2003 | by (Pacific Ocean) – See all my reviews

Basically Gamera fights a giant knife with an attitude! Alot of people put the Gamera series down for being cheap, but you know what? They were fun! At least Gamera fought a different monster (mostly outlandish ones at that) every movie. Unlike the Godzilla movies where Mothra, Ghidorah, and MechaGodzilla seem to pop up in every other flick. Anyway this movie follows Gamera VS Viras. It has the same concept. Two kids (one American, one Japanese) are the stars. And there is plenty of stock footage flashbacks too. Then things get bizarre. Gurion (the knife with the attitude) slices up a silver painted Gyoas. Shoots ninja stars at Gamera. Gamera sprays out blue blood. Swings around on parallel bars. And does a "la cucaracha" dance to remove some ninja stars stuck in his arms! He then finishes off Gurion by slamming his knife head into the ground, so Gurion is upside down with his legs kicking! Bizarre stuff. Throw in two Japanese women in funky space suits that drug the kids with tainted powdered donuts so they can eat thier brains and you can see what my one line summary means....


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