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Gamera tai daiakuju Giron
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Release Date:
21 March 1969 (Japan) See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
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)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edith Hanson ... Elza, Tom's mother
Hiroko Kai ... Barbella
Reiko Kasahara ... Florbella
Akira Natsuki ... News Reporter

Directed by
Noriaki Yuasa 
 
Writing credits
Nisan Takahashi  (as Fumi Takahashi)

Produced by
Sandy Frank .... producer (US version)
Hidemasa Nagata .... producer
Masaichi Nagata .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Shunsuke Kikuchi 
 
Cinematography by
Akira Kitazaki 
 
Film Editing by
Eli Haviv (English version)
 
Sound Department
Kimio Tobita .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Kazufumi Fujii .... special effects
Ryosaku Takayama .... monster design
 
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Kazumasa Nakano .... planner
 

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Also Known As:
"Gamera tai daiakuju Giron" - Japan (original title)
"Gamera vs. Guillon" - USA
"Gamera vs. the Giant Evil Beast Guiron" - USA
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Runtime:
82 min | USA:80 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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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 »
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Revealing mistakes: The seam on the Guiron suit is clearly visible.See more »
Quotes:
[Akio and Tommy are chatting with the alien women about their world]
Akio:What a superior civilization! You know... I looked in my telescope every day, and I thought there'd be a perfect planet, without work, and wars, and traffic accidents...
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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Classic, 19 June 2005
Author: cthulhu11 from United States

I saw this flick decades ago as a kid, and it's one that stuck in my memory, though as an adult I couldn't figure out what the title was, remembering it as the monster movie with the xacto-blade bad guy. Every time I see powdered donuts, I think of this flick. The dubbing, of course, is simply atrocious, but the alien babes are foxes of the highest order.

I just bought the SciFi Classics box set of 50 movies for $19.99, and was pleased to find Attack of the Monsters among the selection, along with Destroy All Planets, clips of which are included here as flashbacks. How Queen of the Amazons qualifies for inclusion as well isn't clear, but hey, for 40 cents a pop you can't go wrong.

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