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Space Amoeba (1970)

Gezora, Ganime, Kameba: Kessen! Nankai no daikaijû (original title)
A space probe is infiltrated by alien beings and then crashes on a remote Pacific atoll. A group planning to build a resort hotel land on the island and discover it to be inhabited by giant... See full summary »

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Akira Kubo ...
Taro Kudo
Atsuko Takahashi ...
Ayako Hoshino
Yukiko Kobayashi ...
Saki, native girl
Kenji Sahara ...
Makoto Obata
Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
Dr. Kyoichi Mida
Yû Fujiki ...
Promotion Division Manager
Noritake Saito ...
Rico, the guide
Yûko Sugihara ...
Stewardess
Sachio Sakai ...
The Editor
Chôtarô Tôgin ...
Yokoyama, an agent
Wataru Ômae ...
Sakura
Tetsu Nakamura ...
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Yukihiko Gondô ...
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Shigeo Katô ...
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Rinsaku Ogata ...
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A space probe is infiltrated by alien beings and then crashes on a remote Pacific atoll. A group planning to build a resort hotel land on the island and discover it to be inhabited by giant mutant monsters created by the aliens in an attempt to conquer the world. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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The most fantastic science adventure ever filmed! See more »

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1 August 1970 (Japan)  »

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Trivia

The giant turtle is known in Japan as Kameba and internationally as Kamoebas. The name is a mixture of kame, the Japanese word for turtle, and amoebas. See more »

Goofs

The lighted eyes on the monster Gezora went dead halfway through filming of the fx. There was no money left in the FX budget to repair them, and they remain unlighted in certain scenes. See more »

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Referenced in Godzilla Trading Battle (1998) See more »

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One funky kaiju eiga!
19 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

First,I watched "Matango", that was silly, but I just sat there.......

Then I stumbled upon "Supeesu Amibaa"(Kessen!no Dakaiju), this one blows away the other Island monster movies that Toho made. For example, check out the scenes of animals turning into giant latex Kaijus and to top it off, one of the stranded islanders from Japan (takes place in GUAM y'know!) gets infected by the "Supeesu Amiba".

Still worth watching,and possibly for laughing too!


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