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Gezora, Ganime, Kameba: Kessen! Nankai no daikaijû
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1 August 1970 (Japan) See more »
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The most fantastic science adventure ever filmed! See more »
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A space probe is infiltrated by alien beings and then crashes on a remote Pacific atoll. A group planning... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
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 ... Chieftain Ombo
Yukihiko Gondô ... Islander
Shigeo Katô ... Islander
Rinsaku Ogata ... Islander

Haruo Nakajima ... Gezora - Kameba
Haruyoshi Nakamura ... Ganime
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Directed by
Ishirô Honda 
 
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Ei Ogawa 

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... producer (US version)
Salvatore Billitteri .... producer (US version)
Fumio Tanaka .... executive producer
Tomoyuki Tanaka .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Akira Ifukube 
 
Cinematography by
Taiichi Kankura 
 
Film Editing by
Masahisa Himi 
 
Production Design by
Takeo Kita 
 
Production Management
Yasushi Sakai .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Seiji Tani .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Kanae Masua .... sound recordist
Sadamasa Nishimoto .... sound effects
 
Special Effects by
Sadamasa Arikawa .... director of special effects
Yasuyuki Inoue .... special effects set decorator
Teruyoshi Nakano .... chief assistant special effects director
 
Visual Effects by
Yoichi Manoda .... special effects cinematographer
Yoshiyuki Tokumasa .... special effects optical photographer
 
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Eli Haviv .... editor: US version
 
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Helen Gary .... director: US dubbing
 

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Also Known As:
"Gezora, Ganime, Kameba: Kessen! Nankai no daikaijû" - Japan (original title)
"Space Amoeba" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
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USA:84 min
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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 »
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Continuity: Three of the main characters wear hats. During the second half of the movie, the hats come and go without reasonable explanation.See more »
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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
One funky kaiju eiga!, 19 February 1999

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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