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17 July 1971 (Japan) See more »
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Space aliens arrive on Earth with their giant shark and intend to take over the planet but they must first destroy Gamera. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Kôji Fujiyama ... Dr. Tom Wallace
Daigo Inoue
Reiko Kasahara ... Kiyoko Ishikawa
Daihachi Kita
Goro Kumon
Shin Minatsu
Akira Natsuki ... Doctor
Kei'ichi Noda ... Jigura (Japanese version) (voice)
Isamu Saeki ... Dr. Yosuke Ishikawa
Yasushi Sakagami ... Kenichi Ishikawa
Mikiko Tsubouchi ... Mrs. Ishikawa
Eiko Yanami ... Woman X / Chikako Sugawara
Yoshio Yoshida
Arlene Zoellner ... Margie Wallace
Gloria Zoellner ... Helen Wallace
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Directed by
Noriaki Yuasa 
 
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Nisan Takahashi  (as Fumi Takahashi)

Produced by
Sandy Frank .... producer (US version)
Yoshihiko Manabe .... producer
Hidemasa Nagata .... producer
 
Original Music by
Shunsuke Kikuchi 
 
Cinematography by
Akira Uehara 
 
Film Editing by
Yoshiyuki Miyazaki 
 
Production Design by
Akira Inoue 
 
Art Direction by
Tomohisa Yano 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Masami Akise .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Hideo Okuyama .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Kazufumi Fujii .... special effects director
Ryosaku Takayama .... monster design
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Heihachi Kuboe .... lighting technician
 

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Also Known As:
"Gamera vs. Zigra" - USA (dubbed version)
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Runtime:
USA:87 min
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Color (Daieicolor)
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Zigra in full shark mode resembles a Goblin shark, a rare species of deep sea shark found most commonly near Japan.See more »
Quotes:
Kenny:Ah, Gamera!
Helen:I don't like monsters.
Kenny:Gamera is the friend of all children!
Helen:Is he really?
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Always good for a laugh, 28 March 1999
Author: Ace-85 from North Dakota

Campy and low-budget, all the things that make the old Gamera movies great. This movie follows a creature named Zigra, who first destroys a moon base then threatens Tokyo. Gamera arrives late and generally just mucks things up. He does somehow save the day, in one of the cheesiest fight sequences ever made. If you like stupid old movies, this one's for you.

"Gamera is really neat, Gamera is full of meat, We believe in Gamera!"

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