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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)

Gojira tai Mekagojira (original title)
PG | | Action, Family, Fantasy | March 1977 (USA)
Apelike aliens build a robotic Godzilla to destroy Japan, and the true Godzilla may not be powerful enough to destroy it.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Masaaki Daimon ...
Keisuke Shimizu
Kazuya Aoyama ...
Masahiko Shimizu
Reiko Tajima ...
Saeko Kanagusuku
Akihiko Hirata ...
Professor Hideto Miyajima
Hiromi Matsushita ...
Ikuko Miyajima
Hiroshi Koizumi ...
Professor Wagura
Masao Imafuku ...
Tengan Kunigami, the Azumi Royal Family High Priest
Bellbella Lin ...
Nami Kunigami, the Azumi Royal Family Princess (as Barbara Lynn)
Shin Kishida ...
Interpol Agent Nanbara
Gorô Mutsumi ...
Daigo Kusano ...
Yanagawa, Alien Agent #1
Takayasu Torii ...
Interpol Agent Tamura
Kenji Sahara ...
Ship's Captain
Yasuzô Ogawa ...
Construction Foreman
Takamitsu Watanabe ...
Alien Henchman # 1
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Storyline

Aliens intend to take over the planet and, just in case Godzilla tries to interfere, have built a mechanical version of him to put an end to his interference. The Earth humans summon the legendary King Seesar to assist Godzilla in the battle. Written by Todd A. Bobenrieth <TAB146@PSUVM.EDU>

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This film was the last appearance of the monster Anguirus and only appearance of King Shisa until their long-awaited return 30 years later in Gojira: Fainaru uôzu (2004). See more »

Goofs

When the alien henchmen revert back to their ape-like forms, the entire screen freezes while the transformation lasts, including other people in the shot. There is an obvious crossfade effect, during which the "frozen" people slightly change position. See more »

Quotes

Keisuke Shimizu: Who are you?
[the henchman doesn't answer]
Keisuke Shimizu: A spaceman? Where's my brother and the professor? Where are they!
Alien Henchman # 2: You'll see them soon. Or rather... their corpses!
[the henchman is shot in the hand by Nanbara]
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Connections

Follows Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

A Young Girl's Prayer
("Miyarabi No Inori")
Performed by Bellbella Lin
Music by Masaru Satô
Lyrics by Jun Fukuda
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4 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie has everything: Giant rubbery monsters slugging it out, cyborgs, and the gorillas from "Planet of the Apes". Angilas is my favorite monster and my favorite scene is where he fights Mechagodzilla. I like the battle scene at the end: the special effects are much better than almost any other Godzilla movie of the 70's, 60's or 50's. The music is also kickin': I thought that any moment the battling monsters would start slamdancing to it! I like this movie a lot and it should be noted as Angilas's last appearance.


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