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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)

Gojira tai Mekagojira (original title)
PG | | Action, Fantasy, Horror | 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 ...
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Kazuya Aoyama ...
Masahiko Shimizu
Reiko Tajima ...
Saeko Kanagusuku
Akihiko Hirata ...
Professor Hideto Miyajima
Hiromi Matsushita ...
Ikuko Miyajima
Hiroshi Koizumi ...
Professor Wagura
Masao Imafuku ...
Tengan Kunito, the Azumi Royal Family High Priest
Bellbella Lin ...
Nami Kunigami, the Azumi Royal Family Princess (as Beru-Bera Lin)
Shin Kishida ...
Interpol Agent Nanbara
Gorô Mutsumi ...
Daigo Kusano ...
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Takayasu Torii ...
Interpol Agent Tamura
Kenji Sahara ...
Ship's Captain
Yasuzô Ogawa ...
Construction Foreman
Takamitsu Watanabe ...
Alien Henchman # 1


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This was the last Godzilla film scored by composer Masaru Satô. See more »


When the boulder containing Mechagodzilla (disguised as Godzilla) flies out of the exploding pit, the wires used to fly the boulder are clearly visible. See more »


[a revived Godzilla rises from the Okinawan shores]
Keisuke Shimizu: Godzilla is still alive!
Saeko Kaneshiro: [overjoyed] The other monster the ancient people said would appear... must be Godzilla!
[Shimizu nods]
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A Young Girl's Prayer
("Miyarabi No Inori")
Performed by Bellbella Lin (as Beru-Bera Rin)
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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