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Super Monster (1980)

Uchu kaijû Gamera (original title)
Using several clips from previous Gamera entries, this film deals with alien forces sending all the monsters Gamera has faced in one final battle to rid the planet of its last hope.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mach Fumiake ...
Kilara
Yaeko Kojima ...
Marsha
Yoko Komatsu ...
Mitan
Keiko Kudo ...
Giruge
Koichi Maeda ...
Keiichi
Toshie Takada ...
Keiichi's Mother
Hiroji Hayshi
Makoto Ikeda
Kisao Tobita ...
Driver
Osamu Kobayashi ...
'Zanon' Captain (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yûzô Hayakawa ...
Policeman
Toru Kawai ...
Gamera
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Using several clips from previous Gamera entries, this film deals with alien forces sending all the monsters Gamera has faced in one final battle to rid the planet of its last hope.

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gamera | alien | evil | lizard | turtle | See All (14) »

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Clash of monster vs. huge spaceship! Special effects blockbuster thrills and excitement! See more »

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7 May 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gamera Super Monster  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Gamera knocks over a billboard at one point in the film. The camera zooms into the billboard, revealing it to be an advertisement for a Godzilla film. See more »

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Featured in Movie Macabre: Gamera, Super Monster (1983) See more »

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I've seen the film more than 20 years ago......
14 June 2004 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

Gamera, what a movie........ My mom and my brother took me to watch this film when I was very young and it has never left my psyche since! For me, it was one of the best films I've ever seen. Not just with the mindset of a child from the 80's, but also because I believe that you gauge a good movie by assessing how much it affected you....... In my case, It started a whole new genre for me in being a great fan of Japanese movie making and writing. No matter how cheesy the script was back then, Gamera and the 3 hero chicks in that movie instilled in me a fascination that only a true blue child fan would absorb, a lifetime of fantasy! Thus, all I have to say is, lucky are you few to know of such a movie.......... You are not alone.


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