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Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)

Gojira vs. Biorante (original title)
After rising from his volcanic grave, Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kunihiko Mitamura ...
Kazuhito Kirishima
Yoshiko Tanaka ...
Masanobu Takashima ...
Major Sho Kuroki
Kôji Takahashi ...
Dr. Genichiro Shiragami
Tôru Minegishi ...
Lieutenant Goro Gondo
Megumi Odaka ...
Toshiyuki Nagashima ...
Director Seiichi Yamamoto
Ryûnosuke Kaneda ...
Seizo Okouchi
Kazuma Matsubara ...
Self Defense Forces Officer
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Keiko Owada, Prime Minister's Representative
Yasunori Yuge ...
Prime Minister's Aide
Yasuko Sawaguchi ...
Erika Shiragami
Haruko Sagara ...
TV Reporter
Kôichi Ueda ...
Joint-Chief of Staff Yamaji
Kosuke Toyohara ...
Osamu Amesawa

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A scientist combines the cells of a rose with those of Godzilla to create a biological creature more horrifying than any seen before. The two do battle after a destructive tour of Japan by Godzilla. A newly released version includes many new fight scenes that were cut out of the theatrical version. Written by Todd A. Bobenrieth <TAB146@PSUVM.EDU>

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The Super-Beast Battle of the Century See more »

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Action | Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for traditional Godzilla violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 December 1989 (Japan)  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This was the first Godzilla film to be made in Japan's Heisei era (pronounced "hey-say"). Emperor Hirohito (whose reign, the Showa era, began in 1926) had died in early January of 1989, thus was the end of Showa (1926-1989) and the beginning of Heisei (1989-present), the reign of his son, Emperor Akihito. See more »

Goofs

In both the Japanese and English-dubbed versions, the same mistake about two agents being killed instead of one is left intact. See more »

Quotes

Lieutenant Goro Gondo: [to Godzilla] All this intravenous stuff is no good for you. Stick to smoking.
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Connections

Follows Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966) See more »

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Best Of The Hesesi Godzilla Series (1984-1995)
29 July 2002 | by (Worcester, Massachusetts, USA) – See all my reviews

I have to say Godzilla Vs. Biollante is the best Godzilla film of the hesesi series it even beats the box-office Godzilla Vs. Mothra (1992)and Godzilla Vs. Destroyah (1995) Biollante is one of the most cool kaiju designs I ever seen consider that I saw this movie in 1999 over all this movie gets *****.


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