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Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)

Gojira vs. Kingu Gidorâ (original title)
Time travelers use Godzilla in their scheme to destroy Japan to prevent the country's future economic reign.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kosuke Toyohara ...
Kenichiro Terasawa
Anna Nakagawa ...
Emmy Kano
Megumi Odaka ...
Katsuhiko Sasaki ...
Professor Mazaki
Akiji Kobayashi ...
Yuzo Tsuchiashi
Tokuma Nishioka ...
Takehito Fujio
Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
Businessman Yasuaki Shindo
Chuck Wilson ...
Chuck Wilson
Richard Berger ...
Robert Scott Field ...
Kenji Sahara ...
Kiwako Harada ...
Chiaki Moriyuma
Kôichi Ueda ...
Ikehata, the mad old soldier
Prime Minister
Yasunori Yuge ...
Army Chief


Time travellers from the 23rd century return to 1992 to warn Japan that Godzilla will cause a catastrophic nuclear incident in the 21st century and suggest a way to rid the world of him forever. They intend to go back to 1944, to Ragos Island, where a dinosaur was exposed to radiation from the Bikini H-Bomb test and became Godzilla. Upon completion of this task, King Ghidrah appears in 1992 and the visitors' true plan is discovered. They wish to destroy Japan so it will not become the dominant economic force. Luckily for the Japanese, Godzilla was still created and will now fight Ghidrah. Written by Todd A. Bobenrieth <TAB146@PSUVM.EDU>

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Release Date:

14 December 1991 (Japan)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


His role as the Prime Minister became the final role for So Yamamura. See more »


When King Ghidorah has Godzilla in the death grip, choking him, while he's drooling and charging up his energy, strings are visible on King Ghidorah. See more »


Chuck Wilson: Do you think that means you won? It doesn't matter! Me don't need a computer or King Ghidorah to do our work. Godzilla's going to destroy the country of Japan himself. You're nuclear fanatics don't know what they've created. This new Godzilla is unfriendly and is going to destroy your planet! There's nothing you can do about it! YOUR COUNTRY HAS NO FUTURE NOW!
Grenchiko: Our job here was a success. And soon we'll be back in the 23rd century. There's something you didn't know. Our ship has an advance ...
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Crazy Credits

The end credits (deleted from the American version) play over footage of Godzilla at the bottom of the ocean. See more »


Follows Rodan (1956) See more »

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User Reviews

Hugely enjoyable in spite of logical flaws
24 June 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

There's a lot to dislike in this film: awful English scripts, more plot holes than plot, and a long wait before Godzilla finally shows up.

Luckily, all of these flaws are made up for by its awesome monster battles, fantastic music, cheesy humor, and sheer entertainment. In the end, the balance is positive, and anyone who can get over their logical disbelief should have a lot of fun with this movie. It reminds us that there's more to movies than dull realism and sophisticated storytelling.

It's no masterpiece, but its definitely one of the Big G's most fun films.

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