Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
"Gojira vs. Desutoroiâ" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Action, Horror, Sci-Fi  |  9 December 1995 (Japan)
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The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Takurô Tatsumi ...
Dr. Kensaku Ijuin
Yôko Ishino ...
Yukari Yamane
Yasufumi Hayashi ...
Kenichi Yamane
Megumi Odaka ...
Sayaka Osawa ...
Meru Ozawa
Saburô Shinoda ...
Professor Fukazawa
Akira Nakao ...
Commander Takaki Aso
Masahiro Takashima ...
Major Sho Kuroki
Momoko Kôchi ...
Shigeru Kôyama ...
Army General
Ronald Hoerr ...
Professor Marvin
Kôichi Ueda ...
Night Watchman at Aquarium
Takehiro Murata ...
Yukari's Editor
G-Force Technician
Akihiko Hirata ...
Dr. Daisuke Serizawa (archive footage)


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9 December 1995 (Japan)  »

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JPY 1,000,000,000 (estimated)

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Contains brief scenes that pay homage to the original Godzilla (1954) - such as Dr Yamane's stegosaurus model - and during the simulated Tôkyô meltdown sequence (where they show what will happen if Godzilla explodes) Godzilla walks by the Wako Building and the Diet Building - two building he destroys in the original film. See more »


When Destoroyah is dragging Godzilla across the airport runway, people move about in the terminal and a plane is even seen moving toward the runway. See more »


Major Sho Kuroki: What radioactivity!
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I think this is going to be Godzilla's last fight.
4 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was the last Godzilla film in the Heisei series, and it certainly topped all the rest. All the stops were pulled out to make this one a fantastic and explosive film that made July 4th a real firecracker.

First, they are trying to develop some new chemical to kill Godzilla and they create some really neat looking creatures that look somewhat like a crab or a lobster with a long neck and a head. I really don't think Godzilla will have any trouble with these things as one spent five minutes trying to get a girl our of a car and couldn't do it before he was destroyed.

But, the creatures apparently form in to one Destroyer and this one kills Baby Godzilla. Godzilla arrives to do battle and what a battle it is. The fireworks were spectacular and the sound track was marvelous.

Add to the mix a space shuttle-like super jet piloted by a cross between Tom Cruise and Will Smith and these babies don't stand a chance. Since this is the end of the series, you know Godzilla will die, but you can be sure that he will likely comeback in some form in the future.

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