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9 December 1995 (Japan) See more »
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It's a Major Monster Meltdown! See more »
Plot:
The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Godzilla Comes Full Circle See more (51 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Takurô Tatsumi ... Dr. Kensaku Ijuin
Yôko Ishino ... Yukari Yamane
Yasufumi Hayashi ... Kenichi Yamane
Megumi Odaka ... Miki Saegusa
Sayaka Osawa ... Meru Ozawa
Saburô Shinoda ... Professor Fukazawa
Akira Nakao ... Commander Takaki Aso
Masahiro Takashima ... Major Sho Kuroki
Momoko Kôchi ... Emiko Yamane
Shigeru Kôyama ... Army General
Ronald Hoerr ... Professor Marvin
Kôichi Ueda ... Night Watchman at Aquarium
Takehiro Murata ... Yukari's Editor

Shelley Sweeney ... G-Force Technician
Akihiko Hirata ... Dr. Daisuke Serizawa (archive footage)
Kenpachirô Satsuma ... Gojira
Ryo Hariya ... Desutoroia
'Hurricane Ryu' Hariken ... Gojira Jr.

Directed by
Takao Okawara 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kazuki Ohmori 

Produced by
Tomoyuki Tanaka .... executive producer
Shogo Tomiyama .... producer
 
Original Music by
Akira Ifukube 
 
Cinematography by
Masahiro Kishimoto 
Yoshinori Sekiguchi 
 
Film Editing by
Chizuko Osada 
 
Art Department
Yumiko Arakawa .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Kazuo Miyauchi .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Kôichi Kawakita .... director of special effects
Shin'ichi Wakasa .... suit maker
Tetsuzô Ôsawa .... special effects production designer
 
Visual Effects by
Tetuzo Osawa .... visual effects designer
 
Animation Department
Hideo Okamoto .... character designer
 

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Also Known As:
"Gojira vs. Desutoroiâ" - Japan (original title)
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103 min
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The final film in the Versus/Heisei Godzilla series. The third movie series (or Millennium Series) begins with Godzilla 2000 (1999).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the opening sequence in Hong Kong, traffic is seen moving at a normal pace and in some instances is actually traveling directly towards the Nuclear Godzilla.See more »
Quotes:
TV-Reporter:But, what happened with the physics experiment that you conducted here?
Dr. Kensaku Ijuin:It's at the bottom of the ocean, where a brilliant scientist is quietly sleeping.
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Godzilla Comes Full Circle, 22 September 2003
Author: Brian Washington (Sargebri@att.net) from Los Angeles, California

This is a somewhat touching film due to the fact that the original Godzilla dies. It also should be noted that with this film the entire Godzilla series (Hesei as well as Showa eras) comes full circle as he fights a foe created by the very thing that destroyed him in the first film. Unfortunately, it is somewhat undermined by some rather poor special effects. However, the story is pretty decent as it not only is about the end of Godzilla, but it also has an underlying theme of rebirth as is seen in the end when Godzilla Junior absorbs his father's lingering radiation to become the new "King of Monsters". This film may be flawed, but it is still pretty good.

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