Following the French atomic bomb tests in the South Pacific, an unknown creature is spotted passing eastward through the Panama Canal. Scientist Niko Tatopolous is called in to investigate the matter, and he quickly arrives at the conclusion that a giant, irradiated lizard has been created by the explosions. Godzilla then makes its way north, landing at Manhattan to begin wreaking havoc in the big city. Even with the combined forces of the U.S. military to fight the monster, will it be enough to save the people of New York? Written by
Jean-Marc Rocher <email@example.com>
Tôhô Co. Ltd., the Japanese film studio that owns the rights to Godzilla agreed to allow an American version to be made, but only if the US studio followed a set of guidelines in order for the film to properly "capture the spirit of Godzilla"; both Script and Creature Design were immediately approved and, according to 'Patrick Tatopoulos (I)' in the making of Book of the film, the members of Tôhô Co. Ltd. were impressed with his sketches of the final design. See more »
In the Apache helicopter/Godzilla chase sequence, the Apaches have three weapons hard points on each weapon wing; all Apaches have only two hard points per weapon wing. See more »
[after accidentally hitting the Chrysler Building with a missile]
Oh! Damn, uh! That's a negative impact, sir! I repeat, that's a negative impact!
Negative impact? That's the goddamned Chrysler Building!
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Various effects that appeared as green film scratches (but were not, in fact, scratches) showed up periodically over the credits. See more »
Alright, I've had enough. Godzilla was a GREAT movie, and I'm just sick and tired of all the critics and others who view the movie as a complete disaster due to its lack of a story and other problems.
Personally, I don't care. The movie, from day one was meant to be just a big effects laden action movie. It's just for fun. I understood the story. The movie should just be viewed as a fun, blow everything up in your way movie. Don't be so hard. Sit back and enjoy.
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