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Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)
"Gamera 3: Iris kakusei" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | Fantasy  -  6 March 1999 (Japan)
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In a small Japanese village, a young woman discovers the means for her revenge, while Gyaos birds are sighted around the world and humankind debates Gamera's allegiance.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shinobu Nakayama ...
Mayumi Nagamine
Ai Maeda ...
Ayana Hirasaka
Yukijirô Hotaru ...
Inspector Tsutomu Osako
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Senri Yamazaki ...
Mito Asakura
Toru Tezuka ...
Shin'ya Kurata
Yuu Koyama ...
Tatsunari Moribe
Nozomi Andô ...
Miyuki Moribe - Tatsunari's Younger Siser
Kei Horie ...
Shigeki Hinohara - Ayana's Cousin
Norito Yashima ...
Sakurai
Hirotarô Honda ...
Mr. Saito
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Young Ayana
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Regimental Commander
Yukie Nakama ...
Female Camper
Kunihiko Mitamura ...
Ayana's Father
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This final installment of the recent Gamera trilogy begins with schoolgirl Ayana discovering a large egg in a cave that, according to legend, houses demons. The egg hatches into a small monster, which Ayana decides to raise and quickly develops as psychic bond with. As Ayana's monster, named Iris, grows to adulthood, the flying turtle Gamera begins to take an interest in this new potential threat. Who will be the victor in the final battle, and how much of Japan will be left standing at the end? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Trivia

Towards the end of the film when the swarm of Gyaos approaches Gamera they can be heard emitting the classic screech that Gyaos uses in the earlier Gamera films of the original series. See more »

Goofs

When Gamera first fights the Gyaos,Gyaos splits the K109 building in half with its laser beam(seen in a reflection). Later when Gamera hurls his fire at it,it is intact. See more »

Quotes

Mayumi Nagamine: Every creature, however unappealing, fights to the last to survive. Humanity as well.
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Follows Gamera vs. Viras (1968) See more »

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Better than Gamera 2
5 March 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

When I was young I watched a lot of Chinese and Japanese movies! I didn't understand much but I always loved the action! I can remember seeing this movie about a giant turtle fighting other monsters where he was assisted by women who were from outer space! Now I know that this was Gamera Super Monster! Most reviewers say that Gamera Super Monster was one of the worst Gamera movies! But for me it was very enjoyable! It was entertaining has hell! It was all about the action! Who cares if the special effects were cheesy! Expecting a far superior Gamera movie with Gamera 3 I was a bit disappointed! The special effects were excellent and the story was more than solid! But where was the action! Gamera is engaged in battle only two times! The focus was more on the story and the characters! A movie like this should be about giant monsters fighting each other and destroying a lot of stuff! In that aspect Gamera 3 fails! I am not denying this is a solid movie! But for me monster movies should be full of action and fun!


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