Godzilla returns in a brand-new movie that ignores all preceding movies except for the original with a brand new look and a powered up atomic ray. This time he battles a mysterious UFO that later transforms into a mysterious kaiju dubbed Orga. They meet up for the final showdown in the city of Shinjuku. Written by
When Orga hits Godzilla in the head the camera zooms in right after the hit to see Godzilla recoil. In the shot Orga's hand is not present even thought the previous shot doesn't show Orga lower his hand. See more »
Hello Shinoda. It's been a long time.
Not long enough. I hoped never to see you again.
I know. You and Miyasaka were a fine team. You should have come with him when I established CCI.
Not in a thousand years! I could never work for a man like you.
Why not? We both have the same goals.
Boy that's a real laugh. Godzilla needs to be studied. He's a gold mine of knowledge. But you couldn't care less! You just want to kill him before we can fully analyze him.
And in the meantime, he just levels ...
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Over the closing shot of Godzilla blowing up Shinjuku, a green "THE END" is superimposed, with a red question mark that appears over between the two words. (Theatrical US version only) See more »
This is old school Godzilla plain and simple. Nothing terribly exciting, no super cool computer effects. Just a guy in a rubber suit and godzilla breathe drawn on the film. Actually there is a little computer stuff, but nothing that hasn't been done for years.
This is not a great movie, by any stretch of the imagination, but nostalgia makes it enjoyable. I think this is also a better movie for kids than most of the action monster movies coming out. Almost no one dies in the movie and there is little swearing or sexual overtones. This might make it too simple for adults who are not nostalgic for the old movies, but others should enjoy it.
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