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
Four Godzilla suits were made for this movie, and the main suit had an animatronic inside the head to make Godzilla's head and mouth move. There was also an oxygen hose that can be attached to part of the tail so that actor Tsutomu Kitagawa could breathe. But Kitagawa stated that despite these advantages, "playing Godzilla is not for someone who is claustrophobic." Kitagawa, a veteran Japan Action Club (JAC) stuntman who did stunts for the Blue Rangers in Toei's Super Sentai Series (featured as Dynaman (1988) and "Power Rangers" in the US) plays Godzilla for the first time in this film. See more »
Godzilla and the flying saucer's sizes change several times during the course of the movie. See more »
Ahh, this damn teriyaki is cold again.
Huh, but as long as the beer is cold, who cares?
You clowns don't like it, there's plenty of other places to eat around here, so shut up or get out!
[room shakes, Godzilla is here]
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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 »
I can remember leaving the theater frustrated that I wasted 4 bucks on the worst film of 1998, Godzilla. (In fact, I thought Godzilla was about as silly as The Naked Gun-which was supposed to be)! I received a free pass to Godzilla 2000 and was surprised how enjoyable it was. Rather then ripping off Jurassic Park as the 1998 version did, it went back to the old formula; simple plot, simple characters, and great monsters. The only problem? Godzilla wasn't given enough to do. But when he's on, its SHOWTIME!!!!!!!
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