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Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)

Gojira tai Megagirasu: Jî shômetsu sakusen (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | 16 December 2000 (Japan)
Japan creates an artificial black hole device to trap Godzilla forever, but a test of the device creates new foes for Godzilla, car-sized dragonflies called meganula and their queen, Megaguirus.

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Misato Tanaka ...
Kiriko Tsujimori
Shôsuke Tanihara ...
Hajime Kudo
Masatô Ibu ...
Motohiko Sugiura
Yuriko Hoshi ...
Yoshino Yoshizawa
Toshiyuki Nagashima ...
Takuji Miyagawa
Kôichi Ueda ...
Government Official
Kôichi Yamadera ...
Kid's TV Host
Yûsaku Yara ...
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Kôji Katô ...
Water department guy
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Minoru Watanabe ...
Megagirasu
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Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan! This time, however, Japan has two new weapons to defend themselves. The Gryphon, a high-tech ship, and the Dimension Tide, a device that creates artificial black holes! During a test of the Dimension Tide, eggs appear in the city of Shibuya and hatch into terrifying Meganurons! These creatures need water to grow and flood the city of Shibuya by breaking underground water veins. As they multiply and grow, they start to feed on the energy of humans. After gathering enough energy, they transform in to giant dragonfly monsters called Meganuras! And now they target Godzilla for energy to feed to the larva of their queen, which eventually hatches into the terrifying 60-meter Megaguirus who also begins to attack Godzilla for his energy. Now a 3-way battle between Godzilla, the Megaguirus, and humans begins! Will Godzilla win? Will humanity survive? Written by <agent-005@usa.net>

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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16 December 2000 (Japan)  »

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JPY 950,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Some of the footage from the original Godzilla (1954) was recreated with the new Godzilla suit, since Godzilla's appearance has changed so much from the original version. See more »

Goofs

The first use of Dimension Tide the singularity Godzilla looks straight up at it.Even though it is a direct hit then after detonation it is revealed he buried himself. See more »

Crazy Credits

A second ending begins at the end of the closing credits: At school, the little boy Jun had finished his bug collection, and his teacher tells him to put it back in his lab. Once he does just that, an earthquake shakes the school, and looking through the window in the school lab, Jun hears a familiar monster roar! See more »

Connections

References Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Fury Of Godzilla
from Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
Composed by Akira Ifukube
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Godzilla enters the 21st Century
14 September 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

America has killed Godzilla. Ever since 1998 when Tristar made a CGI Creature that is a shame to Godzilla's name, even more People believe that Godzila is a rubber suited monster with no budget. This movie disproves that. Whilst Godzilla 2000 had few CGIs, this one has tons. The story is good, far better then some of the crud that the Big American companies turn out and call "Horror" or "Monster" flicks. Yes, it's very campy, but that's part of it's charm, and some things, like the "Flooded Tokyo" effect are never really explained much. But no matter, this is a great Godzilla movie.


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