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Gojira tai Megagirasu: Jî shômetsu sakusen
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Release Date:
16 December 2000 (Japan) See more »
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Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan! This time, however, Japan has two new weapons to defend themselves... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Action woman kicks ass big time, but this is still Gojira's movie See more (42 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
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 ... Narrator
Kôji Katô ... Water department guy
Tsutomu Kitagawa ... Gojira
Minoru Watanabe ... Megagirasu
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Directed by
Masaaki Tezuka 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Hiroshi Kashiwabara 
Wataru Mimura 

Produced by
Shogo Tomiyama .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Michiru Ohshima 
 
Film Editing by
Shinichi Fushima 
 
Special Effects by
Kakusei Fujiwara .... lead sculptor
Kenji Suzuki .... special effects director
Kiyotaka Taguchi .... assistant special effects director
Shin'ichi Wakasa .... suit maker
 
Editorial Department
Roger La Prairie .... telecine colorist
 
Music Department
Akira Ifukube .... composer: theme "Godzilla"
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gojira tai Megagirasu: Jî shômetsu sakusen" - Japan (original title)
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105 min
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Some of the footage from the original 'Gojira (1954)' was recreated since Godzilla's appearance has changed from the original version.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Megaguirus shows itself for the first time, the strings holding it up, and the strings its flying on are clearly visible.See more »
Soundtrack:
The Decision Of GodzillaSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Action woman kicks ass big time, but this is still Gojira's movie, 6 December 2001
Author: whatdoes1know from japan

An action heroine in this one surprisingly gets as much screen time as the big G, and her character surprisingly has as much depth as the G's wrinkles when he smiles. Of course, he never smiles. But the plot of the humans has received more attention than the big G's carnage for this one. It's basically the plot of the heroine of Gamera 3, but with more development. And, unlike the Gamera teenager, the heroine of Gojira vs Megagirasu does not wait for a monster egg to fall on her laps to go after the big G. She kicks ass big time! Don't worry Gojira fans, the movie's title is not Tom Boy kicks Gojira's ass, so you know who's the boss. And this one's got a trick up its sleeve too! I'm sure you'll all fall for it. This movie has nothing to do with Gojira 2000, if you couldn't stand that little brat and the journalist, or worse, the guy who's last wishes were GOJIRAAAAAAA. I won't say action girl in here does better than Jean Reno in the infamous Godzilla, but the monster she's fighting is more lovingly menacing. No raptor look-alikes running around here. Just the big G and her. The music also changed. Each movie in the new Gojira trilogy must have been made for different audiences. This one is for the wide movie-going female audience between the kids for whom they made Gojira 2000, and the otakus and die-hard fans for whom they've made Daikaiju Soukougeki.

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