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Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
"Gojira, Mosura, Kingu Gidorâ: Daikaijû sôkôgeki" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  15 December 2001 (Japan)
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Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chiharu Niiyama ...
Yuri Tachibana (BS Digital Q reporter)
Ryûdô Uzaki ...
SDF Adm. Taizô Tachibana
Masahiro Kobayashi ...
Teruaki Takeda (science writer)
Shirô Sano ...
Haruki Kadokura (Yuri's boss)
Takashi Nishina ...
AD Aki Maruo
Kaho Minami ...
SDF Intelligence Capt. Kumi Emori
Shin'ya Ohwada ...
SDF L:t. Gen. Katsumasa Mikumo
Kunio Murai ...
SDF HQ Secretary Masato Hinogaki
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Yutaka Hirose
Shingo Katsurayama ...
SDF Intelligence Maj. Tokihiko Kobayakawa
Toshikazu Fukawa ...
Adjutant Miyashita
Masahiko Tsugawa ...
Chief Cabinet Secretary
Hideyo Amamoto ...
Prof. Hirotoshi Isayama the Prophet
Nobuaki Kakuda ...
Commanding Sector officer (as Nobuo Kakuda)
Takafumi Matsuo ...
Mototsu Station police officer
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Strange incidents occur when an American submarine has been destroyed by a mysterious force at sea off the shores of Guam. Only Admiral Tachibana was certain that behind the disaster was none other than the destructive King of the Monsters, Godzilla! 50 years after his attack on Tokyo in 1954, Godzilla has mysteriously returned to life to destroy Japan, and General Tachibana, whose parents died in the monster's destructive wake, was prepared for his return to protect Japan from yet another tragic disaster, but is dismissed by the overly confident Japanese government, who underestimate Godzilla's power. But to further prove Tachibana's claim, his daughter Yuri, who works for the TV news program "Digital Q," investigates strange phenomena in three separate areas in Japan (two of which involve the deaths of immoral youths), and meets a mysterious old man named Isayama, who proclaims that aside from his infamous nuclear origins, Godzilla is an accumulation of vengeful souls (of both ... Written by John Cassidy <ryuuseipro@comcast.net>

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Also Known As:

Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: Daikaiju Sogougeki  »

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JPY 1,200,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Is the first film where King Ghidorah is a "hero" character. See more »

Goofs

As King Ghidorah rises out of the ocean after being revived for the second time, Godzilla also rises to the surface. We can hear Godzilla roaring, but you can see in the background here that Godzilla's mouth is not open to roar at all. See more »

Quotes

Adm. Tachinaba: I had been very proud, up to this moment, that I had never seen any real combat in my life.
Captain: You felt that way too?
Adm. Tachinaba: I think everyone feels that way.
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Connections

Follows King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Great Monster War March
(AKA: "Monster Zero March")
Track from "Ostinato" Album - 1986
Ending Credits Theme 2
Composed by Akira Ifukube
Arranged by Hiroshi Kumagai
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On second thought this one is very good.
17 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

The first time I saw this movie was on the sci-fi channel and the movie had pieces cut from it and it was badly dubbed. I bought the DVD and watched it and it was a lot better than the sci-fi experience. First off the music is great when you listen to it in stereo, secondly the effects are really good for a Godzilla movie. My major complaint it seems was simply Godzilla's appearance in the movie. It is a major jolt when one is used to the Godzilla of the previous two movies, but on seeing it again it looks rather good, and very evil (still a bit two dumpy, but I got over this time). In this movie, Godzilla is on a rampage...a rampage where he isn't just stumbling through the city causing damage because of his size, but rather causing damage because he wants to kill the people of Japan and make them suffer. Many of his most deplorable acts were cut from the sci-fi version, but on DVD you get to see him cause lots of pain on purpose. Who can stop the rampaging Godzilla...well we have Mothra, Baragon, and King Gidorah, but quite frankly these monsters just can not stand up to the power of this evil super Godzilla. So the military also pitches in with their full arsenal. Very interesting characters abound in a reporter and her military dad and various other interesting people. All of them with one goal: To stop the onslaught of Godzilla.


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