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Gojira tai Mosura tai Mekagojira: Tôkyô S.O.S. (2003)

One year after the fight between Godzilla and Mechagodzilla, the two monsters along with Mothra face off in a conclusive battle royale.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Noboru Kaneko ...
Yoshito Chûjô
Miho Yoshioka ...
Pilot Azusa Kisaragi
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Mechagodzilla Operator Kyôsuke Akiba (as Mitsuki Koga)
Hiroshi Koizumi ...
Dr. Shin'ichi Chûjô (Linguist / Yoshito's father)
Akira Nakao ...
Premier Hayato Igarashi
Kôichi Ueda ...
General Dobashi
Kô Takasugi ...
JSDF Lieutenant Togashi
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Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
Chihiro Ohtsuka ...
Shobijin (Twin Fairy) (as Chihiro Ôtsuka)
Takeo Nakahara ...
JSDF Chief Hitoyanagi
Norman England ...
Sgt Woodyard
Naomasa Musaka ...
Gorô Kanno
Yumiko Shaku ...
Akane Yashiro
Yûsuke Tomoi ...
Lieutenant Hayama
Taigi Kobayashi
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Storyline

Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, Godzilla is once again on the rampage, and Mechagodzilla is Japan's only defense. Written by Oliver Chu

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Shitô kara ichi'nen...hitobito wa tashika ni shôri te ni shita to shinjita...kare ga futatabi awarareru made ni...! (One year after the battle to the death...humankind believed it had certain victory in its hands...until he appeared once again...!) See more »


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Rated PG for sci-fi monster violence and some language | See all certifications »

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13 December 2003 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Godzilla, Mothra, Mechagodzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

JPY 182,651,000 (Japan), 14 December 2003, Limited Release

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,724,345
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This was the first Godzilla film ever to be completed just in time for its preview showing at the Tokyo International Film Festival. All previous Godzilla films since Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) were screened there around a month before their usual general release date (early-mid December), but were still busy finishing up post-production (ie. few FX shots were incomplete, wires were visible, etc.). See more »

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Rather cool, but really more of the same.
16 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I liked this Godzilla movie, but it does share a few to many similarities with the previous Godzilla movie. On the plus side there was a longer fight sequence in this one, but in the end you really end up knowing the outcome of the fight well before it is over. Especially when they add Mothra to the equation, Godzilla was considerably weaker than MechaGodzilla in the last movie so I don't see why they felt he needed another opponent. They really should have added Godzilla some help instead. As it is, Godzilla gets his shots in, but not enough to make the outcome of the fight ever be in doubt. They do add a rather different ending to this one slightly reminiscent of "Godzilla vs. Mothra", with a twist. In the end though this Godzilla is just not nearly as tough as the demon Godzilla of the movie before the MechaGodzilla movies. In fact, this one isn't as tough as the two before that either. To bad it was not more like the demon one though as that one you could really pull against it, this one you feel sorry for. There are some returning stars in this as the pilot of the previous movie has a little more than a cameo, but this time the focus is more on a mechanic of MechaGodzilla. Good movie, but nothing new.


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