Mr. Tako, the chairman of a pharmaceutical company, learns the roma tomato-sized berries that grow on Farou Island are a miracle cure, and that the natives worship a god called King Kong who has allegedly grown to giant size from eating the berries. What better way to promote the product, Tako figures, than to bring the creature back to Japan? He leads an expedition with Sakurai and Furue to get the berries and the monster. Meanwhile, some American pilots discover the chunk of the glacier Godzilla was sealed in back in 1955. Sakurai's sister's boyfriend Kazuo is busy trying to sell an invisible but super-strong wire, which of course no one wants until Kong escapes...Written by
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The only Godzilla movie that was written as a lighthearted comedy. This was to ensure that whole families would attend, since Godzilla was becoming increasingly more popular with children at the time. See more »
During the climactic battle the extensions are taken off the arms of the Kong costume, making them almost a third shorter than in the rest of the movie. See more »
[King Kong is breaking free]
There's no time to argue! Destroy him!
What? King Kong is my responsibility, and you have no right to destroy him!
King Kong could kill us all! You wouldn't care! Publicity's all you want! Publicity!
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In the credits for the U.S. version, actor Kenji Sahara is listed as "Keji Sahaka." See more »
In the original version, when Sakurai and Farue are in the jungle searching for Kong, Farue runs to Sakurai to tell him that the ship's captain gave him the news about Godzilla'a latest rampage. In the American version, there is no mention of Godzilla and it is re-dubbed to make it seem like Farue is afraid to hunt for Kong and to complain about his corns. See more »
Sequel to "Godzilla Raids Again" has American pilots discovering a floating chunk of iceberg that sees Godzilla emerge from his imprisonment, and immediately attacks Japan again. Meanwhile, a giant ape named King Kong(not connected to the two famous films from 1933) is captured by a pharmaceutical company, with plans to broadcast on television, but that is thwarted when Kong escapes to Japan as well, and the two biggest monsters in the world will do battle. Enjoyable romp is great fun to watch, and colorfully presented, even if some of the dubbed dialogue is dreadful(the Japanese version is still unavailable in North America.) The new scenes in the English-language version are silly but amusing.
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