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Daikaijû kûchûsen: Gamera tai Gyaosu (1967)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Family | 15 March 1967 (Japan)
A gigantic bat emerges from a volcano to terrorize Japan and only one thing can stop it...Gamera!

Director:

Noriaki Yuasa

Writer:

Niisan Takahashi (as Nisan Takahashi)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kôjirô Hongô Kôjirô Hongô ... Foreman Shiro Tsutsumi
Kichijirô Ueda Kichijirô Ueda ... Tatsuemon Kanamura
Reiko Kasahara Reiko Kasahara ... Sumiko Kanamura
Naoyuki Abe Naoyuki Abe ... Eiichi Kanamura
Tarô Marui Tarô Marui ... Mite-no-Tetsu
Yukitarô Hotaru Yukitarô Hotaru ... Hachiko
Yoshirô Kitahara Yoshirô Kitahara ... Dr. Aoki
Akira Natsuki Akira Natsuki ... Self-Defense Force General
Kenji Ôyama Kenji Ôyama ... District Police Commissioner
Fujio Murakami Fujio Murakami ... Dr. Murakami
Kôichi Itô Kôichi Itô ... Road Company Chairman
Teppei Endô Teppei Endô ... Road Company Local Affairs Director
Shin Minatsu Shin Minatsu ... Okabe the Photographer
Teruo Aragaki Teruo Aragaki ... Gamera
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yukie Kagawa Yukie Kagawa ... Road Company Chairman's Secretary (as Hiroko Nishi)
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Storyline

Gamera's back, and just in time to save Japan from Gaos, a mysterious bat-like creature awakened by a volcanic eruption. As in the first Gamera movie, a young boy establishes an emotional link with Gamera, and the two work together, with the help of the world's scientists, to put and end to Gaos' violent rampage. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 March 1967 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Gamera vs. Gaos See more »

Filming Locations:

Japan

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Production Co:

Daiei Studios,Toei Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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This is the first film in which Gamera bleeds. See more »

Quotes

Army officer: Dr. Aoki, as a zoologist what would you say the beast is? Would you say it's a bird, or is it a reptile?
Dr. Aoki: I would like to say there isn't any recorded history of it...let's just call it a monster.
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Gamera vs. Gyaos (1967) **1/2
30 September 2010 | by JoeKarlosiSee all my reviews

This third offering in the "Gamera, the Giant Flying Turtle" franchise is one of the better ones. However, by this point the filmmakers started imitating the tone of recent Godzilla films to make the series more kid-friendly, so from here Gamera starts becoming a nice monster who watches out for the welfare of children. There would usually be a little boy or two in the lead parts from now on, but GAMERA VS. GYAOS still emerges as an enjoyable outing, retaining some strong moments for a movie geared to a juvenile audience. Much of that is owed to the truly mean and overpowering nature of Gyaos himself: he's a giant bat who shoots laser beams from his jaws which can cut objects clear in half! Superhero Gamera truly appears to have met his match this time and it seems nearly impossible for him to overcome the threat of his formidable opponent. **1/2 out of ****


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