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Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)

Gamera tai daiakuju Giron (original title)
Aliens kidnap two children and take them to another planet for the purpose of getting knowledge from their brains, but Gamera follows and tries to rescue them.

Director:

Noriaki Yuasa

Writer:

Niisan Takahashi (as Fumi Takahashi)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nobuhiro Kajima Nobuhiro Kajima ... Akio
Miyuki Akiyama Miyuki Akiyama ... Tomoko
Christopher Murphy Christopher Murphy ... Tom (as Chrystopher Murphy)
Yûko Hamada Yûko Hamada ... Kuniko (as Yuko Hamada)
Eiji Funakoshi ... Dr. Shiga
Kon Ohmura Kon Ohmura ... Officer Kondo (AKA: 'Kon-chan') (as Kon Ômura)
Hiroko Kai Hiroko Kai ... Barbella
Reiko Kasahara Reiko Kasahara ... Florbella
Akira Natsuki Akira Natsuki ... News Reporter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edith Hanson Edith Hanson ... Elza - Tom's Mother
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Storyline

Three children, two boys and a girl, stumble upon a flying saucer. The boys both step in without hesitating, and are whisked away to a planet in Earth's orbit but on the exact opposite side of the Sun. Inhabiting this planet are two women with Midwestern accents, who hypnotize the children to find they fantasize about milk, donuts, and Gamera, our favorite hero turtle. The women simply want to eat their brains. Back home, no one will believe the little girl's story of alien abduction, not even Officer Concha (pronounced "Cornjob"). Finally, Gamera rescues the children while fighting Guiron, a monster with a giant knife for a nose. Gamera kills Guiron while doing gymnastics on a parallel bar and takes the kids home, where the kids hope for peace, understanding, and the end of traffic accidents. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Unrated

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

21 March 1969 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Gamera vs. Guillon See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The heads of Aiko and Tom were shaved at the beginning of filming and they wear wigs or hats during the rest of the movie. See more »

Goofs

When the two kids launch a missile at Guiron, the missile gets sliced in half on his bladed head. But it is clear as the day that both "halves" are actually complete missiles. You can see the pyrotechnics go off behind Guiron's head that launch the second "half" of the missile. See more »

Quotes

[Akio tells the grownups what he's learned from his alien adventure]
Akio: Let's make the Earth a great place to live, without war, and traffic accidents...
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Alternate Versions

US home video version has new credits and dubbing and features footage deleted from from 1969 television version. See more »

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So Bad you will love it
12 December 2005 | by manicgeckoSee all my reviews

"Listening to children is neither psychologically or educationally important" This and other bits of tidbits are what is at stake if you dare to watch this Japanese trash. After scientists discover mysterious irregular waves from outer space, 2 boys hi-jack a spaceship to another star -(Earth is a star by the way) - only to watch hilarious monster fights complete with ninja stars from a walking knife, and become trapped by female aliens who want to eat their brains with dremel tools. And the boys thought that these aliens will prevent wars and traffic accidents. Listen to some bad jack-in-the-box music and enter Gamara, a giant go-go dancing turtle who must have had some bad Mexican food and comes to kids rescue after a few turns on the high bar. Boy are these kids going to get a scolding when they get home. I have watched this both with and without MST3K's help and it is roll on the floor hilarious either way. We should all figure out how to live without wars and accidents or we will repent and get our heads shaved.


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