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All Monsters Attack (1969)

Gojira-Minira-Gabara: Oru kaijû daishingeki (original title)
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A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles.

Directors:

Ishirô Honda, Jun Fukuda (uncredited) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomonori Yazaki Tomonori Yazaki ... Ichirô Miki
Hideyo Amamoto ... Shinpei Inami
Sachio Sakai Sachio Sakai ... Bank Robber Senbayashi
Kazuo Suzuki Kazuo Suzuki ... Bank Robber Okuda
Kenji Sahara Kenji Sahara ... Kenkichi 'Tack' Miki (Ichiro's Father)
Machiko Naka Machiko Naka ... Ichirô no okâsan
Shigeki Ishida Shigeki Ishida ... The Landlord
Midori Uchiyama Midori Uchiyama ... Minira (voice)
Yoshifumi Tajima Yoshifumi Tajima ... Detective
Chôtarô Tôgin Chôtarô Tôgin ... Assistant Detective
Yutaka Sada ... Train engineer
Yutaka Nakayama Yutaka Nakayama ... Guy Painting Billboard
Ikio Sawamura Ikio Sawamura ... Bartender
Haruo Nakajima ... Gojira
'Little Man' Machan 'Little Man' Machan ... Minira
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Storyline

Ichiro is a highly imaginative, but lonely, boy growing up in urban Tokyo. Every day he comes home to the empty apartment he shares with his railroad worker father and his restaurant hostess mother. His only friends are a toy maker name Shinpei Inami and a little girl named Sachicko. The only other kids that are around is a gang of kids led by a bully named Gabara. To escape his loneliness, Ichiro imagines that he is on Monster Island where he befriends Minya, the son of Godzilla. It is through his daydreams that he watches Godzilla and Minya fight other monsters, including one also named Gabara who is just as bad a bully as the one that is tormenting Ichiro. It is through these daydreams that he learns that it is okay to fight back and face his fears. These lessons also help him to outwit a couple of bumbling bank robbers as well as finally have the guts to stand up to Gabara and his gang. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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See: Prehistoric Monsters Crawl Out of the Hidden Dephs of the Earth and Take Revenge Against the Living!


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Trivia

Eiji Tsuburaya was so busy with his company, Tsuburaya Productions, during the production of this film that Ishirô Honda had to take over the effects direction, which resulted in limited special effects work and stock footage. Tsuburaya did not work on the film at all, aside from the stock footage, but is credited out of respect. See more »

Goofs

When the monster Gabara is flung into the air and flips over, the effect was done by rotating the entire camera, thus the clouds and the background are spinning together with him. See more »

Quotes

Minya: Godzilla says that I should learn to fight my own battles, y'know.
Ichiro Miki: Against big guys?
Minya: Uh-huh.
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Alternate Versions

The opening song (the surf punk type song) in the US version is an instrumental piece composed by Ervin Jereb, while in the Japanese version, it is a march sung by Lily Sasaki. See more »

Connections

Followed by Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

March of the Monsters
Performed by Crown Records
(U.S. Version Only)
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It works for me!!!
4 August 2002 | by anaturbotSee all my reviews

I'm was never a Godzilla fan until my son got involved. These movies have never meant anything to me until they began taking up so much of his life. He is just about to turn four, and nothing is going to make me happier than to give this to him for his 4th birthday! It will get him off my back!!!!


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

8 December 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Minya: Son of Godzilla See more »

Filming Locations:

Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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