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Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)

Gojira vs. Kingu Gidorâ (original title)
Time travelers use Godzilla in their scheme to destroy Japan to prevent the country's future economic reign.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kosuke Toyohara ... Kenichiro Terasawa
Anna Nakagawa ... Emmy Kano
Megumi Odaka ... Miki Saegusa
Katsuhiko Sasaki ... Professor Mazaki
... Yuzo Tsuchiashi
Tokuma Nishioka ... Takehito Fujio
Yoshio Tsuchiya ... Businessman Yasuaki Shindo
Chuck Wilson ... Chuck Wilson
Richard Berger ... Grenchiko
Robert Scott Field ... Android M-11
Kenji Sahara ... Minister Takayuki Segawa
Kiwako Harada ... Chiaki Moriyuma
Kôichi Ueda ... Ikehata, the mad old soldier
... Prime Minister
Yasunori Yuge ... Army Chief
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Storyline

Time travellers from the 23rd century return to 1992 to warn Japan that Godzilla will cause a catastrophic nuclear incident in the 21st century and suggest a way to rid the world of him forever. They intend to go back to 1944, to Ragos Island, where a dinosaur was exposed to radiation from the Bikini H-Bomb test and became Godzilla. Upon completion of this task, King Ghidrah appears in 1992 and the visitors' true plan is discovered. They wish to destroy Japan so it will not become the dominant economic force. Luckily for the Japanese, Godzilla was still created and will now fight Ghidrah. Written by Todd A. Bobenrieth <TAB146@PSUVM.EDU>

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14 December 1991 (Japan)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,764,102
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Trivia

The film takes place in 1944 and 1992. See more »

Goofs

When first studying Ghidorah after returning from the past, the people from the future are looking at monitor bearing a contemporary Panasonic logo. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Shindo: A real dinosaur? Young man, I do call myself an expert in dinosaur studies, but I'm sorry to tell you I've never seen a live one.
Kenichiro Terasawa: Are you saying not even on Lagos Island?
Mr. Shindo: On Lagos?
Kenichiro Terasawa: I believe there was a dinosaur on Lagos in 1944.
[Shindo rises]
Kenichiro Terasawa: Mr. Shindo?
Mr. Shindo: I'm very sorry, young man, but I have to go to Kyushu for a meeting right now. I can't waste time talking to you anymore.
Kenichiro Terasawa: Ten years after you left Lagos, an H-bomb was tested close by on an island called Bikini, and it's very possible that the...
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Crazy Credits

In the Japanese and international English versions (but not the American version), the producer, special effects director, screenplay and director credits precede the main title. The cast is credited after the title. See more »

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26 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

This film came to my attention when I attended the first Monsterama Con in 2014 in Atlanta. One of the honored guests was Robert Scott Field who played an android. According to Fields, this film has been recognized as the third best Godzilla movie of all time. In Japan it received the equivalent to our Oscar Award. This film delves back to the origin of Godzilla and the epic battle with his equal King Ghidorah. The future visitors to modern 1990 Japan warn of destruction and want to change the course of the future but manipulating the present. A fun use of old school special effects and fun to see movies made pre- CGI. This movie is a joy for any Godzilla enthusiast. His name is Godzilla!


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