Gojira (original title)
Unrated | 1h 36min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 7 May 2004 (USA)
American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.
A 164-foot-tall (50-meter-tall) monster reptile with radioactive breath is revived, thanks to nuclear testing. It goes on a mad rampage, destroying Tokyo - can it be stopped? Should it be killed?
Written by Marty McKee
Director: Ishirô Honda
Writers: Takeo Murata, Ishirô Honda | 1 more credit »
Stars: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada
Synopsis by Robert Firsching
One of the longest-running series in film history began with Ishiro Honda's grim, black-and-white allegory for the devastation wrought on Japan by the atomic bomb. As his visual metaphor, Honda uses a 400-foot-tall mutant dinosaur called Gojira, awakened from the depths of the sea as a rampaging ... View All »