Earn points. The intruder attempts to kill Keisuke, but a bullet from an unseen gunman kills him before Keisuke and Saeko catch a brief glimpse of the reporter once again. Fandango helps you go back to the movies with confidence and peace of mind. "[7] Among the positive attributes, Galbraith noted that Masaru Sato's score was interesting and series veterans Akihiko Hirata, Hiroshi Koizumi and Kenji Sahara "make welcome appearances. The disguised version of Mechagodzilla is called Fake Godzilla (にせゴジラ - Nise Godzilla). Directed by Takao Okawara, Kazuki Ohmori. Buy tickets. The real Godzilla is severely wounded, but inflicts some damage on Mechagodzilla before both monsters retreat. Screen Reader Users: To optimize your experience with your screen reading software, please use our Flixster.com website, which has the same tickets as our Fandango.com and MovieTickets.com websites. Inside the ca… As Mechagodzilla defeats Rodan, Godzilla arrives and a second battle ensues. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla almost feels like it belongs earlier on in the franchise alongside films like Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster and Godzilla vs. Monster Zero. "[12], From retrospective reviews, Stuart Galbraith IV discussed the film in his book on Japanese genre films. Other. While the mortified aliens are distracted, Nanbara and the others free themselves, kill their captors, and sabotage the base, fleeing as it explodes. The film received a limited release in the United States in 1977 by Cinema Shares, under the title Godzilla vs. the Bionic Monster. [5] The Cinema Shares theatrical version deleted four minutes of credits, profanity and blood-letting from the film. As Kuronuma dispatches Mechagodzilla, the priestess sings to awaken King Caesar and Godzilla appears shortly afterwards. Godzilla’s evil twin Mechagodzilla first reared its head in this Jun Fukuda–directed film. Yusuke Tomoi as Hayama 7. Add an image to this gallery. Following the appearance of a black cloud resembling a mountain, Godzilla emerges from Mount Fuji and begins a destructive rampage despite having become tolerant of humans within the past years. Directed by Ishirô Honda, Jun Fukuda. Kana Onodera as Sara Yuhara 4. Nami's grandfather runs to her and asks what is wrong, to which she replies she has seen a vision of a monster laying waste to civilization and trampling on those who try to flee. Keisuke arrives shortly after to check on his brother and Miyajima. Directed by Masaaki Tezuka, Katsumune Ishida, Kazuki Ohmori. [6] Get a $5 reward for a movie on us. Miyajima hypothesizes, based on Mechagodzilla's advanced technology and composition, that the robot is an alien super weapon. Actor's name on the left, character played on the right. They meet with the priestess and her grandfather and place the statue in the temple, revealing King Caesar's resting place. Koichi Uedaas Dobashi 11. Enter your location to see which Earn points. A robot designed by aliens to conquer Earth, the enduringly popular villain has since been resurrected by Toho Studios several times. The ancient prophecy is … Garuda docks with Mechagodzilla and the combined firepower devastates Godzilla. The next morning, a lunar eclipse results in a red moon and a mirage, creating the illusion of the sun rising in the west. [7] Galbraith described the film as a "complete mess", finding that the aliens in the film were a rip-off of Planet of the Apes and that the film had poor effects work and "equally poor direction of Jun Fukuda. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla was released in Japan on March 21, 1974, where it was distributed by Toho. Sign up for a FANALERT® to find out when tickets are available in your area. Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla (1993) Movie - Directed by Takao Okawara and written by Wataru Mimura. [5], The film made slightly more money than Godzilla vs. Megalon, but was still not making as big a box office profit as the other films in the Godzilla series had in the early 1960s. • Masaaki Daimon as Keisuke Shimizu (清水 敬介, Shimizu Keisuke) It’s molded in two parts, a top and bottom, which then plug in. Koh Takasugi as Togashi 5. Get your swag on with discounted movies to stream at home, exclusive movie gear, access to advanced screenings and discounts galore. when you spend $25 on participating products. Jun'ichi Mizuno as Sekine 8. LEARN MORE. With Yumiko Shaku, Shin Takuma, Kana Onodera, Kô Takasugi. Rack up 500 points and you'll score a $5 reward for more movies. Seeing this, the team realizes they have to awaken King Caesar. [5] The film title was quickly changed to Godzilla vs. the Cosmic Monster, which was also used for the 1977 U.K. theatrical release. Meanwhile, Masahiko Shimizu discovers a type of metal not found on Earth while spelunking and takes it to Professor Miyajima for examination. Looking for movie tickets? [1] It was released by Cinema Shares in the United States under the title Godzilla vs. the Bionic Monster where the film was shown predominantly at Saturday "kiddie" matinees. After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that … Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla was released theatrically in Japan on March 21, 1974. Collect bonus rewards from our many partners, including AMC, Stubs, Cinemark Connections, Regal Crown Club when you link accounts. BUY TICKETS, Get 2x the points pay with World Elite Mastercard®. This change in directive goes ignored, however, as the programing left over from Mecha-King Ghidorah takes control and proceeds to finish off the King of the Monsters. Their leader, Kuronuma, forces Miyajima to repair the robot. Godzilla (or so it seems) emerges from Mount Fuji and begins a destructive rampage challenger is revealed to be the true Godzilla, while the other turns out to be Mechagodzilla, a massive robot armed with advanced weaponry advanced technology and composition of unearthly metals. Banner for the Godzilla Store, advertising the film's website. Offers. Despite this, it's clear in the movie based on the character reactions after Godzilla is swimming away that we were supposed to be siding with Godzilla without a clear reason why. Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. With Masahiro Takashima, Ryoko Sano, Megumi Odaka, Yûsuke Kawazu. Cast + Crew; Thursday, March 21, 1974; 1 hr 20 min Tell us where you are Looking for movie tickets? X. The two monsters join forces to fight Mechagodzilla. "[12] Rayns noted that Shinichi Sekizawa's story was "for once, quite ambitious" while noting that the film's "'mythic' elements are never coherent or impressive enough to match the array of alien technology, and the script seems to forget all about fulfilling its own prophecies as it hurries towards the regulation free-style wrestling climax. In this 4th installment in the 3rd Godzilla series deals with a second Godzilla invading Japan. [11], In a contemporary review in the Monthly Film Bulletin, Tony Rayns stated that at this point in the Godzilla series, there was no way the film "could have been anything other than formulary, but it could clearly have been much less shambling than it is. "[5] In Phil Hardy's book Science Fiction (1984), a review stated that "the final fight is suitably impressive although the tongue-in-cheek reference to Leone slows the action down too much. In Okinawa, an Azumi priestess has a vision of a city being destroyed by a giant monster. Kumi Mizunoas Machiko Tsuge 9. Hiroyuki Seshita holding the flyer for the film. [7] The 1974 Japanese release earned a distribution income (rentals) of ¥370 million. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Price Match Guarantee. Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla (1993) Cast, Plot and Trailers, In Theaters December 11th, 1993. A traitorous scientist gives them a second weapon: Titanosaurus. Shin Takuma as Tokumitsu Yuhara 3. After Nanbara and Keisuke infiltrate the alien base and free the prisoners, Keisuke and Ikuko leave to pick up Saeko and the statue while Miyajima, Nanbara, and Masahiko stay behind, only to be recaptured by Kuronuma. With Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Reiko Tajima, Akihiko Hirata. [8] It also grossed $17.1 million overseas,[9] for a worldwide total of about $20 million by 1980. With the enemy defeated, Godzilla heads out to sea and King Caesar returns to its resting place while the humans rejoice. Naomasa Rokudaira as Goro Kanno 14. With Katsuhiko Sasaki, Tomoko Ai, Akihiko Hirata, Katsumasa Uchida. Every 4 Tickets = $5 For You. Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla (1974) Movie - Directed by Jun Fukuda and written by Jun Fukuda, Hiroyasu Yamamura, Shinichi Sekizawa. [6] Universal Television threatened to sue Cinema Shares over the use of the name "Bionic" in the film's title, as they owned the rights to The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman TV series. It was an all new score, which fitted exceptionally well with the film, and only has one stock music track that Sato re-uses from Son of Godzilla (1967) for the King Seesar vs Mechagodzilla fight. Yumiko Shaku as Akane Yashiro 2. Directed by Jun Fukuda. His new Mechagodzilla theme, which seems to hark back to his work on King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) while also giving a vibe fitting for a sumo wrestler, is a great cue, while the return of the Godzilla theme and the long awaited reappearance of the Rodan theme round out a solid mesh of motifs for the three monsters. There are plenty that are fantastic in their own right, but every last thing in this one comes together so damn well to create this perfect film that strikes the perfect balance between the goofier tone that 1970s kaiju eiga were known for, with the more serious plots that… The film marks the first appearances of King Caesar and Mechagodzilla in the franchise. Mechagodzilla is sent to distract them while Baby Godzilla and Azusa are rescued. Godzilla vs. Gigan, released in Japan as Chikyū Kōgeki Meirei: Gojira tai Gaigan (地球攻撃命令 ゴジラ対ガイガン, lit. At just four and a half inches, MechaGodzilla fits in fine with the others in this particular line and that’s it. 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