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Destroy All Monsters (1968)

Kaijû sôshingeki (original title)
Female aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Akira Kubo ...
Jun Tazaki ...
Dr. Yoshido
Yukiko Kobayashi ...
Yoshio Tsuchiya ...
Dr. Otani
Kyôko Ai ...
Andrew Hughes ...
Dr. Stevenson
Chôtarô Tôgin ...
Yoshifumi Tajima ...
Kenji Sahara ...
Commander Nishikawa
Hisaya Itô ...
Yoshio Katsuda ...
Young Scientist
Heihachirô Ôkawa ...
Engineer (as Henry Okawa)
Ikio Sawamura ...
Old Farmer
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Police Officer
Hiroshi Okada ...
Doctor at hospital
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Storyline

Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Land and are using them to destroy all major cities on the planet. It is up to the daring crew of the super rocket ship X-2 to infiltrate the aliens' headquarters before the Earth monsters and King Ghidrah annihilate the planet. Written by Todd A. Bobenrieth <TAB146@PSUVM.EDU>

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The Battle Cry that Could Save the World! See more »


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23 May 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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JPY 200,000,000 (estimated)
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2.55 : 1
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Trivia

The intent of Toho was that this was going to be the final Godzilla movie as the popularity or Kaiju films was losing steam. However, it was very successful and Toho changed their mind and went on to create more Godzilla films into the 70's. See more »

Goofs

Even though about 40 years have passed since the previous movie, Godzilla's son Minilla still looks exactly the same as before and he still has trouble breathing atomic rays. While one can argue that maybe monsters age slower, in his debut film Minilla grew from a infant into a much larger child under a very short time. See more »

Quotes

Kilaak Queen: Ghidorah is a space monster. The monsters from Earth cannot win. I will get in touch with you, when you feel like giving up.
General: Why that...
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Crazy Credits

In Toho's international version, their English language credits list special effect director Sademasa Arikawa as "Sanemasa Arikawa." See more »

Connections

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

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Kick ass monster movie
27 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

Any movie with 11 monsters is an instant bad ass. I did not see all of this film but it was incredible.

Though it took a while to get to monster action with Godzilla, Manda, Rodan and mothra all invading New York at once, it was an exciting film. Though the narrating sucked and the acting wasn't so great, it was good.

It definitely made the military look like idiots in the first monster scene when they are firing machine guns and missiles at the four monsters in New York. This movie should not be rated G, but pg-13 for monster violence. I advise you to see this film A.S.A.P.


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