Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) Poster


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Godzilla (1954)
Rodan (1956)
Mothra (1961)
Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Godzilla 2000 (1999)

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Shin Godzilla (2016)


Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
Anguirus appears.
Rodan (1956)
Rodan appears
Mothra (1961)
Mothra appears.
Gorath (1962)
The Controller of Planet X warns Earth of the falling star Gorath
Atragon (1963)
This film features both the title submarine (the Gouten/Atragon) and the giant serpent Manda.
Ironfinger (1965)
Akira Takarada's character makes a reference to having once been called "Mr. One Shot" from his marksmanship.
Godzilla vs. Monster Zero (1965)
This film features an updated version of the aliens from Planet X.
Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966)
Ebirah appears.
Son of Godzilla (1967)
Minya, Kumonga and Kamacuras appear
Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
One of the alcoholics said Big Bird when he saw Rodan.
Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)
Hedorah appears
Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
Gigan appears
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
King Caesar appears.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The sequence when Kazama goes through the alien ship to destory the shield is refrencing Star Wars when Mark Hammal flys through to destroy the ship
V (1983) (TV Mini-Series)
The aliens use synthetic disguises. And in one scene, when an alien (disguised as Akira Takarada's character) is featured with the aliens live on worldwide TV, Don Frye's character exposes them by shooting at him, and the alien's disguise peels off, shocking all who watched it on TV.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Kane Kosugi's character flies a fighter within the tunnel of the Xilian mothership, and after sustaining critical damage, kamikazes into the energy shield's main reactor.
Independence Day (1996)
The Xilian aliens' mothership uses an energy shield that made their ship invulnerable to all attacks. It was eventually brought down (see reference to RETURN OF THE JEDI).
Godzilla (1998)
The Monster called "Zilla" is supposed to be a reference to this film.
The Matrix (1999)
Several aspects, including the Planet X aliens dressed in black leather, and Godzilla doing a "bullet-time" action sequence.
X-Men (2000)
Some of the main heroes are superpowerful mutants. Also, Kane Kosugi's character shouts "Watch it, X-Man!" at an alien (from Planet X).
The One (2001)
Some of the action sequences from this movie
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Not only does GODZILLA FINAL WARS feature off-the-wall martial arts, but also features Toho's classic TohoScope logo (much like Quentin Tarantino's KILL BILL Vol. 1 featuring Shaw Brothers' "ShawScope" logo).
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Seen advertised on a billboard in New York City

Referenced in 

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
"Para-Medic's mention of Godzilla celebrating its 50 years in 2004 is a prediction into the future, and is a reference to Godzilla Final Wars."
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in Amanda's house ("Godzilla: Final Wars").
Michael Clayton (2007)
A Gigan figure from the movie can be seen on the desk of Henry Clayton.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (2008) (TV Episode)
Posters of the movie was shown during the list of the next batch of Toho Godzilla movies.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Godzilla (2009) (TV Episode)
Nerd mentions that Gezora appeared in this film (only as stock footage though) and the poster for this movie is shown.
South Park: Whale Whores (2009) (TV Episode)
The design used for the giant Godzilla statue is inspired by this movie
James & Mike Mondays: Godzilla: Unleashed (2013) (TV Episode)
James mentions how people didn't know the exsistence of this film when it was released.


Godzilla (1954)
stock footage
Rodan (1956)
stock footage
Daikaijû Baran (1958)
stock footage
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
stock footage
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
stock footage
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
stock footage

Featured in 

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla 1998 (2008) (TV Episode)
A clip of Godzilla fighting Zilla was shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla: Final Wars (2008) (TV Episode)
movie reviewed.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Monsters vs Aliens/The Haunting in Connecticut/12 Rounds (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown when Gojira (1954) is referenced
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Science Fiction Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Godzilla takes the #1 Monster & Aliens in movies
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Gamera vs. Jiger (2013) (TV Episode)
talks about the "other" Monster X
WatchMojo: Top 10 Godzilla Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Godzilla: Final Wars is #3.
Honest Trailers: Godzilla (1998) (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Godzilla Villains (2015) (TV Episode)
Zilla gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 EPIC Godzilla Moments (2019) (TV Episode)
Godzilla vs. Zilla is #3.

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