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The Return of Godzilla (1984)

Gojira (original title)
Reporter Goro Maki is investigating a ship where all except for one man "Hiroshi Okumura" were killed by sea lice. After attacks on a soviet submarine they come to the conclusion that a new... See full summary »

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Koji Hashimoto
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Cast

Credited cast:
Takenori Emoto Takenori Emoto ... Desk Editor Kitagawa
Sho Hashimoto Sho Hashimoto ... Captain of Super X
Koji Ishizaka Koji Ishizaka ... Power Plant Guard (as Kôji Ishizaka)
Nobuo Kaneko ... Home Affairs Minister Isomura
Shigeo Katô Shigeo Katô ... Ship Captain
Keiju Kobayashi Keiju Kobayashi ... Prime Minster Seiki Mitamura
Hiroshi Koizumi Hiroshi Koizumi ... Professor Minami
Kunio Murai Kunio Murai ... Secretary Henmi
Taketoshi Naitô Taketoshi Naitô ... Chief Cabinet Secretary Takegami
Yôsuke Natsuki Yôsuke Natsuki ... Professor Makoto Hayashida
Junkichi Orimoto Junkichi Orimoto ... Director-General of the Defense Agency
Eitarô Ozawa ... Minster of Finance Kanazaki
Kenpachirô Satsuma ... Godzilla
Kei Satô ... Chief Editor Gondo
Yasuko Sawaguchi Yasuko Sawaguchi ... Naoko Okumura
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Reporter Goro Maki is investigating a ship where all except for one man "Hiroshi Okumura" were killed by sea lice. After attacks on a soviet submarine they come to the conclusion that a new Godzilla is back, and after 30 years of being dead he is back to destroy Japan all over again. Written by stovallcarter

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

25 December 1984 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Godzilla See more »

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Budget:

$6,250,000 (estimated)
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Toho See more »
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A Worthwhile Return
3 September 2019 | by HyliannoyedSee all my reviews

Godzilla is back in 1984's The Return of Godzilla. Ignoring all but the 1954 original, this is almost undoubtedly the most serious and adult film since then. The plot is interesting, the effects are good for the time, and the soundtrack is phenomenal (at least, until that very dated credits song, that is). Highly recommended for anyone looking for a classic monster film.


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