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Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

NR 04/27/1956 (US) Science FictionHorror 1h 21m

Incredible, unstoppable titan of terror!


During an assignment, foreign correspondent Steve Martin spends a layover in Tokyo and is caught amid the rampage of an unstoppable prehistoric monster the Japanese call 'Godzilla'. The only hope for both Japan and the world lies on a secret weapon, which may prove more destructive than the monster itself.

  1. Ishirō Honda

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Terry O. Morse


  3. Al C. Ward


  4. Takeo Murata


  5. Shigeru Kayama


Top Billed Cast

  1. Raymond Burr

    Raymond Burr

    Steve Martin

  2. Akira Takarada

    Akira Takarada


  3. Momoko Kôchi

    Momoko Kôchi

    Emiko (as Momoko Kochi)

  4. Akihiko Hirata

    Akihiko Hirata

    Dr. Serizawa

  5. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Dr. Yamane

  6. Frank Iwanaga

    Security Officer

  7. James Hong

    James Hong

    Ogata / Serizawa (voice) (uncredited)

  8. Sachio Sakai

    Sachio Sakai


  9. Fuyuki Murakami

    Fuyuki Murakami

    Dr. Tabata

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Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
Godzilla, King of the Monsters!

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $25,000.00

Revenue $2,000,000.00


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