Gorath

(1962)

Overview

In 1980, a giant planetoid named Gorath is discovered to be on a collision course with Earth. Even though it is smaller than Earth, its mass is huge enough to crush the Earth and destroy it. A mission sent to observe Gorath is destroyed after all the orbiting ships are drawn into the planetoid. A later mission is sent to observe and the crew barely leaves before suffering the same fate. However Astronaut Tatsuo Kanai is left in a catatonic state due to his near death experience. The Earth's scientists then come up with a desperate plan to build giant rockets at the South Pole to move Earth out of Gorath's path before it is too late.

  1. Ishirō Honda

    Director

  2. Takeshi Kimura

    Screenplay

  3. Jôjirô Okami

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ryô Ikebe

    Dr. Tazawa

  2. Yumi Shirakawa

    Yumi Shirakawa

    Tomoko Sonoda

  3. Akira Kubo

    Akira Kubo

    Tatsuma Kanai

  4. Kumi Mizuno

    Kumi Mizuno

    Takiko Nomura

  5. Hiroshi Tachikawa

    Wakabayashi

Full Cast & Crew

Gorath
Gorath

Facts

Original Title Yôsei Gorasu

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 15, 1964
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 28m

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