|Destroy All Monsters|
|Title:||Destroy All Monsters|
|Directed by:||Ishirô Honda|
|Written by:||Ishirô Honda; Takeshi Kimura |
|Produced by:||Tomoyuki Tanaka|
|Music by:||Akira Ifukube|
|Edited by:||Ryôhei Fujii|
|Distributed by:||Toho Company, Ltd.|
|Released:||August 1st, 1968|
|Running time:||88 min.|
|Previous:||Son of Godzilla (1967)|
|Next:||Godzilla's Revenge (1969)|
Destroy All Monsters is a Japanese feature film of the science fiction genre. It is classified as daikaiju tokusatsu, which was a popular form of storytelling involving giant monsters, elaborate miniatures and considerable special effects. It is the ninth installment in the Godzilla film series by Toho Company. It was written and directed by Ishirô Honda and co-written by Takeshi Kimura. It was produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and premiered in Japan on August 1st, 1968.
|Akira Kubo||Captain Katsuo Yamabe|
|Jun Tazaki||Doctor Yoshido|
|Yukiko Kobayashi||Kyoko Manabe|
|Yoshio Tsuchiya||Doctor Otani|
|Kyôko Ai||Kilaak queen|
|Andrew Hughes||Doctor Stevenson|
|Kenji Sahara||Commander Nishikawa|
Bring on the Monsters! Edit
The following monsters make an appearance in this film. All monsters have made prior appearances in other film projects. There are a total of eleven monsters in this film.
- Anguirus - Appeared last in Godzilla Raids Again.
- Baragon - Appeared last in Frankenstein Conquers the World
- Ghidorah - Appeared last in Godzilla vs. Monster Zero.
- Gorosaurus - Appeared last in King Kong Escapes.
- Godzilla - Appeared last in Son of Godzilla.
- Kumonga - Appeared last in Son of Godzilla.
- Manda - Appeared last in Atragon.
- Minilla - Appeared last in Son of Godzilla.
- Mothra - Appeared last in Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster.
- Rodan - Appeared last in Godzilla vs. Monster Zero.
- Varan - Appeared last in Varan the Unbelievable.
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The original Japanese title to this film is Kaijû sôshingeki. The film was also released under the title, Attack of the Marching Monsters (怪獣総進撃).
- Destroy All Monsters (1968) redirects to this page.
- The U.S. version of the film trims two minutes off the final cut, coming in at a running time of 1 hour, 26 minutes (86 min.).
- In the U.S. release, the timeline of the film is 1998, not 1999 as in the Japanese version. This is stated by the opening narration provided by Norman Rose.
- In the English-dubbed translations of the film, Barney Miller star Hal Linden provided the voice fro Akira Kubo. Ted Rusoff provided the voice for Doctor Otani.
See also Edit
The World of Godzilla
External Links Edit
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