Destroy All Monsters
Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Title: Destroy All Monsters
Directed by: Ishirô Honda
Written by: Ishirô Honda; Takeshi Kimura [1]
Produced by: Tomoyuki Tanaka
Music by: Akira Ifukube
Cinematography: Taiichi Kankura
Edited by: Ryôhei Fujii
Distributed by: Toho Company, Ltd.
Released: August 1st, 1968
Rating: G
Running time: 88 min.
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Budget: ¥200,000,000
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.

Plot Edit

Cast Edit

Actor Role
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
Chôtarô Tôgin Ogata
Yoshifumi Tajima General
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.

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • 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.

Recommendations Edit

See also Edit


The World of Godzilla

Godzilla miscellaneous

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References Edit

  1. Screenwriter Takeshi Kimura is credited as Kaoru Mabuchi in this film.

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