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Godzilla

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Godzilla (Movie - 1954)

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
98 minutes
performer:
Akira Takarada, Akihiko Hirata, Momoko Kochi, Takashi Shimura
director:
Ishiro Honda
distributor:
Rialto Pictures
author:
Ishiro Honda
genre:
Horror, Drama, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it an A-

The original 1954 Japanese version is being released here for the first time in its undubbed, unbutchered form. Godzilla, the most awesome of tacky movie monsters, is pop culture’s grandest symbol of nuclear apocalypse — a metaphor that looks more nuttily masochistic than ever.