Title: The Heisei and Millennium Mechagodzillas are both taller than Godzilla, while the Showa incarnation is the same height as him. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (ゴジラ VS メカゴジラ Gojira tai Mekagojira, lit. Aliens known as the Xiliens arrive on Earth seeking to borrow Godzilla and Rodan to save their planet from Monster Zero. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. But by this time the formula was long established, and as far as silliness goes I don’t think it’s any more bizarre than earlier films. A young man steals a boat to find his brother, but he and his shipmates become shipwrecked on a mysterious island inhabited by a giant sea monster and a slumbering Godzilla. ( Log Out /  Use the HTML below. Aliens intend to take over the planet and, just in case Godzilla tries to interfere, have built a mechanical version of him to put an end to his interference. Godzilla’s evil twin Mechagodzilla first reared its head in this Jun Fukuda–directed film. Or take the scene where the priestess awakens King Caesar (or Shisa) by singing to him. The very idea of Godzilla vs. Kong is predicated and marketed on fan service, and to that end, Mechagodzilla is widely expected to appear in the epic showdown, … The film stars Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Gorō Mutsumi, and Akihiko Hirata, with Isao Zushi as Godzilla, Satoru Kuzumi as both Anguiru… So let me say up front that I think Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla is one of the best Godzilla movies, period. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla almost feels like it belongs earlier on in the franchise alongside films like Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster and Godzilla vs. Monster Zero. As I see it, the major strike against it is its formulaic and silly plot. The fourth distinct onscreen incarnation of Mechagodzilla, the anime Mechagodzilla was constructed in secret by the Bilusaludo and humans in Japan from 2042 to 2046, only to be lost in the final battle between the United Earth and Godzilla in March of 2046. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. In Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla, Mechagodzilla was constructed by the Black Hole Planet 3 Aliens following a close study of the real Godzilla as a tool to conquer the Earth. DBx. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla) is a 1993 tokusatsu kaiju film produced by Toho, and the twentieth installment in the Godzilla series, as well as the fifth in the Heisei series.The film was released to Japanese theaters on December 11, 1993. Only Kiryu possesses a full-lengt… *. Female aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla was released in 1974, as the 14th Godzilla movie and in honor of the King of the Monsters' twentieth birthday. And yet Mothra vs. Godzilla is a fan favourite. (2) The human story (or human-alien story) is really good. ( Log Out /  However, the story left a little bit to be desired. As they had done with Godzilla vs. Megalon the previous year, Cinema Shares simply utilized the Toho-produced international English dub. From Earth's pollution a new monster is spawned. Learn how your comment data is processed. In July 1977, Universal Studios filed a lawsuit threat against Cinema Shares, claiming that the title was too similar to their TV productions, The Six Million Dollar Ma… A typhoon washes ashore a gigantic egg that's claimed by greedy entrepreneurs near Nagoya. Even the elements that I don’t think work as well are at least inoffensive. The film was directed by Jun Fukuda, with music by Masaru Sato and SFX work by Teruyoshi Nakano. As madcap as their scheme for global domination is, I think it makes more sense than the crew from Planet X. This film was pretty much the beginning of the end of the Showa era. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of … In 1977, Cinema Shares purchased the North American distribution rights to Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla from Toho and released the movie through Downtown Distribution under the title Godzilla vs. It abandons many of the colorful and goofy aspects of the previous two films in favor of a slightly more serious plot and foe. The fights become more complex, and sillier at the same time. The world of anime monsters and movie monsters have given pop culture some truly amazing kaiju across the board, and now, one animation gives both Godzilla and MechaGodzilla … *. Japan creates an artificial black hole device to trap Godzilla forever, but a test of the device creates new foes for Godzilla, car-sized dragonflies called meganula and their queen, Megaguirus. But are they any sillier than the New Wave Xilians from Invasion of Astro-Monster? There’s Ebirah, the giant crab that he encountered in Ebirah, Horror or the Deep in 1966. He’s the evil doppelganger who first appears disguised as the real deal. Godzilla teams up with King Seesar, a furry guy who likes quiet evenings at home until he is woken up by singing. During the battle of the twin titans, the false Godzilla is revealed to be arobot called Mechagodzilla. 1974’s Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla may provide a template for how the MonsterVerse will use Mechagodzilla in his first fight. ( Log Out /  Godzilla is threatened by two new forces: Mogera - another UN built machine; and Space Godzilla - a beast spawned from Godzilla's particles in space. Weapons in screen. The Mechagodzilla incarnations vary greatly in appearance, but all share some common traits. In the sequel, Terror of Mechagodzilla, he’s even erased from the opening montage that replays all the highlights from this film. *. Rodan. Todd A. Bobenrieth . Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Strange how elements of other films get attracted to the Godzilla movies, kind … *. Related: New Godzilla vs. Kong Tie-In Prequel Comics Synopses Shed Some Light on the Delayed Film. survived. Plus he’s a giant weapons platform that fires rockets and blows things up, he flies by way of rockets in his heels, and he even generates a force field by spinning his head around. *. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. And while these characters would all appear again later, there was no real thought to any continuity with the films. The Bionic Monster. Soon this Godzilla is confronted by another Godzilla! BACK TO FILMOGRAPHY TOP. I am not of their company, and to be honest I’m not sure what its critics are complaining about. This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. GODZILLA VS GIGAN / VS MECHAGODZILLA 2 VHS SET Both tapes work great! Check out what we'll be watching in 2021. Is that as loopy as The Peanuts singing to Mothra? Godzilla vs. Kong had been slated for a March 2020 release, but was pushed back to Nov. 20, 2020. In fact, the non monster scenes almost cause this movie to grind to a halt. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. The Earth humans summon the legendary King Seesar to assist Godzilla in the battle. *. Mechagodzilla (disguised as Godzilla) sets the tone early by ripping open the jaws of Anguirus (who actually suffered a somewhat similar fate in Godzilla Raids Again). This review has triggered memories of Time of the Apes, or at least the MST3K version of it. Dr Eggman: You may have bested my Death Egg Robot, but you haven't defeated me! The post doesn’t say if Mechagodzilla has a pilot or is automated although the latter seems implied. Here's an uncompressed BDRIP of the Japanese version w/ English subtitles of Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (aka Godzilla vs. the Cosmic Monster), ripped from the Criterion Collection Blu-ray release Addeddate 2020-09-04 20:44:37 Color color Identifier godzilla-vs-mechagodzilla-criterion-rip Scanner Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader 1.6.4 In this little doozy, Godzilla goes up against Mechagodzilla, a monster with a long name and made of space titanium. *. (1) Mechagodzilla is great. And then there’s King Caesar. A robot designed by aliens to conquer Earth, the enduringly popular villain has since been resurrected by Toho Studios several times. I’ll confess I don’t know where Godzilla’s new magnetic power came from. Any prop in a storm. So yes it’s formulaic and silly, but in a good way. View production, box office, & company info. The Garuda(Anti-G Combat Machine) G Force Maser Beam Tank Type-92. Godzilla has a long list of villains in Toho’s library. In the final fight Godzilla will be soaked in blood, including a massive arterial spray from a neck wound that is later duplicated when the Interpol agent shoots the leader of the aliens in the throat. (1974). King Caesar pernah bergabung dengannya dalam pertandingan dua lawan satu di event Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla, dan pengorbanan heroik dari Rodan pun memberi Godzilla keunggulan yang Godzilla butuhkan dalam event Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla II. The disappearance of a princess coincides with the arrival of a prophetess who warns of the return of Godzilla, Rodan and the arrival of a civilization destroying space monster. Ape-like aliens build a robotic Godzilla to destroy Japan, and the true Godzilla may not be powerful enough to destroy it. Sure, the notion of aliens from the Third Planet of the Black Hole plotting to take over Earth with the aid of a robotic Godzilla made out of “space titanium” is silly. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. During the battle, Anguirus tears off a piece of Godzilla’s hide to reveal a patch of space titanium. A battle between Mechagodzilla and Kong at the beginning of Godzilla vs. Kong could set up the rest of the movie, particularly the conflict that unfolds between the two main Titans. ( Log Out /  Sent on the expedition are astronauts Glenn and Fuji who discover it's none other than King Ghidorah. In the movie, Mechagodzilla – disguised as the real Godzilla – made his grand entrance by beating … Dr Eggman flies away, back to the Death Egg. G Force Twin Maser Tank Type-93. This is a sequel to the films in this series. Here are a few reasons why. The Mechagodzillas tend to have smaller dorsal finsthan Godzilla, as well as a shorter tail. 2 thoughts on “ Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974) ” tensecondsfromnow August 11, 2020 at 4:50 am. The prophetess reveals that … And Godzilla literally ripping Mechagodzilla’s head off is the perfect coup de grâce. Being struck by lightning? Was this review helpful to you? It will star Millie Bobby Brown from Stranger Things and King of the Monsters , as well as her on-screen father Kyle Chandler and newcomer Alexander Skarsgard. 1 VIDEO | 52 IMAGES. Desolate by the loss of his daughter, a geneticist creates a monstrous new mutation. 4 of 5 people found this review helpful. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Hedorah, the smog monster, destroys Japan and fights Godzilla while spewing his poisonous gas to further the damage. Mechagodzilla fires one last blast, obliterating the robot. by Sebastian Peris on January 7, 2020. This was something new for the franchise. Indeed, some consider it to be the worst Godzilla movie ever made. The first three incarnations of Mechagodzilla are giant robots modeled after Godzilla, with silver-colored bodies, orange or yellow eyes, and a weapon port on their torsos. That just goes to show how devious he is. And the fact that underneath their human disguises they’re all wearing Planet of the Apes masks doesn’t help things. the fake Godzilla, Mechagodzilla in disguise, strides ominously around the Mount Fuji countryside, as Keisuke, Wagura, and Saeko watch on TV, You Can Now Stream Over 120 Horror Movies On HBO Max, MechaGodzilla gets a Giant Series figure from X-Plus, Criterion’s Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films box set gets a trailer, Sensei Sterling and Kayla-san’s Most Bodacious Movie List, 35 Films from the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema, Tengan Kunigami, the Azumi Royal Family High Priest, Nami Kunigami, the Azumi Royal Family Princess. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Time travelers use Godzilla in their scheme to destroy Japan to prevent the country's future economic reign. Dr Eggman appears in his hover craft. Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla not only introduced the metallic cyborg version of Godzilla, but King Caesar as well. Change ). This film was very fast paced and had a lot of good fight sequences between the two monsters. I was surprised when doing some background reading for these notes to find that Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla is one of the lowest-rated movies in this franchise. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla In 1977, Cinema Shares purchased the North American distribution rights to Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla from Toho and released the movie through Downtown Distribution under the title Godzilla vs. The IMDb editors are anxiously awaiting these delayed 2020 movies. However, Mechagodzilla's head remained intact, and its A.I. This review has triggered memories of Time of the Apes, or at least the MST3K version of it. Mechagodzilla has fought Godzilla five times, but is expected to make a sixth appearance in the MonsterVerse’s Godzilla vs. Kong. I actually like his look, and his fighting style, but he doesn’t have much in the way of special powers and in the end he doesn’t do all that much. Produced and distributed by Toho, it is the 14th film of the Godzilla franchise, and features the fictional monster characters Godzilla, Anguirus, and King Caesar, along with the mecha character Mechagodzilla. The United Nations assembles the ultimate weapon to defeat Godzilla, while scientists discover a fresh pteranodon egg on a remote Japanese island. I think the zombie classic Tombs of the Blind Dead was going to be marketed, or actually was marketed, as a Planet of the Apes movie at one point. At least the battle at the end featuring the new monster King Seesar helps to keep the film from going totally down the tubes. MechaG is the evil aliens' world conquering device. Region 1 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Tristar (2004) Region 2 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Toho (2002) Region 4 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Madman (2006) Blu-ray Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films Criterion (2019) I don’t think so. The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown. The Bionic Monster. Not really a sequel to Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. Aliens intend to take over the planet and, just in case Godzilla tries to interfere, have built a mechanical version of him to put an end to his interference. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla is a classic Godzilla film and helps trend the trajectory of Godzilla films upwards from the children’s level entertainment Big G had been stuck in. ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: Mechagodzilla & King Kong Revealed At Toy Expo. In all incarnations, the character is portrayed as a robotic doppelgängerwith a vast array of we… Whatever the case, it certainly comes in handy when fighting a giant robot. Gigan, a cyborg alien with hooked hands, gave the King of the Monsters a bloody thrashing in the 1970s. The United Nations assembles the ultimate weapon to defeat Godzilla, while scientists discover a fresh pteranodon egg on a remote Japanese island. In subsequent iterations, Mechagodzilla is usually depicted as a man-made weapon designed to defend Japan from Godzilla. As they had done with Godzilla vs. Megalon the previous year, Cinema Shares simply utilized the Toho-produced international English dub. (Music stops) Mechagodzilla lets out a screeching roar. Mechagodzilla (メカゴジラ, Mekagojira) is a fictional mecha character that first appeared in Jun Fukuda's 1974 kaiju film Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla, the 14th film in Toho's Godzilla franchise. Gojira vs. Mekagojira (original title) PG | 1h 45min | Action, Adventure, Drama | 11 December 1993 (Japan) 1:37 | Trailer. *. Ini bukan pertama kalinya Godzilla membutuhkan bantuan untuk mengalahkan Mechagodzilla. He is set loose when Godzilla is at his most vulnerable, after his climactic bout with Kong. Mechagodzilla (メカゴジラ Mekagojira) is an alien mecha created by Toho that first appeared in the 1974 Godzilla film, Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. Written by Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II Original Title: ゴジラVSメカゴジラ ... GODZILLA (1984-1995) Mechagodzilla. Is there any wonder he became such a popular addition to the franchise? (3) The monster fights are more violent. Those ape masks were popular at the time. The Earth humans summon the legendary King Seesar to assist Godzilla in the battle. Also, this film isn't really for the faint of heart due to the fact that it is probably the bloodiest of all the Godzilla films. *. This film may not have been among the best in the series, but it still was pretty decent. There’s no part of this movie I didn’t enjoy, and it’s one of the few in the series I can happily return to. *. In its debut appearance, Mechagodzilla is depicted as an extraterrestrial villain that confronts Godzilla. They refuse to return it to its rightful owner, Mothra, as Godzilla washes ashore from the same typhoon. Strange how elements of other films get attracted to the Godzilla movies, kind of like the Fast and Furious movies. Yes, that’s a relative judgment, but compared to the usual nonsense in these movies I really enjoyed the plot here, with its cigar-smoking ape-men and hardy Interpol agents. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (ゴジラ対メカゴジラ, Gojira tai Mekagojira) is a 1974 Japanese kaiju film directed by Jun Fukuda, with special effects by Teruyoshi Nakano.