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Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

A true "monster rally," this Japanese special-effects smorgasbord stars no fewer than four "A"-list movie monstrosities. Once again, the citizens of Tokyo are subjected to an ill-tempered atomic mutant. This time it's the triple-headed Ghidrah, who breathes electric volts in all directions. Coming to Tokyo's rescue is faithful old Mothra, but Ghidrah proves too much for the outsized insect, even with the ubiquitous "Peanuts" (Emi and Yumi Ito) acting as Mothra's cheerleaders. Fortunately, Godzilla and Rodan stop fighting each other to help Mothra vanquish Ghidrah. The climactic battle royal takes place high atop Mount Fuji (how do those monsters cast shadows on the sky like that?) Lots of fun, Ghidrah, the Three-Headed Monster surprisingly yielded no immediate sequels. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Yuriko Hoshi
as Naoko
Takashi Shimura
as Dr. Tsukamoto
Yumi Ito
as Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
Emi Ito
as Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
Akiko Wakabayashi
as Princess Salno
Kenji Sahara
as Kanamaki
Haruo Nakajima
as Gojira
Hiroshi Koizumi
as Prof. Miura
Eiji Okada
Ishiro Honda
Yosuke Natsuki
as Shindo
Akihiko Hirata
as Chief Det. Okita

Crew

Ishiro Honda
Director
Shinichi Sekizawa
Screenwriter
Hajime Koizumi
Cinematographer
Akira Ifukube
Composer (Music Score)
Ryohei Fujii
Editor
Takeo Kita
Art Director
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