Mst3k made it somewhat bearable but thats the extent of its watchability. Its been a long time in the works, but media blasters has announced that they will release godzilla vs. Megalon was released theatrically in japan on march 17, 1973. After that, in 1977, another media blitz introduced godzilla vs megalon to nbcs primetime network tv broadcast and it was thoroughly ingrained in. Restored tv spot to cinema shares 1976 release of godzilla vs. Following the closure of cinema shares, the north american rights to megalon reportedly fell into the public domain and the film was released on vhs by countless lowrent.
It suffered mostly from what other toho productions of the 1970s suffered froma meager budget. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Megalon, megaro is a giant insect kaiju who first appeared in the 1973 toho godzilla film, godzilla vs. This time around, godzilla gets some help from jet jaguar, a newly invented robotic superhero. The smog monster in 1972, a cheap distribution outfit cinema shares international released godzilla vs. Orga vs gigan and megalon, a godzilla fanfic fanfiction.
The weeknd releases after hours, his first album in four years. Made in 1973 and not seen in the us until 1976, godzilla vs megalon is regarded by some as, arguably the series lowest point. The winner of the contest was an elementary school student, who submitted the drawing of a robot called red arone, which superficially resembled both ultraman and mazinger z. The earth defense command, but budgetary cuts nixed megalon from that film altogether. Megalon 1973 was the second godzilla movie i saw as a youngster, and at the time i took my fanhood overly seriously. Aliens take control of earths monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. Goro manages to free jet jaguar from the seatopians control and sends him to. Oct 22, 2016 restored teaser trailer to cinema shares 1976 release of godzilla vs. This was ripped from the passion productionsace video dvd. Megalon 1976 restored us theatrical trailer 720p by mustafad. The undersea nation of seatopia sends the gigantic megalon to destroy the world above and its up to godzilla and a sizeshifting robot, jet jaguar, to defeat him.
Mechagodzilla was released in japan on march 21, 1974 where it was distributed by toho. Megalon is an unnecessary entry to yet another godzilla film. Directed and cowritten by jun fukuda with special effects by teruyoshi nakano, the film starred katsuhiko sasaki, hiroyuki kawase. Directed by jun fukuda, yoshimitsu banno, ishiro honda. Upon looking at my rating of godzilla vs megalon you may think that i do not think that this movie is very good.
In this 1973 installment in the japanese godzilla franchise, the atomic dinosaur must fight off a new monstrous invader, the speedy and destructive megalon. Godzilla vs megalon special edition dvd extras detailed. Given away at theatrical showings was a comic that told a simplified version of the film, which incorrectly named jet jaguar as robotman and gigan as borodan. It had godzilla and megalon each standing on top of one of the world trade center buildings. The title plays over the same few repeated frames before the toho eizo credit fades in. Demons from outer space king kong damonen aus dem weltall. I have been looking online and cant find one similar to this one.
In this th installment of the 1st godzilla series deals with the underground country of seatopia striking back at mankind. When my older brother dared to laugh at the fight at the end, i got really mad and scolded him for daring to mock what was to me a momentous occasion. Jet jaguar was created in a contest for children to submit drawing a movie would then be. Megalon was originally created to be the third evil monster besides king ghidorah and gigan in godzilla vs. The earth defense command, but budgetary cuts nixed megalon from that film. Nov 05, 2016 restored tv spot to cinema shares 1976 release of godzilla vs. Download godzilla vs megalon destroy all monsters twopack bluray ebooks online. With katsuhiko sasaki, hiroyuki kawase, yutaka hayashi, robert dunham. This movie was meant to be, for all intents and purposes, a kids film. It received a theatrical release in the united states in the summer of 1976 by.
Megalon watch full movie online streaming in his th film, godzilla takes a supporting role to the far more prominently featured jet. In 1976, cinemashares released a dubbed version of godzilla vs. Toho initially licensed the movie to cinema shares international, who distributed it to us theaters in 1976. Megalon was originally planned as a nongodzilla film, a solo vehicle for jet jaguar, which was the result of a contest toho had for children in midtolate 1972. The classic monster fantasy with godzilla, the giant dinosaur returning to the screen for the sixth time. Godzilla has been a good guy since 1961, so megalon is consigned to the villains role.
Giant against giant, in the most spectacular battle yet in his th film, godzilla takes a supporting role to the far more prominently featured jet jaguar, an ultraman like robot. Godzilla had turned into a hero monster in the 10th movie of the showa series all monsters. Search, discover and share your favorite godzilla vs megalon gifs. Megalon and rerelease destroy all monsters on bluray and dvd this july. The film made slightly more money than godzilla vs. Gojira tai megaro is a 1973 japanese science fiction kaiju film produced by toho. Godzilla vs megalon region 1 dvdbluray rumors false. Megalon watch full movie online streaming slideshare.
Megalon 1973 jun fukuda on allmovie japans toho studios were clearly slumming for. Jet jaguar, a humanoid robot developed by a civilian named goro living in the countryside of japan, is seized by an undersea race called the seatopians that are looking for vengeance after nuclear tests have caused devastation on their. Gigan is the showa version with some abilities from godzilla final wars eye laser and cables it was viewed as the battle to see which was the ultimate alien race. Megalon the guardian of the underground kingdom of seatopia, megalon was unleashed upon the surface world after repeated nuclear tests had ravaged seatopia. This is also the movie that, in america, for a while defined the godzilla franchise as guys in cheap rubber suits fighting each other.
Godzilla vs megalon was one of the least expensive in the toho series but also one of the most successful in the united states, due to wide exposure after an effective marketing campaign in 1976. In einem versuch, sie zu stoppen, ein roboter mit unabhangigem denken im kampf godzilla eingefuhrt. Godzilla himself finally arrives to even the odds and engage in an allout monster tagteam battle. Megalon is a 1973 film about an undersea nation that sends megalon to destroy the world above where he fights with godzilla and a sizeshifting robot. Mystery science theater 3000 s 2 e 12 godzilla vs megalon. Megalon works better on cd than in the movie, where it is often drowned out by sound effects and monster roars, or. Godzilla and flying cyborg jet jaguar meet a giant cockroach.
Megalon is a 1973 film about an undersea nation that sends megalon to destroy the world above where he fights with godzilla and a sizeshifting robot directed by. Nuclear testing unleashes mayhem on the undersea kingdom of seatopia, causing a series of environmental disasters that. They send their guardian, megalon, to destroy the surface world. Megalon 1976 cast and crew godzilla and flying cyborg jet jaguar meet a giant cockroach and a big black chicken sent by seatopians. Megalon a wide theatrical release in the united states and launched a massive marketing campaign for the film, along with the poster, buttons with one of the four monsters faces on them were released. While he was originally created to be an opponent for godzilla, he was. Restored teaser trailer to cinema shares 1976 release of godzilla vs. After that, in 1977, another media blitz introduced godzilla vs megalon to nbcs. Here we have a handful of opening scenes from various godzilla vs. Made in 1973 and not seen in the us until 1976, godzilla vs megalon is regarded by some as, arguably the series. Godzilla and flying cyborg jet jaguar meet a giant cockroach and a big black chicken sent by seatopians. Check my video of the restored theatrical trailer for all the additional info. Megalon is widely considered the low point of the godzilla series.
Megalon, but was still not making as big as a box office profit as the other films in the godzilla series had in the early 1960s. Megalon aka gojira tai megaro 1973 giant against giant, in the most spectacular battle yet. Like most of the 1970s godzilla films, its a lowbudget quickie made for kids. Heres the 1976 american recut version of godzilla vs. In one of the most bizarre and crass examples of false advertising campaigns ever seen, the films poster featured godzilla fighting megalon atop the late world trade center towers in new york city.737 486 174 180 65 668 461 844 1027 120 1477 1246 1330 551 1123 1082 945 800 1544 1070 1541 59 1027 470 1238 713 1137 466 410 1189 815 863 634 294 218