Mandela Effect in Godzilla

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Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby LockBite » Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:07 am

For those who don’t know, the Mandela Effect is a phenomenon where you remember something a certain way, often vividly, and it turns out to be different in reality. For example, you might remember Curious George having a tail, but he actually never did. I have an example for Godzilla and I was wondering if any of you did, too.

I remember seeing a broadcast version of a Godzilla movie where Godzilla fights Anguirus and breaks his jaw. I found out later that this was the Fake Godzilla in Mechagodzilla when I watched the actual film, but when I did, the scene played out differently. In my memory, they were fighting on an outcropping on the side of a mountain, and most notably, it was at night. Other than those two details, it was basically the same.

I guess I just thought it would be fun to get people to sound off so we could all imagine alternate versions of these films.

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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby Ivo-goji » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:07 am

My memory is always perfect so this never happens to me.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby SenseiTeriyakiV » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:19 am

Didn't happen to me, but before 2000 the idea of godzilla being green with fire breath was a massive example of this.

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Postby MechaGoji Bro7503 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:25 am

I remember seeing Gigan fighting in the climax of GMK. I have a weird mind.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby Zarm » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:31 am

Not quite the same think, but I kept thinking that various scenes in the Heisei era (like Miki on the oil rig) were in vs. Mothra or Mechagodzilla II, until I realized from a rewatch that pretty much all of the favorite scenes I remembered were all in vs. Biollante. :)
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby eabaker » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:43 am

I remember, as a little kid, watching Godzilla on Monster Island, but I remember it opening with the shots of KG and Gigan emerging from the crystals, I remember a voiceover explaining this as part of the origin of all monsters (I think I may have run it together with the TV opening of Terror of Mechagodzilla, since I certainly watched it as part of a marathon), and I remember the entire movie taking place on Monster Island, with no humans appearing at all.
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Postby KaijuCanuck » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:57 am

I remember GINO being good.
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Postby LSD Jellyfish » Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:11 am

I don’t think I’m alone on this, because I remember James Rolfe references it in his own Mandela effect video, but I used to think in ebirah horror of the deep Godzilla picked up the woman in the film.

I could have sworn, in the English dub of Godzilla X MG, that Gigan was briefly mentioned, as one of the monsters that Kiryu would defend Tokyo from.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby Zarm » Sun Apr 01, 2018 11:19 am

LSD Jellyfish wrote:I don’t think I’m alone on this, because I remember James Rolfe references it in his own Mandela effect video, but I used to think in ebirah horror of the deep Godzilla picked up the woman in the film.


Yes! Same here!
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby Dr. Professor » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:13 pm

When I was a really little kid, for some reason I remembered Orga being a giant worm. I also recalled there being scenes of Godzilla walking on all fours in Godzilla 1998.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby KaijuCanuck » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:16 pm

Dr. Professor wrote:When I was a really little kid, for some reason I remembered Orga being a giant worm. I also recalled there being scenes of Godzilla walking on all fours in Godzilla 1998.


There is kind of that one scene of him crawling over Audrey and Animal through the subway tunnel.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby MinorBone Good » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:18 pm

I always thought that Gabara was in DAM for some reason. Guess I mistook Gorosaurus as Gabara.
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Postby MinorBone Good » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:18 pm

I always thought that Gabara was in DAM for some reason. Guess I mistook Gorosaurus as Gabara.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby ShinGi » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:28 pm

I remember Showa Gigans color scheme being black and gold

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Postby GodzillavsZilla » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:35 pm

I used to think Gigan was a big cockroach, I assume it was because that's what the Space Hunter Nebula M are under their disguises and that was the only thing I remembered from that movie for a while so Godzilla vs Gigan was just "The movie where Godzilla and his friend fight a dragon and a giant cockroach" to me.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby TitanoGoji16 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 1:36 pm

I distinctly remember Godzilla's famous sunset arrival in Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster being filmed much closer to his face than the far away shot that it is, and that it was set in an industrial area with a bunch of factories and smokestacks around instead of nothing but the sun in the background.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby Dr. Professor » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:38 pm

KaijuCanuck wrote:
Dr. Professor wrote:When I was a really little kid, for some reason I remembered Orga being a giant worm. I also recalled there being scenes of Godzilla walking on all fours in Godzilla 1998.


There is kind of that one scene of him crawling over Audrey and Animal through the subway tunnel.

Nah, I remembered it happening out in the open.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby KingKaiju » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:47 pm

My cousins recorded Godzilla vs. Dstoroyah, in like... 1997 or 98, from some store that we used to go to. So I remember seeing it and remembering that Godzilla freezes, then breaks apart, and out of the dust Godzilla junior arises and the move ends. When I finally bought the film from Sam's Goodies in 2000, and rewatched it, that didn't happen.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby KaijuCanuck » Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:59 pm

I remember thinking that GINO and Godzilla 1985 shared a piece of music. They definitely do not.
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Re: Mandela Effect in Godzilla

Postby TitanoGoji16 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:47 pm

KingKaiju wrote:So I remember seeing it and remembering that Godzilla freezes, then breaks apart, and out of the dust Godzilla junior arises and the move ends.


That sounds awesome. I wonder if it's possible for someone to edit it together like that, lol.
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