Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

For discussions covering more than one Toho film or show that span across more than one “era.”
User avatar
KaijuCanuck
EDF Soldier
Posts: 3341
Joined: Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:12 pm
Location: The Milky Way

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby KaijuCanuck » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:45 pm

I don’t really see them as all that comparable, they are trying to accomplish entirely different things as movies - I just think Shin comes closer to accomplishing what it wants than G14, so I’d rate it higher. But I love them both.
Image

User avatar
Tyrant_Lizard_King
Keizer
Posts: 8419
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:57 am
Location: The Planet Trade HQ
Contact:

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby Tyrant_Lizard_King » Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:05 pm

G14 promised things that I simply do not think it delivered on. Shin on the other hand accomplished almost everything I hoped it would. That's what it boils down to with me. Luckily it seems KotM just wants to be a fun monster movie so hopefully it delivers on that.
Rocker, paleo buff, cryptid enthusiast, Dragonball fanatic, and lover of comic book, video game, manga, & anime babes!
Follow me on Twitter, of you dare! https://twitter.com/TLK_1983
Image

User avatar
MrGoji1999
Yin-Yang Master
Posts: 252
Joined: Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:15 pm
Location: Lima, Perú

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby MrGoji1999 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:42 pm

That depends on some people. I love both Shin and G14, but if you ask which I think is the better film, I would slightly give the advantage to Shin thanks to the themes, social commentary, and human characters.
Now I have become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds- J. Robert Oppenheimer.

User avatar
Bane
Ronin
Posts: 21
Joined: Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:33 pm

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby Bane » Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:41 pm

50s: Gojira
60s: Son of Godzilla
70s: Godzilla vs. Hedorah
80s: Return of Godzilla
90s: Godzilla 2000
2000s: GMK
2010s: Shin Godzilla
Member of the League of Shadows.

User avatar
Zarm
E.S.P.Spy
Posts: 4622
Joined: Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:21 pm
Location: USA, East Coast
Contact:

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby Zarm » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:34 am

I have noticed a sort of profile on here; it's not 100% consistent, but I do find it interesting. Generally, it seems like if one has Return of Godzilla as the 80s pick, GMK and Shin are guaranteed to come along with it in their eras- and frequently the 70s and 90s choices tend to differ from the pack, too. It seems like a general affinity for message/political films?

Either way, for me, it's been noticeable, because it seems to be the statistically-largest single divergence from the standard set of answers, in that it seems to be a package deal. If you have one of those different from the norm, the differences seem to fall into a specific pattern.
KaijuCanuck wrote:It’s part of my secret plan to create a fifth column in the US, pre-emoting our glorious conquest and the creation of the Canadian Empire, upon which the sun will consistently set after less than eight hours of daylight. :ninja:

The Zone Fighter campaign is funded and complete, with translations in progress! PM me if you want to be part of the Facebook updates group.

Maranatha!

User avatar
Dawsbfiremind
G-Force Lieutenant
Posts: 2956
Joined: Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:59 pm
Location: My writing desk

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby Dawsbfiremind » Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:12 am

Showa: Ebirah Horror of the Deep
Heisei: Godzilla vs Destoroyah
Millenium: GMK
Legendary: The first preview for KotM
Shin: ...Shin
goji89 wrote:
Dawsbfiremind wrote:People have asked me how I can want to be a writer

With skills like this......I wonder too.

MechaGoji Bro7503 wrote:Holy mother of Bagan we actually are stuck in limbo.

TK drinking game official rules.
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=26072&start=2080#p1564587

User avatar
Gojira18
Interpol Agent
Posts: 745
Joined: Sat Jan 16, 2016 3:00 pm

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby Gojira18 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:36 pm

Showa: Gojira
Heisei: Godzilla vs Destoroyah
Millenium: GFW
Modern: Godzilla 2014 (So far)

User avatar
Godzilla2004fan
Yojimbo
Posts: 59
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:00 pm
Location: Chile
Contact:

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby Godzilla2004fan » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:03 am

1950s: Godzilla Raids Again
1960s: Destroy All Monsters
1970s: Godzilla vs. Megalon
1980s: The Return of Godzilla
1990s: Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
2000s: Godzilla: Final Wars
2010s: Godzilla (2014)
Last edited by Godzilla2004fan on Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:05 am, edited 2 times in total.
"The King of Monsters That Appeared in 1954" is Godzilla!
My DeviantArt account: https://www.deviantart.com/sonic2006fan

User avatar
Grievous
G-Grasper
Posts: 1498
Joined: Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:27 pm

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby Grievous » Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:09 am

1950s: Gojira
1960s: Destroy All Monsters
1970s: Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla or Godzilla vs. Hedorah...it changes every other day...
1980s: Godzilla vs Biollante
1990s: Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla II
2000s: GMK
2010s: Shin Gojira

Done...

:thumbsup:
Image
Now that we're dead my dear...We can be together! Now that we're dead my dear...We can live forever!

Shoopwoop17
Yojimbo
Posts: 59
Joined: Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:06 am

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby Shoopwoop17 » Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:50 pm

50s: Gojira
60s: Ghidorah (though I do need to revisit these ones)
70s: Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
80s: Admittedly, I didn't really enjoy either of these, but that could be the environments in which I watched them.
90s: Godzilla vs. Destroyah
2000s: GMK/ Godzilla x Mechagodzilla
10s: 2014. First one I saw in theaters.

User avatar
G-Matt
G-Force Lieutenant
Posts: 2799
Joined: Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:10 am
Location: Porvoo, Finland

Re: Favorite Godzilla Movie by Era

Postby G-Matt » Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:36 pm

50s - Godzilla
60s - Destroy All Monsters
70s - Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
80s - Godzilla vs. Biollante
90s - Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II
2000s - Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
2010s - Shin Godzilla
G2000 wrote:Rebuild of Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0: You Did (Not) Expect Godzilla, Did You


Return to “General Toho Films”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests