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International Title
Monster of Monsters, Ghidorah*
Japanese Title
 三大怪獣: 地球最大の決戦
 [San Daikaiju: Chikyu Saidai no Kessen]
Production: Toho
Distributor: Toho Japan: 1964
  Time: 93 minutes
 
Initial US Title
 Ghidrah, the Three-Headed Monster
US Distributor: Continetal (1965) Time: 85 minutes
Alternate Movie Titles:
Three Giant Monsters: The Greatest Battle on Earth [Literal Translation]
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster [New International Title]
Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: The Greatest Battle on Earth [1971 Japanese Reissue Title]

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Staff
Directed by Ishiro Honda
Writing Credits Shinichi Sekizawa
Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka
Music by Akira Ifukube, Hiroshi Miyagawa
Stock Music by Sei Ikeno
Cinematography by Hajime Koizumi
Film Editing by Ryohei Fujii
Production Design by Takeo Kita
Assistant Directors Koji Hashimoto, Ken Sano
Director of Special Effects Eiji Tsuburaya
Assistant Director of Special Effects Teruyoshi Nakano
Cast
Shindo, Detective Yosuke Natsuki
Naoko Shindo Yuriko Hoshi
Murai, Assistant Professor Hiroshi Koizumi
Mas Selina Salno, Princess of Sergina Akiko Wakabayashi
Shobijin Emi Ito, Yumi Ito
Tsukamoto, Doctor Takashi Shimura
Malmess, Chief Assassin Hisaya Ito
Okita, Chief Detective Akihiko Hirata
Chairman of Board Meeting Minoru Takada
Kanamaki, Editor in Chief Kenji Sahara
UFO Expert Somesho Matsumoto
Fisherman Ikio Sawamura
Murai's Assistant Kozo Nomura
Assassins Toru Ibuki, Susumu Kurobe, Kazuo Suzuki
Journalist Haruya Kato
Leader of the Assassins Shin Otomo
Hat Retriever Senkichi Omura
Wu, Butler Eisei Amamoto
Tourist (Lost Hat) Yutaka Nakayama
Meteorite Scientist Yutaka Oka
Chief of Infant Island Yoshio Kosugi
Astronomer Heihachiro Okawa
Ship Captain Yoshifumi Tajima
Spectators in Crowd Koji Uno, Shigeki Ishida
Villagers Toshihiko Furuta, Kotaro Tomita
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
Godzilla, Rodan, Mothra, King Ghidorah Shobijin

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Box Office

Release Date: December 20th, 1964 (Japan)
Initial Attendance: 4,320,000 (Japan)
Initial Distribution Earning: ¥210,000,000 (Japan, Rough Figure)
Release Date: December 12th, 1971 (Japan, Re-Issue)
Re-Issue Attendance: 1,090,000 (Japan)
Attendance Total: 5,410,000 (Japan)

Release Date: September 13th, 1965 (US)
Film Rentals: $1,300,000 (US, Rough Figure)


DVDs and Blu-Ray
Region 1 Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster Classic Media (2007)
Region 2 Three Giant Monsters, Greatest Battle on Earth Toho (2001)
Blu-Ray Three Giant Monsters, Greatest Battle on Earth Toho (2010)

Reviews
Miles Imhoff [Continetal]
February 22, 2005