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International Title
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
Japanese Title
 ゴジラ X メガギラス G消滅作戦
 [Gojira X Megagirasu: G Shometsu Sakusen]
Production: Toho
Distributor: Toho Japan: 2000
  Time: 105 minutes
 
Initial US Title
 Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
US Distributor: Tristar (2003) Time: 88 minutes
Alternate Movie Titles:
Godzilla X Megaguirus: G Extermination Strategy [Literal]
GXM [Abbreviated Title]


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Details
In 1954, Godzilla first appears and attacks Tokyo, engulfing the city in flames. Japan rebuilds, but in 1966 reawakens Godzilla after establishing a nuclear power plant. The creature attacks Tokai, destroying the plant. The country then seeks to avoid nuclear energy, but finds itself unable to power the nation. In 1996, a breakthrough discovery is made from a new power source: plasma energy. Unfortunately, this too awakens the King of the Monsters, who attacks Osaka and the building storing the technology. As collateral damage, Kiriko Tsujimori's commanding officer is killed, causing a vendetta between her and Godzilla. Five years later, the G-Graspers, a group meant to deal with Godzilla, begin testing a new weapon: the Dimension Tide which creates miniature black holes. Its their hope that this will finally kill Godzilla. However, the test awakens a different, ancient evil...

Staff
Directed by Masaaki Tezuka
Writing credits Hiroshi Kashiwabara, Wataru Mimura
Produced by Shogo Tomiyama
Music by Michiru Oshima
Stock Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography by Masahiro Kishimoto
Film Editing by Yoshiyuki Okuhara
Production Design by Takeshi Shimizu
Director of Special Effects Kenji Suzuki
Assistant Director of Special Effects Kiyotaka Taguchi
Cast
Kiriko Tsujimori, G-Grasper Leader Misato Tanaka
Hajime Kudo Shosuke Tanihara
Motohiko Sugiura Masatoh Eve
Yoshino Yoshizawa, Doctor Yuriko Hoshi
Takuji Miyagawa Toshiyuki Nagashima
Kaoru Hayasaka Kazuko Katou
Kaoru's Son Suzuki Hiroyuki
Government Official Koichi Ueda
Kid's TV Host Koichi Yamadera
Narrator Yusaku Yara
Teacher Masaaki Tezuka
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
Godzilla, Meganulon, Megaguirus Griffon, SGS, Dimension Tide, F-15J

Posters

Box Office
Release Date: December 16th, 2000 (Japan)
Budget: ¥950,000,000 / $8,300,000 (Rough Figure)
Attendance: 1,350,000 (Japan)
Total: ¥1,200,000,000 / $10,000,000 (Japan, Rough Figure)

Toho Stock Footage

DVDs and Blu-Ray
Region 1 Godzilla vs. Megaguirus Tristar (2004)
Region 2 Godzilla X Megaguirus: G Extermination Strategy Toho (2001)
Region 2 Godzilla X Megaguirus: G Extermination Strategy - Standard Disc Toho (2002)
Region 3 Godzilla vs. Megaguirus Universe Laser (2001)
Region 4 Godzilla vs. Megaguirus Madman (2005)
Blu-Ray Godzilla vs. Destoroyah/Godzilla vs. Megaguirus Sony (2014)

CD Soundtracks

Concept Art

Reviews
Miles Imhoff
February 18, 2005