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International Title
The War of the Gargantuas
Japanese Title
 フランケンシュタインの怪獣 サンダ対ガイラ
 [Furankenshutain no Kaiju: Sanda tai Gaira]
Production: Toho
Distributor: Toho Japan: 1966
  Time: 90 minutes
 
Initial US Title
 War of the Gargantuas
US Distributor: UPA (1970) Time: 92 minutes
Alternate Movie Titles:
Frankenstein's Monsters: Sanda vs. Gaira [Literal Translation]
The War of the Monsters [French]
Frankenstein: Duel of the Giants [German]
Katango [Italian]
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Details
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Staff
Directed by Ishiro Honda
Writing credits Reuben Bercovitch, Takeshi Kimura, Ishiro Honda
Produced by Reuben Bercovitch, Henry Saperstein, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Kenichiro Tsunoda
Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography by Hajime Koizumi
Film Editing by Ryohei Fujii
Production Design by Takeo Kita, Yasuyuki Inoue
Assistant Director Koji Kajita
Director of Special Effects Eiji Tsuburaya
Assistant Director of Special Effects Teruyoshi Nakano
Cast
Paul Stewart, Doctor Russ Tamblyn
Akemi, Stewart's Assistant Kumi Mizuno
Yuzo Majida, Doctor Kenji Sahara
Kita, Doctor Nobuo Nakamura
General Jun Tazaki
Police Chief Hisaya Ito
Police Officer Yoshifumi Tajima
Club Singer Kipp Hamilton
General's Aide Kozo Nomura
Sailor, Ren Yamamoto
Soldiers Shoichi Hirose, Nadao Kirino
Reporters Koji Uno, Tadashi Okabe
Fishermen Ikio Sawamura, Seishiro Kuno
Official Somesho Matsumoto
Monster Appearances Aliens, SDF, Misc
Gaira, Sanda, Giant Octopus Type 61 Tank, M4A3E8 Sherman Tank, Type 66 Maser Cannon, Sikorsky H-19 Helicopter, Trip Wire Cannons

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Release Date: July 31st, 1966 (Japan)

Release Date: July 29th, 1970 (US)
Total: $3,000,000 (US, Rough Figure, Double Billed with Invasion of Astro-Monster)


DVDs and Blu-Ray
Region 1 Rodan and War of the Gargantuas Classic Media (2008)
Region 2 Frankenstein's Monsters: Sanda vs. Gaira Toho (2001)
Blu-ray Frankenstein's Monsters: Sanda vs. Gaira Toho (2009)

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Reviews
Anthony Romero
January 15, 2004