Godzilla vs. Gargantua
  Intended Release: 1978

Conceived by: Reuben Bercovitch

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Godzilla faces off against a Gargantuan menace.


Not a great deal is known of this aborted concept. The idea was promoted by UPA Productions' chief Henry G. Saperstein, famous for his involvement in Frankenstein vs. Baragon (1965) and The War of the Gargantuas (1966), who was interested in revisiting the Gargantuas concept. To shake up the proposal, Godzilla would have been involved to do battle with the creatures, the number of which to be featured is unknown.

The budget for the production had been set at $6 million, a very large sum for the series at the time although a similar figure would be utilized to produce The Return of Godzilla (1984) some years later. While not much has surfaced about the project, a listing was included in the annual Toho lineup in 1978. The listing is vague, with the title being "US-Japan Collaboration: Godzilla" rather than the actual title for the project. This is what led to a couple of incorrect assumptions, such as the infamous and unture Godzilla vs. the Devil project.

Regretfully, the concept never materialized past the planning stages.

Monsters Aliens, SDF, Misc
Godzilla, Gargantua N/A