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Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Darkness » Wed Aug 25, 2010 12:01 am

I don't know if many people remember this, but back when Final Wars was in production, I remember hearing that Kitamura wanted there to be a scene where Godzilla flies or has some kind of air battle with Monster X at the end. I can't remember the source because this was obviously a long time ago, but it's just something I recall hearing about. Does anyone else remember this?

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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Gigan X3 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 12:09 am

I kinda remember this, that would have been awesome.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Gigan X3 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:18 am

Living Corpse wrote:I also remember this along with the whole using his tail as a spring to bounce around. It's like Kitamura this to be a live action cartoon more then anything else.


Would have been better if it had been like that.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Darkness » Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:36 am

Living Corpse wrote:I also remember this along with the whole using his tail as a spring to bounce around. It's like Kitamura this to be a live action cartoon more then anything else.


Yeah, that's what I remember hearing as well. I guess it was removed because they thought it would have been too cheesy to have Godzilla jumping around like Tigger, but I don't see why considering how much ridiculous stuff goes on throughout the whole movie already.

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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby DaikaijuSokogeki! » Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:17 am

You know, I have to admit that as much as I hate that movie, I think that scene would've rocked. Of course Kitamura cut one of the most interesting ideas out.

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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby TokyoVigilante » Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:22 am

He shouldve flown while doing the planet x dance, while scratchig his nose and shouting terrible language at Anguirus.

Just cause it'd piss everyone off.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby godzilla1996 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:56 am

I don't really like the idea. It's like experimenting with drugs, only do them once. However, the Planet X dance would've been cool, maybe after his fight with Anguiras, Rodan, and King Caesar
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Goji » Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:22 am

TokyoVigilante wrote:He shouldve flown while doing the planet x dance, while scratchig his nose and shouting terrible language at Anguirus.

Just cause it'd piss everyone off.


This would have made the movie for me. :lol:
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Showa Gyaos » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:18 am

I am glad they didn't do the aerial battle scene, because it would have been difficult to see Godzilla do any attack while being positioned like an airborne fetus-like thing.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Gigan X3 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:41 am

Goji wrote:
TokyoVigilante wrote:He shouldve flown while doing the planet x dance, while scratchig his nose and shouting terrible language at Anguirus.

Just cause it'd piss everyone off.


This would have made the movie for me. :lol:


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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Hotrod93 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:50 am

I remember that rumor very well, I recall hearing that the battle had Godzilla using his tail to bounce like Tigger.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Hotrod93 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:56 am

Hellspawn28 wrote:A air battle would look silly, and the battle sceens in this movie where already silly enough. I don't want to see a Godzilla version of an DB air battle at all in the movie.

Well of course Godzilla couldnt do that cause Humans pretty much took it and ran with it.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Gorosaurus Rex » Wed Aug 25, 2010 11:06 am

To be honest, I wouldn't have minded. The damn movie was already overly rediculous. Throwing in that would have probably made it all the more fun.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby HayesAJones » Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:05 pm

It would have been been entertaining, that's for sure.

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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Darkness » Wed Aug 25, 2010 2:56 pm

I remember thinking it was an interesting concept before the film came out. Because the budget was going to be twice that of a normal film, I felt that they would make it look awesome. But most of that budget went to shooting on location and the monster fights and miniatures ended up looking worse than the rest of the Millennium films. With that knowledge now, I'm glad they didn't go through with it.

I do however support Godzilla doing the Happy Dance again. Because it is just that awesome.

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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby GodzillaDude » Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:08 pm

If it happened it would've have been a good ol' tip of the hat to Showa Godzilla and the Showa series that's for sure.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby edgaguirus » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:29 pm

It would have made an interesting scene. Bringing back a flying Godzilla would have been the ultimate tip of the hat to the Showa series.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Darkness » Wed Aug 25, 2010 11:13 pm

Tyler wrote:I've never heard this. I missed the hype so I see people had REALLY high hopes for this thing. :lol:


At the time, it seemed like a good reason to by hyped. A badass Godzilla movie bringing back classic foes such as Gigan and Hedorah and allies such as Anguirus. Not to mention Zilla getting his ass kicked by Godzilla. It felt like it was gonna be a badass remake of Destroy All Monsters, but instead we get a movie that centers around an annoying protaginist that goes super saiyan and hogs the spotlight from the king of the monsters on his own 50th birthday. Not to mention a soundtrack that sounds like it's from a bad video game. Lame. Of course there are some redeeming qualities to the film, but not very many.

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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Gigan X3 » Thu Aug 26, 2010 12:03 am

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Tyler wrote:I've never heard this. I missed the hype so I see people had REALLY high hopes for this thing. :lol:


At the time, it seemed like a good reason to by hyped. A badass Godzilla movie bringing back classic foes such as Gigan and Hedorah and allies such as Anguirus. Not to mention Zilla getting his ass kicked by Godzilla. It felt like it was gonna be a badass remake of Destroy All Monsters, but instead we get a movie that centers around an annoying protaginist that goes super saiyan and hogs the spotlight from the king of the monsters on his own 50th birthday. Not to mention a soundtrack that sounds like it's from a bad video game. Lame. Of course there are some redeeming qualities to the film, but not very many.


Hey I liked the soundtrack, the rest, I agree with.
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Re: Flying Godzilla in Final Wars?

Postby Chimpbot » Sun Aug 29, 2010 8:02 am

Darkness wrote:Of course there are some redeeming qualities to the film, but not very many.


One of them is that it ends. Another is that it can be conveniently removed from your player and replaced with any other movie.

It's a terrible, terrible, horrible movie.


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