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King Kong vs. Godzilla is a japonais film of genre Science fiction directed by Ishirō Honda released in USA on 3 june 1963 with Kenji Sahara

King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)

Kingu Kongu tai Gojira

King Kong vs. Godzilla
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King Kong vs. Godzilla (キングコング対ゴジラ, Kingu Kongu Tai Gojira) is a 1962 Japanese science fiction Kaiju film produced by Toho Studios. Directed by Ishirō Honda with visual effects by Eiji Tsuburaya, the film starred Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, and Mie Hama. It is the third installment in the Godzilla film series and the first of two Japanese-produced films featuring King Kong. It is also the first time both characters appeared on film in color and widescreen. Produced as part of Toho's 30th anniversary celebration, this film remains the most commercially successful of all the Godzilla films to date.

An American production team produced a heavily altered English version that used new scenes, sound and dubbing. The American production was released theatrically in the United States in the summer of 1963 by Universal International.

Synopsis

Mr. Tako, head of Pacific Pharmaceuticals, is frustrated with the television shows his company is sponsoring and wants something to boost his ratings. When a doctor tells Tako about a giant monster he discovered on the small Faro Island, Tako believes that it would be a brilliant idea to use the monster to gain publicity. Tako immediately sends two men, Sakurai and Kinsaburo, to find and bring back the monster. Meanwhile, the American submarine Seahawk gets caught in an iceberg. The iceberg collapses, unleashing Godzilla (who, in the Japanese version, had been trapped within since 1955), who then destroys the submarine and a nearby military base.

Actors

Kenji Sahara

(Kazuo Fujita)
Tadao Takashima

(Osamu Sakurai)
Mie Hama

(Fumiko Sakurai)
Yu Fujiki

(Kinsaburo Furue)
Akihiko Hirata

(Dr. Shigezawa)
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Godzilla

Godzilla (1954) Godzilla Raids Again (1955) Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956) Rodan (1956) The Mysterians (1957) Varan (1958) Battle in Outer Space (1959) Mothra (1961) Gorath (1962) King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) Atragon (1963) Dogora (1964) Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964) Frankenstein vs. Baragon (1965) Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965) Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966) The War of the Gargantuas (1966) Son of Godzilla (1967) King Kong Escapes (1967) Destroy All Monsters (1968) Latitude Zero (1969) Bambi Meets Godzilla (1969) All Monsters Attack (1969) Space Amoeba (1970) Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971) Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972) Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974) Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975) The War in Space (1977) The Return of Godzilla (1985) Godzilla 1985 (1985) Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989) Gunhed (1989) Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) Godzilla vs. Mothra (1992) Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993) Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla (1994) Takeru Yamato (1994) Monster Planet of Godzilla (1994) Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995) Rebirth of Mothra (1996) Rebirth of Mothra II (1997) Godzilla (1998) Rebirth of Mothra III (1998) Godzilla 2000: Millennium (1999) Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000) Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001) Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002) Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003) Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) Godzilla (2014) Shin Godzilla (2016) Shin Godzilla (2016) Kong: Skull Island (2017) Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

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