Kaiju fans, rejoice! Finally available stateside, the original Japanese version of the first "Godzilla" film, offering a more serious tone that compares the reptilian menace's rampage across Tokyo and its environs to the devastation in the wake of the atomic bomb. Akihiko Hirata, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kochi, and Haru Nakajima star. DVD also includes the 1956 American version, "Godzilla, King Of The Monsters," featuring Raymond Burr. 98 min./80 min. Standard; Soundtracks: Japanese Dolby Digital mono, English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurette; poster gallery; theatrical trailers. In Japanese with English subtitles/Dubbed in English. Two-disc set.
- Sci-Fi & Fantasy
- Ishiro Honda
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kochi, Akira Takarada, Akihiko Hirata, Sachio Sakai, Fuyuki Murakami, Ren Yamamoto, Toyoaki Suzuki, Tadashi Okabe, Toranosuke Ogawa, Frank Iwanaga
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- DVD Criterion, Blu-ray Subtitled, Blu-ray Criterion