King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) Full Movie

King Kong vs. Godzilla
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King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) : Godzilla emerges from an iceberg and heads towards Japan. A Japanese pharmaceutical company subsequently captures King Kong and brings him to Japan. When Kong escapes he heads on a collision course straight towards Godzilla.

Title King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
Release Date Aug 11, 1962
Genres , ,
Production Company Toho Company, Ltd., Tokyo Laboratory
Production Countries Japan
Casts Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yû Fujiki, Ichirô Arishima, Jun Tazaki, Akihiko Hirata, Mie Hama, Akiko Wakabayashi, Akemi Negishi, Yoshio Kosugi, Yoshifumi Tajima
Plot Keywords japan, helicopter, mutant, island, octopus, giant lizard, sequel, jungle, giant monster, king kong, tokyo, japan, tokusatsu, gojira, kaiju, giant ape, giant octopus, lost world
Osamu Sakurai
Osamu Sakurai
Tadao Takashima
Kazuo Fujita
Kazuo Fujita
Kenji Sahara
Kinsaburo Furue
Kinsaburo Furue
Yû Fujiki
Mr. Tako
Mr. Tako
Ichirô Arishima
General Masami Shinzo
General Masami Shinzo
Jun Tazaki
Dr. Shigezawa
Dr. Shigezawa
Akihiko Hirata
Fumiko Sakurai
Fumiko Sakurai
Mie Hama
Tamiye
Tamiye
Akiko Wakabayashi
Chikiro's Mother (Dancing Girl)
Chikiro's Mother (Dancing Girl)
Akemi Negishi
Farou Island Chief (uncredited)
Farou Island Chief (uncredited)
Yoshio Kosugi
Captain of Fujita's ship (uncredited)
Captain of Fujita's ship (uncredited)
Yoshifumi Tajima
Witch Doctor (uncredited)
Witch Doctor (uncredited)
Ikio Sawamura
Dr. Onuki (uncredited)
Dr. Onuki (uncredited)
Someshô Matsumoto
Official (uncredited)
Official (uncredited)
Ko Mishima
Obayashi (Mr. Tako's assistant) (uncredited)
Obayashi (Mr. Tako's assistant) (uncredited)
Sachio Sakai
Dr. Makino (uncredited)
Dr. Makino (uncredited)
Tatsuo Matsumura
TTV Translator Konno (uncredited)
TTV Translator Konno (uncredited)
Senkichi Ômura
Prime Minister (uncredited)
Prime Minister (uncredited)
Senshô Matsumoto
Commander of Operation Burial (uncredited)
Commander of Operation Burial (uncredited)
Ren Yamamoto
Obayashi's assistant (uncredited)
Obayashi's assistant (uncredited)
Haruya Katô
Captain of Vessel (uncredited)
Captain of Vessel (uncredited)
Shin Ôtomo
General's Aide (uncredited)
General's Aide (uncredited)
Nadao Kirino
General's Aide #2 (uncredited)
General's Aide #2 (uncredited)
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi
Dreary Newscaster (uncredited)
Dreary Newscaster (uncredited)
Kenzô Tabu
Police Executive (uncredited)
Police Executive (uncredited)
Takuzō Kumagai
Member of Press Corp (uncredited)
Member of Press Corp (uncredited)
Hideo Shibuya
Commander Roberts (uncredited)
Commander Roberts (uncredited)
Douglas Fein
Scientist in Seahawk (uncredited)
Scientist in Seahawk (uncredited)
Harold Conway
Submariner (uncredited)
Submariner (uncredited)
Osman Yusuf
King Kong
King Kong
Shôichi Hirose
Godzilla
Godzilla
Haruo Nakajima
Godzilla in iceberg
Godzilla in iceberg
Katsumi Tezuka

Reviews

  • insanenerd101

    What is there to say about an early monster movie where two of the worlds biggest monsters come together and beat each other up in clunky looking rubber suits? Alright, well it may not be up to the high tech standards of film we're so use to today, King Kong vs. Godzilla is credited as being one of the first "versus" films to start the now very popular trend of bringing franchises together. What an interesting idea. You take a character from one film and another character from another film and bring them together, now to do what is beyond them. But now studios are taking interest in something that should have been done years ago and with the advent of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it is now catching on like wild fire. But to the credit, this is the one that started it all. With such a colossal idea, you would imagine that it'd look cleaner. Well to it's credit, it was made in 1962 and Toho was asked by RKO to fork over a giant amount of money for Kong's likeness that substantially hurt the budget. So the real question is, how does it hold up? It's cheesy when it needs to be and serious when it needs to be too. Some people think that the added Americanized footage with Michael Keith and the stock music from films like _The Wolf Man_ and _Creature From the Black Lagoon_ butcher the film. I like to think that it helps set it in the mood among the classic Universal Monster Movies. The fight is a little hokey now but back then, was probably mind boggling. And stop motion techniques spread throughout the film are amazing. On top of that, this has one of the least annoying Americanized dubbings to a Godzilla movie I have ever seen. So is it great? No. Is is bad? No. What is it then? Just good old cheesy fun that needs to be seen to be believed.