Directed by Ishiro Honda
Godzilla, King of the Monsters
Directed by Ishiro Honda and Terry O. Morse • 1956 • United States
Starring Raymond Burr, Frank Iwanaga, Akira Takarada
This 1956 feature film, codirected and edited by Terry Morse, is the famous American reworking of the original GODZILLA. It combines footage from the original 1954 production with new material staring Western actors, including Raymond Burr as reporter Steve Martin.
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Directed by Ishiro Honda • 1957 • Japan
Starring Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Akihiko Hirata
Comic-book colors and charmingly retro, space-age special effects are among the highlights of this pure-pleasure science-fiction fantasia in which a band of aliens arrive on Earth seemingly in peace. Bu...
Varan the Unbelievable
Directed by Ishiro Honda • 1958 • Japan
Starring Kozo Nomura, Ayumi Sonoda, Koreya Senda
Following in the wake of Godzilla and Rodan, Toho and director Ishiro Honda unleashed Varan, another monstrous manifestation of nature’s wrath. When they travel to a remote region of Japan to investigate the...