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Godzilla | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Godzilla  96 min,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [07 May 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi, Takashi Shimura
Plot:  American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.
Writer:  Takeo Murata, Ishirô Honda, Shigeru Kayama (story)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Mothra vs. Godzilla | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Mothra vs. Godzilla  89 min,  UNRATED,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Ishirô Honda]  [17 Sep 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Akira Takarada, Hiroshi Koizumi, Yuriko Hoshi, Yû Fujiki
Plot:  A greedy developer unwittingly hatches a gigantic baby moth upon Tokyo, while Godzilla strikes once again.
Writer:  Shin'ichi Sekizawa
Language:  Japanese, Marshallese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Godzilla, King of the Monsters!  80 min,  [Action, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse]  [27 Apr 1956]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi, Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura
Plot:  A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.
Writer:  Shigeru Kayama (original story), Takeo Murata (screen play), Ishirô Honda (screen play)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster  85 min,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Ishirô Honda]  [13 Sep 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Akiko Wakabayashi, Hiroshi Koizumi, Yuriko Hoshi, Yôsuke Natsuki
Plot:  After a meteorite unleashes a three-headed beast upon Tokyo, Mothra tries to unite with Godzilla and Rodan to battle the extraterrestrial threat.
Writer:  Shin'ichi Sekizawa
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Mothra | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Mothra  101 min,  PASSED,  [Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Ishirô Honda]  [10 May 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Furankî Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Kyôko Kagawa, Yumi Itô
Plot:  Shipwreck survivors are found on Beiru Island (Infanto tô), which was previously used for atomic tests. The interior is amazingly free of radiation effects, and they believe that they were ...
Writer:  Shin'ichi Sekizawa (screenplay), Shin'ichirô Nakamura (novel), Takehiko Fukunaga (novel), Yoshie Hotta (novel)
Language:  Japanese, English, Indonesian    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Destroy All Monsters | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Destroy All Monsters  88 min,  G,  [Action, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [23 May 1969]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Actors:  Akira Kubo, Jun Tazaki, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Yukiko Kobayashi
Plot:  Female aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race.
Writer:  Ishirô Honda, Takeshi Kimura
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Dreams | Movie Details for Director Akira Kurosawa, Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Dreams  119 min,  PG,  [Drama, Fantasy]  [Akira Kurosawa, Ishirô Honda]  [24 Aug 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 59%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Akira Terao, Mieko Harada, Mitsuko Baishô, Toshie Negishi
Plot:  A collection of tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
Writer:  Akira Kurosawa
Language:  Japanese, French, English    Country:  Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rodan | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Rodan  74 min,  UNRATED,  [Adventure, Drama, Horror]  [Ishirô Honda]  [06 Aug 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 70%, External Reviews
Actors:  Akihiko Hirata, Akio Kobori, Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa
Plot:  Mutant pterosaurs and prehistoric insects terrorize humanity.
Writer:  David Duncan (english version), Takeshi Kimura, Ken Kuronuma (story), Takeo Murata
Language:  Japanese, Mandarin, Tagalog    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Matango | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Matango  89 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Horror, Mystery]  [Ishirô Honda]  [11 Aug 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Akira Kubo, Hiroshi Koizumi, Kenji Sahara, Kumi Mizuno
Plot:  Shipwrecked survivors slowly transform into mushrooms.
Writer:  Takeshi Kimura (screenplay), Shin'ichi Hoshi (adaptation), Masami Fukushima (adaptation), William Hope Hodgson (story "The Voice in the Night")
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Human Vapor | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Human Vapor  81 min,  [Sci-Fi, Thriller]  [Ishirô Honda]  [20 May 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Kaoru Yachigusa, Keiko Sata, Tatsuya Mihashi, Yoshio Tsuchiya
Plot:  A librarian is subject to a scientific experiment which goes wrong and transforms him into 'The Human Vapour'. He uses his new ability to rob banks to fund the career of his girlfriend, a ...
Writer:  Takeshi Kimura
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
The War of the Gargantuas | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The War of the Gargantuas  92 min,  G,  [Action, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [29 Jul 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Kenji Sahara, Kumi Mizuno, Nobuo Nakamura, Russ Tamblyn
Plot:  An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the ...
Writer:  Reuben Bercovitch (story), Ishirô Honda, Takeshi Kimura
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Invasion of Astro-Monster | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Invasion of Astro-Monster  93 min,  G,  [Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [29 Jul 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Akira Kubo, Akira Takarada, Jun Tazaki, Nick Adams
Plot:  Aliens from Planet X request the use of Godzilla and Rodan to fight off King Ghidorah, but have a better use for the three monsters.
Writer:  Shin'ichi Sekizawa
Language:  Japanese, English    Country:  Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB
The Mysterians | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Mysterians  85 min,  TV-Y7,  [Action, Family, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [15 May 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Akihiko Hirata, Kenji Sahara, Momoko Kôchi, Yumi Shirakawa
Plot:  Aliens arrive on Earth and ask permission to be given a certain tract of land for their people to live on. But when they are discovered to be invaders, responsible for the giant robot that ...
Writer:  Takeshi Kimura, Jôjirô Okami (story), Shigeru Kayama (story)
Language:  Japanese, English    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Terror of Mechagodzilla | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Terror of Mechagodzilla  79 min,  G,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Ishirô Honda]  [01 Mar 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Akihiko Hirata, Katsuhiko Sasaki, Katsumasa Uchida, Tomoko Ai
Plot:  Godzilla comes to the rescue when an alien race rebuilds Mechagodzilla to destroy Earth's cities. A traitorous scientist gives them a second weapon: Titanosaurus.
Writer:  Yukiko Takayama (screenplay), Yukiko Takayama (story)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
The H-Man | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The H-Man  79 min,  APPROVED,  [Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [28 May 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Akihiko Hirata, Eitarô Ozawa, Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa
Plot:  When a narcotics deal goes sour and a suspect disappears, leaving only his clothes, Tokyo police question his wife and stake out the nightclub where she works. His disappearance stumps the ...
Writer:  Takeshi Kimura, Hideo Unagami (story)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Atragon | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Atragon  94 min,  TV-Y7,  [Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [11 Mar 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Kenji Sahara, Tadao Takashima, Yôko Fujiyama, Yû Fujiki
Plot:  When an ancient underground civilization and their snake-like guardian plots to reclaim the surface world, those of the surface fights back.
Writer:  Shin'ichi Sekizawa (screenplay), Shunrô Oshikawa (novel), Shigeru Komatsuzaki (novel)
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Gorath | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Gorath  83 min,  [Action, Family, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [15 May 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Akira Kubo, Kumi Mizuno, Ryô Ikebe, Yumi Shirakawa
Plot:  Japanese disaster film about a giant meteor on a collision course with the Earth. The dubbed American version of this film is missing a giant walrus which appeared briefly in the Japanese ...
Writer:  Takeshi Kimura (screenplay), Jôjirô Okami (story), John Meredyth Lucas (dubbed version)
Language:  Japanese, English    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
Dogora | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Dogora  83 min,  [Crime, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [11 Aug 1964]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Hiroshi Koizumi, Nobuo Nakamura, Yôko Fujiyama, Yôsuke Natsuki
Plot:  The Earth is attacked by a giant jellyfish monster from outer space that, for some reason, has a sweet tooth for diamonds.
Writer:  Jôjirô Okami (story "Space Mons"), Shin'ichi Sekizawa
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Battle in Outer Space | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Battle in Outer Space  90 min,  [Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [08 Jul 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Koreya Senda, Kyôko Anzai, Minoru Takada, Ryô Ikebe
Plot:  The nations of the Earth unite in a common cause to fight off an invader from outer space.
Writer:  Shin'ichi Sekizawa, Jôjirô Okami (story)
Language:  Japanese, English, Italian    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB
King Kong Escapes | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  King Kong Escapes  96 min,  G,  [Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [19 Jun 1968]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Akira Takarada, Linda Miller, Mie Hama, Rhodes Reason
Plot:  King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.
Writer:  Takeshi Kimura
Language:  Japanese, English    Country:  Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB
Space Amoeba | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 54%  Space Amoeba  84 min,  G,  [Adventure, Sci-Fi]  [Ishirô Honda]  [01 Aug 1970]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Akira Kubo, Atsuko Takahashi, Kenji Sahara, Yukiko Kobayashi
Plot:  A space probe is infiltrated by alien beings and then crashes on a remote Pacific atoll. A group planning to build a resort hotel land on the island and discover it to be inhabited by giant...
Writer:  Ei Ogawa
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
King Kong vs. Godzilla | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 46%  King Kong vs. Godzilla  91 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Fantasy]  [Ishirô Honda]  [26 Jun 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Ichirô Arishima, Kenji Sahara, Tadao Takashima, Yû Fujiki
Plot:  A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla.
Writer:  Shin'ichi Sekizawa, Paul Mason, Bruce Howard
Language:  Japanese, English    Country:  Japan, USA    More Info:  IMDB
All Monsters Attack | Movie Details for Director Ishirô Honda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  All Monsters Attack  70 min,  G,  [Action, Adventure, Family]  [Ishirô Honda]  [08 Dec 1971]
Ratings:  IMDB 3.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 50%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Hideyo Amamoto, Kazuo Suzuki, Kenji Sahara, Machiko Naka, Sachio Sakai, Tomonori Yazaki
Plot:  A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles.
Writer:  Shin'ichi Sekizawa
Language:  Japanese    Country:  Japan    More Info:  IMDB

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