Trailer
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Godzilla (1954)

Runtime
1hr 35mins
Directed by
Ishirô Honda
Featuring
Takashi Shimura,
Akihiko Hirata,
Akira Takarada
Film Language
Japanese

Showtimes

Tue 7/02
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Incredible, unstoppable titan of terror!

Godzilla (a.k.a. Gojira) is the roaring granddaddy of all monster movies. It’s also a remarkably humane and melancholy drama, made in Japan at a time when the country was reeling from nuclear attack and H-bomb testing in the Pacific. Its rampaging radioactive beast, the poignant embodiment of an entire population’s fears, became a beloved international icon of destruction, spawning almost thirty sequels.

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