The RRP crew classical Kraken, to catastrophic kaiju, in 1954's Gojira. Listen to our take on the original Japanese Godzilla to see if this monster is still king!

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In this Episode:

  • 00:12:16 ROUNDTABLE: We play a part of the trailer for Gojira and give an overview of the technical specs of this film
  • 00:16:58 LIKES: The aspects of kaiju flick that prove Godzilla is still king
  • 00:42:01 TRIVIA & SOCIALIZE: Trivia based on, and feedback regarding Gojira from our listeners via Facebook Group, Twitter, and Instagram
  • 00:58:22 DISLIKES: Elements of this monster movie that need to be destroyed along with the oxygen around it
  • 01:12:34 FINAL RATING: Classic (Disputed)
  • 01:19:21 FEEDBACK & ANNOUNCEMENTS: Show announcements, and how to contact us

馃幀 Gojira Technicals, Cast, and Crew

  • Released: November 3, 1954
  • Runs: 1h 36min
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Directed by: Ishir么 Honda
  • Written by: Takeo Murata, Ishir么 Honda
  • With the lead stars being: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada
  • And Music composed by: Akira Ifukube
  • Gojira was made for 100 million yen (or $1.5 million and earned 152 million yen (or $2.25 million) with 9,610,000 tickets sold at the box office.