Monster Island – USA, 2019

‘The heavyweight championship has begun!’ Monster Island is a 2019 American fantasy horror feature film written, photographed, edited and directed by Mark Atkins (6-Headed Shark Attack; Planet of the Sharks; …

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Mothra – Japan, 1961

‘Mightiest monster in all creation!’ Mothra – original title: モスラ Mosura – is a 1961 Japanese science fiction kaiju tokusatsu feature film directed by Ishirō Honda (Matango; The Human Vapour; …

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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters – Japan, 2017

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters – Godzilla -怪獣惑星– Gojira: Kaijū Wakusei – is a 2017 Japanese CGI anime kaiju film produced by Toho Animation and animated by Polygon Pictures. The film is co-directed by Kōbun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita, from a screenplay by Gen …

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Frankenstein Conquers the World – Japan, 1965

Frankenstein Conquers the World is a 1965 Kaiju feature film produced by Toho. The film was directed by Ishirō Honda (Varan the Unbelievable; Matango; Godzilla) with special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya. It stars Nick Adams, Kumi Mizuno, …

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Colossal – Canada, 2016

‘There’s a monster in all of us’ Colossal is a 2017 Spanish-Canadian psychological science fiction monster movie written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo (V/H/S Viral; Open Windows; The ABCs of Death). …

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Gamera – Japan, 2015

Gamera (ガメラ) is a 2015 Japanese kaiju monster film directed by Katsuhito Ishii and produced by Kadokawa Pictures. It will apparently be a reboot to the Gamera series as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary …

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Yongary: Monster from the Deep – South Korea, 1967

Yongary: Monster from the Deep – original title: Yonggary or Yongary (대괴수 용가리; Taekoesu Yongary; literally Great Monster Yongary) is a 1967 South Korean Kaiju monster film directed by prominent genre-film director Kim Ki-duk. It stars Oh Yeong-il and Nam Jeong-im. The …

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Pulgasari – North Korea, 1985

Pulgasari – aka Bulgasari – is a 1985 North Korean film directed by Shin Sang-ok and Chong Gon Jo. The film, a giant-monster film similar to the Japanese Godzilla series, was produced by the South Korean Shin, who had been kidnapped in 1978 by North …

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Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla – Japan, 1974

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (ゴジラ対メカゴジラ Gojira Tai Mekagojira), is a 1974 Japanese science fiction kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Jun Fukuda and featuring special effects by Teruyoshi Nakano, the film stars Gorō Mutsumi, Hiroshi Koizumi and Kenji Sahara. The 14th film of the Godzilla series, …

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Pacific Rim – USA, 2013

Pacific Rim is a 2013 American science fiction monster film directed by Guillermo del Toro, written by del Toro and Travis Beacham, and starring Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Rob Kazinsky, Max Martini, and Ron Perlman. Plot: In 2020s, …

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Cloverfield – USA, 2008

Cloverfield is a 2008 American found-footage style monster film directed by Matt Reeves, produced by J. J. Abrams and written by Drew Goddard. Before settling on an official title, the film was marketed as 1-18-08. The film follows six …

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