Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster

Movie Information:

  • Release Date: December 20, 1964
  • Production Company: Toho
  • Distribution Company: Toho
  • Original Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Atlernate Titles:
    • Japanese: 三大怪獣 地球最大の決戦
    • Hepburn: San Daikaiju: Chikyū Saidai no Kessen
    • Literal Translation: Three Giant Monsters: The Greatest Battle on Earth
    • Original U.S. Title: Ghidrah the Three-Headed Monster

Cast

Yosuke Natsuki as Detective Shindo
Yuriko Hoshi as Naoko Shindo
Hiroshi Koizumi as Assistant Professor Murai
Akiko Wakabayashi as Princess Selina Salno of Selgina
Emi Ito and Yumi Ito as The Shobijin
Takashi Shimura as Dr. Tsukamoto
Hisaya Ito as Malmess, Chief Assassin
Akihiko Hirata as Chief Detective Okita
Kenji Sahara as Kanamaki
Susumu Kurobe as Assassin
Ikio Sawamura as Fisherman
Haruo Nakajima as Godzilla
Masanori Shinohara as Rodan
Shoichi Hirose as King Ghidorah

Crew

Producer: Tomoyuki Tanaka
Director: Ishiro Honda
Special Effects Director: Eiji Tsuburaya
Screenplay: Shinichi Sekizawa
Cinematography: Hajime Koizumi
Music: Akira Ifukube
Editor: Ryohei Fuji

Alternate Versions

Japan

United States

Germany

Turkey

Spain

Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster

  • Runtime: 93 minutes

Iterations

  • Champion Festival
    • Alternate Titles

      • Champion Festival (Japanese): ゴジラ・モスラ・キングギドラ 地球最大の決戦
      • Champion Festival (Hepburn): Gojira・Mosura・Kingu Gidora, Chikyu Saidai No Kessen
      • Champion Festival (Literal Translation): Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah, The World's Largest Decisive Battle
    • Runtime: 74 minutes
    • Release Date: December 12, 1971
    • Notes:
      • The original film negative was cut in order to produce the shortend version for Toho's Champion Festival.