Our Godzilla Showa Era February Marathon continues with KING KONG VS. GODZILLA!
King Kong and Godzilla go head-to-head in an epic battle of the beast when the giant gorilla escapes from captivity in Japan and squares up to the recently thawed lizard.
Movie Information: King Kong Vs. Godzilla
Synopsis: A newspaper and television station funded by a pharmaceutical company want a sensation, which happens to be the discovery of King Kong on an island. He is captured and brought to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles Godzilla.
Release date: August 11, 1962
Director: Ishirô Honda
Box office: $200,000 (estimated)
Music by: Akira Ifukube
Screenplay: Shin’ichi Sekizawa, Paul Mason (english version), Bruce Howard (english version), John Beck (uncredited), Willis H. O’Brien (uncredited)
Produced By: John Beck, Tomoyuki Tanaka
Movie Poster: King Kong Vs. Godzilla
Movie Rating: King Kong Vs. Godzilla
“The fights are more than just slapping, its a real deal wrestling match!”
“Despite the American news inserts trying their best to sink it, King Kong vs Godzilla is exactly what you’re hoping for this movie to be!”