King Kong vs. Godzilla

King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)

Tako, the advertising director of Pacific Pharmaceuticals, is frustrated with the low ratings of the TV program they're sponsoring. He orders his staff to head to Faro Island after discovering the legend of a mythical monster, believing it can be used as a publicity stunt. When Godzilla emerges from an iceberg, a media frenzy generates that frustrates Tako even more. He soon brings back his own monster, known as King Kong, back to Japan. The original Japanese version of the film, which was made legally available through Criterion in 2019.

Plot Keywords: japan, helicopter, mutant, island, octopus, giant lizard, sequel, jungle, giant monster, king kong, tokyo, japan, tokusatsu, gojira, kaiju, giant ape, giant octopus, lost world

Original Titleキングコング対ゴジラ
DirectorIshirō Honda
WritersWillis H. O'Brien, Shinichi Sekizawa, George Worthing Yates
Production CompaniesToho Company, Ltd., Tokyo Laboratory
Production CountryJapan
Spoken Language日本語

Alternate Titles

King Kong kommt zurück
King Kong vs. Godzilla - Die Rückkehr des King Kong
Godzilla - Schlachtfest der Giganten
King Kong vs. Godzilla
King Kong vs. Godzilla
Godzilla - Die Rückkehr des King Kong
Kingu Kongu tai Gojira
King Kong tegen Godzilla
King Kong Against Godzilla
La Revancha de King Kong