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Godzilla, a giant monster (Kaiju) appearing in several Japanese and American films, starting with the 1954 Japanese film "Godzilla" (Gojira). For questions about the 2014 reboot film use [godzilla-2014] instead.

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Why does Godzilla sometimes seem to be a rampaging monster, and other times a heroic guardian?

I've recently started watching the Godzilla movies from the Millennium era. I've always thought the big monster/dinosaur was a super ultra baddie, but from what I've seen, he isn't always that bad. ...
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Is Godzilla a dinosaur?

Is Godzilla a dinosaur? Is he related to the dinosaurs of the Triassic-Cretaceous period moreso than just a random lizard of today?
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Do we know, for sure, if Godzilla is a male?

Godzilla is always referred to as male and referenced with "he" or "him." Do we know, for sure, if Godzilla is a male? Has beast gender ever been a factor within any kaiju movies?
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If Godzilla feeds off of radiation, why is he considered an alpha predator?

In the new Godzilla, Godzilla is said to have feed off radiation and hibernates in modern times, feeding off radiation from the core as there is no longer enough radiation in the modern world to ...
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Is the monster Godzilla based on an old myth/legend?

In the 1998 Roland Emmerich-directed film Godzilla,* a Japanese sailor who survived an attack by the monster early in the film identifies the creature as "Gojira." Later in the film, news reporter ...
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Why can't modern weapons kill Godzilla?

I ask this question because of a review of the newest Godzilla trailer done by Beyond the Trailer on YouTube. She points out in the video that it is hard to suspend the belief that we have no way (so ...
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Godzilla eating other monsters?

I was watching one of my favorite Godzilla movies (Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.) and looking at the remains of Kamoebas, a thought occurred. Has there been any instance of a kaiju eating another? ...
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Do I need to watch any Godzilla movie before 2016 Shin Godzilla?

Wikipedia called 2016 Shin Godzilla a "reboot". Does that mean I won't lose anything by not watching any previous Japanese Godzilla movies? (in terms of universe/continuity knowledge beneficial to ...
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Is King Kong radioactivity resistant?

In the new trailer of Godzilla vs Kong movie, it is shown that both Godzilla and Kong are fighting with each other and Godzilla uses its atomic breath on Kong. I want to know that in any previous ...
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How old is Serizawa?

In 2014's Godzilla, this scene occurs: Admiral William Stenz: [on mobilizing warheads] I know you don't agree with this. But my first priority is to safeguard our citizens. [Serizawa shows Admiral ...
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What is this object on Noriko's neck at the end of “Godzilla: Minus One?”

At the end of Godzilla: Minus One (2023) Noriko is shown with some kind of bruise or something on her neck. What is this?
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Why is Godzilla hunting after the MUTOs?

In Godzilla (2014 Film) why is Godzilla hunting the MUTOs in the first place?
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Movie with dragon and thing that looks like Godzilla

See this video: In it, at 1:52, there is a clip of a movie with a dragon and a Godzilla-like (maybe Godzilla itself) creature. I have a crazy idea that it might be ...
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Who is the mother of the son of Godzilla from the 1967 movie of the same name?

This is the son of Godzilla (Minya/Minilla) as seen in the 1967 movie Son of Godzilla. So, Godzilla’s son is “born” after hatching from an egg a trio of giant praying mantises dig up on Sollgel ...
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What's the name of this Godzilla movie?

During the 70s I saw what must have been a Japanese Godzilla movie. In fact it had three different Godzillas: a rocky one, a robot one, and a normal Godzilla. Does anyone know the name of this movie?
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Which Godzilla movie had him survive getting hit by a meteorite?

Details: I think it was made after 2000, i forgot the meteors size but it looked like it might've been the same size as Godzilla, after he was hit he stood in the middle of the crater unscathed, ...
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Which godzilla film had a hint onto Biolante?

I remember a scene in the epilogue of a Godzilla film where a lab is seen with bio-material and a door closes with the text that it's project Biolante. Can someone tell me which film this comes from?
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Could Godzilla's atomic breath feed the MUTOs with radiation?

Coming from this question here, would Godzilla's nuclear/atomic breath not feed the MUTOs with radiation, seeing that his breath is, as the name suggests, nuclear based? Seeing that the MUTOs do ...
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What's the physical form of Monarch storyline?

Facebook page for Kong: Skull Island had a video depicting a blurred and hard to read series of zoomed in slides from a large timeline of Monarch organization. One of the comments under the June 2017 ...
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Are the MUTOs radioactive or not?

At several points in the movie, they make a point to show that the MUTOs are highly radioactive, being that they consume atomic bombs whole, it makes sense. They do so by showing people in hazmat ...
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