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As with most monster films, the size of the monster shifts to fit in with the scene, with little or no regard for any canonically confirmed height/weight/size. In the 2014 reboot of Godzilla, the monster fits neatly into a train tunnel (100+ feet), strolls past a 30-storey building (350+ feet high), swims alongside an aircraft carrier (1000+ feet) before ...


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It's very difficult to extrapolate on the basis of a single trailer but historically modern weaponry has been relatively useless against Godzilla (all canons) due to his size, armoured skin, skill at evading missiles and artillery and his ability to use his breath to avert impacts. Nukes tend to be off the table because of the urban locations he attacks (or ...


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According to Wikipedia (which itself cites the book Godzilla: Art of Destruction): David Callaham's first draft featured early versions of the MUTOs where they were established as ancient enemies of Godzilla but never established as to why. When director Edwards came aboard the project, he created a back story to bridge the gap between Godzilla's ...


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The two MUTOs established a communication and a biological imperative had them move toward each other. Without a catalyzing amount of radioactivity, the final development of MUTO 2's clutch would not have been possible. We are unsure how much information is encoded within the MUTO's communications, few that there were. For all we know, those brief bursts ...


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I suspect it's a new, nondescript monster, simply there to make clear that there have been monsters for a very long time. Manda is a snakelike Kaiju from the Toho films, and could conceivably be the monster of the remains. However, I suspect they wouldn't want to lose access to any monster for a future film. Also, it's possible they weren't as interested ...


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Assuming we take the film's novelisation as an explanation, it would seem that when Godzilla arrived in Hawaii, he went for a bit of a splish-splash near the beach. The "tsunami" was evidently the result of him kicking up spray. Caught up in their celebratory meal, the couple completely failed to notice as, less than a mile away, a huge reptilian beast ...


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The film's Official Novelisation describes him as being in his early 40s in the year 1999. Presumably then, his father didn't die at Hiroshima but was sufficiently close that his watch stopped working. 1999 Dr. Ishiro Serizawa gazed out the side door of the helicopter as it soared over a lush green landscape. Below him stretched a sunlit ...


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Earlier in the movie Godzilla is shown both absorbing ambient radiation to heal and also absorbing a nuclear blast to power himself up. It's pretty clear Legendary Godzilla can absorb radiation to strengthen himself. Mothra, as a Titan, probably also consumes radiation and can generate energy blasts. If she converted herself into some kind of energy form it'...


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The film's official novelisation suggests that Godzilla was chilling in the deep ocean until some idiot in a submarine came and annoyed it. The US, French and British authorities evidently tried to kill it with nukes but failed. “In 1954,” he began, “the first time a nuclear submarine ever reached the lowest depths, it awakened something.” “The ...


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Contradictory evidence The official novelization describes Ishiro Serizawa as being in his early forties, as mentioned in Valorum's answer. On the other hand, the equally official prequel comic Godzilla: Awakening shows Ishiro's father finding him in the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing. This is more consistent with the implication in the film that ...


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He doesn't. I can point this out. He does swim along side a carrier but is not shown to be bigger than it. He is around 900 ft swimming anyway from head to tail. He never in the film went through a train tunnel. The other monster was out side surrounding the tunnel because of a mountain face. He smashes through the golden gate bridge but is never shown to be ...


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It's simple biology, really -- the MUTOs want to mate, and to do so they must meet: MUTO 1 is drawn to MUTO 2, and MUTO 2 is drawn to MUTO 1, so logically they both move toward the other and meet in the middle. In nature things like this happen all the time, with one or the other seemingly abandoning a source of plentiful food in order to mate; after mating,...


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After feeding on the radiation in Utah, the MUTO left in order to travel to meet with MUTO 1 to breed and build a nest. At that point each of the MUTO was traveling towards the other leading to the scene in SF


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Godzilla appears to be more than 300 meters tall, 450 meters long, and 90,000 tons (most accepted measurements) so I assume his skin is so thick that even an armour piercing bulit should get about a foot past his outer most layer of scales He also lives at the bottom of the ocean, where the pressure alone is greater than what most weapons can dish out. ...


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