Toho movies - What's your favorite ??

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  1. kist

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    Toho movies - What's your favorite ??
    Don't know if there is already a topic for this but I've Just watched The 2004 ''final wars'' and think it's the crappiest one ( too much Matrix influence ), but my favorite should be ''King-Kong vs Godzilla'' and the first B/W ''Gojira'' 1954.
     
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    probably Godzilla vs Megalon, only because I seemed to see it about every two months on saturday afternoon TV...and the monsters all ruled
     
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    ^^^^^
    Same for me, but because it was the first godzilla MST3K episode I ever saw. ;)
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    I've been going back and watching all the stuff I've long forgotten or never caught but so far - Matango.

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    A list of Toho Films
     
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    Everything is crazy in this movie : the cars, the bad guys, the heroes, the fights... I just love to watch it once a year !
     
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    i've heard about this director akira kurosawa that worked with toho.
    i'll have to check him out
     
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    The one with Jet jaguar and the kid, it's in my top 5, agree with JL on the bad guys and the cars, the 70's touch is so good!
     
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    The Bad Sleep Well
     
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    I didn't even realize a lot of those Kurosawa movies were Toho. A bunch of his movies have been rereleased on Criterion. I especially like the cinematography in Rashomon (not Toho).

     
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    "Frankenstein Conquers the World" has everything.
     
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    I just saw "Final Wars" Last night for the first time. I fricken loved it. So many monster cameo's. After I finished it I started watching Godzilla vs. Destroyah but I fell asleep.

    Crackle has a bunch of Godzilla movies up for free.
     
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    Godzilla's Revenge because I love the sound Gabara makes.

    That being said, its an awful movie in and of itself...
     
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    Stray Dog (1949)
    Akira Kurosawa and starring Toshiro Mifune :D Sublime . . . .

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    Gojira vs hedora then megalon for me. love those two so much.
     
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    I havent seen the megalon yet it looks good. I heard that megalon gets its ass kicked in that one.
     
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    Wish you lived closer we could have a gojira marathon.
     
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    It's cool this thread has been bumped, but I wanted to try to both expand and contract it a bit:

    Toho has been around since the 1932 and has produced dozens of amazing films in those 80 years. We've got a great thread going for Japanese films in general and I think discussion of the whole of Toho would go great there - viewtopic.php?f=5&t=39623

    I think this thread was probably started to cover Toho SF films, Godzilla, et al

    Here's a list of their wonderful world of toku:

    Godzilla (1954)
    Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
    Half Human (1955)
    Vampire Moth (1956)
    Rodan (1956)
    The Mysterians (1957)
    The H-Man (1958)
    Varan (1958)
    Battle in Outer Space (1959)

    The Human Vapor (1960)
    Mothra (1961)
    Gorath (1962)
    King Kong vs Godzilla (1962)
    Matango (1963)
    Atragon (1963)
    Mothra vs Godzilla (1964)
    Dogora (1964)
    Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
    Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
    Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
    War of the Gargantuas (1966)
    Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)
    Son of Godzilla (1967)
    King Kong Escapes (1967)
    Destroy All Monsters (1968)
    Latitude Zero (1969)
    All Monsters Attack (1969)

    Space Amoeba (1970)
    Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)
    Daigoro vs. Goliath (1971)
    Young Guy vs. Blue Guy (1971)
    Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
    Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
    Japan Sinks (1973)
    Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
    Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
    Zero Fighter (1976)
    The War in Space (1977)

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    The Return of Godzilla (1984)
    Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)

    Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991)
    Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)
    Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
    Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla (1994)
    Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
    Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995)
    Gamera 2: Attack of Legion (1996)
    Rebirth of Mothra (1996)
    Rebirth of Mothra II (1997)
    Rebirth of Mothra III (1998)
    Gamera 3: Awakening of Irys (1999)
    Godzilla 2000: Millennium (1999)

    Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)
    Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
    Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2002)
    Godzilla, Mothra, Mechagodzilla: Tokyo S.O.S (2003)
    Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)

    Pardon my pucker!

    I've never seen Young Guy vs. Blue Guy or Zone Fighter, but other than than that I'd say that every toku from '54 - '77 has something to recommend about it. Hard for me to pluck a favorite, but Godzilla, Matango, Gargantuas and Hedorah are hard to beat.

    Of those produced after the heyday, GMK is definitely my favorite. It's a really good reimagining of the mythology, and I'm completely in love with the modern take on Baragon.
     
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    Allow me to bump an old thread again, as a new person, but I didn't want to start a new "What's your favorite Godzilla?" thread. For me, "Godzilla Raids Again" is my favorite Godzilla movie for some reason. I know it's an odd pick for #1 favorite, but I think it's the best formula for Godzilla. Mankind Vs Godzilla, Godzilla Vs Monster. Still has the original bad guy type Godzilla with the humans fighting him, and we still get a great fight with another great monster. I think this should be the template for the 2014 reboot, one other monster and a Godzilla that's not so nice. I think it essentially will be something like that in fact.

    Oh, and I do have a soft spot for the incredible silliness of Godzilla Vs Megalon, glad to see it getting some love. First Godzilla movie I ever saw, bought it on VHS in 1988.
     
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    War of the Gargantuas.
     
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    Space Monster Dogora is underrated. That's probably my favorite, now that I've watched through most of the Toho library. It has jewel heists, monsters (of course), humor, and some great special effects. And when you finally see Dogora materialize in the sky...maybe it's just me, but that's one of the most frightening things I've seen in a kaiju movie.
     
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    So weird and fun. Like Evil Dead on mushrooms. For anyone curious it is actually on HBO MAX now.
     
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    @phantomfauna @Waterbear Definitely one of the more exaggerated and weird, but still pretty damn horrifying offerings in Japanese horror cinema. I’ve never seen it said anywhere as such, but I feel like this movie could’ve easily influenced Raimi. Not sure how many people actually know this is a Toho production. If you didn’t actually look for it I feel like it’d go(it goes) unnoticed. Glad it’s on HBO Max. I’ll be rewatching tonight.
     

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