Friday, January 14, 2011

Godzilla Posters From The Seventies

Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
The Terror of Mechagodzilla (Toho, 1975)

The Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)

The Terror of Godzilla (Toho, 1977)

Released in Japan as "Mechagodzilla's Counterattack" and "Mechagodzilla's Revenge" The American theatrical release had the film titled "The Terror of Godzilla" and "Monsters from an Unknown Planet" in the U.K. Read about the film at its Wikipedia page.

It will be another ten years before the next Godzilla film, tomorrow we'll start there and finish off Godzilla week with all remaining films from the series.

Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla (1974)
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (Toho, 1974) 2

Godzilla vs. Bionic Monster (Cinema Shares International, 1974)

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (Downtown Distribution, R-1978)

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (Titanus, 1975). Italian

Originally known in the United States as Godzilla vs. the Bionic Monster then later as Godzilla vs. Cosmic Monster. Read about the film at its Wikipedia page.

Godzilla vs Megalon (1973)
Godzilla vs. Megalon (Cinema Shares International, 1976)
"In 1976, Cinema Shares released Godzilla vs. Megalon theatrically. Riding the coattails of Dino De Laurentiis' big-budget King Kong remake, poster art showed Godzilla and Megalon battling on top of the World Trade Center, despite the fact that no scenes were set in New York City." - quote taken from the Wikipedia page for the film.

Godzilla vs. Megalon (Toho, 1973). Italian

Godzilla Vs. Megalon (Toho, 1973). IsraeliThis Israeli Godzilla poster was labeled as being from Godzilla vs Megalon but the imagery being taken from so many different Godzilla films, it's difficult to say.

Godzilla vs Gigan (1972)
Godzilla on Monster Island (Downtown Distribution, 1977)

Godzilla vs. Gigan (Toho, 1972)

Godzilla vs. Gigan (Toho, 1972) Italian

Godzilla on Monster Island (Toho, 1972) German

Godzilla vs. Gigan (Toho, 1972) 2

Released in Japan as Earth Destruction Directive: Godzilla vs. Gigan and also known as Godzilla on Monster Island when first released to U.S. theaters. Read more on the film at its Wikipedia page.

Godzilla vs Hedorah (1971)
Godzilla vs the Smog Monster (American International, 1972)

Godzilla vs the Smog Monster (American International, 1972). Italian

Godzilla vs the Smog Monster (Toho, 1971)Also known as Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster, read about the film at its Wikipedia page.


BlUsKrEEm said...

Are you sure that bottom one doesn't belong to G vs MG?

Dieter VDO said...

Really enjoying the Godzilla posts!
Thanks for sharing! ;-)

Pablo Larreta said...

This "godzilla art" is really cool!

Dr. Theda said...

Hedora (the Smog Monster) was one of my favorite childhood monsters...