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Son of Godzilla (1967)
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Son of Godzilla (1967)
Original name: 怪獣島の決戦 ゴジラの息子
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The 8th Godzilla film is aimed at an even younger audience than its predecessors. In the South Seas, scientists conducting weather experiments encounter gigantic mantises and a giant spider that are attacking Godzilla's offspring.
Style: scary, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, parody, nostalgic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: island, godzilla, giant spider, monster, giant monster, weather manipulation, supernatural, heroes, danger, chaos and mayhem, catastrophe, mutant, misfit, parents and children, anti hero, experiment gone awry, babies and infants, imaginary, chaos, escapades, disorder, deadly, anti heroes, deadly creature, cave ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Son of Godzilla

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychotronic, serious and scary films with plots about escapades, danger, monster, deadly, deadly creature, heroes and chaos mostly in Sci-Fi, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Son of Godzilla: Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964), All Monsters Attack (1969), Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966), Destroy All Monsters (1968), Space Amoeba (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The 4th film in the Godzilla franchise restores the serious tone of the original Godzilla film. A greedy developer has placed huge machines to suck dry a part of the ocean near Tokyo so he can build luxury condos. After a storm, a giant egg washes ...
Style: suspenseful, epic, serious, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, moth, giant monster, godzilla, dangerous animal, twins, island, catastrophe, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, heroes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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95%
All Monsters Attack (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: giant spider, godzilla, monster, giant snake, bully, giant monster, bank robber, stock footage, praying mantis, catastrophe, island, misfit ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The 7th film in the Godzilla series. After being caught in a storm in the south seas, several teenagers and thief arrive on an island where natives have been enslaved by a terrorist organization. They also discover a sleeping Godzilla and decide to ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: island, godzilla, giant monster, moth, adventure, catastrophe, chaos, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, uninhibited rivalry, survival, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The 9th Godzilla film was the last made by the original Godzilla creators, and was meant to be a grand finale. Aliens have released all the giant monsters from their imprisonment on Monster Island and are using them to destroy earth's major ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, island, moon base, spacecraft, giant monster, alien invasion, alien, monster, evil alien, escapades, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1999
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a space probe crash-lands on a far-flung Pacific atoll, the craft's alien stowaways decide to take over their new world one creature at a time. Soon, the parasitic life forms latch onto three indigenous critters -- a squid, a crab and a ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: island, monster, chases and races, danger, imaginary, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, mutant, chaos, deadly creature, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Godzilla (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, godzilla, danger, human versus monster, giant, save the world, chaos and mayhem, animal horror, experiment gone awry, demolished city, deadly creature, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gappa the Triphibian Monsters (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An expedition in the South Pacific lands on a tropical island where the natives worship the mysterious deity Gappa. An earthquake opens up an underground cavern and a baby reptile is discovered inside. The natives warn the foreigners to leave the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, tropical island, ship, photographer, earthquake, giant monster, monster, heroes, deadly creature, journalism, dangerous animal, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Monster Island (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mutant radioactive bugs attack VJs, Carmen Electra and an island full of MTV contest winners in this tongue-in-cheek tribute to B-movies, monster flicks and even MTV. MTV Original Movies presents Monster Island, a flick with old school effects mixed ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, island, mutant, danger, deadly, deadly creature, daring rescue, adventure, dangerous animal, chase, silly humor, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Godzilla 2000 (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, godzilla, monster, deadly creature, anti hero, heroic mission, danger, save the world, good versus evil, flying saucer, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 2000s, future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 6th Godzilla movie, mysterious aliens from the Planet X ask earth's people to help them save their world from the dreaded Ghidorah (aka "Monster Zero") by letting them "borrow" Godzilla and Rodan. Monster mayhem ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, ufo, alien, giant monster, alien invasion, monster, evil alien, benign alien, imaginary, save the world, heroes, anti heroes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Mothra went into outer space to stop a meteor from reaching Earth, she accidentally took with cells from Godzilla and remaining cells from Biollante that inhabited our atmosphere. The combined cells went through a black hole and created a new ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: helicopter, giant monster, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary, supernatural, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a 7 year hiatus, Godzilla returned to the screen to take on King Kong in the 3rd film in the Godzilla franchise. A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, allegory ...
Plot: jungle, island, submarine, dinosaur, rescue, rivalry, escapades, journalism, danger, heroes, wiretap, iceberg ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The United Nations assembles the ultimate weapon to defeat Godzilla, while scientists discover a fresh pteranodon egg on a remote Japanese island.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, splatter, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, island, dinosaur, giant robots, creature feature, self sacrifice, container, sibling, giant monster, giant robot, godzilla, pterodactyl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Empire of the Ants (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sleazy scam artist Joan Collins tries to sell phony real estate deals down in the Florida everglades. What she and her unsuspecting buyers don't know is the area has been taken over by giant ants!
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, ant, real estate, radioactive, radioactivity, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, crimes, toxic ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Godzilla's 12th film. After a accepting a job at a monster-themed park, a man learns his new employers are actually aliens who plan to use Ghidorah and Gigan to destroy earth. Godzilla and Anguirus must battle them to defend earth.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, godzilla, cockroach, alien invasion, giant monster, danger, heroes, superhuman powers, rivalry, save the world, space and aliens, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Gamera vs. Monster X (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A giant creature attacks Japan during the World Fair and it's up to Gamera to stop it. But the monster injects Gamera with its offspring and a research team must take a craft into Gamera's body to eliminate the parasite.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Plot: submarine, giant monster, turtle, save the world, heroic mission, mutant, race against time, dangerous animal, superhero, battles, chaos, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Rebirth of Mothra (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A new Mothra takes to the air and must battle Death Ghidora to save humanity.
Style: serious, scary, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, chases and races, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, catastrophe, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Forty-two years after her first visit in Tokyo, Mothra returns to warn mankind that they must return Mechagodzilla, along with Godzilla's bones, to the sea, for the dead must not be disturbed. If not, dire consequences will follow. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, save the world, survival, disorder, chaos, deadly creature, escapades, danger, good versus evil, battles, deadly, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In his 13th film, Godzilla takes a supporting role to the far more prominently featured Jet Jaguar, an Ultra-Man like robot. Aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race. Jet Jaguar decides to stop the ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, silent film, psychotronic
Plot: godzilla, giant robots, giant robot, giant monster, danger, androids and robots, chases and races, deadly, future dystopia, custody, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, deadly, danger, isolation, missing person, mad doctor, island, laboratory, plague ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, scientist, monster, mutant, laboratory, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, reincarnation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 1960s, 60s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, germany, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: godzilla, dragon, chaos, submarine, heroic mission, survival, save the world, giant monster, supernatural, danger, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Attack of the Mushroom People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Five vacationers and two crewmen become stranded on a tropical island near the equator. The island has little edible food for them to use as they try to live in a fungus covered hulk while repairing Kessei's yacht. Eventually they struggle over ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, starvation, survival, experiment gone awry, mutant, radiation, danger, rescue, deadly creature, isolation, shipwreck, psychiatric ward ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it, who have an appetite for human flesh! Dr. Jenny Langer and Dr. Vance from the NASA try to save the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, evil alien, mad scientist, small town, save the world, experiment gone awry, danger, amateur detective, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, reboot, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: godzilla, submarine, monster, race against time, nuclear threat, burned alive, train, creature feature, helicopter, scientist, giant monster, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The 5th film in the original Godzilla franchise marked a turning point in the series. Godzilla, Rodan and Mothra must put aside their quarrelsome ways to become allies and defend earth from 3 headed Dragon King Ghidorah.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, tense, scary ...
Plot: dragon, monster, giant monster, princess, battles, rescue, chaos and mayhem, chaos, rivalry, danger, adventure, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Earth is headed for disaster and when an archeological research team visits Infant Island to find out why, they discover two tiny women who reveal that the Earth is fighting back for all the harm humans have done here and sends out the evil ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ecology, archaeologist, volcano, danger, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, adventure, escapades, deadly, adventurer, rivalry ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese geologist discovers that dinosaurs still exist in caves beneath the surface of a volcanic lake.
Style: suspenseful, serious, offbeat, scary, bleak ...
Plot: dinosaur, chaos, isolation, imaginary, adventure, gory, adventurer, deadly creature, forces of nature, imaginary kingdom, ocean or sea, survival ...
Time: prehistory
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: island, dinosaur, monster, cave woman, rescue, spider, ship, expedition, caveman, prehistoric creature, adventure, volcano ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Curse of the Komodo (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Genetically-engineered Komodo dragons have become ginormous creatures hunting people on a remote tropical island. A small group of scientists must stop the dragons before they escape the island and destroy the rest of the world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutation, dangerous animal, island, danger, chaos, experiment gone awry, genetic engineering, deadly, deadly creature, zombie, giant lizard, secret project ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%