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The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
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The War of the Gargantuas (1966)
Original name: Furankenshutain no Kaij┼ź: Sanda tai Gaira
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An experimental lab animal called a gargantua escapes from his captors and is suspected to be the creature that is killing people all over the countryside. But when the gargantua from the lab appears at the same time as the evil gargantua, the two begin to battle across Japan.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: giant monster, man eating monster, mutant, space and aliens, supernatural, heroes, battles, superhuman powers, save the world, cloning, dangerous animal, danger, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, disorder, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, monster, airport, octopus, sea, military ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

Most similar movies to The War of the Gargantuas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and psychotronic films with plots about danger, deadly, deadly creature, heroes, escapades, supernatural and chaos mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Horror genres. Some movies like The War of the Gargantuas: Rebirth of Mothra (1996), Destroy All Monsters (1968), Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000), Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999), Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 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, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, monster, scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, laboratory, rescue, supernatural, deadly creature, reincarnation ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 1960s, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, germany, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, supernatural, escapades, save the world, imaginary, catastrophe, battles, chaos, adventure, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Destroy All Monsters (1968)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, island, spacecraft, monster, alien, alien invasion, giant monster, deadly creature, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, 1990s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Godzilla returns to terrorize Japan! This time, however, Japan has two new weapons to defend themselves. The Gryphon, a high-tech ship, and the Dimension Tide, a device that creates artificial black holes! During a test of the Dimension Tide, eggs ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, save the world, escapades, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, deadly, imaginary, heroic mission, space travel, chaos ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: This final installment of the recent Gamera trilogy begins with schoolgirl Ayana discovering a large egg in a cave that, according to legend, houses demons. The egg hatches into a small monster, which Ayana decides to raise and quickly develops a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, revenge, superhuman powers, samurai, anti heroes, imaginary, deadly creature, heroes, save the world, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: catastrophe, chaos, battles, opponent, demolished city, mutant, dangerous animal, imaginary, escapades, deadly, danger, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gamera vs. the Deep Sea Monster Zigra (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A moon base is destroyed by a spaceship with a cluster of gumballs on its head. Later, at Sea World, dolphins are dying mysteriously. Zigra kidnaps two men and two children (one of whom is a Coke addict - Coca-Cola that is) and starts causing ...
Style: serious, scary, offbeat, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, alien, monster, turtle, giant monster, dangerous animal, rivalry, deadly, evil alien, danger, mad scientist, space and aliens ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Boyichi and the Supermonster (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gamera's back, and just in time to save Japan from Gyaos, a mysterious bat-like creature awakened by a volcanic eruption. As in the first Gamera movie, a young boy establishes an emotional link with Gamera, and the two work together, with the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Plot: turtle, giant monster, scientist, monster, bat, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, chaos, mutant, chaos and mayhem, village ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
War of the Monsters (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a treacherous expedition to retrieve a giant opal, disaster strikes as the opal reveals itself to be an egg which spawns Barugon, demon dog from Hell! Armed with a deadly tongue and cold beams, Barugon wreaks havoc on Japan. Gamera comes to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: turtle, giant monster, helicopter, monster, dam, chases and races, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, chaos, mutant, deadly, danger ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Deep Evil (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alien microbe lands in remote Siberia in the 1950's. In the year 2004, US scientist working at a top secret underground lab in Alaska clone the microbe. A garbled distress signal is heard from the lab just before a complete lock down of the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
Plot: cloning, mad scientist, monster, chaos, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, deadly creature, alien encounter, laboratory, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dinocroc vs. Supergator (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a lush tropical island, working under a secret government charter, Martin Drake has not only grown sprawling acres of giant vegetables, but inadvertently spawned two mammoth reptiles as well. Now they've broken free of their enclosures, and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, scary ...
Plot: giant monster, monster versus monster, escapades, dangerous animal, chaos, mutant, battles, dinosaur, laboratory, rivalry, deadly, danger ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A strange meteor lands in Japan unleashing hundreds of insect-like "legion" creatures which find their way into Tokyo. When the military fails to control the situation, Gamera shows up to deal with the ever-evolving space adversary.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, good versus evil, save the day, deadly, escapades, androids and robots, chaos, asteroids and comets, heroic mission, alien encounter, space travel, custody ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, supernatural, rivalry, mutant, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, heroes, escapades, adventure, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: survival, mutant, save the world, danger, supernatural, heroes, deadly creature, deadly, chaos, battles, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Slime City Massacre (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A dirty bomb has decimated New York City s financial district and reduced midtown to a post-apocalyptic nightmare. The neighborhood known as Slime City has been evacuated, except for the homeless, and in the ruins of a soup kitchen four squatters ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: danger, rescue, deadly creature, rivalry, mutant, chaos, survival, apocalypse, zombie, deadly, mentally unstable, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Earthquakes in central Korea turn out to be the work of Yongary, a prehistoric gasoline-eating reptile that soon goes on a rampage through Seoul.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: giant monster, mutant, chaos, deadly creature, danger, on the run, heroes, race against time, deadly, friendship, forces of nature, reptile ...
Time: prehistory
Place: seoul, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: island, godzilla, giant monster, moth, adventure, catastrophe, heroes, dangerous animal, deadly, escapades, chaos, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dr. Shiragami combines the DNA of roses with some extracted from Godzilla's cells. He names his creation "Biollante".
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, terrorism, rivalry, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos, disorder, animal life, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 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, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: godzilla, alien, ufo, alien invasion, giant monster, monster, mysterious planet, catastrophe, benign alien, heroes, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Space Amoeba (1970)
Genre: 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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: island, monster, adventure, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chases and races, escapades, mutant, chaos, rivalry, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Rebirth of Mothra II (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mothra's twin nymphs and children from the city find a lost city, as well as a giant monster that is attracted to environmental calamities.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: deadly, dangerous animal, adventurer, rivalry, heroes, save the world, danger, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural, society, twins ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The X from Outer Space (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The spaceship AAB-Gamma is dispatched from FAFC headquarters in Japan to make a landing on the planet Mars and investigate reports of UFOs in the area. As they near the red planet, they encounter a mysterious UFO that coats the ship's hull with ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: spacecraft, mars, chase, rescue, ufo, survival, chaos and mayhem, space travel, race against time, dangerous animal, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: godzilla, dragon, giant monster, chaos, submarine, heroic mission, survival, save the world, good versus evil, deadly, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
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Morlocks (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ferocious humanoid creatures from the future come back to the present to devour humans.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: time machine, mutant, survival, chaos, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, battles, military, deadly, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 7K
Gantz (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, supernatural, good versus evil, imaginary, afterlife, heroic mission, graphic violence, alien encounter, evil alien, deadly, danger, heroes ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Godzilla Against MechaGodzilla (2002)
Genre: Action, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the appearance of a new Gojira (Godzilla), the Japanese government builds a robotic Godzilla from the bones of the original monster that attacked Tokyo in 1954 to stop the beast.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, bio weapon, godzilla, giant robots, creature feature, androids and robots, monster versus monster, experiment gone awry, alien encounter, future dystopia, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: year 2003, 1990s, year 1999, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 668
Dogora (1964)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by a giant jellyfish monster from outer space that, for some reason, has a sweet tooth for diamonds.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: police detective, gangsters, outer space, monster, danger, deadly, law enforcement, space and aliens, evil alien, rivalry, heroes, deadly creature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, statue, turtle, save the world, heroic mission, mutant, race against time, dangerous animal, superhero, danger, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Godzilla 1985 (1985)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 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: serious, suspenseful, reboot, cult film, psychotronic ...
Plot: submarine, godzilla, monster, race against time, nuclear threat, burned alive, helicopter, creature feature, scientist, train, catastrophe, giant monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Genre: Action, 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: epic, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, moth, giant monster, godzilla, dangerous animal, twins, island, catastrophe, danger, deadly, journalism, save the world ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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