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Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)

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Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) (Movie)
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Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (Movie)

December 20, 1964
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Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster, released in Japan as San Daikaiju: Chikyu Saidai no Kessen ("Three Giant Monsters: Earth's Greatest Battle"), is a 1964 Japanese science fiction kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Ishiro Honda, and featuring special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya, the film starred Yosuke Natsuki, Hiroshi Koizumi, and Akiko Wakabayashi. It is the fifth film in the Godzilla series and was the second Godzilla film produced that year (production began following Mothra vs Godzilla). This film marked the change of Godzilla from villain to hero in the series and featured the first appearance of King Ghidorah.