Ghidrah, the Three-Headed Monster

(San daikaijû: Chikyû saidai no kessen)


A prophetess from Venus foretells cataclysmic disasters! Godzilla, Mothra and Rodan reappear in Japan, wreaking havoc! A giant meteor crashes into the mountains and the three-headed, fire-spitting space dragon King Ghidorah emerges! As the Venusian's prophecies come true, assassins from a tiny Asian kingdom hunt her down, while the Earth monsters must decide whether to settle their petty differences and join forces against the extraterrestrial enemy!

A movie directed by Ishirô Honda

1964 - 93 minutes - Color - Mono - 2.35

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Main Cast

  • Detective Shindo
  • Naoko Shindo
  • Professor Miura
  • Mas Selina Salno, Princess of Sergina
  • Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
  • Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
  • Dr. Tsukamoto
  • Chief Detective Okita
  • Malmess, Chief Assassin
  • Prime Minister
  • Alien Expert
  • Honest Fisherman
  • Geologist
  • Editor in Chief Kanamaki
  • Moustachoied Assassin



Also Known As

  • Earth's Greatest Battle (inc)
  • Гидора - Трехголовый монстр (inc)
  • Monster of Monsters: Ghidorah (inc)
  • Three Giant Monsters: The Greatest Battle on Earth (inc)
  • Gojira Mosura Kingu Gidora: Chikyu saidai no kessen (jp)
  • Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (us)

Release dates

  • December 20, 1964
  • September 13, 1965
  • December 20, 1964
  • September 13, 1965