Unrated | | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Martin Scorsese has expressed admiration for the imagination of this film, among other Toho science fiction films, when he wrote the foreword to director Honda's biography.
The Sasebo bridge begins to topple before Rodan flies over it.
In the U.S. version, special effects director Eiji Tsuburaya's name is misspelled "Eiji Tsuburya."
In the original version, the reports of Mt. Aso's (Mt. Toya in the American version) activity is announced before the first sighting of Rodan. However, in the American version it is moved to after the first sighting.
Japanese, Mandarin, Tagalog
$500,000 4 August 1957