G | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Aliens known as the Xiliens arrive on Earth seeking to borrow Godzilla and Rodan to save their planet from Monster Zero. Sent on the expedition are astronauts Glenn and Fuji who discover it's none other than King Ghidorah.
Director Honda lamented the use of stock footage saying "it was a vicious cycle of time and budget." He further elaborated that "the more dupes we used, we could cut the effects budget. But then we received complaints from our fans saying, 'it looks weird, it's not fresh.' We could fool the audience for a little while but eventually they would know the trick and stop coming to see the shows" and noted "that period is a sad part of our history".
The radar thermometer's reading 15 degrees.
Astronaut K. Fuji: Oh? So far from the sun, that's a high temperature.
Glenn: That's the universe. Nobody knows its secret.
In one of the shots of the tanks firing at Godzilla and Rodan, a "glass" window in the background keeps wobbling as if made of a sheet of thin plastic.
Since this was the first 60s Godzilla movie released in Germany, all references to the previous films were removed, and a number of other changes were also implemented.