Godzilla Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 21751

Average Rating: 1.9/4

# of Ratings: 172

Theatrical Release Date: 05/20/1998

Language: English

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Roland Emmerich

Actors: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria, Kevin Dunn, Michael Lerner

Plot: French nuclear testing in the South Pacific leads to a giant, irradiated lizard who passes through the Panama Canal and winds up in Manhattan where it threatens to destroy the island.

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1/4

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2.5/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 09/26/2012

Another thick slice of Emmerich cheese, best sampled with a pinch of salt. It's clearly ridiculous and only works because it's so tongue in cheek. Watched as a comedy, it's pretty entertaining!

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0.5/4

Snoogans - wrote on 10/28/2011

This one just took itself way too serious. Plays like a 'Jurassic Park' knockoff and the effects don't even hold up as good as that film. It's just a dumb disaster movie down to it's core, with no redeeming factors.

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Review - Godzilla (1998)

Delorted - wrote on 01/10/2008

When a mutant lizard attacks New York City, Dr. Niko Tatopoulos (Matthew Broderick) tries to study the creature and learn how to stop it in the American re-imagining of “Godzilla.”

From the director of “Independence Day” and later “The Patriot” comes Roland Emmerich’s vision of a monster from a movie series he doesn’t even like. What’s more is the studio let him do whatever he wanted with it, thus enraging fans and even non-fans of the original Japanese films.

It’s amazing that some people consider this his best movie when even if they’re right that’s a really bad sign. All of the characters are generic stereotypes, the logic makes no sense, and most importantly, it has a stupid message that seems completely out of place.

I will say that back in 1998, I …

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