Greatest Godzilla Movies


The Top Ten

1 Godzilla (1954)

In the American Version or English Version Godzilla King of the Monsters, the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Message was cut out in the American Version or English Version, probably because the Distributors of the American Version or English Version don't want to scare People like it was Originally Released in Japan. In the Original Version or Japanese Version Godzilla does have the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Message. Both the Japanese Version or Original Version Godzilla and the American Version or English Version Godzilla King of the Monsters are both the Original Godzilla Movie there Both Good but the Japanese Version or Original Version Godzilla is Much Better

1954 Japanese Version

Even though Godzilla 2000 is my favorite Godzilla movie This deserves to be 1st place.

Thos movie have my favorite Godzilla costume

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2 Godzilla: Final Wars

Looking at this list nearly made me hurl. The original 1954 version needs to by higher, Godzilla: King of Monsters needs to be lower, and Godzilla 1998 needs to be taken off this list because it is a horrible abomination and I do not consider it at all a Godzilla movie. You voters have shamed me, Japan, and all true Godzilla fans across the globe. Shame on you!

You people sucks about liking the 1998 Godzilla, the real Japanese Godzilla is WAY, WAY, WAY better than your iguana monster.

A good Godzilla movie. Not my favorite, but definitely in the top five. Pretty good fights and we actually can see people fighting instead of scientists babbling in room. - DarthZilla

I love this movie! I love how Godzilla and mothra team up to defeat gigan and monster x! Gigan’s chainsaw arms are so badass and I thought it was awesome when monster x transformed into King Ghidorah! I’m my opinion, this movie gets a solid 10/10!

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3 Godzilla (2014) Godzilla (2014)

Finally saw it last night and it's absolutely WAY better than 1998 Godzilla. That's what Godzilla is supposed to look like, a real Japanese Godzilla.

Old School Godzilla is Better than the New School Godzilla AKA Godzilla 2014. Old School Godzilla (1954-2004) Forever

This is my Favorite Godzilla Movie because this movie shows Godzilla as on of humanity's Allies and this was the second Godzilla movie the USA made and it crunches 1998 Godzilla out of the fray.

The coolest Godzilla suit ever and the coolest looking new monsters mutos And weres two awesome movie

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4 Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack

Godzilla never looked more ominous than he did in this action pack monster thriller. The camera angles and shots are perfect, especially when he first appears rising out of the water while sky pummeling a fishing boat that had the most unfortunate luck of being nearby. Godzilla was most devastating and terrifying as he took on The Guardian Monsters and the Japanese military in a all out war!

Hands down the greatest film in the series

It had some problems but overall, it has awesome speacil effects, and cool fights.

Varan and angurius was gonna be in it. But they replace them with mothra and ghidorah

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5 Godzilla Vs. Destoroyah

This movie is the best movie ever how can it not be number 1 this movie has everything from burning godzilla to destroyah to godzilla's son as a true warrior who fights to godzilla's son becoming an adult godzilla to the saddest moment in movie history. Godzilla's death in this movie was truly the best way possible that the big G could have gone out. No really, godzilla's death in this movie was on the news in every country in the world when it was still only in Japanese theater's. If that's not proof to you this was the saddest death in movie history, then you haven't seen it or your brain doesn't know how to work right.

This is the best Godzilla film ever! Godzilla is burning in his core, about to destroy the world, and Destoroyah proves a tough challenge for him. And at the end, Godzilla dies!

The only way you top the Masterpiece of Gojira

My favorite form of Godzilla fighting my favorite Godzilla monster. HECK YEAH!

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6 Godzilla Vs King Ghidora

It's got a good Plot and awesome fights!

That one is one of my favorites

The very first Godzilla movie I ever watch, and one of the best in my opinion.

2nd only to the original

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7 Godzilla 2000

Not the greatest Godzilla movie, but why is it lower than 1998? I'm not trying to hate or anything, but this movie was literally made to remind fans of who the REAL Godzilla was after 1998 was a major box office fail. Also, just a lil side note... This is my 3rd favorite Godzilla look, 2nd being the Yuji Sakai version of G2000, and 1 being the 2014 Godzilla.

One of my favorite!

It is definitely one of the best Godzillas.

8 Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.

Should be last

Awesome Themes,Kiryu is back,and Mothra comes in as well!

9 King Kong vs. Godzilla

Godzilla vs King Kong (1962) is Not one of the First Godzilla Movies I've ever Saw but Godzilla (1954) AKA The Original Godzilla Movie, Godzilla vs Mothra (1964), Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster / Ghidrah the Three-Headed Monster (1964), Invasion of Astro Monster / Monster Zero / Godzilla vs Monster Zero / Invasion of the Astro Monster (1965), Godzilla vs the Sea Monster (1966), Destroy All Monsters (1968), Godzilla vs Gigan (1972), Godzilla vs Megalon (1973), Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla (1974), and Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975) is the Only Godzilla Movies I Grew Up Watching Back when I was a Little Kid

This was the first Godzilla movie I ever saw, and I invited a lot of my friends to see it with me. Even though some of the fight scenes were a little cheesy, I liked the plot. I also enjoyed some of the fight scenes too. But I heard there were two endings. In the USA King Kong won and in Japan Godzilla won. But I heard it was fake though. Godzilla movies I want to see with the new Godzilla is:

Godzilla vs king kong remake

Godzilla vs pacific rim robots

Godzilla vs mechagodzilla remake

Godzilla vs King gidorah remake (the 1991 version)

Son of Godzilla remake

Destroy all monsters remake

It was the most exciting movie and had awesome fights but Godzilla should have won.

I Didn't Even Know this Movie Even Existed. When I Was a Little Kid When I Think of Godzilla I Think of the Old Godzilla Cartoon the One with Godzuki, Godzilla 1954 Both Japanese and English Versions, Godzilla vs Mothra (Old One), Ghidorah the Three Headed Monster / Ghidrah the Three Headed Monster, Godzilla vs Monster Zero / Monster Zero / Invasion of Astro Monster / Invasion of the Astro Monster, Godzilla vs The Sea Monster, Son of Godzilla, Destroy All Monsters, Godzilla vs Hedorah / Godzilla vs The Smog Monster, Godzilla vs Gigan, Godzilla vs Megalon, Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla (Old One), and Terror of Mechagodzilla. I Saw the 2nd Godzilla Movie Series Later when I Was a Little Older when I was still in Elementary School (In Between 5th Grade and 4th Grade) and in Middle School (7th Grade and 6th Grade) after I Saw Godzilla / Zilla 1998.

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10 Godzilla King of the Monsters

1954 American or English Version

If this counts as Gojira, than yes, it should be number 1. Gojira is dark, depressing, and shows what Hiroshima and Nagasaki were like for the Japanese. Great movie. - TheFrodo

The American one is NOT tougher than the Japanese one. In Final Wars, Godzilla defeats the American one in 10 seconds. This movie has a dark tone to it, making it a bit scary.
But I love it!

Godzilla is in dinosoars and friends and its awesome

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The Contenders

11 Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster

I think this movie is better then Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991) because the Ghidorah in there does not focus on tradition and Ghidorah in there might be the weakest I have ever seen. While this movie introduces the most powerful monster Toho created in a movie that lives up to its name.

Ever since I was 12 or 13 I have loved this movie both for its abundance in monsters and comedic fight scenes. - DarthZilla

good movie

12 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla

This was my first Godzilla movie I watched, there were great action between the two Godzilla - MatrixGuy

This is my favorite godzilla movie it was one of the movies I watched as a kid I like this version of mechagodzilla and godzilla I always prefer mechagodzilla as a villain this is my favorite godzilla movie

MechaGodzilla has loads of cool weapons.

This was my favorite movie growing up. I watched it so much, I broke the VHS tape.

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13 Mothra vs. Godzilla

The New Godzilla vs Mothra which is Godzilla vs Mothra the Battle of Earth (1992) is Ok but the Original Godzilla vs Mothra (1964) is on of the Best Godzilla Movies and one of the Very First Godzilla Movies I've ever saw. Godzilla vs Mothra the Battle of Earth (1992) is cool but the Original Godzilla vs Mothra (1964) makes sense, Godzilla is the Bad Guy and Mothra is the Good Guy. But Godzilla vs Mothra the Battle of Earth (1992) makes does not make any sense Godzilla is innocent in the Movie well Godzilla wants to Destroy the egg or Eat it but Godzilla was awaken by a Meteor that Crashed on Him in the Bottom of the Sea or Ocean. Then Godzilla fights the Mothra Caterpillar and Battra show up to fight both Godzilla and the Mothra Caterpillar in his Caterpillar form and Godzilla fights Battra Underwater and gets suck down by a Underwater Volcano. Battra comes out of the Underwater Volcano and Godzilla comes out of a Regular Volcano in Mt Fuji which is the Best Part of Godzilla vs Mothra ...more

This movie is the bomb.

Awesome movie

This should be in the top 5's

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14 Godzilla vs MechaGodzilla (1974)
15 Destroy All Monsters

Good movie, it's kind of like the older final wars

I'm shocked this is so low, especially with the highly uneven "Final Wars" being so high. - truckturner

The best Godzilla movie ever, shocked it's so low. - truckturner

16 Terror of Mechagodzilla

My first ever Godzilla movie. And this will always be my childhood. - asantalo

I love this movie so much! It's my favorite. It was my first ever Godzilla movie ever.

17 Godzilla vs. Biollante

This is a very smart movie that retains its excellent dark tone from its excellent predecessor and increases the stakes and entertains all ages

This is easily the best Godzilla movie. Unfortunately, the Heisei movies after this couldn't reach the heights.

18 Godzilla vs Destroyah
19 Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
20 Godzilla vs MechaGodzilla II

Great movie, go watch

21 Godzilla vs. Monster Zero
22 Godzilla vs. Mothra

Worst in the Heisei series.

23 Godzilla Vs. Space Godzilla

Great fun...imaginative FX!

My favorite!

I think that Moguera reminds me of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers megazord, SpaceGodzilla is awesome looking and Fairy Mothra is beautiful!

24 Godzilla Vs Biollante

This film is highly underrated. The monster scenes are great and biollante is badass.

Biollante is the greatest monster in Gojira!

This is highly underrated

There are two of them?

25 Godzilla vs. Hedorah

GREAT MOVIE! I love fights were dinosaurs fight monsters! This time Godzilla is fighting Hedorah. A creepy blob monster. Should be at the top! - Gabo147

26 Shin Godzilla

How does 2014 beat this movie? That movie is barely godzilla, it's just based around a human soldier and he just keeps running into the fighting kaiju and godzilla is BARELY in it he has like 10 minutes of screen time in that movie.

Ranking this film at 36th is so criminalistic that it is almost a crying shame that this list even exists. Shin Godzilla is at least in my top five favorites out of the entire series.

I can't wait to see this! - asantalo

27 Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters Godzilla 2: King of the Monsters

Why is Godzilla 2: King of the monsters? The movie didn’t come out yet

28 Godzilla vs. Megalon

So funny!
Godzilla drop kick for the win - Mewingmew

29 The Return of Godzilla

By far the best

Godzilla's best comback ever!

I hope Gojifan1993 will be happy. - asantalo

30 Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
31 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Il

Little Godzilla is just adorable.

32 Godzilla (1937)

What the hell? There is no Godzilla movie from 1937, the first one is from 1954.
What is this supposed to be? Are we just adding random things that do not even exist?

33 Godzilla Raids Again
34 Godzilla (1958)

What the? Who add this? Was there a movie about this?

35 Godzilla & Mothra: The Battle for Earth

Beautiful because of Mothra and the Cosmos in this film. Godzilla looks angry in a cool way like usual.

36 Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters
37 Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
38 Godzilla vs. Gigan
39 Godzilla: Resurgence

More like Shin Godzilla

40 Godzilla 1985
41 Godzilla (1998)

Just wanted to laugh at how this is high on the list STUPID PIECE OF CRAP (THIS MOVIE)

Get this piece of crap off the list.
Its just about a giant iguana that attempts to destroy New York but gets killed by like 3 missiles.

To be honest, the movie itself isn't that bad. It's just that they took basically an oversized lizard and called it Godzilla (hence the re-naming Zilla). Obviously, the movie is not without it's flaws. Don't get me wrong, Zilla is a good monster and he looks pretty cool too, but in the movie they portray him as "just some animal" whereas Godzilla is more than an animal, but one of the most ferocious monsters to have ever been created. And another flaw is that Zilla is extremely weak. He spends most of the time running from missiles, and by the end, he gets killed by missiles. Godzilla gets hit by an entire nation of missiles and all it does is piss him off. And of course it has it's flaws, because it's a RE-IMAGINING! They made an attempt at creating their own Godzilla. They weren't shooting for a complete American remake of a previous Godzilla film, or an original American story that involves the Japanese Godzilla (I.E. 2014) like you all probably expected them. Cut them ...more

Screw this movie... - CaptainMowzker

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42 Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
43 Son of Godzilla

Godzilla's Revenge was worse

44 Godzilla's Revenge

This movie is number 1 by a longshot. Nothing comes close to the awesome fight Scenes and superb acting in this film.


45 Invasion of Astro-Monster
46 All Monsters Attack

This is what Gojira (1954) should have been

47 Gamera (1965)

Who added this? That's not a Godzilla movie, he's not even part of the Godzilla franchise, nor Toho's idea. - asantalo

48 Godzilla vs. the Flex Monster

This is a beautifully crafted movie about how the most powerful thing on Earth fought Godzilla. That thing is Phil Swift.

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Top Remixes (23)

1. Godzilla (1954)
2. Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
3. Godzilla vs. Biollante
1. Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster
2. Godzilla Vs. Destoroyah
3. Godzilla (1954)
1. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Il
2. Godzilla Vs. Destoroyah
3. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla

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