Greatest Godzilla Movies

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The Top Ten

1 Godzilla (1954)

Everyone better vote for the original because this Godzilla is a legend

The poster looks pretty epic

Trying to keep this up above the KOTM kiddies

Thank you for starting the Godzilla series.If not for this first Godzilla we would have missed the greatest monster of all time.

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2 Godzilla: Final Wars

My favorite movie of all time! - Granton8ter2

This movie is the best

So epic, he killed crapzilla! (the horrible Matthew Broderick one)

So many monsters

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3 Godzilla Vs. Destoroyah

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

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

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

Pretty good film. But Ghidorah is the biggest thing that draws me back. Should’ve been Varan instead. Ghidorah does not fit in that role. And sorry if I say this, but this is my least favorite incarnation of Ghidorah. - asantalo

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.

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5 Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah

The best feature of the Heisei era is that everything is connected ( for example, is the only Godzilla era to have a main human character, miki saegusa) and the movies have a good plot and amazing fights between monsters at the same time, and this movie is without doubt the most complete Godzilla movie. It has a great sci fi plot, with time travels, alternative futures and cyborgs. And the main monsters are the king of the monsters and his worst enemy: king ghidorah. Simply a masterpiece.

I like the plot of the future I like the a lot of the things about it the only thing mecha king ghidorah

The first time I watched it I thought it was just alright But I plan on watching it again - Granton8ter2

It's got a good Plot and awesome fights!

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6 Godzilla (2014) Godzilla (2014)

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

Best

It's so good

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.

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7 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla

So good it’s on here twice! - Granton8ter2

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

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

MechaGodzilla has loads of cool weapons.

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8 Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S.

Should be last

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

9 Godzilla 2000

I also liked the design of this Godzilla but some of the CGI is terrible

It is definitely one of the best Godzillas.

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!

10 Godzilla King of the Monsters

We're the he'll is the new Godzilla because all of the others are crap

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!

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The Contenders

11 Ghidorah: The Three-Headed Monster

good movie

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

12 King Kong vs. Godzilla

Two epic monsters clash!

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.

I Didn't Even Know this Movie Even Exists. 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 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.

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

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13 Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Il

This was the first Godzilla movie I watched so I love it

Y dis so lo. It so god mate

Little Godzilla is just adorable.

Great movie, go watch

14 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.

15 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.

16 Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

I saw the movie and it was REALLY good! EVERY FANS WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! I really am watching again and it was really good. - asantalo

This movie was great and better than the original

I LOVE THIS FILM

Too low on the list. I’m gonna keep voting till it reaches a little higher than 2014. - asantalo

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17 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

The reason I feel this was such a good movie was because it brings to big Toho monsters together to fight each other. It's also the start of one Godzilla's biggest rivals throughout his franchise.

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18 Godzilla vs. Mothra

Why do a lot of people hate this one so much? I honestly don't see what is so bad about it. Yes, it may not be on the level of the original 1964 Mothra vs Godzilla, but it's still my personal favourite of the Heisei series.

Worst in the Heisei series.

19 Godzilla vs. Monster Zero
20 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!

21 Destroy All Monsters

I feel bad for king ghidorah

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

THIS IS MY ALL TIME FAVOURITE GODZILLA MOVIE 😁. This should've been in the top ten, and I agree: why is Godzilla Final Wars so high and this one isn't?

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22 Shin Godzilla

Best

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

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23 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

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. Megalon

I’m a Die-Hard Godzilla fan since I was kid (54 now). This is by far my favorite with Jet-Jaguar. Story is great, action is spot on. Godzilla may not have his antics as in Monster Zero or Mechagodzilla, but he does shows just what a badass he is against Megalon

So funny!
Godzilla drop kick for the win - Mewingmew

26 Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla
27 The Return of Godzilla

By far the best

Godzilla's best comback ever!

I hope Gojifan1993 will be happy. - asantalo

28 Godzilla Raids Again
29 Godzilla (1958)

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

30 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.

31 Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters

Godzilla planet of the monsters is a better film than city on the of battle and planet eater and better.

The Anime trilogy is making me sick - asantalo

32 Godzilla vs. Megaguirus
33 Godzilla vs. Gigan
34 Godzilla 1985

Why is this not top 3. And also its not the correct front-cover.

35 Godzilla: Resurgence

More like Shin Godzilla

36 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.

37 Godzilla: The Planet Eater
38 Godzilla (1998)

Honestly better than most of the sillier Godzilla movies

Second fattest godzilla - XtheXlmao

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

Screw this movie...

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39 Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
40 Son of Godzilla

Godzilla's Revenge was worse

41 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.

No no no! This is a bad movie! The worst in my opinion! THE FIGHT SCENES ARE ALL STOCK FOOTAGE! THE STOCK FOOTAGE WASN'T EVEN EDITED! IT WAS JUST THEY GOT SCENES FROM OTHER GODZILLA MOVIES, NEVER EDITED IT TO LOOK DIFFERENT, AND JUST PASTED IT ONVTHE MOVIE! WHOEVER SAW THIS MOVIE BETTER SEE SON OF GODZILLA, BECAUSE ALL THE DAMN STOCK FOOTAGE IS REUSED FROM THAT MOVIE! AND FYI WHO IS GODZILLA TAKING REVENGE ON?

42 Invasion of Astro-Monster
43 All Monsters Attack

This is what Gojira (1954) should have been

44 Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle

One of the worst movies ever! Who put this here? - asantalo

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