How Much Do You Know About Godzilla?
He’s big, he’s angry and he’s great at stomping over cities. Godzilla is one of cinema’s most iconic characters, which is quite a feat for someone who isn’t a human! At the time of writing, Godzilla has been featured in 38 movies, with further movies in development. That also makes him one of cinema’s most prolific characters. For comparison, James Bond has been in movies for almost as long but has only been featured in 27 movies.
Giant monster movies will likely always be popular. After all, what could be more fun than watching people flee in vain as a huge beast approaches them? Godzilla in many ways paved the way for this popular subgenre. Sure, nowadays the early Godzilla costumes look silly. But back in the day, they were terrifyingly convincing. Just think, in future decades, the CGI that modern Godzilla movies use to create the character will likely look silly too. So how well do you know this iconic green reptile monster? Take the quiz to find out.
There have been many great Japanese films over the years. But without a doubt, the Godzilla movies are the most famous. Japanese studio Toho has been responsible for creating a character that has entertained millions with fight scenes, the destruction of cities, and surprisingly emotional journeys.
Godzilla has fought a wide range of other giant monsters throughout his existence, such as King Ghidorah, Mothra, Rodan, and even King Kong. Sure, the Godzilla suits often look corny, and the special effects are laughable, but there's a real charm to almost every Japanese Godzilla monster movie. And the American versions divide opinion, but they really show how the character can work in numerous cultures, which is hard to say for most gigantic monsters!