Directed by Roland Emmerich, and written by Dean Devlin (screenplay), "Godzilla" (also known as "Gojira") is an Action/Science Fiction/Thriller film, released in the USA on May 18 of 1998 , starring Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria, Kevin Dunn and Michael Lerner.
1998. The year of GODZILLA!
Who directed "Godzilla":
Godzilla was directed by Roland Emmerich, a German director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before directing Godzilla, Roland Emmerich had directed Independence Day, released in 1996, Stargate (1994), Universal Soldier (1992), Moon 44 (1990), Joey (1985), and Das Arche Noah Prinzip (1984). Since, he directed The Patriot, released in 2000, The Day After Tomorrow (2004), 2012 (2009), Foundation (2011), Anonymous (2011), and White House Down (2013).
What was the release date of "Godzilla":
Godzilla was first released in the United States on Monday, May 18, 1998. Another film released on Monday, May 18, 1998 is Denial. This was twenty-one (21) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, July 17, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, May 20, 1998 in Canada; Wednesday, September 16, 1998 in France; Thursday, September 10, 1998 in Germany; Friday, September 04, 1998 in Italy; Friday, August 28, 1998 in Spain; Wednesday, June 03, 1998 in Australia and on Saturday, July 11, 1998 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Godzilla":
At the casting of Godzilla we find Matthew Broderick, previously seen in Addicted to Love (1997) and The Cable Guy (1996); Jean Reno (Les Couloirs du temps: Les visiteurs 2 (1998), Roseanna's Grave (1997)); Maria Pitillo (Dear God (1996), Bye Bye Love (1995)) [ more... ]
- Maria Pitillo, Harry Shearer and Vicki Lewis also appeared in I'll Do Anything, released in 1994.
- Harry Shearer and Robert Lesser also worked together in Oscar, released in 1991.
- Harry Shearer and Kevin Dunn also appeared in Almost Heroes, released in 1998.
- Kevin Dunn and Harry Shearer also appeared in Small Soldiers, released in 1998.
What is the Storyline of "Godzilla":
Following a nuclear incident in French Polynesia, a lizard's nest is irradiated by the fallout of subsequent radiation. Decades later, a Japanese fishing vessel is suddenly attacked by an enormous sea creature in the South Pacific ocean and only one seaman survives. Traumatized, he is questioned by a mysterious Frenchman in a hospital regarding what he saw, to which he replies, "Gojira". Dr. Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos (Matthew Broderick), an NRC scientist, is in the Chernobyl exclusion zone in Ukraine [...]
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