Top 20 Craziest Kaiju: Number 16

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from Rectuma
(US-2004; dir. Mark Pirro)

Rectuma poster

Rectuma Japanese poster

Now, you may rectum… I mean, reckon … that a giant ass [aka arse] doesn’t offer much by way of creativity in its design — and you’d be right. Butt … sorry, BUT what justifies its inclusion here is the sheer, crazy, ASStonishingly tasteless audacity of making a movie that features a Godzilla-sized atomically mutated rear end attacking and destroying a major city. The concept is too bizarre NOT to be included in our list of Crazy Kaiju. It may not be a very “sophisticated” film (see trailer below), or even as good as it could have been — and it may be true that it takes way too long for the giant-monster ass to appear. But it’s probably the only giant-monster ass movie you’ll ever see — and all the references to Godzilla/Mothra (especially the two singing fairies that provide a musical commentary throughout) stamp it as kaiju through and through. [Backbrain]

Rectuma pic 2

Rectuma pic 1

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15 Responses to Top 20 Craziest Kaiju: Number 16

  1. Backbrain says:

    There you go, Terry! You just knew the giant backside had to appear sooner or later, didn’t you?

  2. cat says:

    It had better be the only giant-monster ass movie I’ll ever see. Totally and utterly gross!

  3. Terry Frost says:

    I love this one. It cost around $5k to make. And the referencing of the Peanuts from Mothra is hilarious. This is the kind of movie you put on the big screen with the sound off when you’re having a party. Definitely a conversation starter. Mark Pirro’s Pirromount Studios site has some interesting in production films, too

  4. Backbrain says:

    Ever since “Rectuma”, Cat has stipulated that she’ll only watch a movie that doesn’t have any bums in it! It’s a very narrow field!

  5. Terry Frost says:

    No bums? There goes all of Nick Nolte’s movies…

  6. Avery says:

    It’s definitely a crazy looking little film!!LOL!!If this were a list for the’ funniest kaiju ever’,well,it would probably take number one!!Either way,it definitely deserves it’s spot on this list.

  7. chrisbarnes says:

    It cracks me up, but still, there’s something fundamentally wrong with this movie. The cheek of the producers! … I’m sure I could think up some more puns, but I just can’t be arsed.

  8. Backbrain says:

    Wow! You crammed more puns into that sentence than were in the whole movie!

  9. chrisbarnes says:

    Really? Then the scriptwriters just weren’t trying. I bet I could run rings around them.

  10. Terry Frost says:

    Hi Chris
    I could be totally anal and count the puns but I’m busy listening to a Chocolate Starfish CD right now…

  11. Backbrain says:

    Ha! See! These comments by you guys simply prove Cat’s point that the film is an evil influence…

  12. Avery says:

    I’m gonna have to pick up a copy of this film now.It just looks too funny!!

  13. ergo says:

    wow, thats some bad-ass movie

  14. tohoscope says:

    The shobijin in a urinal? What the hell?

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