Giant Monster Movie List

This ongoing, ever-growing list of giant monster films is divided into several parts. The main division is between the Western or Hollywood tradition and the Japanese tradition (daikaiju eiga), which, though it developed from the Western tradition, became so distinctive that there is value in keeping it separate. On occasion, the definition of what constitutes a “giant monster” may be seen to have become fairly loose. For reference purposes I have included films that feature prehistoric animals — the larger ones, at any rate. I have also included a number of “mechanised” monster flicks, as there are at least a few giant alien robot and “mecha” films that use the tropes of daikaiju eiga and have all the combative, city-crunching enthusiasm of their flesh-and-blood counterparts. Some of the films included are definitely stretching the definition, but I have my own devious interest in having them there.

For sources, see Note on Sources below.

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Daikaiju Eiga

Japanese: “dai” = giant; “kaiju” = monster; “eiga” = film

Godzilla

Original Series (1954-1974)

  1. Gojira (1954; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Godzilla: King of the Monsters (US, 1956; Ishiro Honda/Terry Morse)]
  2. Gojira no gyakushu [trans. Counterattack of Godzilla] (1955; dir. Motoyoshi Oda) [aka Godzilla Raids Again, Gigantis, the Fire Monster (US, 1959)]
  3. Kingu Kongu tai Gojira [trans. King Kong vs Godzilla] (1962; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka King Kong vs. Godzilla (US-1963; dir. Ishiro Honda and Thomas Montgomery)]
  4. Mosura tai Gojira [trans. Mothra vs Godzilla] (1964; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Godzilla vs. The Thing (US-1964)]
  5. San daikaiju chikyu saidai no kessen [trans. Three Giant Monsters' Decisive Battle for Earth] (1964; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Ghidrah, The Three-Headed Monster]
  6. Kaiju daisenso [trans. War of the Monsters] (1965; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Godzilla vs. Monster Zero (US, 1970), Invasion of the Astro Monster]
  7. Nankai no daiketto [trans. South Seas Giant Battle] (1966; dir. Jun Fukuda) [aka Godzilla vs The Sea Monster (US, 1968), Ebirah, Horror of the Deep]
  8. Kaiju to no kessen-Gojira no Musuko [trans. Battle of Monster Island - Godzilla's Son] (1967; dir. Jun Fukuda) [aka Son of Godzilla (US, 1969)]
  9. Kaiju soshingeki [trans. Parade of Monsters] (1968; dir. Ishirô Honda) [aka Destroy All Monsters (US, 1969)]
  10. Oru kaiju daishingeki [trans. All Monsters Giant Attack] (1969; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Godzilla's Revenge (US, 1972)]
  11. Gojira tai Hedora [trans. Godzilla vs Hedorah] (1971; dir. Yoshimitsu Banno) [aka Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster (US, 1972)]
  12. Chikyu kogeki meirei-Gojira tai Gaigan [trans. Earth Destruction Directive: Godzilla vs Gigan] (1972; dir. Jun Fukuda) [aka Godzilla on Monster Island (US, 1978), Godzilla vs. Gigan]
  13. Gojira tai Megaro [trans. Godzilla vs. Megalon] (1973; dir. Jun Fukuda) [aka Godzilla vs Megalon (US, 1976)]
  14. Gojira tai Mekagojira [trans. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla] (1974; dir. Jun Fukuda) [aka Godzilla vs. The Cosmic Monster (US, 1978), Godzilla vs. The Bionic Monster, Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla]
  15. Mekagojira no gyakushu [trans. Mechagodzilla's Counterattack] (1975; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Revenge of Mechagodzilla (US), Terror of Mechagodzilla, Terror of Godzilla]

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“Heisei” Series (1984-1995)

  1. Gojira 1984 (1984; dir. Kohji Hashimoto) [aka Godzilla 1985 (US, 1985; dir. Kohji Hashimoto and R.J. Kizer), The Return of Godzilla]
  2. Gojira tai Biollante [trans. Godzilla vs. Biollante] (1989; dir. Kazuki Omori) [aka Godzilla vs. Biollante (US, 1993)]
  3. Gojira tai Kingu Gidora [trans. Godzilla vs King Ghidorah] (1991; dir. Kazuki Omori)
  4. Gojira tai Mosura [trans Godzilla vs. Motha] (1992; dir. Takao Okawara) [aka Godzilla and Mothra: The Battle For Earth]
  5. Gojira tai Mekagojira [trans. Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla] (1993; dir. Takao Okawara) [aka Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla II]
  6. Gojira tai Supesu Gojira [trans. Godzilla vs Space Godzilla] (1994; dir. Kensho Yamashita)
  7. Gojira tai Desutoroya [trans. Godzilla vs. Destroyah] (1995; dir. Takao Okawara)

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“Alternate Reality” Series (1999– )

  1. Gojira ni-sen mireniamu [trans. Godzilla 2000 Millennium] (1999; dir. Takao Okawara) [aka Godzilla 2000 (US, 1999), Godzilla vs Orga]
  2. Gojira tai Megagirasu: Jii Shômetsu Sakusen [trans. Godzilla vs. Megaguiras: G-Eradication Command] (2000; dir. Masaaki Tezuka)
  3. Gojira, Mosura, Kingu Gidora: Daikaiju soukougeki [trans. Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: The Giant Monsters' General Offensive] (2001; dir. Shusuke Kaneko) [aka Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack]
  4. Gojira tai Megagirasu: Jî shômetsu sakusen [trans. Godzilla X Megaguirus: The G Extermination Command] (2002, dir. Masaaki Tezuka) [aka Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla]
  5. Gojira tai Mosura tai Mekagojira: Tôkyô S.O.S. [aka Godzilla, Mothra, Mechagodzilla: Tokyo SOS] (2003, dir. Masaaki Tezuka)
  6. Gojira: Fainaru uozu [trans. Godzilla: Final Wars](2004; dir. Ryuhei Kitamura)

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Gamera ‘Old’ Gamera

  1. Daikaiju Gamera [trans. Giant Monster Gamera] (1965; dir. Noriaki Yuasa) [aka Gammera the Invincible (US, 1966)]
  2. Daikaiju ketto Gamera tai Barugon [trans. Great Monster Duel: Gamera vs. Barugon] (1966; dir. Shigeo Tanaka) [aka War of the Monsters (US, 1967), Gamera vs Barugon]
  3. Daikaiju kuchesen Gamera tai Gaosu [trans. Giant Monster Air Battle: Gamera vs Gyaos] (1967; dir. Noriaki Yuasa) [aka Return of the Giant Monsters, Gamera vs. Gaos (US, 1967)]
  4. Gamera tai uchu kaiju Bairasu [trans. Gamera vs the Outer Space Monster Virus] (1968; dir. Noriaki Yuasa) [aka Destroy All Planets, Gamera vs. Viras (US, 1968)]
  5. Gamera tai daiakuju Giron [trans. Gamera vs the Giant Evil Beast Guiron] (1969; dir. Noriaki Yuasa) [aka Attack of the Monsters, Gamera vs. Guiron (1969)]
  6. Gamera tai maju Jaiga [trans. Gamera vs the Demon Beast Jaiga] (1970; dir. Noriaki Yuasa) [aka Gamera vs Monster X, Gamera vs. Juiger (US, 1970)]
  7. Gamera tai shinkai kaiju Jigura [trans. Gamera vs the Deep Sea Monster Zigra] (1971; dir. Noriaki Yuasa) [aka Gamera vs. Zigra (1971)]
  8. Uchu kaiju Gamera [trans. Super Monster Gamera] (1980; dir. Noriaki Yuasa) [aka Gamera Super Monster (US, 1980)]

‘New’ Gamera

  1. Gamera daikaiju kuchu kessen [trans. Gamera: Giant Monster Midair Showdown] (1995; dir. Shusuke Kaneko) [aka Gamera: The Guardian of the Universe (US, 1995; dir. Shusuke Kaneko and Matt Greenfield)]
  2. Gamera 2: Region shurai [trans. Gamera 2: Attack of Legion] (1996; dir. Shusuke Kaneko) [aka Gamera 2: Advent of Legion, Gamera 2: Assault of the Legion]
  3. Gamera 3: Iris kakusei (1999; dir. Shusuke Kaneko) [aka Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris and Gamera 3: The Awakening of Iris]
  4. Gamera 4: Truth (2003; short; dir. Shinpei Hayashiya)
  5. Gamera: Chiisaka yusha-tachi (2006; dir. Ryuta Tazaki) [aka Gamera the Brave; Gamera: Little Braves]

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Other Daikaiju Eiga (Japanese)

Wasei Kingu Kongu [lit. Japanese King Kong] (1933; short; dir. Torajiro Saito)
Edo ni arawareta Kingu Kongu [lit. King Kong Appears in Edo] (1938; dir. Sôya Kumagai) [subsequently divided into: Edo ni arawareta Kingu Kongu: Henge no maki (1938; dir. Sôya Kumagai) and Edo ni arawareta Kingu Kongu: Ôgon no maki (1938; dir. Sôya Kumagai)]
Sora no daikaiju Radon
[trans. Rodan, Giant Monster of the Sky] (1956; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Rodan (US, 1957)]
Chikyu boeigun [trans. Earth Defence Force] (1957; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka The Mysterians (US, 1959)]
Daikaiju Baran [trans. Giant Monster Varan] (1958; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Varan the Unbelievable (US, 1962)]
Nippon Tanjo [lit. The Birth of Japan] (Japan-1959; dir. Hiroshi Inagaki) [aka The Three Treasures]
Gekko kamen – kaiju Kongu [lit. Moon Mask: The Monster Kong] (Japan-1959; dir. Satoru Ainoda) [aka The Monster Gorilla]
National Kid (1960; TV series; dir. Nagayoshi Akasaka, Jun Kaoike) — details
Ooe-Yama Shuten-Doji [aka The Ogre of Mount Oe] (Japan-1960; dir. Tokuzo Tanaka)
Mosura [trans. Mothra] (1961; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Mothra (US, 1962)]
Kujira gami (1962; dir. Tokuzo Tanaka) [aka The Whale God; Killer Whale]
Kaitei gunkan [trans. Undersea Battleship] (1963; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Atragon (US, 1965)]
Uchu daikaiju Dogora [Space Giant Monster Dogora] (1964; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Dagora, the Space Monster (US, 1965)]
Furankenshutain tai chitei kaiju Baragon [trans. Frankenstein vs the Subterranean Monster Baragon] (1965; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Frankenstein Conquers the World (US, 1966)]
Akuma-Kun
[aka Devil Boy] (1966; TV series; dir. Akira Kajima, Tsuneo Kobayashi,Hajime Sata, Koichi Takemoto, Minoru Yamada) — details
Kai tatsu daikessen [trans. Decisive Battle of the Giant Magic Dragons, aka Kairyu Daikessen; Froggo and Droggo] (1966; dir. Tetsuya Yamauchi and Kunio Kunisada) [aka The Magic Serpent (US, 1968)]
Dai Majin [trans. Great Majin] (1966; dir. Kimiyoshi Yasuda) [aka Majin, Monster Of Terror; Majin, the Hideous Idol (US, 1968), Daimajin]
Furankenshutain no kaiju-Sanda tai Gaira [trans. Frankenstein Monsters – Sanda vs Gaira] (1966; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka War of the Gargantuas (US, 1970)]
Dai Majin ikaru [trans. The Giant Majin Grows Angry] (1966; dir. Kenji Misumi) [aka The Return of the Giant Majin (US, 1968)]
Dai Majin gyakushu [trans. The Great Majin's Counterattack] (1966; dir. Issei Mori) [aka Majin Strikes Again]
Uchu daikaiju Girara [trans. Giant Space Monster Girara] (1967; dir. Kazui Nihonmatsu) [aka The X from Outer Space (US, 1968)]
Dai kyoju Gappa [trans. Great Giant Monster Gappa] (1967; dir. Haruyasu Nogushi) [aka Monster from a Prehistoric Planet; Gappa, the Triphibian Monster (US, 1968)]
Kingukongu no gyakushu [trans. King Kong's Counterattack] (1967; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka King Kong Escapes (1968)]
“Agon” [aka Agon the Atomic Lizard] (1968; TV series, 4 episodes; dir. Norio Mine and Fuminori Ohashi) — also edited into a feature film
Ido zero daiakusen [trans. Latitude Zero: Great Military Battle] (1969; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Latitude Zero (US, 1970)]
Kessen! Nankai no daikaiju Gezora, Ganime, Kameba [trans. Decisive Battle! Giant Monsters of the South Seas: Gezora, Ganime, and Kameba] (1970; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Space Amoeba; Yog, Monster from Space (US, 1971)]
Ike! Goddoman (1972; TV series, 26 episodes — 5 October 1972 until 10 April 1973; dir. ?) [aka Go! Godman] — information
Kaijû daifunsen: Daigorou tai Goriasu [trans. Daigoro vs Goliath] (1972; dir. Toshihiro Iijima)
Yuke! Guriinman (1973; TV series, 52 episodes — 12 November 1973 until 27 September 1974; dir. ?) [aka Go! Greenman]
Ryuusei Ningen Zoon [trans. Zone, the Meteor Man] (1973; TV series, 26 episodes; dir. Jun Fukuda, Ishirô Honda and others) [aka Zone Fighter] — series guide
Sûpâ robot Maha Baron [aka Super Robot Red Baron] (1974-75; TV series; dir. Koichi Takano)
Futo (1977; short; dir. Minora Kawasaki)
Kyôryuu: Kaichô no densetsu [lit. Legend of Dinosaurs and Ominous Birds] (1977; dir. Junji Kurata) [aka Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds]
Urutora 6-kyodai tai kaijû gundan (Japan/Thailand-1979; dir. Sompote Sands [Khun Somphoth Saengduanchai] and Shohei Tôjô) [aka Hanuman pob Jed Yodmanud; The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. the Monster Army]
Utahime makai o yuku (1980; dir. Takafumi Nagamine) [aka Diva in the Underworld]
Satomi Hakken-den (1983; dir. Kinji Fukasaku) [aka Legend of the Eight Samurai]
Taketori monogatari [lit. The Tale of Taketori] (1987; dir. Kon Ichikawa) [aka Princess From the Moon]
Ganheddo (1989; dir. Masato Harada) [aka Gunhed]
Dai Yogen: Fukkatsu no Kyoshin [aka Fatal Prediction: Return of the Huge Destroyer] (1992; dir. Yoshiaki Kobayashi) — infoposter
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992; dir. Shinya Tsukamoto) ["a Kaiju Theatre production"]
Yamato Takeru (1994; dir. Takao Okawara) [aka Orochi, The Eight Headed Dragon (US, 1999)]
Mosura (1996; dir. Okihiro Yoneda) [aka Rebirth of Mothra]
Mosura 2 (1997; dir. Kunio Miyoshi) [aka Rebirth of Mothra 2]
Giant Monsters Appear in Tokyo (1998; dir. Takeshi Miyasaka) — note: this doesn’t have any actual giant monsters in it!
Mosura 3: King Ghidora Attacks (1998; dir. Okihiro Yoneda)
Jigoku [aka Japanese Hell] (1999; dir.  Teruo Ishii)
Doreijuu [trans. Slave Beast] (2000; dir. Kokumai Shuuichi [Kobayashi Kouichi?])
Tekkouki Mikazuki [lit. Iron Armor Mikazuki] (2000; TV series, 6 episodes; dir. Keita Amemiya [Yumiko Awaya, Yoshinori Kitase]) — info
Saikyoujuu tanjou: Nezulla (2002; dir. Tagawa Mikita) [aka Nezulla the Rat Monster]
Appurushîdo (2004; animation; dir. Shinji Aramaki) [aka Appleseed]
Ika resuraa (2004; dir. Minoru Kawasaki) [aka The Calamari Wrestler]
Urutora Kyuu Daaku Fantajii [aka Ultra Q Dark Fantasy] (2004; TV series)
Umezu Kazuo: Kyôfu gekijô – Mushi-tachi no ie [aka Kazuo Umezu's Horror Theater: Bug's House; Umezz Kazuo's Horror Theater: House of Bugs] (2005; dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
Tetsujin niju-hachigo [aka Tetsujin 28] (2005; dir. Shin Togashi)
Wakusei daikaiju Negadon (2005; dir. Jun Awazu) [aka Negadon: the Monster from Mars]
Yokai daisenso (2005; dir. Takashi Miike) [aka The Great Yokai War]
Den Ace – Hankerchief Oji no Himitsu (2006; TV series; dir. Minoru Kawasaki)
Always-zoku san-chôme no yûhi [aka Always - Sunset on Third Street 2] (2007; dir. Takashi Yamazaki) — Godzilla cameo
Dai-Nipponjin [aka Big Man Japan](2007; dir. Hitoshi Matsumoto)
Den Ace The Final – Kiraku ni Ikiyo (2007; dir. Minoru Kawasaki)
Robo Rokku (2007; dir. Taikan Suga) [aka Robo Rock]
Zettai Yaseru Den Ace – Uchu Dai Kaiju Girara Tojo! / Uchu Kaiju Sho Shingeki [lit. Den Ace: “I Will Lose Weight”: March of the Space Monster — Giant Space Monster Guilala Appears](2007; promotional short; dir. Minoru Kawasaki)
20-seiki shônen [aka 20th Century Boys] (Japan-2008; dir. Yukihiko Tsutsumi)
G (2008; short, 48 min.; dir. Kiyotaka Taguchi)
Girara-no Gyakushuu Touyaku Samitto Kiki Ippatsu [lit. Guilala’s Counter Attack: the Touyaku Summit One-Shot Crisis; aka Monster X Strikes Back: Attack the G8 Summit!] (2008; dir. Minoru Kawasaki)
Shinkaijû Reigô [aka Deep Sea Monster Reigo; Reigo vs. Yamato; Reigo the Deep Sea Monster vs. The Battleship Yamato, A-140F6] (2008 [2005]; dir. Shinpei Hayashiya)
Shinsaku Goddoman [lit. New Godman Production] (2008; dir. Masaaki Tezuka) in Kaetekita Ohayou Hiiroo: Yuke! Yuke! Goddoman & Guriinman [lit. Return of the Good Morning Heroes: Go! Go! Godman & Greenman] (DVD set)
20-seiki shônen: dai-2-shô [aka 20th Century Boys: Chapter Two] (2009; dir. Yukihiko Tsutsumi)
Asaruto gâruzu [aka Assault Girls] (Japan-2009; dir. Mamoru Oshii)
Chohatsu Daikaiju Gehara [Long-haired Giant Monster Gehara; Geharha, The Dark and Long-Haired Monster] (2009; short [17/21 min.]; dir. Kiyotaka Taguchi)
Demekingu [aka Demeking; Space Monster Demeking] (Japan-2009; dir. Kôtarô Terauchi)
Jaws in Japan [aka Psycho Shark] (2009; dir. John Hijiri)
Shinkaijû Raiga [aka Deep Sea Monster Raiga] (2009; dir. Shinpei Hayashiya)
Yattaman (2009; dir. Takashi Miike)
Daimajin Kannon (2010; TV series; creator: Shigenori Takatera)
MM9 [aka Monster Magnitude 9] (2010; TV series; creater: Shinji Higuchi)
God of Clay
(Japan-2009/2011; short [13 min.]; dir. Koichi Kawakita and Nobuaki Sugimoto)
Death Kappa (2010; dir. Tomo’o Haraguchi)
Kyōshinhei Tokyo ni Arawaru [lit. Giant God Warrior Appears In Tokyo] (2012; short; dir. Shinji Higuchi)
Jumbo Monster Gomera [aka 傻瓜怪兽 哥美拉!] (2012; 12 episodes [5 min. each]; producer Junya Okabe)
Mememe no Kurage [aka Jellyfish Eyes] (2013; dir. Takashi Murakami)
Shougeki Gouraigan (2013; TV series [13 episodes]; created by Keita Amemiya)
Chikyuu Bouei Miboujin [aka 地球防衛未亡人 ; Earth Defense Widow] (2014; dir. Minoru Kawasaki)
Zella: Monster Martial Law [ aka 【予告編】怪獣戒厳令ゼラ] ; Monster Martial Law Zerah] (2014; [41 min.]; dir. Shingo Maehata)

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Ultraman

Urutoraman (1966– ) [aka Ultraman (various TV series)]
Urutora 6-kyodai tai kaijû gundan [lit. The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. the Monster Army] (Japan/Thailand-1979; dir. Sompote Sands and Shohei Tôjô)
Urutora Q za mûbi: Hoshi no densetsu [lit. Ultraman Q the Movie: legend from the Stars] (1990; dir. Akio Jissoji) [aka Ultraman Q: The Movie]
Urutoraman Teiga & Urutoraman Daina: Hikari no hoshi no senshi tachi
[trans. Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna: Warriors of the Star of Light ] (1998; dir. Kazuya Konaku) [aka Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna]
Urutoraman Teiga & Urutoraman Daina & Urutoraman Gaia: Choujikuu no daiketsugeki [trans. Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna & Ultraman Gaia: The Great Decisive Attack of Super-Time & Space] (1999; dir. Kazuya Konaku) [aka Ultraman Gaia: The Battle in Hyperspace]
Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey (2000; dir. Hirochika Muraishi)
Urutoraman Kosumosu: First Contact [trans. Ultraman Cosmos: First Contact] (2001; dir. Toshihiro Iijima)
Urutoraman Kosumosu 2: The Blue Planet [aka Ultraman Cosmos: The Blue Planet] (2002)
Ultraman Cosmos vs Ultraman Justice: The Final Battle (2003)
Ultraman (2004; dir. Kazuya Konaka) [aka Ultraman: The Next]
Urutoraman Mebiusu ando Urutora kyôdai [lit. Ultraman Mebius and Ultra Brothers] (2006; dir. Kazuya Konaka)
Urutorasebun Ekkusu [lit. Ultraseven X] (2007; TV series; dir./producer: Takeshi Yagi)
Daikessen! Cho Urutora Hachi Urutora Kyodai [lit. Decisive Battle! The Eight Super Ultra Brothers] (2008; dir. Takeshi Yagi)
Urutora Gyarakushii Daikaiju Batoru [lit. Ultra Galaxy: Giant Monster Battle; aka Ultra Galaxy: Mega Monster Battle] (2007; TV series; dir. Yuuichi Kikuchi; main writer and series organiser: Kenichi Araki)
Urutora Garakushii Daikaiju Batoru Nebaa Endingu Odessei [lit. Ultra Galaxy: Mega Monster Battle – Neverending Odyssey] (2008; TV series)
Daikaiju Battoru Urutora Ginnga Densetsu The Movie [lit. Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legends The Movie] (2009; dir. Koichi Sakamoto)
Urutoraman Zero The Movie Chou Kessen! Beriaru Ginga Teikoku [lit. Ultraman Zero The Movie: Super Decisive Battle! Belial's Galactic Empire] (2010; dir. Yuichi Abe)
Ultraman Saga (Japan-2012; dir. Hideki Oka)

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Non-Japanese Giant Monster Films

1900 | 1920 | 1930 | 1940 | 1950 | 1960 | 1970 | 1980 | 1990 | 2000

A Jersey Skeeter (US-1900; cine. Arthur Marvin)
Le Diable géant ou Le miracle de la madonne [aka The Devil and the Statue; The Gigantic Devil] (France-1902; dir. Georges Méliès)
The Mechanical Man [aka L'Uomo Meccanico] (Italy-1921; dir. André Deed)
The Lost World (US-1925; dir. Harry O. Hoyt)
Gaj Gauri (India-1926; dir. Bhakt Prahlad)
The Savage (US-1926: dir. Fred Newmeyer)
The Mysterious Island (US-1929; dir. Lucien Hubbard)
Stark Mad (US-1929; dir. Lloyd Bacon) — classified as “lost”
King Kong (US-1933; dir. Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack)
Son of Kong (US-1933; dir. Ernest B. Schoedsack)
The Secret of the Loch (UK-1934; dir. Milton Rosmer)
Mighty Joe Young (US-1949; dir. Ernest B. Schoedsack)
Unknown Island (US-1948; dir. Jack Bernhard)
Johnny the Giant Killer [aka Jeannot L'Intrepide] (France-1950; animation; dir. Jean Image )
Two Lost Worlds (US-1951; dir. Norman Dawn)
The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms (US-1953; dir. Eugene Lourie)
Mesa of Lost Women (US-1953; dir. Ron Ormond and Herbert Tevos)
Them! (US-1954; dir. Gordon Douglas)
The Monster From the Ocean Floor (US-1954; dir. Wyatt Ordung)
It Came From Beneath the Sea (US-1955; dir. Robert Gordon)
Journey to the Beginning of Time [aka Cesta do pravěku] (Czechoslavakia-1955; dir. Karel Zeman, Fred Ladd [US version])
Tarantula (US-1955; dir. Jack Arnold)
The Beast from Hollow Mountain [aka El Monstruo de la Montana Hueca] (Mexico/US-1956; dir. Edward Nassour and Ismael Rodriguez)
Curucu, Beast of the Amazon (US-1956; dir. Curt Siodmak)
Moby Dick (UK-1956; dir. John Huston) • query
Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (US-1956; dir. Dan Milner)
X the Unknown (UK-1956; dir. Leslie Norman)
The Amazing Colossal Man (US-1957; dir. Bert I. Gordon)
Attack of the Crab Monsters (US-1957; dir. Roger Corman)
The Beginning of the End (US-1957; dir. Bert I. Gordon)
The Black Scorpion (US-1957; dir. Edward Ludwig)
The Deadly Mantis (US-1957; dir. Nathan Duran)
The Giant Claw (US-1957; dir. Fred F. Sears)
Kronos (US-1957; dir. Kurt Neumann)
The Monolith Monsters (US-1957; dir. John Sherwood)
Monster from Green Hell (US-1957; dir. Kenneth Crane)
The Monster That Challenged the World (US-1957; dir. Arnold Laven)
The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent [aka The Saga of the Viking; The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent; Undersea Monster; Viking Women] (US-1957; dir. Roger Corman)
Twenty Million Miles to Earth (US-1957; dir. Nathan Juran)
Attack of the 50-Foot Woman (US-1958; dir. Nathan Juran)
The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (US-1958; dir. Nathan Juran)
The Blob (US-1958; dir. Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr)
Colossus of New York (US-1958; dir. Eugene Lourie)
Earth vs the Spider (US-1958; dir. Bert I. Gordon)
Gaj Gauri (India-1958; dir. Raja Thakur) — needs verification
War of the Colossal Beast (US-1958; dir. Bert I. Gordon)
The Strange World of Planet X [aka The Cosmic Monsters] (UK-1958; dir. Gilbert Gunn)
Tuko sa Madre Kakaw (Philippines-1958; dir. Richard Abelardo)
Anak Ng Bulkan (Philippines-1959; dir. Emmanuel I. Rojas)
The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock (US-1959; dir. Sidney Miller)
Caltiki, the Undying Monster [aka Caltiki - il mostro immortale; Caltiki, the Immortal Monster] (Italy/US-1959; dir. Riccardo Freda, Mario Bava [uncredited])
The Giant Behemoth [aka Behemoth, the Sea Monster] (UK/US-1959; dir. Douglas Hickox and Eugène Lourié)
The Giant Gila Monster (US-1959; dir. Ray Kellogg)
Terror in the Midnight Sun [aka Rymdinvasion i Lappland; Space Invasion of Lapland; re-edited in US as Invasion of the Animal People] (Sweden-1959; ed. Virgil W. Vogel)
Battle Beyond the Sun [aka Nebo zovyot] (Russia/US-1960; dir. Mikhail Karzhukov (as M. Karzhukov), Aleksandr Kozyr, Francis Ford Coppola (as Thomas Colchart) (re-edited version with new footage)
Dinosaurus!
(US-1960; dir. Irwin S. Yeaworth Jr)
Konga (UK-1960; dir. John Lemont)
The Lost World (US-1960; dir. Irwin Allen)
Gorgo (UK-1961; dir. Eugene Lourie)
Mysterious Island (UK/US-1961; dir. Cy Endfield)
Valley of the Dragons [aka Prehistoric Valley] (US-1961; dir. Edward Bernds)
Bulgasari [aka Pulgasari; The Iron-Eating Monster; Starfish] (North Korea-1962; dir. Kim Myeong-Jae)
Reptilicus (Denmark-1962; dir. Poul Bang and Sidney Pink)
Jack the Giant Killer (US-1962; dir. Nathan Duran)
The Giant Serpent’s Angry [aka A Large White Serpent; orig. Bai mang nao Long Gong] (HK-1963; dir. Zhu Ji [Chu Gei])
Shikari (India-1963; dir. Mohammed Hussain) — needs verification
El sonido prehistórico [aka The Prehistoric Sound; The Sound of Horror] (Spain-1964; dir. José Antonio Nieves Conde)
Les Escargots (France-1965; dir. René Laloux)
Tarzan and King Kong (India-1965; dir. A. Shamsheer)
Monkey Goes West [aka Xi you ji] (HK-1966; dir. Meng Hua Ho)
Il Pianeta Errante [aka The Wandering Planet; War Between the Planets; Planet on the Prowl; Mission Wandering Planet] (Italy-1966; dir. Antonio Margheriti)
The Equinox: A Journey Into the Supernatural (US-1967; dir. Dennis Muren) • re-made as Equinox (1970) with different SFX footage and script
Gogola (India-1966; dir. Balwant Dave)
Space Monster Wangmagwi [aka Ujugoe-in Wangmagwi; Space Monster Demon King] (South Korea-1967; dir. Kwon Hyeok-jin)
Yongary, Monster from the Deep [aka Taekoesu Yonggary] (South Korea-1967; dir. Ki-duk Kim)
Bambi Meets Godzilla (Canada-1969; animated short [2 min]; dir. Marv Newland (uncredited))
Devil Fighter (Taiwan [Thai?]-1969; dir. Poon Lui) — view poster
The Mighty Gorga (US-1969; dir. David L. Hewitt)
One Million AC/DC (US-1969; dir. Ed De Priest)
The Valley of Gwangi (US-1969; dir. Jim O’Connolly)
Horror of the Crocodile (South Korea-197?; dir. ?)
Equinox [aka The Beast] (US-1970; dir. Jack Woods) • see The Equinox: A Journey Into the Supernatural (1967)
Beware! The Blob [aka Son of Blob] (US-1972: Larry Hagman)
The Cremators [aka Dune Rollers] (US-1972; dir. Harry Essex)
The Fear Chamber [aka La Cámara del terror; The Torture Chamber] (Mexico/US-1972; dir. Jack Hill and Juan Ibáñez)
Night of the Lepus (US-1972; dir. William F. Claxton)
Cheju Island Terror [aka Hipijok sal yuk; Hippy Carnage] (South Korea-1973; dir. Yoon Kyo Park and Ki-young Kim)
Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (UK-1973; dir. Joseph McGrath)
The Neptune Factor (Canada-1973; dir. Daniel Petrie)
The Giant Spider Invasion (US-1975; dir. Bill Rebane)
The Land That Time Forgot (US-1975′ dir. Kevin Connor)
The Milpitas Monster (US-1975; dir. Robert L. Burrill)
Sindbad (Pakistan-1975; dir. Iqbal Kashmiri)
At the Earth’s Core (UK-1976; dir. Kevin Connor)
Food of the Gods (US-1976; dir. Bert I Gordon)
King Kong (US-1976; dir. John Guillermin)
A*P*E [aka King Kongui daeyeokseub; Attack of the Giant Horny Gorilla] (South Korea/US, 1976; dir. Paul Leder)
Guan Yu [aka War God] (Taiwan-1976; dir. Chen Hung Min [Chan Shen])
Queen Kong (UK/Italy-1976; dir. Frank Agrama)
Anno zero – guerra nello spazio [aka War of the Planets] (Italy-1977; dir. Alfonso Brescia)
The Crater Lake Monster (US-1977; dir. William R. Stromberg)
Empire of the Ants (US-1977; dir. Bert I. Gordon)
Jabberwocky (UK-1977; dir. Terry Gilliam)
The Last Dinosaur [aka Kyokutei tankensen Pora-Bora] (Japan/US-1977; dir. Alexander Grasshoff and Shusei Kotani)
The Mighty Peking Man [aka Hsing Hsing wang; trans. King Hsing hsing; Goliathon] (HK-1977; dir. Ho Meng-Hwa)
Tentacles [aka Tentacoli] (Italy/US-1977; dir. Ovidio G. Assonitis (as Oliver Hellman))
Yeti: Giant of the 20th Century [aka Yeti - il gigante del 20. secolo] (Italy-1977; dir. Gianfranco Parolini [as Frank Kramer])
Planet of Dinosaurs (US-1978; dir. James K. Shea)
King-ka Kayasit [aka The Magic Lizard] (Thailand-198?; dir. Sompote Sands)
Monster [aka Monstroid; It Came From the Lake] (US-1979; dir. Kenneth Hartford)
Brontosaurus (Czechoslavakia-1980; dir. Vera Plívová-Simková)
The Day Time Ended [aka Timewarp; Vortex; Earth's Final Fury] (US-1980; dir. John ‘Bud’ Cardos)
Island Claws (US-1980; dir. Hernan Cardenas)
Clash of the Titans (US-1981; dir. Desmond Davis)
Dragonslayer (US-1981; dir. Matthew Robbins)
The Loch Ness Horror [aka Nessie] (US-1981; dir. Larry Buchanan)
Jaws of Satan (US-1981; dir. Bob Claver)
Mystery on Monster Island [aka Misterio en la isla de los monstrous] (Spain/US-1981; dir. Juan Piquer Simón)
Q – the Winged Serpent (US-1982; dir. Larry Cohen)
Mysterious Planet (US-1982; dir. Brett Piper)
The Phoenix [aka War of the Wizards] (Taiwan/US-1983; dir. Teisho Arikawa and Richard Caan)
Yor, Hunter From the Future [aka Il mondo di Yor] (Italy/France/Turkey-1983; dir. Antonio Margheriti)
Gazorra: Beast from the Depths of the Earth [aka Gazorra: Bestie die aus den Erdinnern] (Germany-1984; dir. Jörg Buttgereit)
Hydra – Monster of the Deep [aka Serpiente de Mer; Hydra; The Sea Serpent] (Spain-1984; dir. Amando de Ossorio)
Shark: Rosso nell’oceano [aka Devouring Waves; Monster Shark; Devil Fish] (It/France-1984; dir. Lamberto Bava)
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (US-1985; dir. B.W.L. Norton)
The Flying Monster [aka Bicheongoesu] (South Korea-1985; dir. Kim Jung-yong ) — info
In Search of the Wow Wow Wibble Woggle Wazzie Woodle Woo (US-1985; dir. Barry Caillier)
Pulgasari (North Korea-1985; dir. Chong Gon Jo and Sang-ok Shin)
King Kong Lives! (US-1986; dir. John Guillermin and Charles McCracken)
Ganjasaurus Rex (US-1987; dir. Ursi Reynolds)
The Blob (US-1988; dir. Chuck Russell)
Daai se wong [aka Thunder of Gigantic Serpent; Terror Serpent] (HK-1988; dir. Godfrey Ho)
Alien From the Deep [aka Alien degli abissi] (Italy-1989; dir. Antonio Margheriti)
Lobsteroids (US-1989; dir. John Lane)
Zadar! Cow From Hell (US-1989; dir. Robert C. Hughes)
Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor (US-1990; dir. Glenn Takakjian)
The Rift
[La Grieta] (Spain/US-1990; dir. Juan Piquer Simón)
A Nymphoid Barbarian in Dinosaur Hell [aka Dark Fortress] (US-1991; dir. Brett Piper)
Robot Jox
(US-1991; dir. Stuart Gordon)
Galaxy of the Dinosaurs (US-1992; dir. J.R. Bookwalter)
The Lost World (Canada-1992; dir. Timothy Bond)
Return to the Lost World (Canada-1992; dir. Timothy Bond)
Steel Justice (US-1992; dir. Christopher Crowe)
Attack of the 50-Foot Woman (US-1993; dir. Christopher Guest)
Carnosaur (US-1993; dir. Adam Simon)
Dinosaur From the Deep (France-1993; dir. N.G. Mount)
Jurassic Park (US-1993; dir. Steven Spielberg)
Mant! (US-1993; short [16 min.]; dir. Joe Dante) — spoof film seen in Matinee (1993)
Robot Wars (US-1993; dir. Charles Band)
Thai Giant King Cobra [aka Ngoo Yuk Phaya Mae Bia] (Thailand-1993; dir. Jitrakorn) — needs verification
Young-gu and Princess Zzu Zzu [aka Young-guwa gongryong Zzu-Zzu] (South Korea-1993; dir. Hyung-rae Shim)
Twister (US-1994; dir. Jan DuBont) • why’s this here?
Attack of the 60-Foot Centerfolds (US-1995; dir. Fred Olen Ray)
Carnosaur 2 (US-1995; dir. Louis Morneau)
Death Machine (UK-1995; dir. Stephen Norrington)
Magic in the Water (Canada/US-1995; dir. Rick Stevenson)
Aatank (India-1996; dir. Prem Lalwani)
The Beast (US-1996; TV miniseries; dir. Jeff Bleckner)
Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (US-1996; dir. Jonathan Winfrey)
DragonHeart (US-1996; dir. Rob L. Cohen)
Frostbiter: Wrath of the Wendigo (US-1996; dir. Tom Chaney)
Galgameth [aka The Adventures of Galgameth; The Legend of Galgameth] (Romania/US-1996; dir. Sean McNamara)
Loch Ness (UK/US-1996; dir. John Henderson)
Zarkorr! The Invader (US-1996; dir. Michael Deak, Aaron Osborne)
Anaconda (US/Brazil-1997; dir. Luis Llosa)
Anak Ng Bulkan [aka Vulcan] (Philippines/US-1997; dir. Cirio H. Santiago)
Attack of the 50 Foot Hooker (US-1997; dir. Teri Diver)
Mecha-Streisand (US-1997, animated; South Park episode; dir. Trey Parker and Matt Stone)
The Lost World: Jurassic Park 2 (US-1997; dir. Steven Spielberg)
Shocker on Shock Street (US-1997; episode of TV series Goosebumps S3.1; dir. Craig Pryce and Randy Bradshaw)
Attack of the 50 Foot Chihuahua from Outer Space (Canada-1998; dir. Jaimz Asmundson)
Deep Rising (US-1998; dir. Stephen Sommers)
Gargantua (US-1998; dir. Bradford May)
Godzilla (US-1998; dir. Roland Emmerich)
Kraa! The Sea Monster (US-1998; dir. Michael Deak, Aaron Osborne, Dave Parker)
The Lost World (US-1998; dir. Bob Keen)
Mighty Joe Young (US-1998; dir. Ron Underwood)
The Mighty Kong (US-1998; animation; dir. Art Scott)
T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous [aka T-Rex 3D] (US-1998; short; dir. Brett Leonard)
Das Biest im Bodensee
[aka The Beast in the Lake] (Germany-1999; dir. Richard Hubber)
Doug’s First Movie (US-1999; animation; dir. Maurice Joyce)
I Epithesi tou Gigantiaiou Mousaka [aka Attack of the Giant Mousaka; L'Attaque de la moussaka géante] (Greece-1999; dir. Panos Koutras)
The Lost World (US-1999; dir. Richard Franklin)
“The Lost World” (Aust/Canada/NZ-1999-2002; TV series; dir. various)
The Lost World (UK/US/Germany-2001; dir. Stuart Orme)
King Cobra (US-1999; dir. David and Scott Hillenbrand)
Komodo (US-1999; dir. Michael Lantieri)
Planet Patrol (US-1999; dir. Russ Mazzolla)
Yonggary 2001 [aka Reptilian (US)] (South Korea-1999; dir. Hyung-rae Shim)
Kong: The Animated Series )(US-2000; TV series, animation; dir. Marc Boreal et al.)
The Lizard of Death (US-2000; short [41 min.]; dir. Benjamin J. Heckendorn as “Alexander B. Kressel”)
New Alcatraz
[aka Boa] (US-2000; dir. Phillip Roth)
Octopus (US-2000; dir. John Eyres)
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (US-2000; animation; dir. Stig Bergqvist and Paul Demeyer)
Spiders (US-2000; dir. Gary Jones)
Python (US-2000; dir. Richard Clabaugh)
Arachnid (US-2001; dir. Jack Sholder)
Beneath Loch Ness (US-2001; dir. Chuck Comisky)
Dagon (Spain-2001; dir. Stuart Gordon)
Evolution (US-2001; dir. Ivan Reitman)
Jurassic Park III (US-2001; dir. Joe Johnston)
Octopus II (US-2001; dir. Yossi Wein)
Python II (US-2001; dir. Lee McConnell)
Spiders II: Breeding Ground (US-2001; dir. Sam Firstenberg)
Voyage of the Unicorn (US-2001; dir. Philip Spink)
Attack of the B-Movie Monster (US-2002; dir. Wayne Berwick and Ted Newsom) • shorter rough-cut version of The Naked Monster (2005)
Attack of the Giant Gull (US/Canada-2002; dir. Jonathan M. Parisen) — possibly uncompleted?
Dinotopia (UK/Germany/US-2002; mini-series; dir. Marco Brambilla)
“Dinotopia” (US-2002-2003; TV series; dir. various)
Eight Legged Freaks (US-2002; dir. Ellory Elkayem)
Lost on Adventure Island (US-2002; dir. Yancey Hendrieth)
Megalodon (US-2002; dir. Pat Corbitt)
Mon Star (US-2002; short; dir Glenn S. Abbott)
Phra Apai Mani [aka The Prince, the Witch and the Mermaid] (Thailand-2002; dir. Chalart Sriwanda)
Project Viper (US-2002; dir. Jim Wynorski as Jay Andrews)
Reign of Fire (UK/Ireland/US-2002; dir. Rob Bowman)
Revenge of the Earth Chomping Intergalactic Space Marauder (US-2002; short 45min; dir. Dave Wascavage)
Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (US-2002; dir. David Worth)
Arachnia
(US-2003; dir. Brett Piper)
Atom Age Spider
(US-2003; short; dir. James J. Rhoades)
Beavra (Canada-2003; extended faux-trailer; dir. Keith Brathwaite)
Creepies (US-2003; dir. Jeff Leroy)
Curse of the Komodo (US-2003; dir. Jim Wynorski)
Dragon Fighter (US-2003; dir. Phillip J. Roth)
Deep Shock (US/Germany-2003; dir. Phillip J. Roth)
GiAnts (US-2003; dir. David Huey)
Jajantaram Mamantaram: The Power of J2M2 [aka The Land of the Little People] (India-2003; dir. Soumitra Tanade)
The Matrix Revolutions (US-2003; dir. Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski)
The Python [aka Ngwuruogu] (Nigeria-2003; dir. Amayo Uzo Philips)
Rockfish (US-2003; short, 9 min.; animation; dir. Tim Miller)
Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (US-2004; dir. Dwight H. Little)
Boa vs Python (US-2004; dir. David Flores)
Dinocroc (US-2004; dir. Kevin O’Neill)
Dragon Storm (US-2004; dir. Stephen Furst)
Garuda (Thailand-2004; dir. Monthon Arayangkoon)
Giant Monster Trashes City (Australia-2004; short; dir. Josh Groom)
Hai-Alarm auf Mallorca (Germany-2004; dir. Jorgo Papavassiliou)
Incident at Loch Ness (UK-2004; mockumentary; dir. Zak Penn)
Kongula: Affengigant des Grauens [aka I was a Teenage King Kong] (Germany-2004; dir. Ralj Lorenz) — unfinished
Monster Island (Canada/US-2004; dir. Jack Perez)
Raptor Island (US-2004; dir. Stanley Isaacs)
Rectuma (US-2004; dir. Mark Pirro)
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (US/UK/Italy-2004; dir. Kerry Conran)
The Thing Below (Canada-2004; dir. Jim Wynorski)
Treasure Island Kids: The Monster of Treasure Island (NZ-2004; dir. Michael Hurst)
Creepies 2 [aka Creepies 2: King Spider Vs. Mega-Destructor; Creepies 2: Las Vegas Attack] (US-2005; dir. Jeff Leroy)
The Call of Cthulhu (US-2005; silent; dir. Andrew Leman)
Demon Monster from Outerspace (US-2005; dir. David “The Rock” Nelson aka Rocky Nelson II)
The Elephant’s Egg (US-2005; short; dir. Sam Yousefian)
The Fallen Ones (US, 2005; dir. Kevin VanHook)
H. G. Wells’ War of the Worlds (US-2005; dir. David Michael Latt)
King Kong (NZ/US-2005; dir. Peter Jackson)
King of the Lost World (US-2005; dir. Leigh Scott)
Komodo vs. Cobra (US-2005; dir. Jim Wynorski)
Kong: King of Atlantis (US-2005; animation; dir. Patrick Archibald)
The Little House In Saskatoon (Canada-2005?; short, 4 min.; dir. Mathieu Aubin)
The Loch Ness Monster (US-2005; short [15 min.]; dir. Benjamin Williams)
Mee-Shee: The Water Giant (Canada-2005; dir. John Henderson)
Mysterious Island (US-2005; dir. Russell Mulcahy)
The Naked Monster (US-2005; dir. Wayne Berwick and Ted Newsom) • see Attack of the B-Movie Monster (2002)
Path of Destruction (US-2005; dir. Stephen Furst)
Pteradactyl (US-2005; dir. Mark L. Lester)
The Snake King [aka Snakeman] (Canada/US-2005; dir. Allan A. Goldstein)
Stinger (Sweden/US-2005; dir. Martin Munthe)
“Surface” (US-2005; TV series; dir. various)
War of the Worlds (US-2005; dir. Steven Spielberg)
The War of the Worlds [aka Classic War of the Worlds] (US-2005; dir. Timothy Hines)
The Abominable… (US-2006; dir. Patrick G. Donahue)
Bacterium (US-2006; dir. Brett Piper)
The Baron Against the Demons [aka El Barón contra los Demonios] (Spain-2006; dir. Ricardo Ribelles)
Basilisk: The Serpent King (US-2006; dir. Louie Myman)
Big Chimp (UK-2006; dir. Henry Burrows)
The Black Hole (US-2006; dir. Tibor Takács)
Boa [aka Boa... Nguu yak!] (Thailand-2006; dir. Chaninton Muangsuwan)
Cry of the Winged Serpent (US-2006; dir. Jamie Wagner)
D-War [aka Dragon Wars] (South Korea-2006; dir. Hyung-rae Shim)
Day of the Cabbage (US-2006; short; dir. Jeff Warmouth)
Dragon Dynasty (US-2006; dir. Matt Codd)
The Eden Formula [aka Tyrannosaurus Wrecks] (US-2006; dir. John Carl Buechler)
Eragon (US/UK/Hungary-2006; dir. Stefen Fangmeier)
The Host [aka Gwoemul] (South Korea-2006; dir. Joon-ho Bong)
Kinky Kong (US-2006; dir. John Bacchus)
Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (US-2006; dir. Tibor Takács)
Mammoth (US-2006; dir. Tim Cox)
Monster Warriors (Canada-2006; TV series; dir. Wilson Coneybeare and others)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (US-2006; dir. Gore Verbinski)
The Planet (UK-2006; dir. Mark Stirton)
Razortooth (US-2006; dir. Patricia Harrington)
Saurian (US-2006; dir. John Carl Buechler) — query
Scorpius Gigantus (US-2006; dir. Tommy Withrow)
The Tragical Historie of Guidolon, the Giant Space Chicken (US-2006; animated short; dir. Frank Wu)
Vengeance [aka Phairii phinaat paa mawrana] (Thailand-2006; dir. Preaw Sirisuwan)
Z — The Movie (Italy-2006; short, 40 min.; dir. Dagoberto Brasile)
Athisayan (India-2007; dir. Vinayan T. Rajendarum)
Beyond Loch Ness [aka Loch Ness Terror] (Canada-2007; dir. Paul Ziller)
Birth of a Legend: The Story of the Wawa (US-2007; dir. Steve Wiggins)
Eye of the Beast (Canada-2007; dir. Gary Yates)
Fire Serpent (Canada/US-2007; dir. John Terlesky)
Harold and Burns (US-2007; short [13 min.]; dir. Colin Treys)
Ice Spiders (US-2007; dir. Tibor Takács)
It Came From Uranus! (US-2007; dir. Steven J. Niles)
Megasnake (US-2007; dir. Tibor Takács)
The Mist (US-2007; dir. Frank Darabont)
Planet Raptor: Raptor Island 2 (US-2007; dir. Gary Jones)
“Primeval” (UK-2007/2008; TV series; creators: Adrian Hodges, Tim Haines)
Resiklo [aka Re-Cycle] (Philippines-2007; dir. Mark A. Reyes)
Something Beneath (US-2007; dir. David Winning)
The Sperm [aka Asujaak] (Thailand-2007; dir. Taweewat Wantha)
$quid (Aust-2007; short [7 min]; dir. Daley Pearson and Luke Tierney) — see $quid (2009)
Supercroc (US-2007; dir. Scott Harper)
Transformers (US-2007; dir. Michael Bay)
Transmorphers (US-2007; dir. Leigh Scott)
The Water Horse (US-2007; dir. Jay Russell)
Zero Trooper-F (US-2007, short, 39 mins; dir. Eric Lim)
100 Million BC (US-2008; dir. Griff Furst)
31 Minutos: La Pelicula (Chile-2008; dir. unknown)
Attackazoids! (US-2008; short; dir. Brian Lonano)
Attack of the Giant Tick (Germany-2008; short [4.40 min]; dir. Holger Sontag)
Aztec Rex [aka Tyrannosaurus Azteca] (US-2008; dir. Brian Trenchard-Smith)
Ba’al [aka Ba'al: the Storm God] (US/Canada-2008; dir. Paul Ziller)
Cloverfield (US-2008; dir. Matt Reeves)
The Darkest Evil (US-2008; dir. Leigh Scott)
The Day the Earth Stopped (US-2008; dir. C. Thomas Howell)
Dragon Hunters [aka Chasseurs de Dragons] (France/Germany/Luxembourg -2008; animation; dir. Guillaume Ivernel and Arthur Qwak)
Fire and Ice (US/Romania-2008; dir. Pitof)
Forest Primeval (US-2008; dir. Mark and John Polonia) — needs verification
Giant Horny Toad Monster [aka Son of Gila Monster] (US-2008; dir. David “The Rock” Nelson aka Rocky Nelson II)
Hydra (US-2008; dir. Andrew Prendergast)
Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D (US-2008; dir. Eric Brevig)
Journey to the Center of the Earth (US-2008; dir. David Jones and Scott Wheeler)
Living Hell [aka Organizm] (US-2008; dir. Richard Jefferies)
Lockjaw: Rise of the Kulev Serpent (US-2008; dir. Amir Valinia)
Monster (US-2008; dir. Eric Forsberg)
Monster Movie (US-2008; dir. Mark and John Polonia)
Oceansize (France-2008; animated short [7:48 min.]; dir. Romain Jouandeau, Adrien Chartie, Gilles Mazières and Fabien Thareau)
Outlander (US-2008; dir. Howard McCain)
Reptisaurus (US-2008; dir. Chris Ray)
Rock Monster (US-2008; dir. Declan O’Brien)
Waiting for Gorgo (UK-2008; short [15 min.]; dir. Benjamin Craig)
Warbirds (US-2008; dir. Kevin Gendreau)
War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (US-2008; dir. C. Thomas Howell)
Das Wunder von Loch Ness [aka The Wonder of Loch Ness; The Secret of Loch Ness] (Germany-2008; dir. Michael Rowitz)
Akira (US-[in production, 2009]; dir. Ruairi Robinson)
Alien Grey: Zone-X (US-[post-production, 2009]; dir. Thomas R. Dickens)
Ataque de Pánico! [aka Panic Attack!] (Uruguay-2009; short [4:48 min]; dir. Fede Alvarez)
D-War 2 [aka Dragon Wars 2] (South Korea-[in production, 2009]; dir. Shim Hyung-rae)
Dinocroc vs Supergator (US-2009; dir. Jim Wynorski)
DragonQuest (US-2009; dir. Mark Atkins)
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs [aka Ice Age 3] (US-2009; dir. Carlos Saldanha)
The Land That Time Forgot (US-2009; dir. C. Thomas Howell)
Land of the Lost (US-2009; dir. Brad Silberling)
Max Neptune and the Menacing Squid (US-[post-production, 2009]; dir. Colin Fleming and John Garside)
Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus (US-2009; dir. Ace Hannah)
Monsters vs. Aliens (US-2009; animated; dir. Rob Letterman and Conrad Vernon)
Nagira
(Germany-2009; dir. Florian Schröder)
Robot Taekwon V [aka Voltar, the Invincible] (South Korea-[in production, 2009]; dir. Won Shin-yeon)
The Scout [aka Bit Pi-Pop Ta-Lu Lohk] (Thailand-2009; dir. Pleo Sirisuwan)
Serpent Lake (US-2009; dir. Joel Trujillo)
$quid (Aust-2009; dir. Daley Pearson and Luke Tierney) — see $quid (2007)
Terminator Salvation (US/Germany/UK-2009; dir. McG)
Titan Maximum (US-2009; TV series, animation; dir. Chris McKay)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen [aka Transformers 2] (US-2009; dir. Michael Bay)
Transmorphers: Fall of Man (US-2009; dir. Scott Wheeler)
2010: Moby Dick
(US-2010; dir. Trey Stokes)
Age of the Dragons [aka Dragon Fire] (US-2010; dir. Ryan Little)
Altitude (Canada/US-2010; dir. Kaare Andrews)
Amphibious 3D (Indonesia/Netherlands-2010; dir. Brian Yuzna)
The Beast of Bottomless Lake (Canada-2010; dir. Craig March)
Clash of the Titans (US-2010; dir. Louis Leterrier)
Dinocroc vs Supergator (US-2010; dir. Rob Robertson)
Dinoshark (US-2010; dir. Kevin O’Neill)
How To Train Your Dragon (US-2010; animation; dir. Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders)
Mandrake [aka Unearthed] (US-2010; dir. Tripp Reed)
Mega Piranha (US-2010; dir. Eric Forsberg)
Mega Shark vs Crocosaurus (US-2010; dir. Christopher Ray)
The Millennium Bug (US-2010; dir Kenneth Cran)
Monsters (UK-2010; dir. Gareth Edwards)
The Secret of Loch Ness 2 [aka Das zweite Wunder von Loch Ness] (Germany-2010; dir. Michael Rowitz)
Sharktopus (US-2010; dir. Declan O’Brien)
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (US-2010; dir. David Winning)
Spiders 3D (US-2010; dir. Tibor Takács)
Trolljegeren [aka The Troll Hunter] (Norway-2010; dir. André Ovredal)
Behemoth (US/Canada-2010; dir. David Hogan)
Ice Road Terror (US-2011; dir. Terry Ingram)
Iron Invader (US-2011; dir. Paul Ziller)
Jabberwock (US/Canada-2011; dir. Steven R. Monroe)
Mega Python vs. Gatoroid (US-2011; dir. Mary Lambert)
Roadkill (US-2011; dir. Johannes Roberts)
Sector 7 (South Korea-2011; dir. Ji-hoon Kim)
Swamp Shark (US-2011; dir. Griff Furst)
Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon [aka Transformers 3] (US-2011; dir. Michael Bay)
Arachnoquake (US-2012; dir. Griff Furst)
Dino King [aka Jeom-bak-i: Han-ban-do-eui Gong-ryong 3D; Speckles the Tarbosaurus] (South Korea-2012; dir. Han Sang-Ho)
The Dinosaur Project (UK-2012; dir. Sid Bennett)
Dragon-Wasps-2012-Movie-PosterDragon Wasps (US-2012; dir. Joe Knee)
Gila! (US/UK-2012; dir. Jim Wynorski)
Grabbers (Ireland-2012; dir. Jon Wright)
Insectula [aka Insectula! Creature From Another World] (US-2012; dir. Michael Peterson)
Mega Spider [aka Dino Spider] (US-2012; dir. Mike Mendez)
Wrath of the Titans (US-2012; dir. Jonathan Liebesman)
Big Ass Spider (US-2013; dir. Mike Mendez)
Blast Vegas (US-2013; dir. Jack Perez)
Fear Force Five (US-2013-; web series; dir. Jack Perez)
The Giant Spider (US-2013; dir. Christopher R. Mihm)
Jurassic Attack (US-2013; dir. Anthony Fankhauser)
Legendary (UK/China-2013; dir. Eric Styles)
Mega Shark vs Mecha Shark (US-2013; dir. Emile Edwin Smith)
Pacific Rim (US-2013; dir. Guillermo del Toro)
Peter and the Colossus (US-2013; dir. Mitchel Viernes)
Poseidon Rex (US-2013; dir. Mark L. Lester)
Queen Crab (US-2013; dir. Brett Piper)
Ragnarok (Norway-2013; dir. Mikkel Brænne Sandemose)
Raptor Ranch (Russia/US-2013; dir. Michael Beberashvili, Dan Bishop)
Robocroc (US-2013; dir. Arthur Sinclair)
Bermuda Tentacles (US-2014; dir. Nick Lyon)
The Expedition (UK-2014; dir. Adam Spinks)
Godzilla (US-2014; dir. Gareth Edwards)
Monsters: Dark Continent (UK-2014; dir. Tom Green)
Transformers: Age of Extinction [aka Transformers 4] (US/China-2014; dir. Michael Bay)

Upcoming/In Development/Uncertain

Archangel Alpha (US-[in production]; mecha; dir. Aaron D. Martin)
The Anubis Tapestry
(US-[in development]; dir. undecided)
Calling All Robots
(US-[pre-production, date unknown]; dir. Michael Dougherty)
Empires of the Deep [aka Mermaid Island]
(China-US-[in post-production, 2014]; dir. Michael French, Scott Miller)
El Eternauta
(Argentina-[in development]; dir. Lucrecia Martel)
Giant Monsters Attack Japan
(US-[in production, 2009]; dir. Trey Parker) – project cancelled March, 2008
The Host
(US-[in development]; dir. Fredrick Bond)
The Host 2
(South Korea-[in production]; dir. Park Myeong-Chan)
The Host 2
(China-[announced]; dir. Hao Ning)
Killmeleon
(US-[in production]; dir. Gary Jones)
Kingdom of the Spiders
(US-2011?; dir. ?)
Kong: King of Skull Island (US-[in pre-production] (dir. unconfirmed)
Mortis Rex (US-[in development]; dir. Peter Briggs)|
Robot (HK-[in development]; dir. Jeffrey Lau)
Rockfish (US-[in pre-production]; animation; dir. Tim Miller)
Sacrifice (US-[in-production];  dir. Bob Nelson)
Stung (Germany-2015 [in production]; dir. Benni Diaz)
Van Gölü Canavarı [aka Lake Van Monster] (Turkey-2009 [in production]; dir. Bünyamin Yaşar)
The Vortex (US-[pre-production]; dir. Thomas R. Dickens)
War Eagles (US-[pre-production]; dir. undecided) — cancelled at present

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Giant Monster Cameo Films

The following are films that contain giant monsters, but giant monsters that only appear briefly, are not a focus of the plot or only appear as gigantic at one or two points. In most cases the monsters are simply marginal, even if they get involved in the climactic scenes. Sometimes the giant monster is central to the plot’s resolution, but only appears during the climax.

Le Voyage dans la Lune (France-1902; dir. Georges Méliès)
20000 lieues sous les mers [aka 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea] (France-1907; dir. Georges Méliès)
La Conquête du pôle [aka Conquest of the Pole] (France-1912; dir. Georges Méliès)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (US-1916; dir. Stuart Paton)
Die Nibelungen: Siegfried [aka Siegfried] (Germany-1924; dir. Fritz Lang)
The Thief of Bagdad (US-1924; dir. Raoul Walsh)
The Gorilla (US-1930; lost; dir. Bryan Foy)
Reap the Wild Wind (US-1942; dir. Cecil B. DeMille)
Africa Screams (US-1949; dir. Charles Barton) — giant ape
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (US-1954; dir. Richard Fleischer)
Ilya Muromets [aka The Sword and the Dragon] (Soviet Union-1956; dir. Aleksandr Ptushko) — a dragon
Night of the Demon [aka Curse of the Demon] (UK-1957; dir. Jacques Tourneur)
The Atomic Submarine (US-1959; dir. Spencer Gordon Bennet)
Journey to the Center of the Earth (US-1959; dir. Henry Levin)
Sampo [aka The Day the Earth Froze] (Finland/Soviet Union-1959; dir. Aleksandr Ptushko)
The Angry Red Planet (US-1960; dir. Ib Melchior)
First Spaceship on Venus [aka Der Schweigende Stern] (Easy germany/Poland-1960; dir. Kurt Maetzig) — sentient slime monster
Yosei Gorasu [aka Gorath] (Japan-1962; dir. Ishirô Honda) — giant walrus
Journey to the Seventh Planet (Denmark/US-1962; dir. Sidney W. Pink)
King Kong (India-1962; dir. Babubhai Mistri) • query
Captain Sindbad
(US/West Germany-1963; dir. Byron Haskin)
7 Faces of Dr. Lao (US-1964; dir. George Pal) — Loch Ness Monster
Die Monster Die (UK/US-1965; dir. Daniel Haller)
Tarzan Aur Jadui Chirag [aka Tarzan and the Wonderful Lamp] (India-1966; dir. Baboobhai Bhanji)
Journey to the Center of Time (US-1967; dir. David L. Hewitt)
Lady Hong [aka Minyeo Hong Nang-ja; Hongnangja Beauty] (South Korea-1969; dir. Ki-young Kim) — Yongary-like monster and giant spider
The Dunwich Horror (US-1970; dir. Daniel Haller) — Lovecraftian monster
Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex* — But Were Afraid To Ask (US-1972; dir. Woody Allen) — giant animated breast
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (US-1973; animated; dir. Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin Jr.)
Flesh Gordon (US-1974; dir. Michael Benveniste and Howard Ziehm)
Bug (US-1975; dir. Jeannot Szwarc)
Fantastic Magic Baby [aka Hong hai er] (HK-1975; Cheh Chang) — needs verification
Viaje al centro de la Tierra [aka Journey to the Center of the Earth] (Spain-1976; dir. Juan Piquer Simón)
Galaxy of Terror [aka Mindwarp: An Infinity of Terror] (US-1981; dir. Bruce D. Clark)
Time Bandits (UK-1981; dir. Terry Gilliam) — human giant
Ator, the Fighting Eagle [aka Ator l'invincibile] (Italy-1982; dir. Joe D’Amato) — demon spider
Conan the Barbarian (US-1982; dir. John Milius) — giant snake
The Beast Within (US-1982; dir. Philippe Mora)
The Deadly Spawn [aka Return of the Aliens: The Deadly Spawn] (US-1983; dir. Douglas McKeown)
Krull [aka Dragons of Krull; Dungeons and Dragons; Krull: Invaders of the Black Fortress; The Dungeons of Krull] (UK-1983; dir. Peter Yates)
Dune (US-1984; dir. David Lynch) — sand worms
Ghostbusters (US-1984; dir. Ivan Reitman) — giant Stay Puft Man
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind [aka Kaze no tani no Naushika] (Japan-1984; animation; dir. Hayao Miyazaki) — giant insects and spirit of the forest
The Neverending Story [Die Unendliche Geschichte] (West Germany/US-1984; dir. Wolfgang Petersen) — dragon
Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (US-1985; dir. Tim Burton) — Godzilla and Ghidrah/King Ghidorah
Big Trouble in Little China (US-1986; dir. John Carpenter)
Amazon Women on the Moon (US-1987; dir. Joe Dante and others)
The Gate (US-1987; dir. Tibor Takács)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (UK/West Germany-1988; dir. Terry Gilliam) — giants
Killer Klowns From Outer Space (US-1988; dir. Stephen Chiodo) — giant alien clown
Arena (Italy/US-1989; dir. Peter Manoogian)
DeepStar Six (US-1989; dir. Sean S. Cunningham) — undersea alien monster
Ghostbusters 2 (US-1989; dir. Ivan Reitman) — animated Statue of Liberty
Journey to the Center of the Earth (US-1989; dir. Rusty Lemorande and Albert Pyun)
The Neverending Story II: The Next Chapter (US/Germany-1990; dir. George Miller)
Ajooba (India/USSR-1991; dir. Shashi Kapoor, Gennadi Vasilyev)
The Gate II: Trespassers (US-1992; dir. Tibor Takács)
Kung Fu Rascals (US-1992; dir. Steve Wang)
Journey to the Center of the Earth (US-1993; dir. William Dear)
Mars Attacks! (US-1996; dir. Tim Burton) — Godzilla and giant alien robots
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (US/Australia-1997; dir. Rod Hardy)
Men in Black (US-1997; dir. Barry Sonnenfeld) — giant space cockroach
Pervirella (UK-1997; dir. Alex Chandon and Josh Collins) — giant masturbating ogre
Welcome to Woop Woop (Australia-1997; dir. Stephan Elliott) — giant kangaroo
Devi (India-1999; dir. Kodi Ramakrishna) — divine mega-snake
Journey to the Center of the Earth (US-1999; dir. George Miller)
Virus (France/UK/Germany/US/Japan-1999; dir. John Bruno)
Wild Wild West (US-1999; dir. Barry Sonnenfeld) — giant mechanical spider
Blood Red Planet (US-2000; dir. Mark and John Polonia and Jon McBride)
“Dune” (US/Canada/Germany/Italy-2000; mini-series; dir. John Harrison)
Oranges: The Movie (US-2000; dir. Mike Stoklas, Rich Evans)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (NZ/US-2001; dir. Peter Jackson)
They Crawl (US-2001; dir. John Allardice) — giant conglomerate cockroach
Koi Ni Utaeba [lit. To Sing of Love] (Japan-2002; dir. Shusuke Kaneko)
Men in Black II (US-2002; dir. Barry Sonnenfeld)
Despiser (US-2003; dir. Philip J. Cook) — giant demon
DreamKeeper (Canada/US-2003; TV; dir. Steve Barron)
Kaena: The Prophecy [aka Kaena: La prophétie] (France/Canada-2003; dir. Chris Delaporte and Pascal Pinon)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (NZ/US-2003; dir. Peter Jackson)
Webs (US-2003; dir. David Wu) — giant “queen” spider at climax
Hellboy (US-2004: dir. Guillermo del Toro)
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (US-2004; dir. Wes Anderson) — giant shark
The Riddle of the Night [aka ?] (Cambodia-2004; dir. ?)
Hercules (US-2005: dir. Roger Young)
The iDol (Japan-2006; short; 59 minutes; dir. Norman England)
StarSlyderz (US-2005; dir. Garrin Vincent)
The Beach Party at the Theshold of Hell (US-2006; dir. Jonny Gillette and Kevin Wheatley)
The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb (US-2006; dir. Russell Mulcahy)
Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (US-2006; animation; dir. Phil Weinstein and Tad Stones)
Kryptozoologen Roger med Agorafobi [trans. Cryptozoologist Roger with Agoraphobia] (2006-Germany; short [6:52]; dir. Niclas Lindahl)
The Last Winter (US/Iceland-2006; dir. Larry Fessenden)
Nihon igai zenbu chinbotsu [aka The World Sinks Except Japan] (Japan-2006; dir. Minoru Kawasaki)
30,000 Leagues Under the Sea (US-2007; dir. Gabriel Bologna) – giant mechanical octopus
4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (US-2007; dir. Tim Story) — Galactus (as a sentient cloud)
Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 [aka Always zoku san-chôme no yûhi] (Japan-2007; dir. Takashi Yamazaki) — Gojira/Godzilla
Saiyûki [aka Monkey Magic] (Japan-2007; dir. Kensaku Sawada) — gigantic sky dragon
Spiderman 3 (US-2007; dir. Sam Raimi)
The Chosen One (US-2008; animation; dir. Chris Lackey)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (UK/US-2008; dir. Andrew Adamson)
Exile (US-2008; dir. Mike Conway)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (US-2008; dir. Guillermo del Toro)
Iron Man (US-2008; dir. Jon Favreau) – large mecha
Journey to the Center of the Earth (US-2008; dir. T.J. Scott) — dinosaurs
Mummy 3: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (US-2008; dir. Rob Cohen) — multi-headed dragon
The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything: A Veggie Tales Movie (US-2008; animation; dir. Mike Nawrocki)
The Queen of Langkasuka [aka Puen Yai Jom Salat] (Thailand-2008; dir. Nonzee Nimibutr)
9 (US-2009; animation; dir. Shane Acker) — giant robot, relative to diminutive protagonists
Astro Boy (HK/US/Japan-2009; animation; dir. David Bowers) — giant robots
Greenside (US-2009; short [42 min]; dir. Niko Pueringer)
Demon Haunt (US-2009; dir. Ted V. Mikels) — giant demon
Humanity’s End
(US-2009; dir. Neil Johnson) — giant robots
Jordgömda [aka Earthbound] (Sweden-2009; short [10 min.]; dir. Daniel Lennéer)
Recon 2023: The Gauda Prime Conspiracy (Canada-2009; dir. Christian Viel) — giant desert chicken-thing
Vågbrytare [aka The Wavebreakers] (Sweden-2009; short [14:30 min.]; dir. Daniel Lennéer)
Watchmen (US-2009; dir. Zack Snyder) — giant-sized Dr Manhattan
Endhiran [aka The Robot] (India-2010; dir. S. Shankar) — giant robotic snake
Les Aventures Extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec [aka The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Dry-White] (France-2010; dir. Luc Besson) — pterodactyl in Paris
Skyline (US-2010; dir. Colin and Greg Strause) — giant alien monsters loose in LA
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (US-2010; dir. Jon Turteltaub) – dragon in NY, other magical creatures
Green Lantern (US-2011; dir. Martin Campbell) — Parallax
Immortals (US-2011; dir. Tarsem Singh Dhandwar) – Titans
Thor (US-2011; dir. Kenneth Branagh) — ice giants and the Destroyer
The Avengers [aka Marvel's Avengers] (US-2012; dir. Jodd Whedon) — giant alien flying mecha
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (US/NZ-2012; dir. Peter Jackson) — brief glimpse of Smaug
John Carter (US-2012; dir. Andrew Stanton) — white gorillas
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (US/NZ-2013; dir. Peter Jackson) — Smaug

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Relatively Giant Monster Films

These films feature creatures (mainly insects but also sharks, crocodiles and the like — and even the odd humanoid) that are giant-size relative to their species’ normal dimensions, but which are not actually gargantuan in the truest sense. In particular, it includes giant insects where the bugs are much larger than reality though smaller than, say, Mothra.

Une Nuit Terrible [A Terrible Night] (France-1896; 65 feet; dir. Georges Méliès)
The Great Sea Serpent
(UK-1904; silent; dir. James Williamson)
Looking for the Sea Serpent (France-1908; dir. unknown) — synopsis
The Sea Bat (US-1930; dir. Wesley Ruggles [uncredited; replaced during production by Lionel Barrymore (uncredited)])
Target Earth (US-1954; dir. Sherman A. Rose)
Tobor the Great (US-1954; dir. Lee Sholem)
From Hell It Came (US-1957; dir. Dan Milner)
The Trollenberg Terror [aka The Crawling Eye] (UK-1958; dir. Quentin Lawrence)
Attack of the Giant Leeches (US-1959; dir. Bernard L. Kowalski)
The Killer Shrews (US-1959; dir. Ray Kellogg) — relatively speaking
The Tingler (US-1959; dir. William Castle) — large spinal-dwelling insect/spirit
The Wasp Woman (US-1960; dir. Roger Corman)
The Monster of Highgate Ponds (UK-1961; dir. Alberto Cavalcanti)
El terrible gigante de las nieves [aka The Terrible Snow Giant] (Mexico-1962; dir. Jaime Salvador)
El monstruo de los volcanes [aka The Monster of the Volcano] (Mexico-1963; dir. Jaime Salvador)
Ant Devil (US-1965; short [3 min.]; dir. Don Stillwaugh II)
Monster A Go-Go (US-1965; dir. Bill Rebane and Herschell Gordon Lewis (uncredited))
The Claw Monsters (US-1966; compiled from serial Panther Girl of the Congo, 1955; dir. Franklin Adreon)
It! [aka The Curse of the Golem] (UK/US-1966; dir. Herbert J. Leder)
Creature of Comfort (Canada-1968; dir. Graham Driscoll) — giant amoeba-thing
Multiple Maniacs (US-1970; John Waters) — 15-foot lobster Lobstora
Tarkan vs the Vikings [aka Tarkan Viking Kani; Tarkan and the Blood of the Vikings; Tarkan vs the Barbarians] (Turkey-1971; dir. Mehmet Aslan)
Godmonster of Indian Flats (US-1973; dir. Fredric Hobbs)
Jaws (US-1975; dir. Steven Spielberg)
Damnation Alley [aka Survival Run] (US-1977; dir. Jack Smight)
The White Buffalo (US-1977; dir. J. Lee Thompson)
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (US-1978; dir. John De Bello)
Jaws 2 (US-1978; dir. Jeannot Szwarc)
Laserblast (US-1978; dir. Michael Rae)
Il Fiume del grande caimano [aka The Big Caimano River; Great Alligator River; Alligators] (Italy-1979; dir. Sergio Martino)
Prophecy (US-1979; dir. John Frankenheimer)
Up From the Depths (Philippines/US-1979; dir. Charles B. Griffith)
Alligator (US-1980; dir. Lewis Teague)
Krai Thong (Thai-1980; dir. Neramit)
Caveman (US-1981; dir. Carl Gottlieb)
Chorake [aka Crocodile] (Thai/US-1981; dir. Sompote Sands)
L’Ultimo squalo [aka The Last Shark; Great White] (Italy-1981; dir. Enzo G. Castellari)
Jaws 3D (US-1983; dir, Joe Alves)
Razorback (Australia-1984; dir. Russell Mulcahy)
Krai Thong 2 (Thai-1985; dir. uncertain)
The Fly (UK/Canada/US-1986; dir. David Cronenberg)
Frog Dreaming (Aust-1986; dir. Brian Trenchard-Smith)
Blue Monkey [aka Insectoid] (Canada/US-1987; dir. William Fruet)
Dark Age (Aust-1987; dir. Arch Nicholson)
Evil Spawn [aka Alien Within (with extra footage), Alive by Night, Deadly Sting, Metamorphosis] (US-1987; dir. Kenneth J. Hall, Ted Newsom and Fred Olen Ray [uncredited])
Jaws: The Revenge (US-1987; dir. Joseph Sargent)
Cellar Dweller (US-1988; dir. John Carl Buechler)
The Nest (US-1988; dir. Terence H. Winkless)
Il Nido del Ragno [aka Spider Labyrinth; The Spider's Nest] (Italy-1988; dir. Gianfranco Giagni)
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (US-1988; dir. John De Bello)
The Fly II (UK/Canada/US-1989; dir. Chris Walas)
Killer Crocodile [aka Murder Alligator] (Italy-1989; dir. Fabrizio De Angelis)
Oversexed Rugsuckers From Mars (US-1989; dir. Michael Paul Girard)
Killer Tomatoes Strike Back! (US-1990; dir. John De Bello)
Tremors (US-1990; dir. Ron Underwood)
Alligator II: The Mutation (US-1991; dir. Jon Hess)
Crocodile Fury (HK-1991; dir. Tomas Tang as Ted Kingsbrook)
The Giant Fly (US-1991; short [5 min.]; dir. David “The Rock” Nelson aka Rocky Nelson II)
Killer Tomatoes Eat France! (US-1991; dir. John De Bello)
Meet the Applegates (US-1991; dir. Michael Lehmann)
The Willies (US-1991; dir. Brian Peck)
Demon Rat [aka Mutantes del año 2000; La Rata Maldita] (Mexico-1992; dir. Rubén Galindo Jr.)
The Johnsons [aka De Johnsons] (Netherlands-1992; dir. Rudolf van den Berg)
Skeeter (US-1993; dir. Clark Brandon)
Ticks (US-1993; dir. Tony Randell)
Moray (US-1994; dir. Ken Waller)
Plankton [aka Creatures of the Abyss] (Italy-1994; dir. Massimiliano Cerchi)
Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills (US-1994; dir. Philippe Mora)
Tammy and the T-Rex (US-1994; dir. Stewart Raffill)
Cruel Jaws [aka Jaws 5: Cruel Jaws] (Italy/US-1995; dir. Bruno Mattei)
Mosquito (US-1995; dir. Gary Jones)
Theodore Rex (US-1995; dir. Jonathan R. Betuel)
The Wasp Woman (US-1995; dir. Jim Wynorski)
Dinosaur Valley Girl (US-1996; dir. Donald F. Glut)
Tremors II: Aftershocks (US-1996; dir. S.S. Wilson)
Baguzu [aka Bugs] (Japan -1997; dir. Nishikiori Yoshinari)
Bugged (US-1997; dir. Roland K. Armstrong)
Larger Than Life (US-1997; short [13 min.]; dir. Ellory Elkayem)
Mimic (US-1997; dir. Guillermo del Toro)
The Relic (US-1997; dir: Peter Hyams)
Starship Troopers (US-1997; dir. Paul Verhoeven)
Bug Buster (US-1998; dir. Lorenzo Doumani)
The Atomic Space Bug (US-1999; [60 min.]; dir. Jonathan M. Parisen)
Devil Ant (US-1999; dir. David “The Rock” Nelson a.k.a. Rocky Nelson II)
The Killer Eye (US-1999; dir. David DeCoteau)
Lake Placid (Canada/US-1999; dir. Steve Miner)
“Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles” (US-1999; animated TV series; dir. various)
Crocodile [aka Flat Dog] (US-2000; dir. Tobe Hooper)
Krocodylus [aka Blood Surf; Crocodile] (US-2000; dir. James D.R. Hickox)
Altered Species [aka Rodentz] (US-2001; dir. Miles Feldman)
Crust (UK-2001; dir. Mark Locke) — 7-foot boxing shrimp
Deadly Scavengers (US-2001; dir. Ron Ford)
Krai Thong [aka The Legend of the Crocodile] (Thailand-2001; dir. Suthat Intaranupakorn)
Mimic 2 [aka Mimic 2: Hardshell] (US-2001; dir. Jean D. Segonzac)
Tail Sting (US-2001; dir. Paul Wynne)
Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (US-2001; dir. Brent Maddock)
Wendigo (US-2001; dir. Larry Fessenden)
Crocodile 2: Death Swamp (US-2002; dir. Gary Jones)
Devil Ant 2: Devil Ant Rises From the Grave (US-2002; dir. David “The Rock” Nelson a.k.a. Rocky Nelson II)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (NZ/US-2002; dir. Peter Jackson)
Bugs (Canada-2003; dir. Joseph Conti)
Deadly Stingers [aka Mega Scorpions] (US-2003; dir. J.R. Bookwalter)
Deep Freeze [aka Ice Crawlers] (US-2003; dir. John Carl Buechler)
Hulk (US-2003; dir. Ang Lee)
Leeches! (US-2003; dir. David DeCoteau)
Mimic: Sentinel (US-2003; dir. J.T. Petty)
“Tremors: the Series” (US-2003, TV series; dir. various, created by Nancy Roberts and S.S. Wilson)
Webs (US-2003; dir. David Wu)
Anonymous Rex (US-2004; dir. Julian Jarrold) — query: size?
Bin Bin (Japan-2004; dir. Tadao Nakano) — giant robot
Bite Me! (US-2004; dir. Brett Piper)
Centipede! (US-2004; dir. Gregory Gieras)
Frankenfish (US-2004; dir. Mark A.Z. Dippé)
Sexual Parasite: Killer Pussy [aka Kiseichuu: kiraa pusshii; ] (Japan-2004; dir. Takao Nakano)
Snake Curse [aka She Zhou] (HK-2004; dir. Cheung Kwok-Kuen)
Snakehead Terror (Canada-2004; dir. Paul Ziller)
Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation (US-2004; dir. Phil Tippett)
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (US-2004; dir. S.S. Wilson)
Alien Apocalypse (US-2005; dir. Josh Becker)
The Brutal River [aka Khoht Phetchakhaat] (Thai-2005; dir. Anat Yuang-Ngern)
Fungicide (US-2005; dir. Dave Wascavage)
Insecticidal (Canada-2005; dir. Jeffery Scott Lando)
Krai Thong 2 (Thai-2005; dir. Suthat Intaranupakorn)
Mansquito [aka Mosquitoman] (US-2005; dir. Tibor Takács)
Man-Thing (US-2005; dir. Brett Leonard)
Abominable (US-2006; dir. Ryan Schifrin)
Alien Incursion
(US-2006; dir.Jeffery Scott Lando)
Caved In (US/Canada-2006; dir. Richard Pepin)
Cemetery Gates (US-2006; dir. Roy Knyrim)
Dragon (US-2006; dir. Leigh Scott)
Final Days of Planet Earth (US-2006; dir. Robert Leiberman)
Insex (US-2006; short; dir. Efram Potelle and Kyle Rankin)
Nihon igai zenbu chinbotsu [aka The World Sinks Except Japan] (Japan-2006; dir. Minoru Kawasaki)
Resonnances (France-2006; dir. Philippe Robert) — underground worm/snake creature
Sick Girl (US-2006; episode of Masters of Horror; dir. Lucky McKee)
Vengeance [aka Phairii phinaat paa mawrana] (Thailand-2006; dir. Preaw [Pleo] Sirisuwan)
Attack of the Gryphon [aka Gryphon] (US-2007; dir. Andrew Prowse)
Black Water (Australia-2007; dir. David Nerlich and Andrew Traucki)
Croc (US-2007; dir. Stewart Raffil)
Fire Serpent (Canada/US-2007; dir. John Terlesky)
Lake Placid 2 (US-2007; dir. David Flores)
Hogzilla (US-2007; dir. Diane Jacques)
Prey for the Beast (Canada-2007; dir. Brett Kelly)
Primeval (US-2007; dir. Michael Katleman)
Rogue (Aust-2007; dir. Greg Mclean)
Scourge (US-2007; dir. Jonas Quastel) — tentative
Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (US-2007; docu-drama; dir. Sean MacLeod Phillips)
Supergator [aka Primeval] (US-2007; dir. Brian Clyde)
Attack of the Giant Cicadas [aka Oo-Rah vs.The Cicadas] (US-2008; dir. David “The Rock” Nelson aka Rocky Nelson II)
Attack of the Giant Leeches (Canada-2008; dir. Brett Kelly)
Ba’al (US-2008; dir. Paul Ziller)
The Bone Eater (US-2008; dir. Jim Wynorski as Jay Andrews)
Cyclops (US-2008; dir. Declan O’Brien)
Demon Haunt (US-2008; dir. Ted. V. Mikels)
Flu Birds [aka Flu Bird Horror] (US-2008; dir. Leigh Scott)
Galactic Raiders (US [in post-production]; dir. Larry Arpin)
The Incredible Hulk (US-2008; dir. Louis Leterrier)
Iron Man
[aka Ironman] (US-2008; dir. Jon Favreau)
Killer Cicadas (US-2008; dir. David “The Rock” Nelson aka Rocky Nelson II)
The Legend of Hogzilla (US-2008; dir. Rick Trimm)
Merlin and the War of the Dragons (US-2008; dir. Mark Atkins)
Monster From Bikini Beach (US-2008; dir. Darin Wood)
Ogre (US/Canada-2008; dir. Steven R. Monroe)
Pig Hunt (US-2008; dir. James Isaac)
Sea Beast [aka Troglodyte] (US-2008/2009; dir. Paul Ziller)
Seer (Ireland-2008; dir. Eric Courtney)
Starship Troopers: Marauder (US-2008; dir. Edward Neumeier)
Swamp Devil (Canada-2008; dir. David Winning)
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
(US-[in development]; dir. Kent Nichols)
Bio-Slime
(US-2009]; dir. John Lechago)
Carny (US-2009; dir. Sheldon Wilson) — Jersey Devil
Chaw (South Korea-2009; dir. Jeong-won Shin)
Dire Wolf (US-2009; dir. Fred Olen Ray)
Fish Bait (US-2009; dir. Jeff Joslin, Darby Lynn Totten)
Infestation (US-2009; dir. Kyle Rankin)
High Plains Invaders (US-2009; dir. Kristoffer Tabori)
King Bong: Evil Bong 2 (US-2009; dir. Charles Band) — see King Bong model
Rat Scratch Fever (US-2009; dir. Jeff Leroy)
Raptor Ranch (US-[in post-production, 2009] (creator: Dan Bishop)
Sand Serpents (US-2009; dir. Jeff Renfroe)
1313: Giant Killer Bees! (US-2010; dir. David DeCoteau)
Sand Sharks (US-2011; dir. Mark Atkins)
2-Headed Shark Attack (US-2012; dir. Christopher Ray (as Christopher Douglas-Olen Ray)
Return of the Killer Shrews (US-2012; dir. Steve Latshaw)
Blood-Sucking Leeches and Flesh-Eating Maggots (Australia-[in pre-production]; dir. Michael Egan)
In the Heart of the Sea (US-[pre-production]; dir. Edward Zwick)
The Reef (Australia-[in production]; dir. Andrew Traucki)

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Giant Monsters of Doctor Who

Planet of Giants/Dangerous Journey/Crisis (UK-1964; S2:1-3; dir. Mervyn Pinfield, Douglas Camfield)
Doctor Who and the Silurians (UK-1970; S7:5-11; dir. Timothy Combe)
The Sea Devils (UK-1972; S9:9-14; dir. Michael E. Briant)
Carnival of Monsters (UK-1973; S10:5-8; dir. Barry Letts)
Invasion (Ep. 1)/Invasion of the Dinosaurs (UK-1974; S11:5-10; dir. Paddy Russell)
Planet of the Spiders (UK-1974; S11:21-26; dir. Barry Letts)
Robot (UK-1974/1975; S12:1-4; dir. Christopher Barry)
The Seeds of Doom (UK-1976; S13:21-26; dir. Douglas Camfield)
The Talons of Weng-Chiang (UK-1977; S14:21-26; dir. David Maloney)
The Power of Kroll
(UK-1978; S16:17-20; dir. Norman Stewart)
State of Decay
(UK-1980; S18:12-16; dir. Peter Moffatt)
Warriors of the Deep
(UK-1984; S21:1-4; dir. Pennant Roberts)
The Long Game
(UK-2005; S1:7; dir. Brian Grant)
The Christmas Invasion (UK-2005; S2:0; dir. James Hawes)
The Impossible Planet/The Satan Pit
(UK-2006; s2:8-9; dir. James Strong)
Gridlock (UK-2007; S3:3; dir. Richard Clark)
The Fires of Pompei (UK-2008; S4:2; dir. Colin Teague)
The Next Doctor (UK-2008; dir. Andy Goddard)

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Sources:

Allen A. Debus, Dinosaurs in Fantastic Fiction: A Thematic Survey (McFarland and Co., 2006)
Agresssions Animales: Animaux tuers an cinéma website
Stuart Galbraith IV, Monsters Are Attacking Tokyo: The Incredible World of Japanese Fantasy Films (Feral House, 1998)
Phil Hardy (ed.), Science Fiction: The Aurum Film Encyclopedia (Aurum Press, London, 1991)
IMDB
Stephen Jones, The Illustrated Dinosaur Movie Guide (Titan Books, 1993)
kaijuphile.com
Korean Movie Database: link
Robert Marrero, Giant Monster Movies: An Illustrated Survey (Fantasma Books, Florida, 1994)
“Thai-Style Kaiju: The Films of Sompote Sands”, on Die, Danger, Die, Die, Kill! website

I would like to thank various people for emailing amendments and additions, especially Avery Guerra [Kaiju Search-Robot Avery] whom I’ve never met but who has been generous in sending me information on films that had slipped by me — and keeping me up-to-date on new ones. Also the assorted folk of kaijuphile.com, who come up with lots of esoteric facts and figures.

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45 Responses to Giant Monster Movie List

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  3. Avery- Add DEADLY SCAVENGERS ! I play a Giant Cockroach in Ron Ford’s epic .

  4. Tim says:

    Are you serious? They’re going to make Joe Devito’s Kong: King of Skull Island into a movie! I loved that book! What all is known about the project?

  5. Backbrain says:

    Tim, all the information I have dates from a year ago — and nothing seems to have changed. You can read what is known here:

    http://roberthood.net/blog/index.php/2008/05/06/giant-monster-dreaming/

  6. i love the old b grade movies from the 1950′s. The scarry old black and white movies with giant insects etc but, i supose they are a thing of the past.
    Dr Doc (dlcs)
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  7. Please add the movie named THE PRINCE, THE WITCH AND THE MERMAID to your big monsters list. It is directed by Chalart Sriwanda. The witch is a big monster—a sea witch.

    I am from Pendleton Oregon USA. I found this movie for a dollar at Walmart and I love it. I have watched it about 5 times. I love mermaids.

    I found your site looking up Chalart Sriwanda to see what country the movie was from possibly. If it is correct, the movie is from Thailand. This is not important, but I have temple goddess dancer jewelry from Siam, which is now Thailand. I have bookmarked your site. It is informative. Thank you for listening and please add this movie to the big monsters list.

    Sincerely,
    Candy

  8. Avery says:

    Hey Candace, thanks for visiting and adding us. We’re glad that you like the site. The film you’re talking about is already here under it’s Thai title :

    Phra Apai Mani (Thailand-2002; dir. Chalart Sriwanda)

    We’ll add the English titling as well. Thanks again!

  9. Carter says:

    Thank you very much for taking the time and effort of putting together such a complete list of monster movies. It gives the one place to find the titles for giant movies to add to my collection. They make a great addition to my Godzilla room. Thank you again very much.

  10. Nate says:

    You have done a good job with this list. I was wondering if you have actually seen all these flix??

  11. Robert Hood says:

    Nate, I’ve seen a lot of them. Some haven’t been available anywhere, and some I’m not willing to spend any money to see. Of the rest, well, I’m … working on it. :-)

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  14. What is this “The Mothra” business? I can’t find anything about it anywhere and you aren’t citing your source.

    Who told you there was gonna be a new Mothra flick?

  15. Robert Hood says:

    cultistofvertigo, there was a film called “The Mothra” that appeared on Wikipedia some years ago as a future project. I was, of course, doubtful — hence the “status uncertain”. I was trying to keep track of rumours, too, at the time. The reference appears to have gone now, so I suppose I should remove it from my list. [It's gone!] The comment gave no indication whether or not it was supposed to be a Toho film or what — but I reckon it was an “or what”.

  16. lee says:

    i am looking for a old japanese movie.. where. giant rock king fights. japanese rock fighter… do you guys know what’s the name of the movie im looking for?… its a giant monster fighting at the beach.. with 2 humans controlling one of the giants ….plz..

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  19. latisha says:

    Has anyone out there in monster community read this new THE ICE GORILLA book yet? I have read the reviews but have not picked up a copy yet. Also noticed that movie producers have stated they are trying to turn THE ICE GORILLA into a movie. Does anyone know if this is true?.?/? Thanks

  20. Damon Foster says:

    Regarding Lee’s “rock fighter” movie question. You sure it’s “old”? Are you sure it’s Japanese? If not, the description sounds a lot like Steve Wang’s KUNG FU RASCALS (a low budget movie, filmed in L.A.). It’s from the late 1980s or maybe early 1990s.

  21. Robert Hood says:

    It’s in the list above: Kung Fu Rascals (US-1992; dir. Steve Wang). I did have a VHS copy once and that must be around the house somewhere. Have forgotten it though. The trouble is, I haven’t even got a working VHS player these days!!!

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  23. Jordu Schell says:

    It seems rather incredible, but it appears that you forgot ‘Jurassic Park’! I could not find it in the 1993 section of your American list of films. The sequels are there, but not the first which is, of course, the most famous. Is there a reason for it’s non-inclusion (i.e. on a separate list), or was it simply overlooked—perhaps because it’s SO ridiculously obvious? Either way, a wonderfully exhaustive list of monster flix!

  24. Robert Hood says:

    Hmmmm. You’re right. I’m sure it was on there at some point…

  25. Matt says:

    There is also Tsu Hong Wu, a Chinese fantasy film (1971 I think, but there is sketchy details on it) with a giant ogre and dragon. The footage, along with new footage, was also used in Sea God and Ghosts and The Fairy and the Devil, also Chinese films from the 70s.

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  27. Godzilla fan foreever says:

    Great site…I loved strolling down memory lane from when I was a child watching these movies on Saturday afternoon. I was wondering about a movie that was Japanese and had giant squid in the clouds and also had jewel thieves in it, in the end they used wasp venom to defeat the monsters, does anyone remember the title ?

  28. Robert Hood says:

    Hi, Godzilla fan forever! The film is Uchu daikaiju Dogora [Space Giant Monster Dogora] (1964; dir. Ishiro Honda) [aka Dagora, the Space Monster (US, 1965)]. Here’s my review: http://roberthood.net/reviews/randomstuff2.html#dogora

  29. Christina Li Volsi says:

    I am trying to discover the title of a movie that I saw on TV with my dad in the 1980s. It features a town with underground tunnels that connect to each house and lead to a cavern with a lake. The characters get attacked by smooth, white or milky white creatures with at least one tentacle each. The creatures live in the underground lake, but they use the tunnels to get humans. Although I was in middle school at the time that I saw the movie, I remember that a tentacle coming up through a grate in the floor of a cabin or house. The place may have been rented by the young adults for a vacation. Obviously, the characters have to investigate, find a opening to a tunnel in the cellar/basement, and follow the tunnel to the cavern and lake. B or worse movie rating…no doubt.

  30. Riccardo Brains says:

    Missing: John Waters’ “Multiple Maniacs” (1970) for the appearance of human-sized lobster Lobstora towards the end of the film.

  31. Robert Hood says:

    Really? I’ve never seen that Waters’ film. Must check it out some time. Thanks, Riccardo.

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  33. terri says:

    Trying to figure out the name of a movie I saw as a kid…. there were two giant apes?( Maybe) that were different colors. One was good and one was bad – just remember one ate people and spit out their clothes. Ring any bells?

  34. Robert Hood says:

    Terri, you’re thinking of the Japanese film “Furankenshutain no kaiju-Sanda tai Gaira” [trans. Frankenstein Monsters – Sanda vs Gaira] (1966; dir. Ishiro Honda), better known in US translation as “War of the Gargantuas” (1970). Two mutant “brothers”, the first of which was spawned from the irradiated heart of the Frankenstein monster in “Frankenstein Conquers the World” (1965/1966). Both were directed by “Gojira” [Godzilla, King of the Monsters] creator Ishiro Honda.

  35. Roger Priddy says:

    Love your website. I am a huge fan of “Giant Monster Movies” and have been searching for a list as gargantuan as your wonderful Giant Monster Movie List. I think I may have three films to add…

    1. Eragon: 2006 (with the ever growing dragon Saphira)
    2. Transformers: Dark of the Moon: 2011 (you have the first Transformers Movies and I too would consider these “Giant Monster Movies”)
    3. Transformers: Age of Extinction: 2014 (gotta be on here with the dinobots).

    Again–wonderful list–please keep up the excellent work!!! – Roger Priddy

  36. Robert Hood says:

    Oh, thanks, Roger. It gets tough keeping these lists up to date. Have you checked out the zombie one? That’s a killer. Ghost list is full on, too. I’m sure I’ve missed candidates there.

    You’re right in regards to your additions. I think “Eragon” annoyed me so much, I forgot about it. But there’s a LOT worse on the list already, so it deserves a place. And I just saw “Transformers: Age of Extinction” last weekend. Definitely giant monster stuff!

  37. Roger Priddy says:

    Robert–excellent–thanks for your quick response. Again, wonderful website and lists. I’ve got a place to go to now to find all the many Giant Monster Movies that I have not seen!

  38. Robert Hood says:

    If that’s your plan, Roger, you’ll need lots of free time! Good luck! :-)

  39. Roger Priddy says:

    I wish Robert–how I wish.

    2 more…
    The Killer Shrews (1959)
    Bambi Meets Godzilla (1969 short)

  40. Robert Hood says:

    Hmmm. I guess “Bambi Meets Godzilla” is valid (even if it’s little more than a joke, I did see it in a cinema once), but “The Killer Shrews”? Nothing giant-size there as far as I recall, though I may not have seen it right to the end. The shrews aren’t any bigger than, oh, say … dachshunds. Okay, admittedly that’s big for a shrew, but do they really deserve to be on a giant monster list? Yes? Oh, alright, I’ll put it in the “Relative” list.

  41. Roger Priddy says:

    Agreed Robert.

    I remember having a VHS Tape of Godzilla 1985 and before the movie it had that cute bit of animation on it. And bambi thought man was tough to deal with?

    And the shrews…probably indeed not gargantuan but hopefully worthy of the relatively list.

  42. Roger Priddy says:

    SHARKTOPUS VS. PTERACUDA 2014 (on SYFY tonight)

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