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40% Tomatometer 5 Reviews 32% Audience Score 500+ Ratings
American and Japanese military officials join forces to remove a fire-breathing monster from the Pacific islands. Read More Read Less
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Grant Watson Fiction Machine There is no denying that this is a derivative work - it clearly would not exist without Toho's reptilian giant - but within that framework it does feel like its own thing. Rated: 7/10 Oct 3, 2021 Full Review Tim Brayton Antagony & Ecstasy Silly, nonsensical, incoherent, and wildly unconvincing, and there's not a single frame of it that isn't hilarious. Rated: 4/10 Aug 14, 2014 Full Review James O'Ehley Sci-Fi Movie Page Gamera has no qualms about incinerating an entire club filled with anti-authoritarian beatniks with his fiery breath, but saves a small annoying boy from falling to his death! May 27, 2010 Full Review Sean Axmaker ... the sober approach slips into silliness with a giddy space age ending%u2014and ultimately that's the film's charm. May 23, 2010 Full Review Phil Hall Film Threat As thrilling as a turtle race. Rated: 1.5/5 Sep 22, 2006 Full Review Read all reviews

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Irelia I whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy does this exist Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 04/05/24 Full Review Adam S While not innovative, and it lacks in multiple areas that make it pale in comparison to the other Kaiju films of its time, the original Gamera film is a solid start that contains impressive set pieces of that sweet Kaiju action. Rating: 50% Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/06/24 Full Review Gorgo _ I #### my pants while watching this Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/26/24 Full Review Georgan G What could be better than a 200' turtle with fire coming out of its shell? This movie is out of the 50 SciFi Classics collection. If u enjoy old sci fi, u will love this Japanese flick. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 12/03/23 Full Review Santiago M I like this movie. Is also considered one of my favorite Kaiju movies of all time. Besides godzilla and King Kong and ultraman. I would make a reboot about this movie. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 10/04/23 Full Review J L Godzilla rip offs never are as original in plot or great in scope. But the sequel is a masterpiece in comparason, Gamera vs. Barugon was better, Watch that. I'd hope Gamera Rebirth is better than this and the Godzilla anime trilogy too. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 08/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews

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Synopsis American and Japanese military officials join forces to remove a fire-breathing monster from the Pacific islands.
Noriaki Yuasa
Yonejiro Saito
Original Language
Release Date (Streaming)
Oct 12, 2017
1h 26m
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