Mothra

A gruesome marvel! From giant egg to giant moth, attacking the whole world with fury!

Mothra (1961)

FantasyScience FictionThrillerMystery

Shipwreck survivors are found on a presumably uninhabited and irradiated island called Infant Island. A joint expedition of Roliscan and Japanese scientists explore the island and discover the Shobijin, the twin priestesses of the island's deity, Mothra. When a greedy businessman kidnaps the fairies for profit, the divine Mothra sets out to rescue them.

Director: Ishirō Honda
Writer: Shinichi Sekizawa

Release Date: 1961-07-30
Status: Released
Run time: 101 min / 1:41
Revenue: $2,237,760
Production Companies : Toho Company, Ltd., Columbia Pictures
Production Country: Japan

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Casts

Frankie Sakai
Journalist Senichiro 'Sen-chan' Fukuda
Hiroshi Koizumi
Dr. Shin'ichi Chûjô
Kyōko Kagawa
Photgrapher Michi Hanamura
Jerry Itô
Clark Nelson
Ken Uehara
Dr. Harada
Emi Ito
Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
Yumi Ito
Shobijin (Twin Fairy)
Takashi Shimura
News Editor
Akihiro Tayama
Shinji Chûjô
Akihiko Hirata
Doctor
Tetsu Nakamura
Nelson's Henchman
Obel Wyatt
Dr. Roff
Seizaburō Kawazu
General (uncredited)
Yoshifumi Tajima
Military Advisor (uncredited)
Robert Dunham
Rolisican Official (uncredited)
Kenji Sahara
Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)
Yoshio Kosugi
Ship Captain (uncredited)
Ren Yamamoto
Ship Survivor (uncredited)
Haruya Katô
Ship Survivor (uncredited)
Shôichi Hirose
Dam Worker (uncredited)
Hiroshi Takagi
Nelson's Henchman (uncredited)
Yasuhisa Tsutsumi
Woodcutter (uncredited)
Teruko Mita
Rest House Owner's Wife (uncredited)
Kôji Iwamoto
Nelson's Henchman (uncredited)
Mitsuo Tsuda
Surveyor (uncredited)
Masamitsu Tayama
Shinji Chûjô (uncredited)
Toshio Miura
Nelson's Henchman (uncredited)
Tadashi Okabe
Surveyor (uncredited)
Akira Wakamatsu
Nelson's Henchman (uncredited)
Yutaka Nakayama
Radio Communicator (uncredited)
Osman Yusuf
Nelson's Rolisican Henchman (uncredited)
Akira Yamada
Island Worshipper (uncredited)
Kôji Uno
Police Officer (uncredited)
Wataru Ômae
Official (uncredited)
Toshihiko Furuta
Dam Worker (uncredited)
Keisuke Matsuyama
Shipmate (uncredited)
Takeo Nagashima
Island Dancer (uncredited)
Mitsuo Matsumoto
Police Officer (uncredited)
Hideo Shibuya
Journalist (uncredited)
Kazuo Hinata
Official (uncredited)
Shigeo Katô
Dam Watchman (uncredited)
Rinsaku Ogata
Ship Survivor (uncredited)
Yutaka Oka
Captain of Transport (uncredited)
Kô Hayami
Island Dancer (uncredited)
Hiroyuki Satake
Police officer (uncredited)
Kazuo Imai
Announcer (uncredited)
Hiroshi Akitsu
Nelson's henchman (uncredited)
Akio Kusama
Surveyor (uncredited)
Gorô Sakurai
Member of Task Force (uncredited)
Haruo Nakajima
Mothra
Katsumi Tezuka
Mothra

Crew

Directing Ishirō Honda Director
Editing Kazuji Taira Editor
Visual Effects Eiji Tsuburaya Visual Effects
Production Tomoyuki Tanaka Producer
Writing Tomoyuki Tanaka Lyricist
Writing Shinichi Sekizawa Screenplay
Camera Hajime Koizumi Director of Photography
Art Takeo Kita Art Direction
Production Shin Morita Production Manager
Writing Takehiko Fukunaga Novel
Writing Shinichirô Nakamura Novel
Writing Yoshie Hotta Novel
Sound Yûji Koseki Original Music Composer
Art Teruaki Abe Art Direction
Directing Samaji Nonagase Assistant Director
Sound Masanobu Miyazaki Sound Recordist
Sound Shoichi Fujinawa Sound Recordist
Lighting Toshio Takashima Lighting Technician

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