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Japan Frankenstein Kaiju

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Seen on: 05/07/2017

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Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)

Directed by Ishirô Honda

Science Fiction | Horror

Overview

During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein’s lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid.  Later, a reptilian monster goes on a rampage. Eventually the Frankenstein creature and the reptile face off in a terrible battle.

Rated NR | Length 93 minutes

Actors

Koji Furuhata | Haruo Nakajima | Saburô Iketani | Shôichi Hirose | Hideo Shibuya | Shin Ôtomo | Kenichiro Kawaji | Hideaki Nitani | Toshihiko Furuta | Tadashi Okabe | Senkichi Ômura | Yutaka Nakayama | Nadao Kirino | Shigeki Ishida | Kenzô Tabu | Hisaya Itô | Yutaka Sada | Ren Yamamoto | Peter Mann | Noriko Takahashi | Keiko Sawai | Ikio Sawamura | Yoshio Kosugi | Haruya Katô | Kôzô Nomura | Yoshifumi Tajima | Kenji Sahara | Nobuo Nakamura | Takashi Shimura | Susumu Fujita | Jun Tazaki | Yoshio Tsuchiya | Kumi Mizuno | Nick Adams | Tadao Takashima

Viewing Notes

Saw this years ago before it went OOP. Surprised this hasn’t been re-released. Happy birthday to Ishiro Honda today!

Comments

avatarsensoria
2 weeks ago

I don’t think I’ve ever seen this!

avatarsleestakk
2 weeks ago

It’s actually pretty good for a bizarro adaptation of Mary Shelley’s story. Hoping it gets a new remastered version someday.