15-Film Godzilla Collection Announced As Criterion's 1000th Disc

The Criterion Collection has been publishing films for over 20 years, and it’s about to hit a huge milestone. It’s next disc, with a spine #1000, will be released this fall, and it is a massive blu-ray Godzilla collection. This collection of films targets primarily the early Japanese Godzilla films, packing in 15 films in total. The films include: 

  • Godzilla (1954)
  • Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
  • King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963)
  • Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
  • Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
  • Invasion of the Astro Monster (1965)
  • Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966)
  • Son of Godzilla (1967)
  • Destroy All Monsters (1968)
  • All Monsters Attack (1969)
  • Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)
  • Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
  • Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
  • Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
  • Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975) 

Also coming packaged with the mega-collection are a series of interviews with fimmakers and composers, English subtitles and dubs, and a hardcover book with notes on the films by cinema historians. This collection will be released on October 29, 2019, and is available for pre-order on the official website.   

Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954–1975 is a colossal set, and we’d have it no other way for our 1000th release! We can’t wait to share it with you when it roars into stores on Blu-ray on October 29. Take a look inside! https://t.co/jwYyr01mPZ pic.twitter.com/XtCdCMx9Wn

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