Godzilla vs Kong: Remember Gojira’s other films according to IMDB user ratings

Godzilla vs Kong is one of the most anticipated films by the public in 2021. It will show a classic confrontation between Godzilla and King Kong, the film is part of MonsterVerse: a shared universe of monsters from Warner and Legendary.
Monsterverse before Godzilla vs. Kong are just three films that were released before the next main event in the giant monster cinematic universe.
The first installment was Godzilla (2014), a reboot of the Godzilla franchise, which was followed by Kong: Skull Island (2017), a reboot of the King Kong franchise and Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019).

We have prepared a list of all Godzilla (Gojira) films according to IMDB user ratings. See how many Godzilla movies you’ve watched.
Movies are ordered according to IMDB user ratings.

Don’t forget, Godzilla vs Kong (2021) releases on theaters and streaming platforms on March, 21.

GODZILLA (GOJIRA) (1954)

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User Ratings 7,6

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.

Director: Ishirô Honda

Writers: Takeo Murata, Ishirô Honda

Stars: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada

GODZILLA, MOTHRA AND KING GHIDORAH: GIANT MONSTERS ALL-OUT ATTACK (2001)

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User Ratings 7,1

Three ancient guardian beasts awaken to protect Japan against Godzilla.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko

Writers: Keiichi Hasegawa (as Kei’ichi Hasegawa), Shûsuke Kaneko 

Stars: Chiharu Niiyama, Ryûdô Uzaki, Masahiro Kobayashi

GODZILLA VS. DESTOROYAH (1995)

GODZILLA VS. DESTOROYAH (1995) Godzilla vs Kong

User Ratings 7

The aftermath of the Oxygen Destroyer brings forth Destoroyah, a beast intent on killing Godzilla, who is on the verge of a nuclear meltdown.

Directors: Takao Okawara, Ishirô Honda

Writers: Kaoru Kamigiku (story “Gojira tai Juniagojira”) (as Kaoru Kamikiku), Kôichi Kawakita (story “Gojira tai Barubaroi”)

Stars: Takurô Tatsumi, Yôko Ishino, Yasufumi Hayashi

GODZILLA RESURGENCE (SHIN GODZILLA) (2016)

GODZILLA RESURGENCE (SHIN GODZILLA) (2016) Godzilla vs Kong

User Ratings 6,8

Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi (co-director)

Writers: Hideaki Anno, Sean Whitley

Stars: Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, Satomi Ishihara

GHIDORAH, THE THREE-HEADED MONSTER (SAN DAIKAIJÛ: CHIKYÛ SAIDAI NO KESSEN) (1964)

GHIDORAH Godzilla vs Kong

User Ratings 6,7

The disappearance of a princess coincides with the arrival of a prophetess who warns of the return of Godzilla, Rodan and the arrival of a civilization destroying space monster.

Director: Ishirô Honda

Writer: Shin’ichi Sekizawa

Stars: Yôsuke Natsuki, Yuriko Hoshi, Hiroshi Koizumi

MOTHRA VS. GODZILLA (MOSURA TAI GOJIRA) (1964)

MOTHRA VS. GODZILLA Godzilla vs Kong

User Ratings 6,6

A typhoon washes ashore a gigantic egg that’s claimed by greedy entrepreneurs near Nagoya. They refuse to return it to its rightful owner, Mothra, as Godzilla washes ashore from the same typhoon.

Director: Ishirô Honda

Writer: Shin’ichi Sekizawa

Stars: Akira Takarada, Yuriko Hoshi, Hiroshi Koizumi

GODZILLA VS. BIOLLANTE (1989)

GODZILLA VS. BIOLLANTE Godzilla vs Kong

User Ratings 6,6

Desolate by the loss of his daughter, a geneticist creates a monstrous new mutation.

Directors: Kazuki Ohmori, Koji Hashimoto (uncredited)

Writers: Shinichirô Kobayashi (story), Kazuki Ohmori 

Stars: Kunihiko Mitamura, Yoshiko Tanaka, Masanobu Takashima

GODZILLA VS MECHAGODZILLA II (GOJIRA VS MEKAGOJIRA) (1993)

GODZILLA VS MECHAGODZILLA II Godzilla vs Kong

User Ratings 6,6

The United Nations assembles the ultimate weapon to defeat Godzilla, while scientists discover a fresh pteranodon egg on a remote Japanese island.

Directors: Takao Okawara, Kazuki Ohmori (uncredited)

Writers: Yutaka Izubuchi (story “Gojira buiesu Berusaaku”), Wataru Mimura

Stars: Masahiro Takashima, Ryoko Sano, Megumi Odaka 

GODZILLA: TOKYO S.O.S. (2003)

GODZILLA: TOKYO S.O.S. Godzilla vs Kong

User Ratings 6,6

One year after the fight between Godzilla and Mechagodzilla, the two monsters along with Mothra face off in a conclusive battle royale.

Directors: Masaaki Tezuka, Koji Hashimoto (uncredited)

Writers: Masaaki Tezuka (screenplay), Masahiro Yokotani (screenplay)

Stars: Noboru Kaneko, Miho Yoshioka, Mickey Koga 

GODZILLA VS. KING GHIDORAH (GOJIRA TAI KINGU GIDORÂ) (1991)

GODZILLA VS. KING GHIDORAH Godzilla vs Kong

User Ratings 6,6

Time travelers use Godzilla in their scheme to destroy Japan to prevent the country’s future economic reign.

Directors: Kazuki Ohmori, Koji Hashimoto (uncredited)

Writer: Kazuki Ohmori

Stars: Kosuke Toyohara, Anna Nakagawa, Megumi Odaka

GODZILLA, KING OF THE MONSTERS! (1956)

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User Ratings 6,5

A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.

Directors: Ishirô Honda (as Ishiro Honda), Terry O. Morse (as Terry Morse)

Writers: Shigeru Kayama (original story), Takeo Murata (screen play)

Stars: Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kôchi

DESTROY ALL MONSTERS (1968)

User Ratings 6,5

Female aliens take control of Earth’s monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race.

Directors: Ishirô Honda, Jun Fukuda (uncredited)

Writers: Ishirô Honda, Takeshi Kimura (as Kaoru Mabuchi)

Stars: Akira Kubo, Jun Tazaki, Yukiko Kobayashi 

GODZILLA: FINAL WARS (2004)

User Ratings 6,4

Godzilla’s fiftieth Anniversary project, in which Godzilla travels around the world to fight his old foes and his allies plus a new, mysterious monster named Monster X.

Directors: Ryûhei Kitamura, Koji Hashimoto (uncredited)

Writers: Isao Kiriyama (screenplay), Ryûhei Kitamura (screenplay)

Stars: Masahiro Matsuoka, Rei Kikukawa, Don Frye

GODZILLA VS MECHAGODZILLA (1974)

User Ratings 6,4

Ape-like aliens build a robotic Godzilla to destroy Japan, and the true Godzilla may not be powerful enough to destroy it.

Director: Jun Fukuda

Writers: Jun Fukuda, Masami Fukushima (story)

Stars: Masaaki Daimon, Kazuya Aoyama, Reiko Tajima

GODZILLA (2014)

User Ratings 6,4

The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.

Director: Gareth Edwards

Writers: Ishirô Honda (based on the character: Godzilla, owned and created by) (as Toho Co., Ltd.), Takeo Murata (based on the character: Godzilla, owned and created by) (as Toho Co. Ltd.)

Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston

GODZILLA 1985 (1985)

User Ratings 6,2

Thirty years after the original monster’s rampage, a new Godzilla emerges and attacks Japan.

Directors: Koji Hashimoto, R.J. Kizer 

Writers: Reuben Bercovitch (story “Godzilla vs. Gargantua”), Fred Dekker (story Godzilla: King of the Monsters 3D)

Stars: Raymond Burr, Keiju Kobayashi, Ken Tanaka 

GODZILLA VS. MEGAGUIRUS (2000)

User Ratings 6,2

Japan creates an artificial black hole device to trap Godzilla forever, but a test of the device creates new foes for Godzilla, car-sized dragonflies called meganula and their queen, Megaguirus.

Directors: Masaaki Tezuka, Ishirô Honda

Writers: Hiroshi Kashiwabara, Wataru Mimura

Stars: Misato Tanaka, Shôsuke Tanihara, Masatô Ibu

GODZILLA AND MOTHRA: THE BATTLE FOR EARTH (GOJIRA VS. MOSURA) (1992)

User Ratings 6,2

Japan is caught in the middle of a three-way battle between Godzilla, the divine Mothra, and her dark counterpart Battra.

Director: Takao Okawara

Writers: Wataru Mimura (story “Gojira tai Gigamosu”), Akira Murao (story “Mosura tai Bagan”)

Stars: Tetsuya Bessho, Satomi Kobayashi, Takehiro Murata

TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA (1975)

User Ratings 6,2

Godzilla comes to the rescue when an alien race rebuilds Mechagodzilla to destroy Earth’s cities. A traitorous scientist gives them a second weapon: Titanosaurus.

Directors: Ishirô Honda, Jun Fukuda (uncredited)

Writers: Yukiko Takayama (screenplay), Yukiko Takayama (story)

Stars: Katsuhiko Sasaki, Tomoko Ai, Akihiko Hirata

GODZILLA VS HEDORAH (GOJIRA TAI HEDORÂ) (GODZILLA VS. THE SMOG MONSTER) (1971)

User Ratings 6,1

From Earth’s pollution a new monster is spawned. Hedorah, the smog monster, destroys Japan and fights Godzilla while spewing his poisonous gas to further the damage.

Directors: Yoshimitsu Banno, Ishirô Honda (uncredited)

Writers: Yoshimitsu Banno, Takeshi Kimura (as Kaoru Mabuchi)

Stars: Akira Yamauchi, Toshie Kimura, Hiroyuki Kawase

GODZILLA 2000 (1999)

User Ratings 6,1

Godzilla saves Tokyo from a flying saucer that transforms into the beast Orga.

Director: Takao Okawara

Writers: Hiroshi Kashiwabara, Wataru Mimura 

Stars: Takehiro Murata, Hiroshi Abe, Naomi Nishida

GODZILLA: MONSTER PLANET (2017)

User Ratings 6

A desperate group of refugees attempts to recolonize Earth 20,000 years after Godzilla took over, but one young man wants revenge above all else.

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno

Writers: Gen Urobuchi (original story), Gen Urobuchi (screenplay)

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa

GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS (2019)

User Ratings 6

The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

Director: Michael Dougherty

Writers: Michael Dougherty (screenplay by), Zach Shields (screenplay by)

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown

GODZILLA RAIDS AGAIN (1955)

User Ratings 5,9

Godzilla battles an irradiated Ankylosaur and destroys Osaka in the process.

Directors: Motoyoshi Oda, Ishirô Honda (uncredited)

Writers: Takeo Murata, Shigeaki Hidaka 

Stars: Hiroshi Koizumi, Setsuko Wakayama, Minoru Chiaki

KING KONG VS. GODZILLA (1963)

User Ratings 5,9

A newspaper and television station funded by a pharmaceutical company want a sensation, which happens to be the discovery of King Kong on an island. He is captured and brought to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles Godzilla.

Directors: Ishirô Honda (as Inoshiro Honda), Tom Montgomery (as Thomas Montgomery)

Writers: Shin’ichi Sekizawa, Paul Mason

Stars: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yû Fujiki

GODZILLA VS. SPACE GODZILLA (GOJIRA VS. SUPESUGOJIRA) (1994)

User Ratings 5,9

Godzilla is threatened by two new forces: Mogera – another UN built machine; and Space Godzilla – a beast spawned from Godzilla’s particles in space.

Directors: Kenshô Yamashita, Kazuki Ohmori (uncredited)

Writers: Kanji Kashiwa, Hiroshi Kashiwabara 

Stars: Megumi Odaka, Jun Hashizume, Zenkichi Yoneyama

GODZILLA: CITY ON THE EDGE OF BATTLE (2018)

User Ratings 5,8

Humanity’s desperate battle to reclaim the Earth from Godzilla continues. The key to defeating the King of the Monsters may be Mechagodzilla, a robotic weapon thought to have been lost nearly 20,000 years ago.

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno

Writers: Gen Urobuchi (story concept), Gen Urobuchi (series composition)

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa

GODZILLA VS. GIGAN (1972)

User Ratings 5,7

A man begins to suspect that something is wrong about his employers; meanwhile, Godzilla and Anguirus are alerted to something strange going on.

Directors: Jun Fukuda, Yoshimitsu Banno (uncredited) 

Writers: Takeshi Kimura (story “Gojira tai Uchu Kaijû”), Shin’ichi Sekizawa (screenplay)

Stars: Hiroshi Ishikawa, Yuriko Hishimi, Minoru Takashima

GODZILLA VS. THE SEA MONSTER (EBIRAH, HORROR OF THE DEEP) (1966)

User Ratings 5,5

A young man steals a boat to find his brother, but he and his shipmates become shipwrecked on a mysterious island inhabited by a giant sea monster and a slumbering Godzilla.

Director: Jun Fukuda

Writer: Shin’ichi Sekizawa

Stars: Akira Takarada, Kumi Mizuno, Chôtarô Tôgin

GODZILLA (1998)

User Ratings 5,4

A giant, reptilian monster surfaces, leaving destruction in its wake as it strides into New York City. To stop it, an earthworm scientist, his reporter ex-girlfriend, and other unlikely heroes team up to save their city.

Director: Roland Emmerich

Writers: Dean Devlin (screenplay), Roland Emmerich (screenplay)

Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo

SON OF GODZILLA (1967)

User Ratings 5,3

Scientists experimenting with changes in weather on a tropical island get more than they bargained for when Godzilla shows up to battle humongous insects and protect his newborn child.

Director: Jun Fukuda

Writers: Shin’ichi Sekizawa, Kazue Shiba

Stars: Tadao Takashima, Akira Kubo, Beverly Maeda

GODZILLA: THE PLANET EATER (2018)

User Ratings 5,1

Humanity, their alien allies, and Godzilla all enter their endgame as the powerful destructive entity known as Ghidorah arrives at Earth.

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno

Writer: Gen Urobuchi

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa

GODZILLA VS. MEGALON (1973)

User Ratings 4,9

The undersea nation of Seatopia sends the gigantic Megalon to destroy the world above – and it’s up to Godzilla and a size-shifting robot, Jet Jaguar, to defeat him.

Directors: Jun Fukuda, Yoshimitsu Banno (uncredited)

Writers: Jun Fukuda, Takeshi Kimura (story “Gojira tai Uchu Kaijû”)

Stars: Katsuhiko Sasaki, Hiroyuki Kawase, Yutaka Hayashi

GODZILLA’S REVENGE (ALL MONSTERS ATTACK) (1971)

User Ratings 3,9

A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla’s son, who is also having bully troubles.

Directors: Ishirô Honda, Jun Fukuda (uncredited)

Writer: Shin’ichi Sekizawa

Stars: Kenji Sahara, Machiko Naka, Tomonori Yazaki 

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