Rodan (1956)

The second major addition to Toho Studios' giant-monster series after Gojira (aka Godzilla, 1954), was Rodan (or Radon), a giant pterodactyl whose wings create massive, destructive winds as it flies by. There are actually two of them in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 26, 1956
DVD Release Date: March 29, 2005
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
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There's a soft spot in my heart for the comic book style of the film.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

An entertaining, well-made monster movie with absolutely nothing on its mind.

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Rob Humanick

As tedious and lethargic as [the original] Godzilla was smart and engaging.

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Chris Weber
Following the success of Godzilla, those crazy guys in Japan decided to make a bunch more giant monster movies, and one of the first after Godzilla was this… More
Luke Baldock
A great monster movie, this time in color. A similar plot to Godzilla sees nuclear testing wake up an over sized Pteranodon. In a sleepy mining village a series… More