El Rey Network will be airing its 2nd Annual Kaiju Christmas Marathon beginning on December 24th at 6AM/5C – 96 glorious hours of Japanese monster madness starring everyone’s favorite not-so-jolly green giant, Godzilla.
From Gojira – the film that started it all – to Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla; from Terror of Mechagodzilla to Mothra vs. Godzilla, watch Godzilla take on all comers (even the Japanese version of the IRS – no, really, but if you blink you’ll miss it!).
Follow the jump for a complete list of movies featured along with taglines and the full, 96 hour schedule.
CRASHING THROUGH THE SNOW!!!
EL REY NETWORK RAIDS THE HOLIDAYS WITH SECOND ANNUAL “KAIJU CHRISTMAS” MARATHON FEATURING 96 HOURS OF THE CLASSIC GODZILLA FILMS INCLUDING 10 NETWORK PREMIERES BEGINNING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24TH AT 6AM ET/PT
Join El Rey Network for the second annual “Kaiju Christmas” marathon that brings you over 96 hours of mania featuring the one and only Godzilla. The marathon crashes into your home with the original film that started it all, “Gojira” on Thursday, December 24th at 6AM ET/PT and culminates with “Rodan” on Sunday, December 27th at 4AM ET/PT (see full schedule on the attached page).
“Kaiju Christmas” Godzilla films premiering on El Rey Network in alphabetical order:
GODZILLA AGAINST MECHAGODZILLA
Japanese scientists create a robotic creature to fight a destructive monster.
GODZILLA: FINAL WARS
Humans revive a frozen and gargantuan creature to save the Earth from sinister aliens and the monsters they control.
GODZILLA, MOTHRA, AND KING GHIDORAH: GIANT MONSTERS ALL-OUT ATTACK
Three monsters battle the giant lizard to prevent it from destroying Japan.
GODZILLA: TOKYO S.O.S.
Godzilla, Mothra and Mechagodzilla threaten to turn Tokyo into toothpicks in an all-out battle for supremacy.
GODZILLA VS. DESTOROYAH
Scientists freeze a radioactive dinosaur and contend with a horde of lethal creatures formed from its cells.
GODZILLA VS. KING GHIDORAH
Time-travelers’ efforts to prevent a dinosaur’s mutation result in the creation of a three-headed dragon that terrorizes Japan.
GODZILLA VS. MECHAGODZILLA II
A radioactive dinosaur fights a genetically engineered monster and battles pterodactyl Rodan for custody of a reptilian infant.
GODZILLA VS. MEGAGUIRUS: THE G ANNIHILATION STRATEGY
Japan is threatened not only by Godzilla, but by a gigantic flying monster and its legions of hungry larva. As the monsters go at it, the Japanese military scrambles to destroy all them all.
GODZILLA VS. MOTHRA
After a meteorite awakens Godzilla, Mothra and a dark counterpart named Battra join forces to defeat him.
GODZILLA VS. SPACEGODZILLA
Godzilla prepares for battle with an extraterrestrial creature that was formed from his own particles in space.
Other titles in “Kaiju Christmas” marathon in alphabetical order:
GHIDORRAH: THE THREE HEADED MONSTER
The citizens of Tokyo are subjected to an ill-tempered atomic mutant: the triple-headed Ghidorrah, who breathes electric volts in all directions.
In the very first Godzilla film a 400-foot-tall mutant dinosaur called Gojira, awakened from the depths of the sea, becomes a rampaging nuclear nightmare, complete with glowing dorsal fins and fiery, radioactive breath. Crushing ships, villages, and buildings in his wake, Gojira marches toward Tokyo.
GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS
An American reporter witnesses a 400-foot amphibious monster, brought back to life by underwater nuclear testing, go on a rampage through Tokyo.
GODZILLA RAIDS AGAIN
Tsukioka and Kobayashi fly scout planes for a small fishing fleet, based in Osaka. A mechanical problem forces Kobayashi to set his plane down on remote Iwato island, and as he and Tsukioka are trying to make repairs, they are drawn to the sound of a horrendous conflagration and discover two enormous dinosaurs battling each other amid the snowy wastes of the island.
A precocious little boy has real-life traumas including harassment by bullies and kidnapping by a gang of bank robbers. He escapes these dilemmas mainly by taking frequent naps, during which he dreams of journeys to Monster Island to partake in Godzilla’s exploits.
GODZILLA VS. MONSTER ZERO
Following discovery of the mysterious Planet X in our solar system, a joint U.S./Japanese space exploratory mission is organized. The explorers discover aliens who claim their planet has been under constant attack from the powerful Monster Zero.
MOTHRA VS. GODZILLA
A greedy developer unwittingly hatches a gigantic baby moth upon Tokyo, while Godzilla strikes once again.
A giant pterodactyl whose wings create massive, destructive winds as it flies by makes its way to Japan.
TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA
A race of malevolent aliens bent on world domination unleash the ultimate weapon of destruction on mankind, leaving them with no hope for survival but the power of the mighty Godzilla.
El Rey Network’s “Kaiju Christmas” Marathon Film Schedule
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24TH
6:00 AM ET/PT “GOJIRA”
8:15 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS”
9:45 AM ET/PT “RODAN”
11:45 AM ET/PT “GHIDORRAH: THE THREE HEADED MONSTER”
1:15 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA RAIDS AGAIN”
3:00 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MONSTER ZERO”
5:00 PM ET/PT “MOTHRA VS. GODZILLA”
7:00 PM ET/PT “GODZILLAS REVENGE”
8:30 PM ET/PT “TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA”
10:30 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MECHAGODZILLA II”
1:00 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MOTHRA”
3:30 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. SPACEGODZILLA”
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25TH
6:00 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. DESTOROYAH”
8:15 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. KING GHIDORAH”
10:30 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA AGAINST MECHAGODZILLA”
12:30 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MEGAGUIRUS: THE G ANNIHILATION STRATEGY”
2:45 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA, MOTHRA, AND KING GHIDORAH: GIANT MONSTERS ALL-OUT ATTACK”
5:00 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA: TOKYO S.O.S. ”
7:00 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA: FINAL WARS”
9:45 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS”
11:30 PM ET/PT “GHIDORRAH: THE THREE HEADED MONSTER”
1:30 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA RAIDS AGAIN”
3:15 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA: FINAL WARS”
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26TH
6:00 AM ET/PT “MOTHRA VS. GODZILLA”
8:00 AM ET/PT “TERROR OF MECHAGODZILLA”
10:00 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MECHAGODZILLA II”
12:30 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA: TOKYO S.O.S. ”
2:30 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MOTHRA”
4:30 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. SPACEGODZILLA”
7:00 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. DESTOROYAH”
9:15 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. KING GHIDORAH”
11:30 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA AGAINST MECHAGODZILLA”
1:30 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MEGAGUIRUS: THE G ANNIHILATION STRATEGY”
3:45 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA, MOTHRA, AND KING GHIDORAH: GIANT MONSTERS ALL-OUT ATTACK”
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27TH
6:00 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA: TOKYO S.O.S. ”
8:00 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA: FINAL WARS”
10:45 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS”
12:30 PM ET/PT “GHIDORRAH: THE THREE HEADED MONSTER”
2:30 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MEGAGUIRUS: THE G ANNIHILATION STRATEGY”
4:45 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MECHAGODZILLA II”
7:15 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. MOTHRA”
9:15 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. SPACEGODZILLA”
11:45 PM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. DESTOROYAH”
2:00 AM ET/PT “GODZILLA VS. KING GHIDORAH”
4:15 AM ET/PT “RODAN”