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.
Son of Godzilla (Kaijū-tō no Kessen Gojira no Musuko, lit. Monster Island's Decisive Battle: Son of Godzilla) is a 1967 Japanese science fiction kaiju film featuring Godzilla, produced and distributed by Toho. The film is directed by Jun Fukuda with special effects by Sadamasa Arikawa with supervision by Eiji Tsuburaya and stars Tadao Takashima, Akira Kubo, Akihiko Hirata, and Beverly Maeda, with Hiroshi Sekita, Seiji Onaka, and Haruo Nakajima as Godzilla and Marchan the Dwarf as Minilla. The film was released in Japan on December 16, 1967 and released directly to television in the United States in 1969 through the Walter Reade Organization.