Gammera the Invincible

December 3, 2015 at 3:16 am (4 Heads, Gammera the Invincible) (, , , , )

Gammera the Invincible – 1966 – Japan/United States

A Soviet plane carrying an atomic bomb “accidentally” flies over Alaska and is shot down by American jets. The resulting atomic blast terrifies some Eskimos and awakens Gamera. Gamera is a flying fire-breathing turtle born in the ancient time before Earth had oxygen, apparently. As a result, Gamera survives by eating fire, which makes no sense. His hunger forces him to devastate power plants across the globe. When atomic weapons and experimental freeze-bombs prove ineffective, the Japanese government lures Gamera into a rocket and launches him to Mars.

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