How Godzilla Changed Monster Movies

In early filmmaking, stop-motion was the way everything was shot. Until Godzilla came along. With just six months to film instead of the needed 7 years, Ishirō Honda had to find a new way to film his monster movie. So he swapped the traditional method for suitmation — actors wearing latex suits and wrecking havoc on miniature sets — thus changing the industry forever.

Your crate × Close

Free shipping over $200 in the U.S.
International rates at checkout. We're proud to offer a discount to Military, Nurses, and First Responders.