Date: 2023 December 13 20:51
Posted by Joe
The good people from Anime Limited have just sent us details about the upcoming UK release of Godzilla Minus One. The film will be released on Friday 15 December 2023 and has now expanded to more than 400 screens across the UK and Ireland.
The film proved to be a huge success in the US, becoming the highest-grossing Japanese live-action film of all time in North America.
To find a cinema near you showing the film, visit godzillafilm.co.uk.
The press release is as follows:
GODZILLA MINUS ONE EXPANDS TO OVER 400 SITES AHEAD OF FRIDAY’S RELEASE
©2023 TOHO COMPANY LIMITED. All rights reserved.
Toho’s popular blockbuster is set to open in more than 400 theaters, IMAX, 4DX, Screen X and Dolby Cinema screens after its US debut and record-breaking popular demand.
Jack Bottomley, Starburst
Neil Smith, General Films
Phil De Semlyen, Time Out
London, UK, December 12, 2023-The movie everyone’s been talking about will finally hit the big screen this Friday! By extremely popular demand, Anime Limited and Toho Co. Ltd. pleased to announce the theatrical release GODZILLA MINUS ONE in the UK and Ireland has expanded to more than 400 cinemas IMAX, ScreenX and 4DX screens from December 15, 2023.
“A huge and resonant epic” According to Total Film’s Neil Smith, GODZILLA MINUS ONE broke box office records upon its US release – earnings more than 25 million USD in the first 10 days of release to become the highest-grossing Japanese live-action film of all time in North America. The highly anticipated film has also received an overwhelming response from critics, with the film Certified Fresh with 97% on Rotten Tomatoesand Jack Bottomley of Starburst Magazine called GODZILLA MINUS ONE “a thunderous, profound, and exciting cinematic experience that is definitely not to be missed!”.
Celebrating nearly 70 years as a cultural and cinematic icon, this latest film in Toho’s classic series is was created to be the most terrifying incarnation of the character with a Japan drowning in helplessness because it had lost everything before this new, monstrous threat appeared. When despair piles on despair, can humans survive without fighting back?
WATCH THE TRAILER HERE
Calls GODZILLA MINUS ONE “the culmination of all the films I have made so far, and a film that deserves to be “experienced” rather than “seen” in a theater.”, the film was written and directed by famous filmmaker Takashi Yamazaki. Inspired by his formative experiences with STAR WARS and CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND, Yamazaki has become a leading figure in Japan’s visual effects industry and has won numerous awards for bringing literary icons to life. popularization of Japan to the big screen, with films including Stand By Me Doremon, Lupine III: Archimedes’ First and Great War.
Japan, devastated after the war, faces a new threat in the form of Godzilla. How will the country face this impossible situation?
GODZILLA MINUS ONE will be released in cinemas, IMAX, 4DX, Screen X and Dolby Cinema screens across the UK and Ireland from
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About Anime Limited:
Based in Glasgow, Anime Limited is a leading distributor of Japanese animation in Europe, renowned for its exclusive collector’s editions of anime and fan-favorite soundtracks, connecting Western audiences with original creators across languages and oceans, and helped put anime at the heart of cinema. Anime Limited proudly produces releases from the biggest anime franchises including Cowboy Bebop, Attack on Titan, NEON GENESIS EVANGELION, Mobile Suit Granada, Tokyo Ghoul, Your Name, Weathering With You, Mirai, BELLE and JUJUTSU KAISEN .
Introducing Toho Co., Ltd.
Toho Company provides high-quality entertainment to a wide range of customers through its film production, distribution and exhibition business, firmly supported by its real estate business. including Toho Shinjuku Building and Hibiya Chante, animation production, DVD software production and sales, as well as TOHO Cinemas’ efforts to expand its multiplex theater network. Among these,”Godzilla”, which dates back to 1954, is Toho’s flagship IP that has many fans around the world and has been loved for many years.
Source: Godzilla Minus One movie website