Size matters-the team behind the Twentieth Century Fox blockbuster Independence Daybring to life the biggest monster of all time!
You are there for the filming of the most spectacular scenes in movie history. With exclusive action photos, candid interviews with cast and crew, and special effects secrets- revealed !
Is That Thunder . . . Or Footsteps?
Godzilla is back, bigger than ever. And you are there, for the filming of the most spectacular special effects ever captured on screen. The undisputed king of movie monsters has been brought to life by Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin, the celebrated creators of the smash hit, Independence Day. How they filmed the ultimate monster in the ultimate city-New York-is one of the most fascinating, revealing and entertaining stories in cinema history.
toppling the Chrysler Building
the fog factor
"Do you have a permit for that?"
attack of the condor cranes
space-cams & hero suits
Jamaica goes Hawaiian
the 360 degree technocrane
the "jumping" cars
lightning on cue
a database named "Dave"
the Hudson tornado
praying for rain
Matthew Broderick limps to the rescue
the Professional from The Big Blue
The Simpson connection
"He's Angry But He Likes Your Tie"
this Isn't Spinal Tap
Zeiss-counting and Z-tracking
lighting with a 70s touch
Godzilla visits Jurassic Park</UL>
"How do you follow up a movie like Independence Day? The only thing that seemed remotely in the ball park was Godzilla"
-- Dean Devlin
"We passed four time. I wasn't sure it could be done without being kitschy. Actually, it was Jan DeBont's script that convinced me. . . ."
-- Roland Emmerich
"These were the biggest sets I'd ever seen. Even bigger than Mission Impossible!"
-- Jean Reno
"When Godzilla vs. King Kong came out, that was a big deal in my neighborhood. I remember actively worrying about who would win."
-- Hank Azaria
"You have to have a sense of humor about this enormous lizard knocking over buildings in New York."