10 Giant Movie Monsters We Want Godzilla to Fight

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The giant reptilian-based creature called Godzilla has been wreaking havoc on mankind (usually Japan) since 1954. Sometimes he’s attacking man, other times he’s protecting man – the fire-breathing beast has a very fickle relationship with us. Over the past 60 years, Godzilla has battled thirty different monsters – ranging from irradiated beasts to mechanized foes to space aliens – and he’s managed to defeat them all.

However, all those monsters lived inside the world Toho Co, Ltd. created, so Godzilla was always going to win. But how would he fair against giant monsters from outside of his world? That’s the topic we’re exploring in this post.

We’ve listed our choices in order of least likely to defeat Godzilla to most likely to topple the King of the Monsters, and have tried to include monsters that would rival him in size.


1. Nancy Archer – Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

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At first glance, Archer appears to have no chance at defeating Godzilla in a one-on-one fight. However, though he may have a giant tail to swing during battle, he may have trouble defending himself against Nancy’s devastating swinging purse attack (we kid, we kid).

Truthfully, Nancy’s human flesh wouldn’t stand up to the relentless tearing and scratching of Godzilla’s claws. One well placed swipe and she’d probably bleed out in a matter of minutes. But then again, The King of Monsters vs a scorned woman’s wrath? We’d pay to watch that…


2. Stay Puft Marshmallow Man – Ghostbusters

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Godzilla versus The Staypuft Marshmallow Man

Much like Godzilla, the Stay Puft mascot relies mainly on his size, girth and sheer strength to aid him in fights. Because he is possessed by the demon Gozer, he’s able to topple buildings and withstand brute-force attacks, thanks in part to his gooey skin, which makes him virtually indestructible.

We say virtually, because everyone knows all you have to do to destroy a marshmallow is set it on fire – and thanks to Godzilla’s fire breath attack, he’ll make short, yummy work of Stay Puft. That wouldn’t keep us from watching the fight with graham crackers and chocolate in our hands ready to make the world’s largest s’mores.

Image Credit: Rabittooth


3. Giant Space Bird – The Giant Claw

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Godzilla has faced numerous flying foes during his time – Rodan, Mothra, King Ghidorah – but none have been protected by an anti-matter shield like this unnamed winged-creature from another galaxy. That alone could give this space bird a leg up on Earth’s reptilian protector.

Ironically, the intergalactic fowl’s downfall would be the one characteristic that defines him – the ability to fly. Once Godzilla gets his claws and teeth into those wings, it’s game over and barbecue for lunch. That being said, watching a fight between these two would be very entertaining…and hunger inducing.


4. Leatherback – Pacific Rim

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While Leatherback may not be as strong or cunning like his other Kaiju brothers, he is the most violent and managed to take down three Jaegers before finally being defeated. With his thick armored skin, massive mace-like hands and electromagnetic pulse attacks, he would give Godzilla all he could handle and more.

Unfortunately, his EMP attack would only affect Mecha-Godzilla, and having a weak spine would mean the real Godzilla would snap his back quicker than Bane snapped Batman’s. Just because this battle would be over quicker than the Mike Tyson/Michael Spinks fight doesn’t mean we wouldn’t watch it on pay-per-view.


5. King Kong – King Kong

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There’s no doubt that the giant primate billed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” King Kong, could hold his own in a toe-to-toe brawl with Godzilla. In fact, the two battled once in 1962 with Kong appearing to be the victor as the two tumbled into the ocean. But since Godzilla can breathe underwater, it’s speculated that he simply swam away when the opportunity presented itself.

Water would be the biggest factor in a no-holds barred battle between these two. On land, they may possibly be equals, but in the sea, Godzilla will reign supreme every time. Even though this battle has happened before, the rematch would be on par with the Rocky vs. Apollo fight and that’s not something we are going to miss.


6. Smaug – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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When it comes to conquering mountains and villages, Smaug is the best above all other dragons. With his mighty wing-span, almost impenetrable armor-like scales and gold-melting fire, Smaug the Magnificent is feared by all of mankind and conquers all (four-foot-tall dwarves) who attack him.

However, Godzilla is considerably taller than the Durin Folk of Lonely Mountain and Smaug would no doubt have his wings full trying to defeat him – though it would be an epic battle for the ages and who wouldn’t want to watch that go down?


7. The Kraken – Clash of the Titans

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The Kraken is a mythological beast dating back to Greek times and has been depicted as a both a giant squid in Pirates of the Caribbean and a humongous aquatic beast in Clash of the Titans. Obviously, Godzilla would simply enjoy a calamari meal with the first Kraken, but the latter Kraken would put up one heck of a fight.

Both the Kraken and Godzilla are nearly a match when it comes to strength in and out of the water but since the Kraken rarely comes onto land, Godzilla would have the clear advantage by simply dragging him onto shore then stomping a mud hole in his rear end. We’d love to see these two massive creatures duke it out in an arena set up just for them.


8. Unknown – Cloverfield

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This unknown, unnamed monster from the ocean’s depths is the only monster on this list to rival Godzilla in pure size. He towers above buildings, moves quickly and strikes erratically, making him a very unpredictable enemy to fight. He also has the advantage of using the parasites attached to his body to help fight.

The only real disadvantage this monster has are his thin, spindly appendages – which Godzilla would most likely snap off like twigs then proceed to use to beat his armless torso senseless. If he can keep that from happening, then MAYBE he stands a chance of winning. Of course, any battle between these two would need to be watched on some old super 8 reels that were found after the fight was over.


9. Ants – Them!

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We will admit that at first glance, ants (even the monstrous type) would appear to be no match for a skyscraper-sized beast like Godzilla – he’ll simply just brush them off and mash them under foot. If you’ve ever had the misfortune of standing in a bed of fire ants, then you know how this is much easier said than done.

What gives the ants the clear advantage over Godzilla is their numbers. They would swarm over Godzilla, biting and weighing him down until he either succumbed to their ferocity and died or found a way to blast them all with fire. His best bet would be to jump into a volcano since fire doesn’t hurt him…assuming one is nearby.


10. Adam Szlainski – Honey, I Blew Up the Kid

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Before you criticize us for including a two-year-old baby on a list of monsters and fighting, let us be clear that we do NOT support baby UFC. Besides the fact that Adam grows anytime he is near electricity (meaning every time Godzilla would blast him with his electricity-based ray, he would grow like The Hulk), Hollywood very rarely, if ever, hurts or kills very young children.

These two things would be Godzilla’s undoing and ultimate demise. If he attacks Adam he would not only anger a giant two-year-old wearing a full diaper (parents know the fear we’re talking about), but would immediately lose face with the entire planet, and fellow monsters would poke fun at him no matter what.

“Oh hey Godzilla, I heard you beat up a kid?! Way to go tough guy!”

 - or -

 “Good job Godzilla! Every one on MonsterTube saw you get your butt kicked by a child – A CHILD!”

By even accepting this battle, Godzilla is in a no-win situation. Advantage: Adam.


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Clearly, if Godzilla was to do battle with any number of giant robotic adversaries like Ultraman, Gypsy Danger or the Power Rangers’ Megazord, he would be at a severe disadvantage. Even an super-strong organic hide like his would fail under the slash of the Voltron’s Blazing Sword or the breast fire heat beam of Tranzor Z.

What other giant movie monsters would you like to see Godzilla fight and which ones do you think can defeat him?

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  1. Nice list. Does anyone else here think that Godzilla is WAY overpowered? I think he’s cool, but I’m just a casual viewer, not a mega fan.

    Also: Godzilla vs. Transformers

    Get to it Michael Bay XD

    • How about Trypticon vs Godzilla, since he’s basically a Transformer version of GZ?

    • Actually Godzilla Isn’t that overpowered. He wasn’t doing too good against the other 2 monsters teaming up on him. Luckily he was saved by kickass distracting them.

      • Chuck Norris would Kick his butt!

    • Godzilla can never be to overpowered, he is GODZILLA!

  2. Hoiw about: growing the title creature from ALIEN to Godzilla’s height and having him duke it out with Godzilla(with Minya taking on the giant sized Facehuggers and Chestbursters),for the Alien/Xenomorph has both the perfect look and the perfect sinister allure to be worthy of battling Godzilla.

    • Alien wins.
      Every time Godzilla hurts it it sprays acid on him. Also, the alien could run and swim a lot faster than Godzilla, who is almost obese in the new film.

      • Godzilla was out swimming a Destroyer in the movie.

        • Yeah, but an Alien the same size as him would swim a lot faster, because it’s much leaner and more aquadynamic.

          • You don’t know the power of Godzilla man.
            One freaking hyperbeam blast and the freaking alien is toastcrums.

      • I don’t get why people call the new Godzilla fat. We can’t judge ancient primordial radiation-eating dinosaurs with our idea of normal body size. For all we know, that’s the normal build for godzillasauruses. :D

  3. Godzilla’s Atomic breath is not electricity based. Its radiation based. Also Godzilla vs. King Kong would not be an epic fight. Godzilla dwarfs King Kong. You could fit many King Kongs in Godzilla.

    • The thing is, in the original KK v. Godzilla, KK was made the size of Godzilla by electricity, also given the power to control electricity

  4. We basically saw Godzilla fight and whoop Cloverfield, Those MUTOS looked strikingly similar.

  5. The Cloverfield monster would probably get smashed


  6. Ya know what else would be great!? If we actually got to see a fight instead of watching it on the TV the little boy is watching, or it being in the back ground while soldiers run around…Jus sayin’

    • Oh yeah and i would like to see Hedorah recreated for 2016…and a REAL fight please :)

  7. Godzilla vs Galactus

    • Oh drat! I posted mine before seeing yours.

    • Ok, now this one could be interesting. Here’s the issue though. If Galactus was building his machine on the planet (like he used to), Godzilla could show up and trash the thing, and blast poor Galactus to shiiit. Galactus would take the hell off and yell at his herald for picking THIS version of Earth that had the BIG G on it.

      If, however, Galactus was really REALLY hungy and starving.. he’d throw everything he had at big G, losing his energy in the process, and Big G wins again.

      I see no scenario where Galactus comes out of this on top. Godzilla has always had the ability to sense when the planet is in danger. He’d know.


  8. Godzilla should had been Tyrion’s championg

    • I agree with you Abraham Lincoln. I shall send word to Tyrion immediately

      • Big G would smoke Dany’s dragons. :D Even Balerion’s skull would be too small for him to use as a thimble. :D

  9. This writer has must not have watched all of Godzilla’s past battles,two of Godzilla’s enemies were much bigger than him,one was the plant based Biollante,and the other was Destroyah,and he kicked both of their asses.

  10. What about Godzillazord…uh I mean Dragonzord?

  11. Most overlooked Godzilla battle ever (and should still happen):
    Godzilla vs. … Ultra Man!

  12. Good list but I call b******* on ranking Smaug above Leatherback due to the simple weight factor. LB would snap smaugs neck in 2 seconds.

  13. Godzilla never fought Gamera, Gamera can fly and also can shoot fire he can also breath under water this would make a epic battle.

    • Godzilla has destroyed far more powerful flying foes than Gamera (Ghidorah immediately comes to mind).

      Life long fans have always wanted them to be in a movie together, but since they both protect earth in their own way, they most likely would be double teaming (or tag teaming) another foe or group of foes.

      The Gamera trilogy from the 90′s remains one of the best Kaiju flick series of all time.


  14. The Queen from Alien. I wonder what a hybrid would look like if a face hugger attached itself to Godzilla

    • Ripley in a fuucking power suit can take out that Queen. CMON!


  15. I’ve got one that could be tough for big G.
    A large Sandworm from Arrakis from Dune. 400 meters long, a mouth 40 meters across. Very tough, can burrow through the ground.

    • Godzilla vs. The Hulk……..and the rest of the Avengers.

    • Ahh yes.. but one blast of atomic plasma and bye! Now, if ten tons of giant sand worms ganged up on him… well…

      Godzilla wins by default, since he’ll never be on Arrakis, and the movie would be named after him! He has a distinct advantage :D


  16. How about a list consisting of ACTUAL Godzilla villains? King Ghidorah at the top spot, surely.

  17. The Snake Head space monster that almost ate the Millenium Falcon in Star Wars would probably take on all of the above.

  18. Godzilla vs. Galactus. Goodbye Zilla!

    • Nope, I did a rebuttal above.


  19. All joking and silliness aside, this was a fun thread.


  20. Barney.
    I can’t conceive of any way G would lose (unless he has a serious weakness to annoying – see also the kid in the Gamera movie) but would honestly love to see Barney turned into a tiny purple smear on Godzilla’s heel. Yes, I am just that sick.

  21. Greatest battle AND the revenge sequel have already been done.

    BAMBI. Boo-yah.

  22. A Mutant Rancor from Star Wars TFU, or the Gorog from TFU2….or a Mythosaur (Mandalorian symbol that Boba Fett has on his shoulder), or the Sarlacc Pit monster (somehow mobile).

  23. People just don’t seem to understand NOTHING and NOBODY can beat Godzilla!
    The only one who came close was King Kong and that was just to keep people in both camps happy.
    Godzilla beats all!

  24. good list but its still kinda all losers to Godzilla

    Japanese Godzilla. is more or a God or nature. he just can not be killed.

    and even if some of the other large monster hurt him. they would die. The Baby could not win but die a terrible death, you forget Godzilla is high radioactive as is his atomic breath ( not electric fire) so they kid would die a horrible death from radiation poison no matter how big. the radioaticivit would kill and his atomic radioactive breath would kill almost all the monster excpet the already radioactive ants. and he could just jump in the water and drown them. or charge his back up adn fry them.

  25. Godzilla riding those worms from Dune! Yee haa! Ride ‘em Gecko boy.

    How ’bout Godzilla stompin’ that lil’ twerp Gieco Gecko? I’d pay to see that. Then there’s my psycho ex-girlfriend. He’d be begging for a restraining order for her!

  26. Who doesn’t want to see Godzilla vs The Kraken (2010) vs Slattern (Pacific Rim)… That would be some fight.

    What about Shockwave and his giant worm from Dark of the Moon…

  27. Actually, the 50 ft woman does have a chance in defeating the Big G…if she was on PMS.

  28. I know that MECHAGODZILLA should be in the sequel.He has always been a great opponent for Godzilla to fight.Look at all the CGI and movie technology that is present nowadays,digital graphics could make Mecha look outstanding.Mecha is the best monster for Godzilla to battle,the movie would gross huge at the box office.MECHAGODZILLA.

  29. Godzilla’s been ducking Gamera for decades.