Rebirth of Mothra II

1997 [JAPANESE]

Action / Fantasy / Sci-Fi

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Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 39%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 39% · 250 ratings
IMDb Rating 5.1/10 10 1232 1.2K

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Top cast

Hikari Mitsushima as Shiori Uranai / Little Girl
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916.39 MB
1280*694
Japanese 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
1 hr 39 min
Seeds 2
1.66 GB
1920*1040
Japanese 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
1 hr 39 min
Seeds 13

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Jss0266 5 / 10

More Mothra...bordering on ridiculous

First, I love the majority of Toho films. All the silly Godzilla flicks from the 70's and so on, but this film is taking it to a new level. Granted, I'll give it a 5 out of 10, but whats the deal with Mothra and all the powers it now has?....AquaMothra?...give me a break. Both creatures had too many different weapons that weren't explained nor seemed to be a dominant in battle. The effects were good, better than most films of this type, but I would have liked to see more land-based battles, because a moth in water doesn't cut it for me. Dagahra was a unique and interesting creature, so hopefully he'll appear again. After seeing the "Rebirth of Mothra", this was kind of a letdown and a little boring at the end. Hopefully Rebirth 3 is better.

Reviewed by r-c-s 6 / 10

mothra meets the goonies, gremlins, moses...

TOHO definitely wants to go Disney again with its Mosura trilogy. Mothra meets...

* Gremlings/ghoulies because the co-star is some furby-like creature, and other small creatures are seen. * goonies because the characters are children raiding some lost underwater city seeking a treasure. * Moses, because Mosura can even part the sea. * Mortal Kombat because the neverending underwater labyrinths look like a low budget version of MK. * "the smog monster" because the main villain is a monster born out of pollution. * Gamera, because here too the evil monster (like Gyayos) is the twisted byproduct of some long lost atlantean civilization. * Indiana Jones because of the "invisible bridge" scene... plus at least another dozen movies. * the 1980's fantasy because the evil monster is say a low budget clone of the "kraken" of the Perseus 1981 movie.

It gets 6/10 compared to 8/10 of the #1 because here they try to have SFX save the day but succeed only in (minor) part...many scenes would belong more to a mid-card 1980's fantasy than to 1997.

The miniature girls look more&more like Aladin's tales genies than else, still ride the mini-mosura (Fairy/Terry, whatever ) and still deal with their evil sister-witch riding some robot mini-dragon (much less screen time for her, though ).

Mothra gets CGI-ed and turns into a flying fish. The end battle is poor even by "the lawnmower" standards.

All in all, a nice family movie for quiet evenings, provided we know what we're dealing with.

Reviewed by jcholguin 5 / 10

The Moth Takes To The Water?

The first "Rebirth of Mothra" was truly an interesting movie but the second incarnation is weak. All three of the little fairies: Moll, Lora and the evil Belvera return which helps this movie. Mothra is no longer just a youngster from the first but a more mature Moth with new weapons to save the Earth. The best weapon was the ability to change into an underwater Moth. She was like a "slick" looking submarine as she was swimming. Another weapon was the ability to break into little Moths, with the "battle smarts" to battle the evil creature Dagarah internally. Talk about giving someone "heartburn." Dagarah sure had a pain in his stomach. He needed to learn that swallowing your enemy is not the "best policy." The weakest part of this film was a little doll like thing called the "Ghogo." It was supposed to contain much power but this was really hard to believe if you "judge a book" by its appearance. It was so child-like that this film seemed like a "kiddie-fair" whenever you watched this creature move around.

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