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Godzilla vs. Biollante

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Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)

Godzilla vs. Biollante is the 17th entry in the Toho produced Godzilla film series and second in the Heisei era. In this film Godzilla's opponent is a monstrous plant creature Biollante, created by a genial though mad scientist who combined cells of Godzilla with the ones of a rose. The story is even more complicated by the activities of agents of Bio-Major corporation and a Saradian agent (Saradia is a fictional Middle East country that has its own interests in this case).

The following weapons were used in the film Godzilla vs. Biollante:


M1911-style pistol

In the scene in Dr. Shiragami's laboratory John Lee (Kurt Cramer) and Michael Low (Derrick Holmes), agents of Bio-Major corporation, are armed with M1911A1-style pistols.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP
One of the agents draws his pistol.
Agents in ambush.
A close view of the pistol.

Unidentified suppressed pistol

In the same scene Saradian agent SSS9 (Brien Uhl) uses a suppressed pistol. It is seen only from muzzle so cannot be identified.

SSS9 fires.

Beretta-style pistol

SSS9's backup gun is a small pistol that resembles some Beretta model.

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Submachine Guns


In the opening scene three agents of Bio-Major corporation, disguised as JSDF personnel, are armed with suppressed MAC-10 SMGs.

MAC-10 with a suppressor - .45 ACP
MAC-10 is best seen at the left.
Agents fire their MAC-10s. A pink muzzle flash is typical for flashpaper guns used in Japanese movies.
Another view of the suppressed MAC-10.


Howa Type 64 Rifle

Many JSDF personnel are armed with Howa Type 64 rifles.

Howa Type 64 - 7.62x51mm
A Type 64 is seen at the left.
A soldier with Type 64 at the right.
A Type 64 at the background.

M16 Assault Rifle

JSDF personnel are also armed with M16s. These guns have various combinations of M16A1 and M16A2 handguards and 3-prong and "birdcage" flash hiders.

The MGC M16 Assault rifle: a non firing metal replica built by the Model Gun Corp of Japan
A soldier fires his M16 in the opening scene.
Several soldiers with M16s are under enemy fire.
A 3-prong flash hider can be seen.
An M16 with 30 round magazine is seen at the right.

AK-style Sniper Rifle

A signature gun of Saradian agent SSS9 (Brien Uhl) is an AK-style rifle with sniper scope and short magazine that resembles the one of SVD. He uses it in several scenes, firing with deadly accuracy.

SSS9 appears in the opening scene.
A close view of the muzzle.
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SSS9 reloads his gun.

Machine Guns

Sumitomo M2HB Machine Gun

Sumitomo M2HB heavy machine guns are mounted on various armored vehicles.

Browning M2HB on vehicle mount - .50 BMG
M2HB mounted on Type 75 MLRS.

General Dynamics M197 Vulcan

AH-1 Cobra helicopters of JGSDF are armed with General Dynamics M197 Vulcan three barreled Gatling guns. The helicopters are most likely not real ones but radio-controlled small sized models.

General Dynamics M197 Vulcan - 20mm.
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Other Weapons

Mk 2 Hand Grenade

In the opening scene three agents of Bio-Major corporation, disguised as JSDF personnel, use Mk 2 hand grenades.

Mk 2 "Pineapple" High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
An agent carries two Mk 2 grenades, fitted to shoulder belts.
Every agent carries two grenades.

Super Bazooka

In one scene a special unit attacks Godzilla with rockets infused with "Anti-Nuclear Energy Bacteria". Two or three of the shooters are armed with M20 "Super Bazooka" launchers.

M20 "Super Bazooka" with rocket - 3.5"
Two soldiers with Bazooka launchers.
A soldier readies to fire.
A Bazooka is leaning against the wall.

Carl Gustav Recoilless Rifle

Lt. Gondo (Toru Minegishi), the commander of the abovementioned special unit, is armed with a launcher that resembles Howa 84RR, Japan manufactured version of Carl Gustav Recoilless Rifle.

Carl Gustav M3 - 84mm
Lt. Gondo with launcher on sling.
Gondo readies to fire.
Another view of the launcher.

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