GODZILLA MINUS ONE Makes Cinematic History With Oscar Win, New Mondo Poster Revealed

In Celebration of 'GODZILLA MINUS ONE' winning Best Visual Effects at the 2024 Academy Awards, Mondo is releasing an exclusive variant poster
Godzilla Minus One

Godzilla Minus One has made history at the 2024 Academy Awards by taking home the award for Best Visual Effects. This was the first Academy Award for any Godzilla film while also Godzilla Minus One is the first Japanese Language film to rack up a win in the VFX category.

The film was written and directed by Takasha Yamazaki, who also oversaw the film’s visual effects which has grossed over $50 million at the box office. This made it the highest-grossing Japanese Live Action or Japanese Animated film ever released in the United States. The film is currently the fifth Highest Grossing non-English language film in US box office history.

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In celebration of this massive success, Mondo will be releasing a special MINUS COLOR variant of Tony Stella’s Godzilla Minus One poster. The poster is available for pre-order on Thursday, March 14 at Noon CT through Monday, March 18 at Noon CT, only on Check out the beautiful poster below!

GODZILLA MINUS ONE/MINUS COLOR Screenprinted Variant Poster – Timed Edition
Artwork by: Tony Stella
Dimensions: 24″ x 36″
Printed by: DL Screenprinting
Estimated Shipping: June 2024
Price: $80


The 2023 Japanese film was the 37th film in the Godzilla franchise. It quickly debuted at number one at the Japanese box office and during opening weekend, it grossed $1.2 million from 49 IMAX theaters, leading the film to become the largest opening for a live-action Japanese film in that format. It first debuted in Japan in November 2023 and a month later, it was released in the United States.

While it had mixed reviews in Japan, American critics praised the visual effects, the touching human drama and the usage of the Kaiju metaphor for social commentary. It wildly became known as one of the best films of 2023 and the greatest Godzilla movie ever made. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 98% of 173 critics’ reviews were positive with an average rating of 8.4/10.

Different filmmakers have also praised the successful film, such as Hideaki Anno, the co-director of Shin Godzilla. he called the film “well-made” and praised the film’s technical prowess. 2014’s Godzilla director Gareth Edwards has even admitted to feeling “jealous” and adding that “this is what a Godzilla movie should be.” Edwards has also agreed to be mentioned as a candidate for the best Godzilla movie of all time.

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Godzilla Minus One winning an Oscar for Best Visual Effects is a massive win. Godzilla has always been a character who is known widely across different countries. A true icon that has captivated millions of people over different generations. The legendary King of Monsters has finally received its well-deserved recognition in Hollywood this past Sunday. Check out our review of the film here.

About Godzilla Minus One

Godzilla Minus One

Release Date: December 1, 2023 (USA)
Director/Screenplay/VFX: Takashi Yamazaki
Production: Toho Co.
Distribution: Toho Co.

Logline: After the war, Japan has been reduced to zero. Godzilla appears and plunges the country into a negative state. The most desperate situation in the history of Japan. Who? And how? Will Japan stand up to it?

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