These are Godzilla’s saddest moments. Godzilla may be the King of the Monsters, as well as a gigantic, nearly-indestructible, fire-breathing lizard monster, but you’ve got to feel bad for the guy now and then — he’s been through some pretty heartbreaking stuff! For this list, we’re looking at the Godzilla moments that will bring you to tears. Are there any moments that we missed? Let us know in the comments!

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  1. Toho sure could put in some sad endings even in thier non-godzilla films like war of the gargantuas & Rodan. Like Ray Harryhausen they injected a soul in those creations that made you care even though they were destructive.

  2. Here’s my List:

    10. Goodbye Junior/Godzilla embraces Minilla (I can’t choose which is sadder)
    9. Mechagodzilla ripped Anguirus’ jaw open – Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
    8. Mothra’s Sacrifice – Godzilla Tokyo SOS
    7. Godzilla falls into the volcano – The Return of Godzilla (1984)/Godzilla 1985
    6. Biollante’s Death – Godzilla vs. Biollante
    5. Kiryu’s Death – Godzilla Tokyo SOS
    4. Godzilla Junior’s Death – Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
    3. Mothra’s Sacrifice – Godzilla KOTM (2019)
    2. Dr. Serizawa’s Death – Godzilla (1954)/Goodbye, Old Friend – Godzilla KOTM (2019)
    1. Godzilla’s Death – Godzilla vs. Destoroyah

    Honorable Mentions:
    Shindo’s Death (It’s not even funny at all)
    Godzilla falls from the Sky
    Girl in the hospital
    Rodan’s Death
    That poor Cat in Godzilla vs. Hedorah
    Dr. Emma Russell’s Death
    Dr. Graham’s Death

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