John Landis on

Destroy All Monsters

Released 1969
Distributor AIP

An all-star monster rally featuring a planetload of Toho monsters from previous films, many of whom were virtually unrecognizable to worldwide audiences who hadn’t followed these movies religiously. The 1969 AIP US‚ release sported a superior English dub by Titra Sound which has since been supplanted by an inferior export version.

About John Landis

John Landis is the director of Animal HouseThe Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf In LondonTrading PlacesComing To America, Kentucky Fried MovieSpies Like UsThree Amigos!Into The Night and Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and the recent Burke and Hare for Ealing Studios,  among many other films and television shows. His documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project premiered on HBO and won an Emmy for Best Music, Comedy or Variety Special.  He is also the subject of noted film critic Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan’s recent book “John Landis” and his own book “Monsters in the Movies’ was published to critical and popular acclaim in 2012.