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Mothra (Studio Edition)

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2016's previously-unreleased RiffTrax Live show has finally come out of its cocoon in glorious MP3 form - it's 1961's Mothra!

It’s the story of a group of explorers who travel to a remote island, kidnap two tiny women, thereby inciting the wrath of a giant (albeit adorable) larvae which then swims the ocean, cocoons itself in downtown Tokyo, emerges as the titular Mothra and destroys everything in its path. Yes, it's a tale as old as time, but Mothra does it best!

Join Kevin, Bill and Mike as they roast one of the most beloved (and bizzarre!) of the Japanese monster classics, Mothra.


Head Writer
Michael J. Nelson

Additional Contributors
Conor Lastowka - Senior Writer
Sean Thomason - Senior Writer

Contributing Writers: Mike Schuster, Jason Miller and Molly Hodgdon

The version in the app works with the Toho Collection DVD version. For Amazon Video please use the provided "Amazon Video" MP3.

Just the Jokes file formats

MP3 Audio (NTSC) (72.64 MB)
MP3 Audio (Amazon Video) (72.54 MB)
Zipped MP3 (NTSC) (42.68 MB)
MP3 Audio (PAL) (75.87 MB)
Zipped MP3 (PAL) (75 MB)

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Just the Jokes are simply MP3 files which are DRM free and can be enjoyed on any device that can play this common audio format.

Poster art by <a rel="_blank" href="">Jason Martian</a>
Poster art by Jason Martian

RiffMeter rating

Average: 9.4 (50 votes)

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Content Rating


Movie Decade

Release date

August 9, 2017


90 minutes