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Golgo 13 (1977)
"Golgo 13: Kûron no kubi" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  15 September 1977 (Japan)
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Blood for Money! Sonny Chiba is "Golgo 13", a cold, calculating, ruthless assassin, working for the U.S. drug syndicate. His assignment: "take-out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His only ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Duke Togo (Golgo 13) (as Sonny Chiba)
Lun Chia ...
Detective Smith (as Callan)
Etsuko Shihomi ...
Lam Ling
Emi Shindô ...
Yip Lin
Yung-En Sun ...
Kong Laan (as Elaine Sung)
Dana ...
Leika
Nick Lam Wai Kei ...
Chow Lui Fung
Jerry Itô ...
Polanski
Chih-chung Li ...
Wong Tak Ming
Yao Lin Chen ...
Chan
Shu Tong Wong ...
Hung
Joana Tors ...
Maliya
Fiona Humphrey ...
Cassowary
Gam Shing Sung ...
Lee
Tien Hsi Tang ...
Baldy Nyudo
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Blood for Money! Sonny Chiba is "Golgo 13", a cold, calculating, ruthless assassin, working for the U.S. drug syndicate. His assignment: "take-out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His only obstacle: a relentless cop, determined to stop him - no matter what the cost. The result is an explosive adventure through the seamy, violent streets of Hong Kong. Written by Anonymous

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A master assassin, bent on blood!

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One of the first comic book based movies to receive an R-rating. See more »

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In the final island sequence, when Golgo 13 emerges from the sea wearing shorts there is no sign of the leg wound he received a few scenes previously. See more »

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Referenced in Ying xiong wu lei (1986) See more »

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So very bad; so very entertaining...
2 October 1999 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

Being a fan of Sonny Chiba and the Golgo 13 comics, I found this at the video store I work at, and rented it one saturday night. I laughed, I cried, I made fun of the atrocious dubbing. This "film" is absolutely ridiculous, but shouldn't be taken seriously anyway. If you are looking for a really goofy martial arts/ assassin flick, this is for you. I suggest inventing a drinking game for this movie, because being plastered is a must for this one.


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