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The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
"Golgo 13" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Animation, Action, Crime  |  23 October 1992 (USA)
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An infamous hit-man becomes the target of a powerful oil tycoon after the former kills the latter's son.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tetsurô Sagawa ...
Duke (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ...
DJ / Duke / Snake (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
Gorô Naya ...
Dawson (voice)
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Dawson (voice)
Kôsei Tomita ...
Bob (voice)
Mike Reynolds ...
Bob (voice)
Reiko Mutô ...
Laura (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Laura (voice)
Toshiko Fujita ...
Cindy (voice)
Joyce Kurtz ...
Cindy (voice)
Kumiko Takizawa ...
Rita (voice)
Diane Michelle ...
Rita (voice)
Takeshi Aono ...
Pablo (voice)
Kerrigan Mahan ...
A / Bodyguard / Controller / Pablo / Silver / Additional Voices (voice)
Shingo Kanemoto ...
Garvin (voice)
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Indestructible to his enemies and irrestible to women, the professional assassin codenamed GOLGO 13 is shrouded in mystery and anonymity. If you're on his hit list your already dead. Always hired on his reputation alone, GOLGO 13 never breaks a contract. But can he survive the combine forces of the FBI, CIA, The Pentagon and the U.S. Army? Has the nameless agent finally met his match against the superhuman powers of the Snake and the twin evils of the psychopathic mercenaries, Gold and Silver? Written by <a.leahy@uws.edu.au>

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He shoots...he scores...he'll blow you away!


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According to Helen McCarthy, The Professional was based on various Western action films the writers had used for inspiration. Ironically, the film's own influence can be seen in later Western films. See more »

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The Ford dealership Rita runs in San Francisco displays models (including the modified Ford Laser hatchback Duke Togo uses in his getaway) that were for the European market only. The only exception is the Ford Thunderbird Rita drives to pick up Duke Togo from the airport. See more »

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F. Garvin: Mr. Dawson, the FBI has always been at your complete disposal and...
Leonard Dawson: You call that complete? Go comb the federal prison, but get me someone to finish him off.
F. Garvin: Federal Prison? What do you mean by that?
Leonard Dawson: Garvin, you're far too smart to be this stupid.
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The R1 Urban Vision DVD uses Japanese 80's pop music in the opening and closing of the English language track, but uses instrumental jazz variations of those songs in the Japanese language track. See more »

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Version of Golgo 13 (1973) See more »

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Golgo 13 and I
Performed by Cindy Wood
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He shoots! He scores!
15 June 2001 | by (Warrensburg, Mo.) – See all my reviews

The baddest professional asassain I've ever seen! Good anime flick. The main character, golgo 13 is a character so stoic, so stonefaced, that he hardly cracks even a hint of emotion even when in the act of having hot sex. There's a good deal of that in the movie, and it doesn't seem to have anything to do with the plot, but that's the standard bug about most anime movies I've seen. Oh well, the kiddos should get a good thrill out of it anyway. The action is intense! This guy is an amazing shot, with either his modified M 16 or his revolver. My favorite scene is when he goes head to head with Snake (a repulsive, toothless villain who uses bladed yo-yos to kill his victims. I'm not making this up,) in an elevator. The final brawl he had with the twin killers Silver and Gold was cool too, but given how much they hyped up the two characters beforehand, I frankly expected them to put up more of a fight. Anyway, it's a great anime flick.


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