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

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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tetsurô Sagawa ...
Duke (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ...
DJ / Duke / Snake (1992) (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
Gorô Naya ...
Dawson (voice)
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Dawson (1992) (voice)
Kôsei Tomita ...
Bob (voice)
Mike Reynolds ...
Bob (1992) (voice)
Reiko Mutô ...
Laura (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Laura (1992) (voice)
Toshiko Fujita ...
Cindy (voice)
Joyce Kurtz ...
Cindy (1992) (voice)
Kumiko Takizawa ...
Rita (voice)
Diane Michelle ...
Rita (1992) (voice)
Takeshi Aono ...
Pablo (voice)
Kerrigan Mahan ...
A / Bodyguard / Controller / Pablo / Silver / Walla (1992) (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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One of the earliest anime productions to use CGI. It did not become a common addition to the genre until the mid-90s with the advent of Macross Plus and Ghost in the Shell. See more »

Goofs

The three special agents sent into the church (guy with a hook hand, one with two ice picks and one with a knife) to kill golgo are explained to have been killed in the firefight that ensued when bragan's team unloaded on the church. Yet later when they want to test snake's ability they use the same exact 3 special agents to do so. See more »

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Leonard Dawson: No one says no to Leonard Dawson!
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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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This cartoon will blow you away!
27 March 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

The Professional Golgo 13 is a manga-film about an assassin called Golgo 13. Golgo 13 is the world`s greatest assassin, he has never broken a contract, but one day he kills Robert Dawson, the son of an oil-billionaire(Leonard Dawson). Suddenly, Golgo 13 is hunted by FBI, CIA and the U.S.Army. The action found in are explosiv as he¤%, and very bloody. This manga is better than many of the hollywood-produced action-films, this is original and with a superb story. The ending is also very unexpected and innovative. A movie you must see! 10/10




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