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

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The action packed life of the professional assassin Golgo 13 (AKA Duke Togo). This guy makes James Bond look like Maxwell Smart.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gregory Snegoff ...
Golgo 13 / Snake (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
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Leonard Dawson (voice)
Mike Reynolds ...
Bragan (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Laura (voice)
Joyce Kurtz ...
Cindy (voice)
Diane Michelle ...
Rita (voice)
Kerrigan Mahan ...
Pablo / Silver (voice)
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Garvin (voice)
Edward Mannix ...
Jefferson (voice) (as Ed Mannix)
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Young (voice)
Milton James ...
Albert (voice) (as Milt James)
Steve Kramer ...
Paco (voice)
John Dantona ...
Bishop Moretti (voice)
Jeff Winkless ...
Informant (voice)
Tony Oliver ...
Robert Dawson (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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23 October 1992 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The CG sequence with the skeletons featured on the DVD was originally omitted from the VHS versions released in the US, for reasons unknown. 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 »

Quotes

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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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Anime Abandon: Apocalypse Zero (2013) See more »

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Golgo 13 and I
Performed by Cindy Wood
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Japanese anime classic
5 May 1999 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

I don't think hitman stories are overused. "Golgo 13" is the reason why I think this now. This movie was cool. It's interesting how people can make an animated movie, and treat it like a movie with real actors. Cartoons were never supposed to be like this. I was impressed. The action scenes were thrilling, it had great characters, and it was well acted too. The drama was actually strong in this movie. We focus on the father of this one person Golgo 13 killed, (It's not the whole movie. We focus on Golgo 13 too.) and it's strong. We see how bent on revenge he is, and it shows that your not just watching this for violence. If you like Japanese anime, then you'll like this one.


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