MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 882 this week

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

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 1,662 users  
Reviews: 24 user | 15 critic

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

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (comic), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 08 Mar 2011
 
a list of 44 titles
created 07 Aug 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 19 Aug 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 01 Oct 2012
 
a list of 21 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)

The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Professional: Golgo 13.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Space Cobra (TV Series 1982)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In the 24th Century, Cobra fights the Galactic Guild with the help of his android Lady.

Stars: Nachi Nozawa, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Gara Takashima
Animation | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Emu Hino, a 29-year-old virgin, witnesses a mob hit and fears that the killer will now find her and kill her. Indeed, he sets out to do so; he's Yo Hinomura, a talented potter and artist ... See full summary »

Director: Daisuke Nishio
Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Chiharu Kataishi, Ryûsei Nakao
Goku Midnight Eye (Video 1989)
Animation | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A private detective finds himself armed with a cybernetic eye implant that proves invaluable in his fight against an evil weapons dealer.

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Stars: Jeff Harding, Steve Blum, Garrick Hagon
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Cobra, a famous Space Pirate with a psycho-gun hidden in his left arm, supposed dead for two years, is back in action...

Director: Osamu Dezaki
Stars: Shigeru Matsuzaki, Dan Woren, Akiko Nakamura
Cyber Desesperado (Video 1993)
Animation | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A police officer that nearly meets a violent death is turned into a cyborg with superhuman strength, speed and reflexes.

Directors: Sumiyoshi Furakawa, Carl Macek
Stars: Mari Devon, Steve Bulen, Mike Reynolds
Hell City Shinjuku, US (Video 1988)
Animation | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his... See full summary »

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Stars: Hideyuki Hori, Bradley Lavelle, Hiromi Tsuru
Wicked City (1987)
Animation | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

There has been peace between the worlds of the mortals and the supernatural for centuries, but the balance is now being threatened. The Radical elements from the Supernatural world are ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Stars: Yûsaku Yara, Gregory Snegoff, Stuart Milligan
Injû gakuen (Video 1992)
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Sex Ninjas Must Die! Miko Mido answers the call of the wild, to become a mistress of martial arts sexcraft! In these erotic episodes, Miko discovers that she is the last in a line of supernatural sex ninjas.

Director: Raizo Kitakawa
Stars: Mirei Asaoka, Mari Akutsu, Omi Minami
Animation | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After a nuclear holocaust tears the world apart, mankind is forced to the harshness of not only the oppression of others who are much more powerful, but the dead earth which seems to be ... See full summary »

Director: Toyoo Ashida
Stars: Akira Kamiya, Yuriko Yamamoto, Kenji Utsumi
M.D. Geist (Video 1986)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Hayato Ikeda
Stars: Jason Beck, Joan Baker, Dave Couch
Angel Cop (Video 1989)
Animation | Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An elite anti-terrorist agent battles terrorists threatening Japan, but a mysterious third player is involved in their own way.

Director: Ichirô Itano
Stars: Sharon Holm, Jeff Harding, John Bull
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gregory Snegoff ...
Golgo 13 / Snake (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
...
Leonard Dawson (voice)
Mike Reynolds ...
Bragan (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Laura (voice)
Joyce Kurtz ...
Cindy (voice)
Diane Michelle ...
Rita (voice)
Kerrigan Mahan ...
Pablo / Silver (voice)
...
Garvin (voice)
Edward Mannix ...
Jefferson (voice) (as Ed Mannix)
...
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)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

23 October 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Professional: Golgo 13  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Leonard Dawson: No one says no to Leonard Dawson!
See more »

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

Featured in Anime Abandon: Blue Submarine No.6 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Pray for You
Performed by Cindy Wood
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why does this film always come up in Recommendations? bilskimir
Anyone remember the video game? jk205
Am I the only person that enjoys this character? crying_freeman_108
The helicopter scene alastairward
This and the 1973 version alastairward
Was there ever a Soundtrack released for this? brawl001
Discuss The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page