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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

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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Trivia

Leonard Dawson is loosely patterned after actor/game show host Richard Dawson (Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud), who was also an immigrant from England who found success in the United States. See more »

Goofs

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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Leonard Dawson: [to Jefferson, Garvin and Young after they fail to kill Golgo 13] I was a poor nine-year-old immigrant, when I started my first job as a shoe-shine boy. For fifty-three years, I've suffered every hardship there is to build the wealth I have today. Thirteen years ago, my wife passed away. From that time on, the only meaning my life has had has been to take care of my beloved son, Robert. He... Robert was a poet, and he loved to paint. Eventually, he fell in love, like a schoolboy. He'd finally ...
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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 »

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Spin-off Golgo 13 (2008) See more »

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Pray for You
Performed by Cindy Wood
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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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