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 overview, first billed only:
Tetsurô Sagawa ...
Duke (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ...
DJ / Duke / Snake (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
Gorô Naya ...
Dawson (voice)
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)


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 <>

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


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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 »


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 »


Leonard Dawson: [punches Jefferson after belittling his plans to kill Golgo 13 using Gold and Silver] Don't *ever* talk to me like that, you animal! You dare to refuse me... you worthless, disgusting slime? Go ahead and refuse me if you can! I'll suspend every operation under Dawson Enterprises indefinitely! And you know god-damn well what that means! If I shut down my oil refineries and banks and tankers, then evey you three metal giants must realize what that would mean! I could shut the economy of this ...
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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 »


Version of Golgo 13 (1973) See more »


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stylish kill-fest
17 December 2001 | by (Cornwall,Ontario) – See all my reviews

James Bond served Japanese-style. Not much character development of Golgo 13, just a suave assassin who enjoys the pleasures of women. Just look at his face during the coupling scenes and you see that his blood runs ice-cold. There is much humour, and many ridiculous killers, from Snake to Silver & Gold. The narrative telling the background story of Silver & Gold is priceless and worth the viewing of this film just for that scene. I am talking about the 2 guys dropped into the jungle without food or weapons for 30 days and they both killed a whole army of guys.

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