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G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987)

Not Rated  |  Video  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  August 1987 (USA)
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The G.I. Joe action force must oppose the ruthless Cobra organization that has secretly allied with a subterranean reptilian people who were their founders.

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Time and time again, Cobra has been on the threshhold of global domination, only to be thwarted by the Joes. Now the ruthless terrorist organization has a new ally, the Cobra-La race, led by Golobulus. Golobulus wants to steal the Joes' "Broadcast Energy Transmitter" in order to ripen space spores and mutate the people of Earth. When Duke is injured and the rest of the force immobilized, it's up to the new "rawhides" and Slaughter's Marauders to pick up the slack and save the world Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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This was to be feature-length theatrical release. The box-office failure of Sunbow's earlier films "The Transformers: The Movie" and "My Little Pony: The Movie", this resulted in the G.I. Joe movie going direct to video and television. See more »

Goofs

Duke's chest injury alternates briefly when Falcon comes to his side. Serpentor's snake javelin clearly hit him in the left half of his chest, approximately where his heart would be, and his blood can be seen soaking his bandages. In one shot, the blood stain is on the right half of his chest, but in the next shot is back on the left. See more »

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Cobra Commander: Cobra, retreat! Retreat!
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Follows G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra (1984) See more »

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Nostaglia at its best - full force!
5 August 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Like many other people, this has to be my favourite cartoon movie of all time. Ok, watching it now, the film is pretty predictable and in some places, pretty scary for kids!

The film centers all around Cobra's 'ancestory' Cobra-La and their desire to rid the planet of humans by mutating them. It just so happens that the main equipment they need to do this is in the hands of G.I Joe (Action Force to U.K audiences) - the B.E.T. It's great because all the characters get involved, even if its only minor, like Flint and Snake Eyes. However, the main role goes to young upstart Falcon, who rises from typical brash new recruit (that somehow manages to be in charge of security for Serpentor!) into modest hero.

Overall, this probably was the Joe's swan-song in terms of lifespan and it is sure missed. Its currently now on DVD in Europe (although it has to be ordered)and a word of warning, the first half starts with G.I.Joe, then the second act finishes the film as how I remember it - dubbing over the 'Yo Jo!' and 'Sgt Slaughter' for 'Full Force' and Sgt Slammer'! Roll on the DVD/Video for 'Arise, Serpentor, Arise', although I wont hold my breath.

and I'm allergic to baloney.


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