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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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When the Joes infiltrate Cobra Headquarters to retrieve stolen technology, they discover that Cobra has already used it to build an army of deadly androids, igniting an all out battle.

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Low Light (voice) (as Charlie Adler)
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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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Trivia

The film's opening sequence with the G.I. Joe soldiers saving the Statue of Liberty from the Cobra invaders was originally intended to be the climax in the earlier drafts. See more »

Goofs

When The Joes are hiding the B.E.T. in the civilian base, Lifeline is seen standing on the truck. Lifeline is still supposed to be in the Himalayas, looking for Roadblock's unit. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cobra Commander: Cobra, retreat! Retreat!
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Connections

Followed by G.I. Joe: Operation Dragonfire (1989) See more »

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Great movie
30 May 2001 | by (Reuver, Holland) – See all my reviews

I saw this film last night for the first time in ten years and I must say I still knew most of the dialogue! I saw it about a 1000 times when I was 10 years old. This film didn't loose the 'magic' when I reviewed it last night (other shows and films from my youth like Airwolf, A-Team and the Thunderbirds did loose their 'magic').

G.I. Joe The Movie is still a great, entertaining and fun cartoon. It's all about the origin of Cobra (G.I. Joe's nemisis). An ancient tribe of mutants (the ancestors of Cobra) want to take over the world and it's up the the Joe's to avoid this.

Despite its many flaws (some plotholes, continuity-goofs, etc.), it's still a great time watching it. This is certainly a film that defined my youth.

A 9 out of 10.


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