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G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | Video August 1987
The heroic 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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Low Light (voice)
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Jinx (voice)
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Wetsuit (voice)
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Motorviper (voice) (as Greg Berger)
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Taurus (voice)
Arthur Burghardt ...
Destro / Iceberg (voice)
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Tomax (voice)
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Quick Kick (voice)
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Zandar / Nemesis Enforcer / Scientist (voice)
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Dr. Mindbender (voice)
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Pythona (voice)
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Tunnel Rat (voice)
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Dial Tone (voice) (as Hank Garret)
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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

Jinx makes a reference to having a blind ninja master. This Blind Master appears in the G. I. Joe comics published by Marvel See more »

Goofs

After Duke is injured by Serpentor's snake javelin, Scarlett is seen holding his upper body up while he is tended to by Doc, holding his head in her hands. Although she is wearing gloves, part of her glove is missing, revealing a bare hand, but her glove is intact in the next shot. 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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Like GI Joe?? Gotta see this movie!!!
19 June 1999 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

If you loved the 1980s TV show you will love this movie. G.I. Joe the movie is not mearly as good as the TV show, but rather is much much better. This movie comprises of the same guys we love (or love to hate), such as Duke, Sgt. Slaughter, Cobra Commander, Serpentor etc etc. However, it is the new characters that really bring life and intrigue into this movie (ie. jinx, lt. falcon, nemesis enforcer, golobulus etc etc).

My favorite scene of this movie was the opening scene where pythona infiltrates the inpenetrable terradrome. I also loved the slaughterhouse training, and the many changes that occur within Cobra Commander. Then again, as a child I watched this movie all the time so I may be just a tad bit biased.


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