After destroying Frieza on Namek, Goku returns to a peaceful life on Earth. When informed his brother has been killed by a Saiyan, Cooler is hell bent on killing Goku, and making him pay ... See full summary »
Mr. Satan is challenged to a fight by an old rival, and he is taken to an island where the fight is to be held. Accompanying him are Android 18, who is making sure he doesn't skip town ... See full summary »
The death of Dr. Gero at the hands of Androids 17 and 18 prompts the activation of Androids 13, 14, and 15. They try to kill Goku, who fights them with the help of Trunks, Piccolo, Vegeta, Krillin, and Gohan.
In order to wish for immortality and avenge his father, Garlic Jr. collects the dragon balls, kidnapping Goku's son Gohan in the process. Goku, Kami, Piccolo, and Krillin unite to rescue ... See full summary »
Vegeta is lured to the planet New Vegeta by a group of Saiyan survivors in hopes that he will be the king of their new planet. But when he finds that they have ulterior motives of universal... See full summary »
A prequel to the original Dragonball series, this TV movie tells the story of Son Goku's father Bardock and his futile attempt to stop Freeza from destroying his planet Vegeta. It also shows how little Kakarotto (Son Goku) ends up on earth! Written by
Bardock was named after the burdock plant (known in the West as arctium), which is a popular vegetable in Asia. See more »
The dubbed version seems to imply the baby Goku inherited Bardock's ability to see into the future as a child. This makes no sense; Goku was born BEFORE Bardock was inflicted with this curse (note that this error only exists in the dub, and not the original Japanese.) See more »
Planet Vegeta. Many years ago, a small child was born. Uninherited and unattended by it's father and mother, the baby cried out, making it's only plea to the universe. The Saiyans were people of war, and like all Saiyan babies, the child was destined to fight!
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Well, I only saw this two days ago for the first time - and as a newly recruited Dragonball Z fan (that is, a solid fan for the past 2 years), I have to say that this was fantastic. Bardock was beautiful (and that is a term I only usually use for Piccolo and Vegeta). I have to say, that at the start, I couldn't see much resemblance between Bardock's personality and Kakarot's (Goku's). But as the film progresses, you can't help but notice the same self-sacrificing and caring nature they both share although Bardock's was kinda buried. They are both willing to die for the people and planet that they love. And Vegeta! Well, he was beautiful. Very true to character arrogant and proud. (I'd like to take a moment here and point out how sorry I feel for Vegeta, named after his father and his planet!). As was Frieza. I couldn't help but find myself despising that cold-hearted lizard all over again and I must admit I had a great laugh when he was defeated by Goku on Namek (albeit temporarily) and permanently by Trunks on Earth. But anyway, all I have to say is that this is a classic piece of Dragonball Z work.
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