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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful:

Very Cool

Author: Kevin Ranville from Winnipeg, MB
19 March 2005

I happened upon this movie on TV while channel surfing with my boy one Saturday morning. At first I thought it was a kids' show, but after a few minutes I realized, this is way too good for a kids' show. It turned out to be a feature-length movie, and I was impressed.

There were Ninja fights, sword fights, gun fights, ground battles, rooftop battles, air battles, and it all jumped from one scene to another in a seamless flow of action.

I also noticed that there was character behind it all. The characters, though their motivations may have been one-dimensional, were actually believable in their pursuits of them, and that's exceptional for kids' entertainment these days. They were somewhat unique as well, fighting over the radio on the the way to a battle and such. It made it interesting to watch.

Afterward, I went to the computer and just had to write about it. I thought it was very cool. The guys who are complaining about it must have seen a totally different movie. At least it seems that way to me.

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful:

We were spoiled as kids.

3/10
Author: Arachnis_Deathicis from United States
29 November 2004

Yep. Those of my generation who grew up watching those old Sunbow cartoons were spoiled. The 80's Joe tune was one of the best cartoons in the history of television. Well written stories, well developed characters. Granted it was nothing more that a glorified toy commercial but it definitely helped carry that toy line. Fast forward almost twenty years later and enter Valor vs. Venom. The animation was average at most. The movement of the characters seemed to jerky and puppet like. The movie felt more like a Small Soldiers sequel than a story about a special military force. Then we have character development or lack there of. Dusty likes to be all Dusty? Slice and Dice like to do things together? What? Did the writers take a writing course on how to develops characters with the depth equivalent of Jar Jar Binks? As for the story. I like a bit of Sci-Fi. But that whole concept of turning soldiers into a mutant army has been done to death in the Joe universe. Mega Monsters or Toxo-zombies anyone? But I give the creators credit for trying to make the fan boys happy by having martial arts action every 10 minutes. I'm not a huge fan of SE and SS but I did like the fight scenes between the two. If you can appreciate VvV for what it is you will enjoy it. I admit to not being able to appreciate VvV as I should. Again everything Joe gets compared to what ways done in the 80's, and honestly nothing will ever compare to the glory days of GI Joe. If you can appreciate VvV for what it is you will enjoy it.

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CG animated

7/10
Author: disdressed12 from Canada
2 March 2008

this is a pretty good CG animated G.I. Joe adventure.it's funny and action packed,with some great fight scenes.the voices fit the characters very well.i liked the characters,both the villains and the heroes.if you are used to seeing G.I.Joe in regular animation,the CG may take some getting used to.for me,since i hadn't seen a lot of G.I.Joe before,the CG didn't bother me at all.in some movies,CG doesn't quite look right for some characters.but it works here.i didn't think the story was all that special though.still,the movie was fairly fun and fast paced.even if you're not a fan of G.I. Joe,you might still like this movie.for me,GI. Joe:Valor vs.Venom is a 7/10

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful:

I miss the original series

6/10
Author: Mike Rubba (tobalrox) from CT
30 September 2004

This is an all new GI Joe adventure for an all new generation, so I shouldn't expect the same things. With that said, I still somewhat enjoyed this, but the use of CG instead of hand drawn animation really took away from it. It's not the worst CG I've seen, it was actually pretty good for a direct to DVD release, but it just seemed too different from the cartoons and comics to have it feel like the same series. Despite these problems, at a mere 77 minutes, I was able to sit and just enjoy it as a free rental since the story itself was still classic Joe. If you want to rent something GI Joe, rent the original season, unless you want something new, but it won't hurt to watch it with a younger kid or relative.

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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful:

A great film about G.I.Joe, YO JOE

8/10
Author: Terryfan from United States
2 September 2006

I saw G.I.Joe: Valor vs. Venom on TV and to my surprise it was very well done.

Being a computer anime movie, the movie looks great.

This movie is just a great example of what animation on the computer can be.

The story is very good with a cool idea for a movie.

The Animation is just excellent with great animation.

The voice acting is top notch with a great group of some of the best Voice actors and Actresses.

The music you can't help but enjoy.

G.I.Joe: Valor vs. Venom is why G.I.Joe is just great.

The movie stay true to the series that use to air.

Overall if you're looking for a great G.I.Joe movie, then G.I.Joe; Valor vs Venom is the movie for you

I give this movie 8 out of 10.

YO JOE!

Yo Joe! He'll fight for freedom where ever there's trouble. GI Joe is there.

It's GI Joe against Cobra the enemy Fighting to save the day. He never gives up. He's always there, Fighting for freedom over land and air

GI Joe- A real American hero GI Joe is there

GI Joe is the codename for American's daring, highly trained special mission force. It's purpose, to defend human freedom against Cobra- a ruthless, terrorist organization determined to rule the world.

He never gives up. He'll stay til the fight's won. GI Joe will dare.

GI Joe- A real American hero GI Joe

No body beats G.I.Joe, YO JOE!

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