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Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (1991)

Doragon bôru Z: Tobikkiri no saikyô tai saikyô (original title)
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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 »

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Masako Nozawa ...
Toshio Furukawa ...
Piccolo (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ...
Krillin / Yajirobe (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ...
Oolong / Haiya Dragon (voice)
Naoko Watanabe ...
Chichi (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ...
Kame-sen'nin (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ...
Karin (voice)
Ryûsei Nakao ...
Coola / Freeza (voice)
Shô Hayami ...
Sauzer (voice)
Masato Hirano ...
Neiz (voice)
Masaharu Satô ...
Doore (voice)
Jôji Yanami ...
Narration (voice)
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Goku (voice) (as Seán Schemmel)
Andrew Chandler ...
Cooler (voice)
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Piccolo / Icarus / Korin (voice) (as Christopher R. Sabat)
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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 for his brother's disgrace. Goku has to find the power within him to defeat a warrior even more powerful than the horrible Frieza. Written by Christopher Kai

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First movie in which the Dragon is not summoned. See more »

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Doore: This is ridiculous. I think they're dead.
Neiz: As if it matters what he thinks. What matters is what Lord Cooler thinks.
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Followed by Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009) See more »

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Performed by Drowning Pool
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25 September 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think this is probably my favorite of the "Dragonball Z" movies before the new longer ones came out. It's mostly because I really do enjoy the notion of Freiza's brother appearing. I admit that it doesn't make much sense, because it would cause you to ask why Cooler doesn't want to avenge his father, King Kold. He obviously has more respect towards him than his brother. You could argue that he didn't find out about Freiza being killed by Future Trunks later, but he should have at least known that. This is good probably because of the film's beginning.

I just find it interesting where they set up the mythology of the series. Cooler is great as a villain and I really do like his final form. His voice is very nice and deep and he truly comes off as intimidating here. It's great to see Piccolo do a lot of damage to Cooler's henchman. By giving Cooler minions, it sets him up as a bigger villain. I can see why this guy had another movie based on him. The action is nice and epic and has most of what made the classic show so great. ***


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