7.2/10
4,450
51 user 31 critic

G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | Video August 1987
Trailer
0:32 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

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.

Director:

Don Jurwich

Writer:

Ron Friedman
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Director: Nelson Shin
Stars: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy
The Transformers (1984–1987)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance.

Stars: Frank Welker, Peter Cullen, Corey Burton
Animation | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This series focuses on five lion robots and their pilots as they fight the evil forces of King Zarkon and Prince Lotor.

Stars: Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Peter Cullen
MASK (1985–1986)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Matt Trakker leads a team of masked crimefighters with a fleet of hidden function vehicles against the forces of V.E.N.O.M.

Stars: Doug Stone, Mark Halloran, Brendan McKane
BraveStarr (1987–1989)
Animation | Action | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A Native American marshal and his friends keep the peace on the frontier planet of New Texas.

Stars: Pat Fraley, Erika Scheimer, Susan Blu
Silverhawks (TV Series 1986)
Action | Sci-Fi | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A team of cyborgs protects Limbo from Mon Star and his gang.

Stars: Bob McFadden, Earl Hammond, Larry Kenney
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

He-Man and She-Ra join together to stop Horde Prime from ruining Christmas for some Earth children stranded on Eternia.

Directors: Bill Reed, Ernie Schmidt
Stars: John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The most powerful man in the universe, He-Man, goes against the evil forces of Skeletor to save the planet Eternia and to protect the secrets of Castle Grayskull.

Stars: John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary
Thundercats (1985–1989)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A team of humanoid cats fight evil in their adopted home world.

Stars: Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney, Earl Hammond
Animation | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Spider-Man battles crime in New York City with the help of Iceman and Firestar.

Stars: Dan Gilvezan, Kathy Garver, Frank Welker
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Prince Adam is sent to the world of Etheria to find his long abducted sister, Adora, and awaken her to her own destiny.

Directors: Ed Friedman, Lou Kachivas, and 3 more credits »
Stars: John Erwin, Melendy Britt, Alan Oppenheimer
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The adventures of a quartet of humanoid warrior turtles and their friends.

Stars: Cam Clarke, Barry Gordon, Rob Paulsen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Adler ... Low Light (voice)
Shuko Akune ... Jinx (voice)
Jack Angel Jack Angel ... Wetsuit (voice)
Michael Bell ... Duke / Xamot / Blowtorch / Lift Ticket (voice)
Gregg Berger ... Motorviper (voice) (as Greg Berger)
Earl Boen ... Taurus (voice)
Arthur Burghardt ... Destro / Iceberg (voice)
Corey Burton ... Tomax (voice)
William Callaway ... Beach Head (voice)
François Chau ... Quick Kick (voice)
Peter Cullen ... Zandar / Nemesis Enforcer / Scientist (voice)
Brian Cummings ... Dr. Mindbender (voice)
Jennifer Darling ... Pythona (voice)
Laurie Faso Laurie Faso ... Tunnel Rat (voice)
Hank Garrett ... Dial Tone (voice) (as Hank Garret)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A kommandó See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Despite being one of the new G.I. Joes and his file card describing him as a smooth-talking CIA undercover operative, Chuckles never says a single word in this movie. See more »

Goofs

Gung-Ho says it's time to go and Cobra says, "Straight head!", at which point Gung-Ho does a 360 and goes in the opposite direction. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cobra Commander: Cobra, retreat! Retreat!
See more »

Connections

References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Like GI Joe?? Gotta see this movie!!!
19 June 1999 | by MI$ gUySee 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.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 51 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Horror and Thriller Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular horror and thriller movies available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed