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G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Adventure | Video August 1987
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Low Light (voice)
... Jinx (voice)
Jack Angel ... Wetsuit (voice)
... Duke / Xamot / Blowtorch / Lift Ticket (voice)
... Motorviper (voice) (as Greg Berger)
... Taurus (voice)
... Destro / Iceberg (voice)
... Tomax (voice)
... Beach Head (voice)
... Quick Kick (voice)
... Zandar / Nemesis Enforcer / Scientist (voice)
... Dr. Mindbender (voice)
... Pythona (voice)
Laurie Faso ... Tunnel Rat (voice)
... 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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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

Before Lift-Ticket tosses Falcon his parachute, there's a shot of Falcon already wearing one. It disappears when Falcon straps the chute that Lift-Ticket gave him. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cobra Commander: Cobra, retreat! Retreat!
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Connections

Featured in The Toys That Made Us: G.I. Joe (2017) See more »

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Great movie
30 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film last night for the first time in ten years and I must say I still knew most of the dialogue! I saw it about a 1000 times when I was 10 years old. This film didn't loose the 'magic' when I reviewed it last night (other shows and films from my youth like Airwolf, A-Team and the Thunderbirds did loose their 'magic').

G.I. Joe The Movie is still a great, entertaining and fun cartoon. It's all about the origin of Cobra (G.I. Joe's nemisis). An ancient tribe of mutants (the ancestors of Cobra) want to take over the world and it's up the the Joe's to avoid this.

Despite its many flaws (some plotholes, continuity-goofs, etc.), it's still a great time watching it. This is certainly a film that defined my youth.

A 9 out of 10.


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