A Saiyan named Turles has come to Earth in order to plant the Tree of Might, which will sap all of the life from earth in order to bear fruit that will greatly increase the strength of whoever eats it. Goku and the Z Warriors cannot let this happen and duke it out with Turles's group for the sake of the planet.
17 March 1998 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Dragon Ball Z The Movie: The Tree of Might
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $8,633,074
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?
The film was shown at the 1990 Toei Anime Fair film festival, as part of an triple feature titled Akira Toriyama: The World (the other two films were Kennosuke-sama
(1990) and Pink mizu-dorobô ame-dorobô
(1990), anime versions of his one-shot stories). See more
Gohan doesn't detransform when Turles destroys the Power Ball. This contradicts every other Great Ape transformation in the entire series, in which if the moonlight source is eliminated, detransformation happens instantly. See more
You think I resemble Kakarot? Well, of course... we're both lower-class warriors and there's only a few types like us.
While other DBZ movies just used whatever opening went with the show at the time the movie was release, Tree of Might features a specially-made opening, featuring the Z-Fighters gathering the Dragon Balls to restore the destroyed forest. See more
Two version were released in the USA. One version was a three-part mini-series for the series syndication run. It was edited for violence and Gohan's nudity when he changes back from transforming into the massive ape. An uncut version was released on video and DVD which was more faithful to the original Japanese version. See more
Composed by Chiho Kiyooka
Lyrics by Yukinojô Mori
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Sung by Hironobu Kageyama See more