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.
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
Tien, Chiaotzu, Piccolo, and Yamcha are all alive, but they were killed in the fight with the Saiyans. See more
Kakarot, you raised this Saiyan too much like an Earthling!
I raised him to know the difference between good and evil, unlike some people!
I know the difference, I just don't care! But I used to!
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
The version of the movie shown as a three-part mini-series on TV is a completely different dub that the Pioneer dubbed version featured on the DVD. Additionally, the TV edit cuts out some profanity, nudity, and violence. See more
Followed by Dragon Ball
Composed by Chiho Kiyooka
Lyrics by Yukinojô Mori
Arranged by Kenji Yamamoto
Sung by Hironobu Kageyama See more
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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