In order to wish for immortality and avenge his father, Garlic Jr. collects the dragon balls, kidnapping Goku's son Gohan in the process. Goku, Kami, Piccolo, and Krillin unite to rescue ... See full summary »
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 »
The death of Dr. Gero at the hands of Androids 17 and 18 prompts the activation of Androids 13, 14, and 15. They try to kill Goku, who fights them with the help of Trunks, Piccolo, Vegeta, Krillin, and Gohan.
A mysterious being named Hoy arrives on Earth and asks the Z Warriors to use the dragon balls to help him release Tapion. Tapion, an ancient warrior imprisoned in a music box, and Hoy needs... See full summary »
Mr. Satan is challenged to a fight by an old rival, and he is taken to an island where the fight is to be held. Accompanying him are Android 18, who is making sure he doesn't skip town ... See full summary »
Vegeta is lured to the planet New Vegeta by a group of Saiyan survivors in hopes that he will be the king of their new planet. But when he finds that they have ulterior motives of universal... See full summary »
The evil Dr. Kochin uses the dragon balls to resurrect his mentor, Dr. Wheelo, in an effort to take over the world. Dr. Wheelo, his body having been destroyed by the avalanche that killed him fifty years before, desires the body of the strongest fighter in the world as his new vessel. Believing Roshi to be the world's strongest warrior, Dr. Kochin abducts Bulma and forces Roshi to surrender himself to save her. When Goku hears of their abduction, he goes to their rescue.Written by
This is the first Dragon Ball Z movie in which Master Roshi actually fights. However, it would be 25 years later before he would fight again, in Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" (2015). See more »
Gohan has the Power Pole. It should be at Kami's Lookout. See more »
Some men call the technology that we have developed over the years questionable... and morally offensive, but the truest scientists, the ones that are remembered by history are the ones that are called down as lunatics by the world around them. Many times, it has been death that has allowed their works to be taken seriously. Dr. Wheelo's body has died, but his mind lives on thanks to the fruit of our scientific efforts. Our work will finally be taken seriously! Not even the avalanche that ...
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The old TV version that was once aired on Cartoon Network (based on the Ocean English dub) was edited for profanity and sexual humor but not for violence. See more »
This is probably one of the best movies to help a newcomer to the series to get a handle on all that goes on. A BIT better then Dead Zone, but much better then Tree of Might. Though not in continuity of the series, it's still worth the watch. Highly recommended.
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