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Dragonball: Evolution (2009)

Dragonball Evolution (original title)
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The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

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Joon Park ...
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Mai (as Eriko)
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Sifu Norris
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Seki
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Agundes
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Moreno
Rafael Valdez ...
Butler
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Storyline

The story begins with Goku, who seeks out upon his adoptive grandfather Grandpa Gohan's dying request to find the great Master Roshi and gather all seven Dragon Balls. Of which he has one, in order to prevent the evil Lord Piccolo from succeeding in his desire to use the Dragon Balls to take over the world. And Goku's quest is to obtain the mystical Dragonballs before Piccolo does. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Master your destiny. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for intense sequences of action/violence and brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 April 2009 (USA)  »

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D.B.E.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,756,488, 10 April 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,353,573, 29 May 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,497,699
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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ron Perlman was offered the role of Lord Piccolo. He turned it down to work on Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008). See more »

Goofs

Before turning into Ozaru, Goku had a belt which seemed a little tight. Yet when he transforms into Ozaru and then back into his normal self the belt is in perfect conditions without a stretch mark. See more »

Quotes

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Grandpa Gohan: In a time before many can remember, our planet faced its greatest challenge. A warlord named Piccolo camed from beyond the stars, bringing darkness and chaos to our once peaceful world. Aided by his disciple Oozaru, the evil pair brought the human race to the brink of annihilation. Cities and countries crumbled beneath them. Countless lives were lost. But... finally, a group of brave warriors created the Mu Fu Ba, a powerful enchantment that imprisoned Piccolo deep within the Earth...
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The title doesn't appear on screen until the end. See more »


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Worked UP!
Written and Performed by Brian Anthony
Courtesy of Sogni Records - 7 Entertainment, LLC
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i just saw one of my best childhood friends raped over and over again, all in the name of Dragonball Evolution
16 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

I'm sorry, but having seen every episode of dragonball/z/gt, this movie was just that, a raping. Almost every aspect of dragonball was changed and i saw little to no representation of the character's true personalities. I went to the movie hoping, no praying for a halfway decent film, all i saw were some decent effects. The only thing that resembles dragonball were the dragonballs and the names of the characters. Every copy of this movie should be destroyed and i will try my best to erase its disturbing images from my mind.

Once again, thank you to all who had a part in raping one of my childhood friends


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