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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013)

Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Kami to Kami (original title)
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The Z-Fighters must contend with Lord Beerus, the God of Destruction, but only a God can fight a God, and none of them are Gods. However with the creation of the Super Saiyan God, will the Z-Fighters be able to defeat Lord Beerus?

Director:

Masahiro Hosoda

Writers:

Akira Toriyama (manga), Akira Toriyama (original author) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Masako Nozawa ... Son Gokû / Son Gohan / Son Goten / Gotenks (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Bulma (voice)
Ryô Horikawa ... Vegeta (voice)
Masaharu Satô Masaharu Satô ... Kame Sen'nin / King Vegeta (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ... Kuririn (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ... Piccolo (voice)
Tôru Furuya ... Yamcha (voice)
Hikaru Midorikawa ... Tenshinhan (voice)
Takeshi Kusao ... Trunks / Gotenks (voice)
Yûko Minaguchi ... Videl (voice)
Naoko Watanabe ... Chichi (voice)
Ryûzaburô Ôtomo Ryûzaburô Ôtomo ... Gyûmaô (voice)
Unshô Ishizuka ... Satan (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ... Oolong (voice)
Kôzô Shioya Kôzô Shioya ... (voice)
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Storyline

The events of Battle of Gods take place some years after the battle with Majin Buu, which determined the fate of the entire universe. Bills, the God of Destruction, is tasked with maintaining some sort of balance in the universe. After awakening from a long slumber, Bills is visited by Whis and learns that the galactic overlord Frieza has been defeated by a Super Saiyan from the North Quadrant of the universe named Goku, who is also a former student of the North Kai. Ecstatic over the new challenge, Goku ignores King Kai's advice and battles Bills, but he is easily overwhelmed and defeated. Bills leaves, but his eerie remark of "Is there nobody on Earth more worthy to destroy?" lingers on. Now it is up to the heroes to stop the God of Destruction before all is lost. Written by ForLand Hucy

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The mightiest make their move See more »


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

A special Collaboration Ticket was made to commemorate the release of this film alongside One Piece Film Z (2012). The dual-ticket, good for both films, had a special illustration by "Dragon Ball" creator Akira Toriyama and Eiichiro Oda (creator of One Piece (1999)). Limited to 8,989 across Japan, the tickets went on sale on November 23 2012, for ¥2,600 ($31.51 USD) apiece. See more »

Goofs

Beerus claims that on Earth, he made the dinosaurs go extinct. The dinosaurs are NOT extinct on Earth in the Dragon Ball universe. See more »

Quotes

Gohan: Bulma, we'd all like to wish you...
GotenTrunksDr. BriefsMr. SatanDr. BriefsMrs. BriefsKrillinTienYamcha: HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits are a sequence of "Dragon Ball" comic pages. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Dragon Ball Z (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Hero ~Kibô no Uta~
Performed by Flow
Lyrics by Flow
Music by Takeshi Asakawa
Arranged by Flow & Akimitsu Honma
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Enjoy it!
16 September 2013 | by llekjamSee all my reviews

This movie isn't about plot, if you start to watch it hoping for a good plot you better stop here. This is a trip, a trip in the past, we see almost everyone of the Z-fighters here. The movie is actually funny and Bill isn't a villain, he is simply e bored god, so don't expect majin buu bada*s character here. However the movie ends will an explanation from bill which leaves the DB adventures yet to continue or at least I hope so...

In few words if you are a fan and watched everything that came out in from this series you will love what this movie offers, otherwise it will seem just a plot less movie!


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

5 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$296,414, 10 August 2014

Gross USA:

$2,553,002

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$50,461,371
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Version)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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