Golgo 13: The Professional (movie)

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Alternative title:
Professional: Golgo 13 
ゴルゴ13 (Japanese) 
Genres: action , drama 
Themes: military 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: After assassinating the son of business tycoon Leonard Dawson, Golgo 13 finds himself prey to the CIA and the U.S. Army, whom Dawson has personally hired to kill the assassin. As days pass by, Dawson slowly loses his sanity as he continues to plot every attempt to kill Golgo 13 even without caring about who hired the assassin to kill his son. 
User Ratings: 321 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 15 votes (dub:9, sub:5, others:1
1 French dubbed
)
 Excellent: 22 votes (dub:12, sub:7, raw:2, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Very good: 49 votes (dub:25, sub:23, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Good: 66 votes (dub:37, sub:28, ?:1)
 Decent: 69 votes (sub:38, dub:29, others:2
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
)
 So-so: 35 votes (sub:18, dub:16, ?:1)
 Not really good: 17 votes (sub:8, dub:8, ?:1)
 Weak: 19 votes (dub:10, sub:9)
 Bad: 12 votes (dub:7, sub:5)
 Awful: 6 votes (sub:3, dub:2, ?:1)
 Worst ever: 11 votes (sub:6, dub:5)
Seen in part or in whole by 600 users, rank: #1564 (of 6096)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 6.062 (Decent), std. dev.: 2.3086, rank: #4332 (of 6089)
Weighted mean: 6.017 (Decent), rank: #4414 (of 6089) (seen all: 6.08 / seen some: 4.90 / won't finish: 1.78)
Bayesian estimate: 6.076 (Decent), rank: #3901 (of 4589)
Running time: 91 minutes 
Vintage: 1983 
Release dates: We have 11
Opening Theme:
"Pray for You" by Cindy Wood 
Ending Theme:
"Golgo 13 and I" by Cindy Wood 
Trivia: We have 4
Comment:
Golgo 13: The Professional was one of the first Japanese animated titles to incorporate 3D computer animation. 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Golgo 13: The Professional (DVD) 2005-11-01 (from $15.00)
    Golgo 13: The Professional (DVD) 2012-07-24 (from $12.17)
VHS
    Professional: Golgo 13 (Dub.VHS) 1994-11-23 (from $17.75)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Osamu Dezaki 
Original Manga: Takao Saito 
Art Director: Shichiro Kobayashi 
Animation Director: Akio Sugino 
Sound Director: Wataru Idachi 
Cgi Director: Satomi Mikuriya 
Director of Photography: Hirokata Takahashi 
Assistant Director: Shunji Ôga 
Music Composition: Toshiyuki Omori 
Music producer: Seiji Suzuki 
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi 
Special Effects:
Takashi Maekawa 
Tomoji Hashizume 
Theme Song Composition: Goji Tsuno (OP) 
Goro Naya as Leonard Dawson 
Tetsuro Sagawa as Duke Togo / Golgo 13 

Kei Tomiyama as Robert Dawson 
Kumiko Takizawa as Rita 
Reiko Mutoh as Laura Dawson 
Toshiko Fujita as Cindy / Doctor Zed 

Daisuke Gouri as Cindy's Bodyguard 
Ichirô Murakoshi as E. Young 
Issei Futamata as Cindy's minion 
Kazue Komiya as Rita 
Kazuo Hayashi as Computer 1 Operator 
Kiyoshi Kobayashi as General T. Jefferson 
Koichi Chiba as The Watchmaker 
Kôichi Kitamura as Albert 
Kousei Tomita as Bob Bragan 
Kumiko Takizawa as Emily Dawson 
Rokuro Naya as Bishop Moretti 
Shingo Kanemoto as F. Garbin 
Shunsuke Shima as Pago 
Takeshi Aono as Pablo 
Yuusaku Yara as Lab Tech 

Japanese companies
Backgrounds: Kobayashi Production 
CG Production: Toyo Links Corps. 
Film Developing: Imagica 
Film Processing: Toyo Laboratory 
Photography: Takahashi Production 
Production: Tokyo Movie Shinsha 
English staff
English cast
Script: Gregory Snegoff 
Producer: Carl Macek 

Commentary:
Jonathan Clements (Discotek DVD) 
Osamu Dezaki (Discotek DVD) 
Final Remix: Deb Adair 
Post Production:
Scott Narrie 
Tom Merchant 
Production Executive: Andrew Berman (TMS) 
Production manager: Jerry Beck 
Recording engineer:
David Walsh 
Deb Adair 
Jamie Simone 
Gregory Snegoff as Duke Togo / Golgo 13 
Michael McConnohie as Leonard Dawson 

Diane Michelle as Rita 
Ed Mannix as Gen. Jefferson 
Eddie Frierson as Gold 
Edie Mirman as Laura Dawson 
Gregory Snegoff as Snake 
Joyce Kurtz as Cindy 
Karlyn Michelson as Emily Dawson 
Kerrigan Mahan as Silver 
Michael Reynolds as Lt. Bob Bragan 
Tony Oliver as Robert Dawson 

David Povall as F. Garvin 
Jeff Winkless as Informant 
John Dantona as Bishop Moretti 
Kerrigan Mahan as Pablo 
Michael Forest as E. Young 
Milt James as Albert 
Steve Kramer as Paco 
English companies
Broadcaster: Anime Selects 
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment (Australia) 
Manga Entertainment (Great Britain & Ireland) 
Licensed by:
Discotek Media 
Orion (Expired) 
Streamline Pictures (Expired) 
Urban Vision 
Recording Facility: Screenmusic Studios 
Translation: New Generation Pictures 
French cast
French staff
ADR Director: Bruno Dubernat (new dub) 
Jean Barney as Leonard Dawson(new dub) 
Pascal Renwick as Leonard Dawson(old dub) 
Patrick Borg as Duke Togo / Golgo 13(old & new dub) 

Céline Rotard as Laura Dawson(new dub) 
Hélène Otternaud as Rita(old dub) 
Marie Gulla as Laura Dawson(old dub) 
Patrick Borg as Robert Dawson(old dub) 
Sybille Tureau as Cindy / Dr Zed(old dub) 

Alain Margueritte as
F. Garvin(old dub) 
Paco(old dub) 
Snake(old dub) 
Marc François as
Lieutenant Bob Bragan(old dub) 
Pablo(old dub) 
Pascal Renwick as Informaticien(old dub) 
Patrick Borg as
Albert(old dub) 
E. Young(old dub) 
Patrick Laplace as
Général Jefferson(old dub) 
Morretti(old dub) 
Sybille Tureau as Emily Dawson(old dub) 

Claire Guyot(new dub) 
Dorothée Pousseo(new dub) 
Michel Vigné(new dub) 
French companies
Distributor: Manga Video 
Dubbing: S.T.A.R.T. (old dub) 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
(none)
César Martínez as Duke Togo/Golgo 13(Spain dub) 
José Antequera as Leonard Dawson(Spain dub) 

Angel de Gracia as Robert Dawson(Spain dub) 
Lola Oria as Rita(Spain dub) 
María Pilar Quesada as Laura Dawson(Spain dub) 

Antonio García Moral as Lt. Bob Bragan(Spain dub) 
Fernando Ulloa as Albert(Spain dub) 
Javier Viñas as Watchmaker(Spain dub) 
José Félix Pons as General Jefferson(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: TV3 (Televisió de Catalunya) 
Dubbing Studio: Q.T. Lever (Spain dub) 
German staff
German companies
(none)
Distributor:
ACOG 
OVA Films 
German cast
(none)
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