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Golgo 13: Assignment Kowloon (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
Golgo 13: Kûron no kubi (Japanese)
Golgo 13: The Kowloon Assignment
The Kowloon Assignment
ゴルゴ13 九竜の首 (Japanese)
狙擊十三 (Chinese (Hong Kong))
Genres: drama
Themes: assassins, military
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Duke Togo, or as he is more widely known, "Golgo 13", is a M16 bearing assassin who will take on any job for the right price. Anyone can hire him, including private citizens and world governments. If he's not bedding women he's infiltrating a hostile country, waiting hours for the perfect shot in the most extreme conditions. Golgo 13 is just as adept in the urban jungle. Those who deal with him must make sure not to cross the Duke or they might find themselves the target of his rifle. (from manga)
Running time: 93 minutes
Vintage: 1977
Premiere date:
1977-09-15 (Japan)
1978-05-04 (Hong Kong)
Release dates: We have 4
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    The Sonny Chiba Collection (Sub.Blu-ray 2) 2023-11-14 (from $36.44)
DVD (Region 1)
    Sonny Chiba Action Pack (DVD) 2006-08-22 (from $30.00)
    Sonny Chiba Collection 6 Film Set (DVD) 2007-11-20 (from $16.74)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yukio Noda
Music: Harumi Ibe
Original Manga: Takao Saitō
Acting Affairs: Setsuo Nishiaki
Rong Liang (Callan Films)
Shigeichi Yoshioka
Assistant Director:
Toru Dobashi
Tung-Ni Leung (Callan Films)
Assistant Fight Choreography: Jin Cheng Song
Background Art: Kazuhiko Nishimura
Cheng Qi Huang (Callan Films)
Ka-Kui Ho (Callan Films)
Lun Chia (Callan Films)
Costume Design: Tsunehisa Sasaki
Editing: Isamu Ichida
Fight Choreography:
Kazuyuki Saito
Shu Tong Wong (Callan Films)
Lighting: Katsumi Kaneko
Make-Up: Guo Xiong Chen
Production Advancement:
Akimasa Ito
Kun Han (Callan Films)
Production manager: Chong Guang Zhong (Callan Films)
Recording: Teruhiko Arakawa
Script Supervision: Sachiko Morimura
Sound Effects: Yoshiaki Shiraishi
Kenji Miura (uncredited)
Zheng Ming Zhang (Callan Films)
Callan Leung as Shotgun Sminny (Dirk Chang Smith)
Sonny Chiba as Duke Togo/Golgo 13

Dana as Lai-Fa
Elaine Sung as Kong Laan
Emi Shindō as Yip Ling
Etsuko Shihomi as Lam Ling
Jerry Itou as Polanski

Akiko Nakamura as Lai-Fa (voice)
Alan Chui as Poison Spider Black Dragon
Bill Lake as Andre Gaston
Bob Ingles as Spencer
Chi-Chung Lee as Wong Tak Ming
Chikao Ohtsuka as
Rocky Brown (voice)
Toriano (voice)
Clayton as Rocky Brown
Edward Hart as HK Assassin
Fiona Humphrey as Cassowary
Glen Thomson as Police Chief
Hirofumi Koga as Karate Brother 3
Hiroshi Hatano as Detective Miki
Irwin Panos as Toliano
Jim James as Foreign Dignitary
Joana Tors as Mariya Polanski
Kaneta Kimotsuki as Schultz (voice)
Kei Tomiyama as Detective Hung (voice)
Kenji Ohba as Karate Brother 1
Kōji Tsuruta as Senzo Shigemune
Masako Ikeda as Kong Laan (voice)
Masashi Amenomori as Chow Lui-Fung (voice)
Nick Lam Wa Kei as Chow Lui Fung
Shu Tong Wong as Hung
Shunji Sasaki as Detective Tachibana
Taichirō Hirokawa as Shotgun Sminny (voice)
Terry O'Brien as Schultz
Tin Hei Tong as Baldy Nyūdō
Toshimichi Takahashi as Karate Brother 2
Yiu Lam Chan as Chan

Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Blu-Ray Producer: Cliff MacMillan (Shout! Studios; The Sonny Chiba Collection Vol. 2)
Commentary: Brian Bankston (Shout! Studios; The Sonny Chiba Collection Vol. 2)
Cover Art: Tom Ralston (Shout! Studios; The Sonny Chiba Collection Vol. 2)
Packaging Design: Mindy Kang (Shout! Studios; The Sonny Chiba Collection Vol. 2)
BCI Eclipse (2006 DVD)
Madman Entertainment (DVD)
Optimum Releasing (United Kngdom)
Worldwide Pictures
DVD Authoring: The Richard Diercks Company (BCI release)
Internet Streaming:
ShoutFactory TV
Tubi TV (via Shout! TV; United States and Canada)
Licensed by:
ADNESS (Expired)
Crash Cinema
Shout! Studios (2023)
English cast
Rik Thomas as Duke Togo/Golgo 13

Chris Hilton as Detective Smith

Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Distributor: Vértice 360
Spanish cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Distributor: New Center (VHS)
Portuguese cast

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