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Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (1990)

Dragon Ball Z Special: Tatta Hitori no Saishû Kessen ~Freeza ni Idonda Z Senshi Son Gokû no Chichi~ (original title)
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The tale of Bardock, the father of Goku, and his rebellion against his master the mighty Frieza.

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Akira Toriyama (manga "Dragon Ball"), Takao Koyama (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Masako Nozawa ... Bardock / Son Gokû (Kakarotto) (voice)
Kazuyuki Sogabe Kazuyuki Sogabe ... Tôma (voice)
Yûko Mita Yûko Mita ... Seripa (voice)
Takeshi Watabe Takeshi Watabe ... Panbûkin (voice)
Kôzô Shioya Kôzô Shioya ... Toteppo / Dokutâ (voice)
Ryûsei Nakao ... Freeza (voice)
Shô Hayami Shô Hayami ... Zarbon (voice)
Yukitoshi Hori Yukitoshi Hori ... Dodoria (voice)
Banjô Ginga Banjô Ginga ... Tôro (voice)
Kinpei Azusa Kinpei Azusa ... Grandfather Son Gohan (voice)
Ryô Horikawa ... Vegeta (voice)
Shôzô Îzuka Shôzô Îzuka ... Nappa (voice)
Hirohiko Kakegawa Hirohiko Kakegawa ... Saiya-jin A (voice)
Yûji Machi Yûji Machi ... Saiya-jin B (voice)
Chie Satô Chie Satô ... Saiya-jin C (voice)
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Storyline

A prequel to the original Dragonball series, this TV movie tells the story of Son Goku's father Bardock and his futile attempt to stop Freeza from destroying his planet Vegeta. It also shows how little Kakarotto (Son Goku) ends up on earth! Written by Anonymous

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

9 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bardock: The Father of Goku See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$288,095, 4 November 2018

Gross USA:

$270,354

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$270,354
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Bardock and his Saiyan crew were designed by series creator Akira Toriyama. See more »

Goofs

Vegeta is on a far away world in the special when Planet Vegeta is destroyed, while in the series flashbacks, he was in the bowels of Frieza's ship. See more »

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Narrator: Planet Vegeta. Many years ago, a small child was born. Uninherited and unattended by it's father and mother, the baby cried out, making it's only plea to the universe. The Saiyans were people of war, and like all Saiyan babies, the child was destined to fight!
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Alternate Versions

For the Toonami broadcast, all nudity and blood is either censored or cut. See more »


Soundtracks

Fall of the Saiyans
Performed and written by Dale Kelly (as Dale D. Kelly) and Mark Akin
(Heard in the English version)
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The best Dragon Ball Z Movie There Ever Was.
23 July 2003 | by EmphinixSee all my reviews

Bardock the Father of Goku is a great DBZ Movie because you learn everything about what happened before the series and all the secrets of Goku's past.

It's a very good movie, I saw this movie with my brother at his dorm at a college campus and I downloaded the movie to on my pc


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