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Golgo 13: Kowloon Assignment (Ws Dub Sub Dol)
Golgo 13 Kowloon Assignment
Ws Dub Sub Dol
Actors: Sonny Chiba, Callan Leung
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
R     2006     1hr 33min


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Actors: Sonny Chiba, Callan Leung
Creators: Etsuko Shihomi, Emi Shindo, Elaine Sung
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
Studio: Bci / Eclipse
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Dubbed,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 09/12/2006
Original Release Date: 01/01/1977
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1977
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 33min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: Japanese, English
Subtitles: English
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Movie Reviews

Not what you think...
kelub | Dallas, TX | 12/27/1999
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Those of you thinking you were going to find the Animated Golgo 13: The Professional, beware. This is a live movie, NOT animation. I was very disappointed to take it home and pop it in only to find a 1970's live movie, and i'd hate for someone else to make the same mistake."
Come *on*! Since when does Sonny Chiba do voicework?
Golgo 13 | 02/04/2000
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Listen up fanboys! Yeah, this isn't what you're expecting... if you've never heard of Sonny Chiba. The guy earns this movie at least a star in and of himself. The fact that he's portraying Duke gets it another star. And I'm kickin' in another star just to couterbalance the fanboy's rant. There's more out there than anime, and when you're done watching this flick (and you should, you uncultured otaku) grab "Street Fighter" (the Sonny C. flick, not that Van Damm thing) and the rest of the series. Watch some real people acting for a change! (hiding my copies of La Blue Girl...)"
A fanboy review...
Golgo 13 | TX, USA | 11/23/2006
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I'm a fan of the Golgo 13 character, but I will give this movie an objective review.

First thing is the compulsory "this is not the anime" statement. Let's get that part out of the way. This is a 70's live-action film starring Sonny Chiba.

The film is old, and is only as good as the celluloid source reel it was taken from.

Sonny plays the enigmatic hitman Golgo 13. He pulls the look off very well. His portrayal of the character is distinctively different from that of the anime. In this live-action film, Golgo 13 solves problems intelligently and displays a distinctly higher intelligence than in the anime. This is especially noticable in the last part of the movie.

Overall I would give this movie a low 3 for all it's flaws (poor quality, sub-par plot), but it's worth having a watch if you're a big Golgo 13 fan. It would be a rental if you could actually find a place that carries it which would be pretty unlikely. But if you're a big fan of all things Golgo 13 then it's a movie you should check out if for no other reason than having seen it."
kelub | 12/26/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The digital transfer is good but the source film seems to be badly scratched. Sonny Chiba is awesome as Golgo, he actually looks like the character. But the movie is plot, shaky camera work, awful sound effects. Be prepared to fast forward through the Non-Sonny Chiba footages."