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Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (1991)

Doragon bôru Z: Tobikkiri no saikyô tai saikyô (original title)
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After destroying Frieza on Namek, Goku returns to a peaceful life on Earth. When informed his brother has been killed by a Saiyan, Cooler is hell bent on killing Goku, and making him pay ... See full summary »

Director:

Mitsuo Hashimoto

Writers:

Akira Toriyama (manga "Dragon Ball"), Takao Koyama (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Masako Nozawa ... Son Gokû / Son Gohan / Bardock (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ... Piccolo (voice)
Mayumi Tanaka ... Kuririn / Yajirobe (voice)
Naoki Tatsuta ... Oolong / Haiya Dragon (voice)
Naoko Watanabe ... Chichi (voice)
Kôhei Miyauchi ... Kame Sen'nin (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ... Karin (voice)
Ryûsei Nakao ... Coola / Freeza (voice)
Shô Hayami Shô Hayami ... Sauzer (voice)
Masato Hirano Masato Hirano ... Neiz (voice)
Masaharu Satô Masaharu Satô ... Doore (voice)
Jôji Yanami ... Narration (voice)
Sean Schemmel ... Goku (voice) (as Seán Schemmel)
Andrew Chandler ... Cooler (voice)
Christopher Sabat ... Piccolo / Icarus / Korin (voice) (as Christopher R. Sabat)
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Storyline

After destroying Frieza on Namek, Goku returns to a peaceful life on Earth. When informed his brother has been killed by a Saiyan, Cooler is hell bent on killing Goku, and making him pay for his brother's disgrace. Goku has to find the power within him to defeat a warrior even more powerful than the horrible Frieza. Written by Christopher Kai

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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

22 January 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dragon Ball Z Movie 5: Cooler's Revenge See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,331,742
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Production Co:

Toei Animation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First movie in which the Dragon is not summoned. See more »

Quotes

Yajirobe: I'm the bean daddy this time! Bean daddy!
Korin: Is that so? Well, who put you in charge? They're my beans!
Yajirobe: I watered 'em!
Korin: You watered 'em? What the-?
Gohan: Here, mister Korin, these are yours.
Korin: Huh? Oh, well I guess you do have pretty good manners. I guess you can keep 'em.
Yajirobe: Stop messin' with 'im! You were gonna give 'im the beans anyway!
Korin: Would you shut up!
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Alternate Versions

FUNimation released a censored version on VHS and DVD that cut out some bloody violence. See more »

Connections

Followed by Dragon Ball Z: Broly - Second Coming (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Stay and Drown
Performed by Finger Eleven
Courtesy of Wind-Up Records
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Maybe the best so far
25 September 2016 | by ericstevensonSee all my reviews

I think this is probably my favorite of the "Dragonball Z" movies before the new longer ones came out. It's mostly because I really do enjoy the notion of Freiza's brother appearing. I admit that it doesn't make much sense, because it would cause you to ask why Cooler doesn't want to avenge his father, King Kold. He obviously has more respect towards him than his brother. You could argue that he didn't find out about Freiza being killed by Future Trunks later, but he should have at least known that. This is good probably because of the film's beginning.

I just find it interesting where they set up the mythology of the series. Cooler is great as a villain and I really do like his final form. His voice is very nice and deep and he truly comes off as intimidating here. It's great to see Piccolo do a lot of damage to Cooler's henchman. By giving Cooler minions, it sets him up as a bigger villain. I can see why this guy had another movie based on him. The action is nice and epic and has most of what made the classic show so great. ***


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