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Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (1990)
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Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku (1990)
Original name: ドラゴンボールZ たったひとりの最終決戦〜フリーザに挑んだZ戦士 孫悟空の父〜
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Bardock, Son Goku's father, is a low-ranking Saiyan soldier who was given the power to see into the future by the last remaining alien on a planet he just destroyed. He witnesses the destruction of his race and must now do his best to stop Frieza's impending massacre.
Style: suspense, brutal, visually appealing, dark, complex, intense, epic, unusual plot structure, interesting, melancholic ...
Plot: genocide, alien, tragedy, violence, fight, brutality, sexualized violence, death, battles, father, baby, death of protagonist, premonition, flying, mass murder, blood, anger, son, death of friend, combat, comrade, battle, gore, crying baby, blood on face ...
Time: future
Place: japan

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Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
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Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
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Time: future
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Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: As Goku investigates the destruction of the Southern Galaxy, Vegeta is taken to be King of the New Planet Vegeta, and to destroy the Legenday Super Saiyan, Brolly.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: future
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Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Not paying attention to his job, a young demon allows the evil cleansing machine to overflow and explode, turning the young demon into the infamous monster Janemba. Goku and Vegita make solo attempts to defeat the monster, but realize their only ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous
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Time: future
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Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 52 min.
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Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
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Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Cooler has resurrected himself as a robot and is enslaving the people of New Namek. Goku and the gang must help.
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 85 min.
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Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 47 min.
Story: After defeating Frieza, Goku returns to Earth and goes on a camping trip with Gohan and Krillin. Everything is normal until Cooler - Frieza's brother - sends three henchmen after Goku. A long fight ensues between our heroes and Cooler, in which ...
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Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
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Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
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Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 43 min.
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Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized
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Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
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Style: suspenseful, humorous, stylized, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: future
Place: asia, japan
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