PG | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.
According to Yun-Fat Chow, he wore contact lenses during his performance as Roshi in preparation for the (at the time announced) sequel, where his appearance would be bald and bespectacled, a more classic appearance of Roshi.
In a time before many can remember, our planet faced its greatest challenge. A warlord named Piccolo camed from beyond the stars, bringing darkness and chaos to our once peaceful world. Aided by his disciple Oozaru, the evil pair brought the human ...
Despite the film building to a climax during a total solar eclipse, which requires a New Moon, the film constantly shows a Full Moon, which never changes phase over the weeks the film takes place.
SPOILER: There is a scene in the closing credits: Piccolo is revealed to have survived, and is in the care of the woman he spared in his first scene.
English, Japanese, Hindi
£436,224 (UK) (10 April 2009)
$9,353,573 (USA) (29 May 2009)