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Ranking Every Dragon Ball Z Movie Best to Worst

List RulesList includes Dragon Ball Z television specials and DBZ movies that were in theater.
Best Dragon Ball Z movies, as ranked by DBZ fans like you. Although Dragon Ball Z the series gets all the attention, the movies have provided us with some of the most memorable moments in the franchises history. The list below contains full videos for every movie, so you can watch them in their entirety right here on Ranker. With epic villains like Broly, King Cooler and Bojack, the Dragon Ball Z movies put you on the edge of your seat wondering if Goku and the gang will actually make it through. This list contains both theatrical releases and TV specials,so you don't have to choose between the two. If one of your favorite DBZ specials is missing, add it to the bottom of the list so other people can vote for it as well.
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    Dragon Ball Z: Bardock – The Father of Goku, known in Japan as Dragon Ball Z: A Lonesome, Final Battle - The Father of Z Warrior Son Goku, who Challenged Freeza, is the first Dragon Ball Z TV special, which is based on the popular manga Dragon Ball. It was broadcast on Fuji Television on October 17, 1990, between Dragon Ball Z episodes 63 and 64. AB Groupe's title is Dragon Ball Z: The Father of Goku. FUNimation first released the special on DVD in January 2001 and later re-released this and the Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks TV special on a digitally remastered double feature DVD on February 19, 2008; a Blu-ray Disc version was released on July 15, 2008. The special was re-released  ...more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, known in Japan as The Rebirth of Fusion!! Goku and Vegeta, is the 12th film in the Dragon Ball series. It was originally released in Japan on March 4, 1995 at Toei Anime Fair, and dubbed into English by FUNimation in 2006, originally receiving a theatrical release along with Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler before going to DVD.  ...more
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    Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks, known in Japan as Defiance in the Face of Despair!! The Remaining Super-Warriors: Gohan and Trunks is a single-episode special based on the Dragon Ball manga series. Originally airing in Japan on February 24, 1993, between episodes 175 and 176, the special is based on an extra chapter of the manga series. It depicts an alternate version of the future in which Goku dies from a virus and a teenage Trunks tries to defeat the androids ravaging Earth.  ...more
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    Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods is the eighteenth Japanese animated feature film based on the Dragon Ball series, released in theaters on March 30, 2013. It is the first Dragon Ball movie in 17 years to have a theatrical release, the last being the tenth anniversary movie in 1996, which followed the first three Dragon Ball films and the thirteen Dragon Ball Z films. Battle of Gods is the first-ever Japanese film to be screened at IMAX Digital Theaters, and was released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 13, 2013. It is the first film in the series to be considered an official part of the Dragon Ball storyline, being set between chapters 517 and 518 of the original manga during the ten-year time  ...more
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