Dragon Ball Movie 1: Curse of the Blood Rubies

Alt title: Dragon Ball: Shen Long no Densetsu

Movie (1 ep x 50 min)
1986
3.338 out of 5 from 8,907 votes
Rank #3,888

King Gurumes was once peaceful and wise, until he began to search for the mysterious Blood Rubies. Their curse transformed him in a ferocious monster that can’t satisfy his hunger; and thus, in the present, he has sent his goons to look for the legendary Dragon Balls. He doesn’t know, however, that somewhere else in the world a young boy named Goku and a girl named Bulma also have started to search for the mystical balls. Along the way the duo meets the young girl Penny, whose entire village has been enslaved by Gurumes’ soldiers in search of the Blood Rubies. Goku and his friends will not let this tragedy continue!

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DuskFey May 29, 2010
Score 3/10

Anime in 200 Words: Dragon Ball Movie 1: Curse of the Blood Rubies Premise: This movie is a combination of the plot from the first few episodes of Dragon Ball and a little bit of original content. The mixture reminds me of a Naruto OVA. Required Watching: The first 20 episodes of Dragon Ball would give you the plot that is being ruined in the movie, but then again, it might be best NOT to watch Dragon Ball... read more

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dragonballk Jun 30, 2016
Score 5.2/10

So, I wasn't a huge fan of the movie, And i didn't want to get carried away with too many reviews of the same series, but I felt like the reviews I read for this movie were a touch too critical, so I decided to offer my own two cents.

 STORY: The story for Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies (which, according to the subbed version I watched should have actually been called, Curse of the Rich... read more

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