How To Watch Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, Dragon Ball Super Movies? A Complete Guide

Dragon Ball is an anime that almost everyone has watched in their childhood. From its bright visuals to vintage action scenes, every aspect of the classic Dragon Ball has a nostalgic element on its side. Despite the anime having 5 seasons and a total of 807 episodes, the number of movies is also huge.

Almost 80% of the movies are non-canonical and do not add to the actual story of Dragon Ball. Still, die-hard fans of the franchise might want to stay updated with the overall series without a hole in their heart. So, we have come up with a chronological sequence of the Dragon ball movies in which they can be enjoyed!

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The Dragon Ball franchise covers Goku’s journey along with his friends, right from his childhood, as he trains to become stronger on the quest to find wish-fulfilling seven Dragon Balls.

Movies in order

  • Dragon Ball Movie 1: Curse of the Blood Rubies (1986)
  • Dragon Ball Movie 2: Sleeping Princess in Devil’s Castle (1987)
  • Dragon Ball Movie 3: Mystical Adventure (1988)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 1: The Dead Zone (1989)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 2: The World’s Strongest (1990)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 3: The Tree of Might (1990)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 4: Lord Slug (1991)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 5: Cooler’s Revenge (1991)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 6: The Return of Cooler (1992)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 7: Super Android 13 (1992)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 8: Broly, The Legendary Super Saiyan (1993)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 9: Bojack Unbound (1993)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 10: Broly, Second Coming (1994)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly (1994)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 12: Fusion Reborn (1994)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 13: Wrath of the Dragon (1995)
  • Dragon Ball Movie 4: The Path to Power (1996)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 14: Battle of Gods (2013)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 15: Resurrection ‘F’ (2015)
  • Dragon Ball Super Movie 1: Broly (2018)

Detailed Movies In Order

Dragon Ball (1986)

  • Dragon Ball Movie 1: Curse of the Blood Rubies (After episode 43)
  • Dragon Ball Movie 2: Sleeping Princess in Devil’s Castle (After episode 70)
  • Dragon Ball Movie 3: Mystical Adventure (After episode 118)

Dragon Ball Z (1989-1996)

  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 1: The Dead Zone (After episode 11)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 2: The World’s Strongest (After episode 39)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 3: The Tree of Might (After episode 54)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 4: Lord Slug (After episode 81)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 5: Cooler’s Revenge (After episode 99)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 6: The Return of Cooler (After episode 130)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 7: Super Android 13 (After episode 147)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 8: Broly, The Legendary Super Saiyan (After episode 176)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 9: Bojack Unbound (After episode 192)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 10: Broly, Second Coming (After episode 220)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly (After episode 232)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 12: Fusion Reborn (After episode 258)
  • Dragon Ball Z Movie 13: Wrath of the Dragon (After episode 270)
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Dragon Ball Movie 4: The Path to Power (1996)

Watch it after episode 4 of Dragon Ball GT

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Dragon Ball Z Movie 14: Battle of Gods (2013)

Battle Of Gods movie is Canon. Watch it before the last episode of Dragon Ball Z.

Dragon Ball Z Movie 15: Resurrection ‘F’ (2015)

Dragon Ball Z Movie 15: Resurrection ‘F’ (2015)

This movie is a Canon. Watch it after Dragon Ball Z Movie 14: Battle of Gods

Dragon Ball Super (2015-2018)

Dragon Ball Super Movie 1: Broly

Dragon Ball Super Movie 1: Broly (After episode 131)
This movie is a Canon.


I hope this article helps you get the best of the Dragon Ball series! For the entire Dragon Ball episode watch-order click HERE!

A huge shout-out to Anand Garsine for helping me sort out the massive Dragon Ball Franchise. Check out more Dragon Ball Series articles HERE.

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