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G.I. Joe: The Movie Opening Sequence

5th of 5 Sunbow opening sequences. First aired April 18, 1987.






Previous opening sequence: Sunbow Season 2 Opening Sequence
Next opening sequence: Operation Dragonfire Opening Sequence

Previous episode: Into Your Tent I Will Silently Creep
Next episode: G.I. Joe: The Movie, Part 1

Cobra attacks a ceremony on Ellis Island, only to find the event guarded by G.I. Joe. As the Joes defend the Statue of Liberty, Cobra Commander plants a bomb at the statue's base. Joe air power holds off Cobra's vehicles while Duke, via jet pack, carries the Commander's bomb to the Cobra airship, which is destroyed when the bomb explodes. The Joes pose victorious on Lady Liberty's crown.


Appearing Cast and Equipment

Characters
Duke31 seconds1 linein JUMP defending statue, lifting fallen US flag, in final pose
Cobra Commander26 seconds1 lineflying CLAW to plant bomb on statue, calling retreat
Alpine16 seconds (silent)fighting BATs, grappling onto Firebat
Snake Eyes8 seconds hijacking a Trubble Bubble, shooting at Cobra
Roadblock8 seconds (silent)emerging from Libery's crown, in JUMP, in final pose
Flint7 seconds (silent)in JUMP to defend statue, in final shot
Lifeline7 seconds (silent)running with Recondo's team, in final pose
Quick Kick7 seconds (silent)fighting Vipers on the ground, in final pose
Scarlett7 seconds (silent)punching Torch while flying a JUMP, in final pose
Beach Head6 seconds (silent)fighting alongside Iceberg, in final pose
Gung-Ho6 seconds (silent)flying Sky Hawk, in final pose
Destro5 seconds (silent)giving bomb to Cobra Cmdr, flying Trubble Bubble
Lady Jaye5 seconds (silent)fighting near Footloose, in final pose
Wild Bill5 seconds (silent)in final pose
Iceberg4 seconds (silent)fighting alongside Beach Head, in final pose
Slip-Stream4 seconds (silent)in final pose
Spirit4 seconds (silent)running with Recondo's team, shooting from statue, fighting Vipers on ground
Tomax4 seconds (silent)on Cobra airship, flying Trubble Bubble
Xamot4 seconds (silent)on Cobra airship, flying Trubble Bubble
Baroness3 seconds (silent)on Cobra airship, flying Trubble Bubble
Cover Girl3 seconds (silent)emerging from Liberty's crown, fighting Vipers on the ground
Grunt3 seconds (silent)running with Recondo's team, shooting from statue
Low-Light3 seconds (silent)in final pose
Recondo3 seconds (silent)leading team of running Joes, shooting from statue
Freedom2 seconds attacking Torch beneath the Statue of Liberty (2:15-16)
Junkyard2 seconds attacking Torch beneath the Statue of Liberty (2:15-16)
Airtight2 seconds (silent)flying JUMP past Snake Eyes (1:53-54)
Barbecue2 seconds (silent)running with Recondo's team (1:24-25)
Hawk2 seconds (silent)firing a machine gun from the wing of a Conquest (2:25-26)
Maj. Bludd2 seconds (silent)shot out of a CLAW (1:04-05)
Stalker2 seconds (silent)emerging from Liberty's crown (1:16-17)
Torch2 seconds (silent)attacked simultaneously by Freedom, Junkyard, and Scarlett (2:15-16)
Bazooka1 second (silent)tripping and accidentally destroying a Cobra Moray (2:18)
Clutch1 second (silent)shooting from statue as Cobra Cmdr flies to the top (1:47)
Cutter1 second (silent)in a JUMP when Firebat crashes (2:07)
Flash1 second (silent)running with Recondo's team (1:25)
Footloose1 second (silent)fighting near Lady Jaye (2:27)
Rip Cord1 second (silent)flying in JUMP past Snake Eyes (1:54)
Shipwreck1 second (silent)nearly hit by Bazooka's stray blast (2:19)
Short-Fuze1 second (silent)running with Recondo's team (1:25)
Steeler1 second (silent)running with Recondo's team (1:25)
Zap1 second (silent)running with Recondo's team (1:25)
 
Troops Appearing
Cobra24 seconds deployed in parachutes, CLAWs, and Trubble Bubbles
Viper21 seconds flying Trubble Bubbles to attack Statue of Liberty
AVAC6 seconds piloting Firebat grappled by Alpine
Greenshirt6 seconds emerging from Liberty's crown, flying in JUMPs
BAT5 seconds flying a CLAW, fighting Joes on Statue of Liberty
Crimson Guard3 seconds punching out TV camera
 
Vehicles Appearing
Trubble Bubble41 seconds used to attack Statue of Liberty, flown by Cobra leaders
CLAW34 seconds used to attack Statue of Liberty
JUMP31 seconds used to defend Statue of Liberty
Firebat29 seconds forced into a crash by Alpine
Sky Hawk8 seconds used to defend Statue of Liberty
Moray6 seconds destroyed by Bazooka and Conquests
Conquest X-303 seconds used to defend Statue of Liberty, destroying Morays
 
Non-Toy Equipment: Cobra airship

Misc. Notes

  • This opening sequence is often hailed as the best single piece of vintage-era G.I. Joe animation.