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The Last Dragon (1985)

 -  Action | Comedy | Drama  -  22 March 1985 (USA)
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Eddie Arkadian (as Chris Murney)
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Sho'nuff / The Shogun of Harlem (as Julius J. Carry III)
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In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight an evil martial arts expert and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter. Written by <akil@uclink4.berkeley.edu>

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He's a martial arts master who refuses to fight. He's a Bruce Lee fan who's so sure he's Oriental that he eats popcorn with chopsticks. His friends think he's too serious. His family thinks he's crazy. His enemies think he's no challenge. But she knows he's The Last Dragon. See more »

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22 March 1985 (USA)  »

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Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$33,000,000 (USA)
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During the introductory training sequence, Leroy karate-chops an arrow as it soars past him. This is for real; it took two hours to get the stunt right. See more »

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The position of the blonde girl during Sho'nuff's entrance in the movie theater. See more »

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Eddie Arcadian: I applaud you, Leroy. That was a great finish. Not quite the ending I had in mind, but it was a great finish. You see a .45 will put an end to all this kung fu crap. All it takes is one little bullet. So take your final bow, scum sucker.
[Leroy's eyes widen anticipating the shot, Arcadian fires]
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If you like stupid and fun movies, this is for you. Fun action, retarded yet comical performances by the cast, and a stupid but enjoyable plot. The fxs in the movie are so 80s it is insane, the costumes fall along those lines as well. If you don't like stupid fun movies (example: Evil Dead), then do not bother, but if you do like I said before, The Last Dragon is for you.


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