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Twin Dragons (1992)
"Seong lung wui" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  9 April 1999 (USA)
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Two twins are separated at birth, one becoming a streetwise mechanic and the other an acclaimed classical concert conductor. Finally meeting in adulthood they each become mistaken for the other and entangled in each other's world.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ma Yau / Die Hard
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Barbara
Teddy Robin Kwan ...
Tarzan (Tyson in US Version) (as Teddy Robin)
Anthony Chan ...
Hotel Staffer Chan
Philip Chan ...
Hotel Manager
Sylvia Chang ...
Twins' Mother
Alfred Cheung ...
Boss Wing
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Cashier
Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung ...
Orchestra Member
David Chiang ...
Hotel Security (as John Keung)
Yuen Chor ...
Uncle Tang (Tammy's Father)
Ringo Lam ...
Car Mechanic
Nina Li Chi ...
Tammy
Chia-Liang Liu ...
Doctor
Guy Lai ...
Gang Leader (as Lai Ying Chow)
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Storyline

On holidays in Hong Kong, Mrs Ma gives birth to identical twins. A criminal in the same hospital attempts to escape, taking one of the twins hostage. The child is lost during the confusion, and Mr and Mrs Ma return to New York with one child. Years later, John Ma is a famous conductor and pianist, unaware that his twin brother "Boomer" is a mechanic/race car driver/bodyguard in Hong Kong. When John travels to Hong Kong to give a concert, the twins get caught up in each other's business, about which they are anything but experts. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some shootings, non-stop martial arts violence, and sensuality | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

9 April 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Twin Dragons  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£170,661 (UK) (14 May 1999)

Gross:

$8,332,431 (USA) (2 July 1999)
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Upon the movie's North American release, Canada-based kick-boxing entrepreneurs Martin McNamara and Michael McNamara sued Miramax Film Corp., Alliance Atlantis Communications, and Front Row Entertainment Inc. for their continental promotion of the film. Claiming copyright and trademark infringement, the McNamaras - who hold the copyright on the term "Twin Dragons" as the name of their martial arts academy - asserted that the movie "tarnished" their image as fighting promoters and asked for a total of $37 million in damages. See more »

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Sillier than usual...
20 June 2001 | by (IN, USA) – See all my reviews

It's no "City Hunter," but this is a pretty goofy flick...It's just good fun though, and even if you think twin movies are bad---THIS IS JACKIE CHAN!!! I like it, it's just a cute, fun flick. Let's not forget to mention the ending though, it's worth the price of admission alone, with some of the coolest and most dangerous stunts I've ever seen! Can't take my eyes off Nina Li, or Maggie Cheung either!


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