Double Dragon (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  4 November 1994 (USA)
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Two brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader has the other half, and determines to get the brothers' half and have a complete medallion so he can gain absolute power.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Lash (as Kristina Malandro Wagner)
Satori Imada (as Julia Nickson-Soul)
Henry Kingi ...
Smart Ass Mohawk (as John Mallory Asher)
Jeff Imada ...
Cory Milano ...


Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. Millionaire Koga Shuko (a.k.a. Guisman) has the other half and determines to get the brothers' half in order to have the complete medallion and the absolute power of the magical Double Dragon talisman. Written by Anthony Pereyra {}

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Two halves of an ancient puzzle are the only hope. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Double Dragon: The Movie  »

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Box Office


$7,850,000 (estimated)


$2,341,309 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the final battle, Linda Lash (Kristina Wagner) says to Marion (Aylssa Milano), "Now who's the boss?" Later, Marion tells Lash, "You're lucky, generally I put people in the hospital." Alyssa Milano starred on the television series Who's The Boss, and Wagner was a regular on General Hospital. See more »


Kogo Shuko is knocked back through a painting, only to jump back up and rip through the very same painting again. See more »


Guisman: You're weak like your father.
Billy Lee: You're ugly like your mother.
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Referenced in Brows Held High: Vinyl (2012) See more »


Dream About You
Written by Max D'Allesandro / Tolga Katas
Published by B And It Is Music/Turkish Man Music Publishing
Performed by Stevie B
Courtesy of Thump Records/Emporia Records
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Cheese on Toast
19 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

Oh, for crying out loud. This was a fun little movie with lots of good action in it that never takes itself too seriously. For what it was intended to be, it can't possibly rate this low. Was it honestly worse than "Highlander 2", with its big budget and big-name stars? Or "Glen or Glenda", a shining example of deep cinematic ineptitude? I don't think so!

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