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Double Dragon (1994)

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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 ...
Vanna White


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 {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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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?


First-time director Jim Yukich summarized his approach to the film: "Our characters are like normal kids - three kids on an adventure, so we didn't want to make something that kids would almost be too afraid to see. ... I'd like to make it in a funnier, light-hearted vein." 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 »


Smartass Mohawk: [peering through an eyehole] I can see you!
Jimmy Lee: No, you can't!
[shoves broom handle through eyehole]
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User Reviews

Were you expecting this film to take itself seriously?!
7 March 2001 | by (Annalong, N. Ireland) – See all my reviews

I really don't see what everyone's problem with this picture is! I believe that if any film bases itself on a computer game, then it stands to reason that is not going to take itself seriously for a split second! I played some of the DOUBLE DRAGON games for Nintendo when I was younger and they were pretty jokey themselves. This little picture has great fights, great action and most importantly of all, a great sense of humour. Robert Patrick camps it up wonderfully as bad guy Koga Shuko. A young Mark Dacascos (DRIVE, THE CROW: STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN, CRYING FREEMAN) kicks less butt than usual but is still enjoyable. Alyssa Milano is great as the sardonic revolutionary Marion, and both Dacascos and Scott Wolf as the Lee brothers (Dacascos is 'Home Lee' and Wolf is 'Ug Lee', geddit?) both have a fine line in sarcastic remarks. The car chase near the start with the 'Dragon Wagon' being pursued by Abobo's van is brilliant, especially with the use of computer graphics. Again, a classic example of good, mindless fun!

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