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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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Linda Lash (as Kristina Malandro Wagner)
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Satori Imada (as Julia Nickson-Soul)
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Storyline

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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Evil has just met its match. See more »


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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

Budget:

$7,850,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,341,309 (USA)
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Trivia

Based on the 1988 video game of the same name. See more »

Goofs

In the alleyway when the Power Corps first reveal themselves, as people are rappelling from the rooftops, you see members with camouflaged jackets turning away from the wall. When Marion is introduced, they turn away from the wall a second time. See more »

Quotes

Guisman: Aw, shit!
Billy LeeJimmy Lee: [both] You said it!
[combines both pieces of the medallion]
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Featured in Nostalgia Critic: Double Dragon (2008) See more »

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Written by Artis Ivey Jr.
Published by T-Boy Music Publishing/Boo Daddy Publishing
Al Green Music Inc./Irving Music Inc.
Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./Mijac Music/EMI Blackwood Music
Performed by Coolio
Courtesy of Tommy Boy Music, Inc.
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User Reviews

It's cheesy, but remember, cheese is good too.

Ok, it's not an Oscar winner, but few films are. It is a campy flick, but it's not the wanna-poke-your-eyes-out-to-stop-the-pain campy, but rather in the realm of a guilty pleasure.

In agreement with an earlier post, this was not supposed to be a film that took itself seriously. Notably, the action was on par with any other martial arts movie being made, and the script had a bunch of smart-assy humor (which I must admit that I'm a big sucker for). It's meant to be a fun film, and that was the end result.

As far as a video game movie is concerned, it's not the worst ever made...Mario Bros is still the king, with Street Fighter in a close second, and Final Fantasy in third place. So you see, there are worst movies that have been made.

And folks, I'm not ashamed to admit that I have the DVD for this film in my collection.


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