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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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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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Budget:

$7,850,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,341,309 (USA)
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Trivia

Dozens of arcade games appear in the Power Corps hideout. DOUBLE DRAGON is one of them. It's visible when Jimmy (possessed by Kogo Shuko) tries to kick Billy but misses and shatters the game screen. 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

Jimmy Lee: [possessed by Koga Shuko] Do you know the story of Romulus and Remus - sons of Mars, God of war?
Billy Lee: [speaking to his half of the Dragon Medallion] If you're waiting for an emergency, this is it.
Jimmy Lee: The brothers were abandoned and raised by wolves. Together, they built the great city of Rome.
Billy Lee: [to Koga Shuko] Shadow Demon, you shall not pass.
Jimmy Lee: In a quarrel, Romulus killed Remus.
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References Escape from New York (1981) See more »

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Say You're Gonna Stay
Written by James Labrit / Larry Labrit / Kevin Oliphant / Darryl D. Bonneau
Published by House of Fun Music, Inc./Lost in Music, Inc.
Administered by Jellybean Music Publishing Group
Performed by Darryl D'Bonneau
Courtesy of Jellybean Recordings, Inc.
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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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