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


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

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4 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Double Dragon: The Movie  »

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Budget:

$7,850,000 (estimated)

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$2,341,309 (USA)
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Trivia

The film takes place in 2007. See more »

Goofs

When Shuko and the gang are in his office listening to the computer read the information on the Lee brothers, it says Billy is 17 and Jimmy is 18. Right before the Lee brothers fight the gangs in the junk yard there is a closeup of one of the gang members of the Clowns reading the Lee's information. It is says Jimmy was born on 2/24/90 and Billy was born on 2/17/92. If the movie takes place in 2007 that would make Jimmy 17 and Billy 15. See more »

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Bo Abobo #2, Improved Model: HOME Lee. UG Lee. DANDY!
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Featured in Nostalgia Critic: Double Dragon (2008) See more »

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Written by Coolio (as 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
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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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