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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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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 (Alyssa 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: Ah, Huey! Lewis! Any news?
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Dumb fun, but that's it
8 June 2004 | by (US) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting the next Citizen Kane of this movie, but I was expecting a little more than I got. Double Dragon, the game, is about two of the baddest martial artists the gaming world has ever seen, but the Lee brothers in the movie are a pair of goofballs who don't kick any significant butt until like the last fifteen minutes of the movie. They actually spend most of the movie running away from the bad guys. There are one or two recognizable video game bad guys like Abobo and the lady with the whip, but other than them this movie has almost nothing to do with the game. As far as adaptations of Double Dragon I'd say this rates a little below the cartoon show in quality. You can have some dumb fun by watching this movie, but dumb's the operative word...

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