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Double Dragon (1994)

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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Smart Ass Mohawk (as John Mallory Asher)
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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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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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4 November 1994 (USA)  »

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Double Dragon: The Movie  »

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Budget:

$7,850,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,376,561, 6 November 1994, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,341,309
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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 »

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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 »

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Guisman: Aw, shit!
Billy LeeJimmy Lee: [both] You said it!
[combines both pieces of the medallion]
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Written by Richard Payton / Douglas Smith / Crystal Waters
Published by Basement Boys Music Inc.
Kinda Kool Music/Party Payton Music
Dungeon Culture Music/C. Waters Music
Famous Music Performed by Crystal Waters
Courtesy of Mercury Records
By Arrangement with Polygram Special Markets
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Gangs of Los Angeles fight with police for the city while the Shadow Lord fights for the other half of a long lost amulet.
5 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

Double Dragon is better then Super Mario Brothers. Then again, so is everything else. The movie was released in 1994, looks like it was made in 1989, and the fashion is circa 1980. Why is it people from the future dress like they're from the past? And why is it Alyssa Milano looks hefty? It was terrible, unsophisticated and bumpy.

That said, it gave me exactly what I wanted. Slapstick Sung-fu action and a few familiar faces. I enjoyed. You don't rent a movie like Double Dragon because you want an engaging plot. You rent it to relive your childhood hi-jinx.

Watch it and I guarantee you that you'll be downloading an emulator and playing it within a week.


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