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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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A animated TV series based on the first Double Dragon video game.

Stars: Jim Byrnes, Garry Chalk, Michael Donovan
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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)  »

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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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The boat chase sequence was filmed on the Cuyahoga River in Northeast Ohio, and climaxes with an explosion which used 700 gallons of gasoline combined with 200 gallons of alcohol. Despite warnings the night before on several news channels, the explosion caused residents of the nearby city to panic, leading to 210 phone calls to emergency services over ten minutes. See more »

Goofs

The movie takes place in "New Angeles", California, however when Chief Delario goes outside of the precinct after telling the officers that they are going to take back the streets, an Ohio flag is shown flying on the flagpole. See more »

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Billy Lee: Oh, Sh...
Guisman: You said it!
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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Love Will Shine On Me
Written by Michael Lattanzi
Published by Lost in Music, Inc./Ram Bam Music
Administered by Jellybean Music Publishing Group
Performed by Lattanzi featuring Crystal Taliefero
Courtesy of Lable/Zl Records
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It's cheesy, but remember, cheese is good too.
6 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

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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