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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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Satori Imada (as Julia Nickson-Soul)
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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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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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4 November 1994 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$7,850,000 (estimated)

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$2,341,309 (USA)
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Right before the Lee brothers fight the gangs in the junk yard there is a closeup of one of the Clowns' gang members reading the Lee's information. Their full names are shown as James Stewart Lee and William Burroughs Lee. James Stewart was an actor and William Burroughs was a writer. See more »

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Kogo Shuko is knocked back through a painting, only to jump back up and rip through the very same painting again. See more »

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Guisman: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, an evil army of Shadow Warriors terrorized the great city of Changsa. To save his people, the good king sacrificed himself to create a mystical medallion. Realizing the ultimate powers of the medallion, the king split it in half. To one son, he gave the power over body; to the other, the power over the soul. This is the legend of the Double Dragon.
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References Escape from New York (1981) See more »

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Dream About You
Written by Max D'Allesandro / Tolga Katas
Published by B And It Is Music/Turkish Man Music Publishing
Performed by Stevie B
Courtesy of Thump Records/Emporia Records
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It's cheesy, but remember, cheese is good too.

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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