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American Dragons (1998)

Murders in Seoul, Korea and in America pair two cops from each of the countries together to solve the crimes. The investigation leads to a gang war between the Mafia and the Yakuza, but one... See full summary »

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Cast

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Tony
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Kim
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Matsuyama
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Rocco
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Shadow
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Angelo
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Captain Talman
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Nakai
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Mike
Dean Choe ...
Sato
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Pozzo
James Crescenzo ...
Fiorino
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Dion Edwards (as Roger R. Cross)
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Young Yakuza
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Aki
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Murders in Seoul, Korea and in America pair two cops from each of the countries together to solve the crimes. The investigation leads to a gang war between the Mafia and the Yakuza, but one that may not be of either of their making. A shadowy assassin is killing the leaders and an Italian assassin may have his own agenda. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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East meets West with a vengeance!

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Action | Crime

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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21 November 1998 (South Korea)  »

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Double Edge  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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The film originally started out as a MPCA (Motion Picture Corporation of Amrica) production, but MPCA were briefly taken over by the newly re-established Orion Pictures and all of the MPCA's line-up were released as "Orion" pictures. See more »

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HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN
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Courtesy of Marcus Barone Music
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Good-Time, won't fall asleep with this one.
4 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

A very well written and superbly directed film with the old standby mis-matched cop theme. Lots of action, slick camera work and nicely done fight scenes throughout with last ten minutes that always makes for good entertainment. Yes we love it when the bad guys get their just reward. Subtle twist ending left open for sequel.


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