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Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)

Johnny Dow struggles to make a living at his small town gas station by charging motorists to see the electric guitar used by his late father a one-hit, rock and roll wonder. Legend has it ... See full summary »

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To save the world, Johnny Dow must discover the magic power in his father's old electric guitar and use it to defeat his best friend and an army of donut-eating kung-fu demons.

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Johnny Dow struggles to make a living at his small town gas station by charging motorists to see the electric guitar used by his late father a one-hit, rock and roll wonder. Legend has it the guitar was carved in the shape of a dragon's head and made in part from an ancient spear his father found in the crater of a shooting star. When Johnny's friend Eddie stumbles upon the other half of the spear he releases an ancient demon hungry for power and destruction. Mika a beautiful Chinese warrior who holds the secret to fighting Eddie and his army of kung fu, sugar-craving warriors reveals to Johnny that the only way to stop the evil spirit is to use the first half of the spear - the dragon on Johnny's guitar! Together Johnny and Mika set out to fight Eddie and his army, reunite the two halves of the spear, restore peace to the town and - of course - save the world! Written by Anonymous

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Rock-a-billy music and martial arts meets "Night of the Living Dead." See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence and martial arts action

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3 February 2007 (USA)  »

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Adventures of Johnny Tao: Rock Around the Dragon  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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The baby featured in the opening scene is the child of Johnny Nguyen. See more »

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Perfect for you Saturday Mornings
7 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you're waking up in the morning and tired of watching bad re-runs of Power Rangers...this is a good alternative. The imaginative tale of Kung Fu, Comedy, Demons & Rock-Billy is fused quite well.

The story begins with an ancient Chinese Demon trapped for centuries and released in a small soon to be ghost town. Johnny Tao is young kid dealing with pressures of taking care of his brother and struggling in an economically crushed town. The only thing keeping him going is watching/studying classic Kung Fu films. Now you have Demons running a mock...so what is a teen too do?....Kick some ass.

This mixer keeps the movie going and enjoyable to watch. Recommend checking it out with your kids.


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