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Double Dragon (1994)

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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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James Yukich

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Paul Dini (story), Neal Shusterman (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Patrick ... Koga Shuko
Mark Dacascos ... Jimmy Lee
Scott Wolf ... Billy Lee
Kristina Wagner ... Linda Lash (as Kristina Malandro Wagner)
Julia Nickson ... Satori Imada (as Julia Nickson-Soul)
Alyssa Milano ... Marian Delario
Nils Allen Stewart ... Bo Abobo #1
Henry Kingi ... Bo Abobo #2
John Asher ... Smart Ass Mohawk (as John Mallory Asher)
Leon Russom ... Chief Delario
Jeff Imada ... Huey
Al Leong ... Lewis
Cory Milano Cory Milano ... Marc Delario
Michael Berryman ... Maniac Leader
Vanna White ... Vanna White
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Storyline

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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | France | Denmark

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Double Dragon: The Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Cleveland, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

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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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color (CFI)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the final battle, Linda Lash (Kristina Wagner) says to Marion (Alyssa Milano), "Now who's the boss?" Later, Marion tells Lash, "You're lucky, generally I put people in the hospital." Alyssa Milano starred on the television series Who's The Boss, and Wagner was a regular on General Hospital. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Guisman: Ah, Huey! Lewis! Any news?
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Alternate Versions

Despite the UK cinema version being uncut with a PG certification, the UK video version was cut by 10 secs by the BBFC to remove some headbutts and blows during the fight scenes for a 12 certification. In 2015, the BBFC waived the 10 secs of cuts for a 12 certification DVD/Bluray release. See more »

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References General Hospital (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

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 not as bad as all that!
15 August 2004 | by ShadowGalSee all my reviews

I feel bad to see that this movie got such an incredibly low rating. Granted, it was no masterpiece. Then again, I don't think it was supposed to be.

I first saw this movie when I was fairly young, and I absolutely adored it. I had a crush on the brothers (the "Double Dragons" of the title), and I borderline-idolized the glow-in-the-dark punk kids. They were just so cool to me!

About a year ago or so--maybe two years ago--I watched this movie at about 2:00 in the morning during the summer, when there was nothing else to watch except infomercials or music videos. I was either 17 or 18. The movie wasn't as good as I'd remembered, but, to my very pleasant surprise, it wasn't nearly as bad as other people remembered it to be.

This is a good late-night movie, or nice if you're in the mood for something cheesy and nostalgic. I give it a 6 out of 10. A little above average--but I think that's just nostalgia. For most people viewing it, it's probably worth a 5.


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