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Martial arts siblings Billy and Jimmy Lee must battle a tough gang known as the Black Warriors in order to rescue Billy's girlfriend, Marian.

Directors:

Yoshihisa Kishimoto (as Yoshi Kishi), Shinichi Saitou
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Set in a post-apocalyptic New York, Double Dragon is the story Billy and Jimmy Lee, twin brothers trained in the fighting style of Sou-Setsu-Ken. Together, they managed a small martial arts training school, teaching their students to self-defense. One day, Billy's girlfriend, Marian, is kidnapped off the street by the 'Black Warriors', a savage street gang led by a man named Big Willy. The Black Warriors demand to the Lee brothers to disclose their martial arts secrets in exchange for Marian's freedom. The Lee brothers set out on a rescue mission to crush the Black Warriors and save Marian. Using whatever techniques they have in their disposal, from the basic punches and kicks to the invulnerable elbow strike, as well any weapon that comes into their hands including barrels, whips and bats, the Lee brothers must pursue the gang through the city slum, industrial area and the forest to reach their hideout and confront Big Willy. Written by Shawn Watson

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Taglines:

Sign of the dragon.

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1987 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Daburu Doragon See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Technos Japan See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (Game Boy version)| Color
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One of the most remade games in history with over 15 versions spanning multiple consoles. See more »

Alternate Versions

Sony Playstation version released in 1996 features voice actors. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Bros. (2007) See more »

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One of the best NES video games...
25 October 2005 | by knemesis16See all my reviews

In the beginning of video games history there was the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System) at the top, it was the system with most users around the world. Double Dragon was a game that allow two players at the same time to fight in the streets going right in the screen, passing levels and winning skills and new movements. There was tow brothers, Jimmy and Billy Lee, they was going to rescue the Billy's girlfriend that were been kidnapped by bad guys with a very bad boss. It was a game that mark my life and i keep playing it! This and the 2 sequels are video game history and a Must! to every video game addict...


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