Double Dragon (Video Game 1987) Poster

(1987 Video Game)


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Followed by 

Double Dragon II: The Revenge (1988) (Video Game)
Super Double Dragon (1992) (Video Game)
Double Dragon V: The Shadow Falls (1994) (Video Game)

Version of 

Double Dragon Neon (2012) (Video Game)


Double Dragon (1993) (TV Series)
Battletoads & Double Dragon (1993) (Video Game)
Double Dragon (1994)


Road Avenger (1985) (Video Game)
The player's car makes a cameo in Double Dragon as soon as the garage door opens in the beginning of the game.
Exciting Hour: The Prowrestling Network (1985) (Video Game)
Chin Taimei character from the NES version is based on Karate Fighter.
Nekketsu Kôha Kunio-kun (1986) (Video Game)
A predecessor to this game.

Referenced in 

WWF Superstars (1987) (Video Game)
DD character Jimmy Lee is in WWF crowd
Dallas: The Best Laid Plans (1988) (TV Episode)
There is a Double Dragon (1987) arcade game in the bowling alley.
Bad Dudes (1988) (Video Game)
Death Collector (1988)
A Double Dragon arcade game can be seen in the background.
U.S. Championship Beach Volley: V'Ball (1988) (Video Game)
Billy and Jimmy are playable characters (NES version only)
Final Fight (1989) (Video Game)
Gameplay inspiration.
Dark Tower (1992) (Video Game)
Most of the music and sfx are taken from Tecmo's Double Dragon.
Drake & Josh: Movie Job (2004) (TV Episode)
A Double Dragon unit can be seen but the marquee reads 'Dragon'.
The Warriors (2005) (Video Game)
The Armies of the Night minigame is based on the game.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Double Dragon 3 (2006) (TV Episode)
The Nerd mentions this game
The Bros. (2007)
arcade game seen
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Sega 32X (2007) (TV Episode)
The game is seen in the Nerd's NES collection.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2007) (TV Episode)
Among the games being sold by the Hillbilly.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: An Angry Nerd Christmas Carol: Part 1 (2007) (TV Episode)
The game is seen in the Nerd's Sega collection.
Game Boys (2008)
Steve mentions Billy and Jimmy Lee.
Chikara: King of Trios 2008 - Night I (2008) (Video)
During the Naptown Dragons-Team IPW:UK match, Bryce Remsburg asks Leonard F. Chikarason why there are so many dragons in CHIKARA, mentioning "Double Dragon, Triple Dragon (the tag team of Dragon Dragon and Retail Dragon), Dragon Dragon, Retail Dragon"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Action 52 (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the review of "Slashers".
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Schwarzenegger Games (2012) (TV Episode)
Nerd - "This ain't no Double Dragon"
James & Mike Mondays: King of Monsters 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike comments that King of the Monsters 2 is not a beat em up game like Double Dragon.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Tiger Electronic Games (2013) (TV Episode)
The Nerd plays the Tiger electronic wrist game adaptation of this game.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
The Tiger Electronic version of this game was seen in one of the old Christmas cataloge books.
Show of the Week: Assassin's Creed Liberation HD and Worst HD Remakes (2014) (TV Episode)
The hosts comment on the differences between the original version of the game and the high definition remake version.
James & Mike Mondays: ClayFighter (2014) (TV Episode)
James compares Tiny to Abobo.
The Goldbergs: A Goldberg Thanksgiving (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam asks Uncle Marv if he wants to play Double Dragon.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Berenstain Bears (2016) (TV Episode)
"From where I come from Double Dragon 1 and 2 sucked. 3 was the good one."
Previously Recorded: Nioh (2017) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Guacamelee! 2 (2018) (Video Game)
A billboard advertises "Triple Dragon."

Featured in 

The Wizard (1989)
Double Dragon (1994)
Seen in background.
The X-Files: D.P.O. (1995) (TV Episode)
One of the games displayed at the arcade.
Aída: La madre que gritó puta (2005) (TV Episode)
Jonathan plays this video game in Mauricio's cafe.
Aída: El imperio del sinsentido (2006) (TV Episode)
Jonathan plays this video game in Mauricio's cafe.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Power Glove (2006) (TV Episode)
The Nerd plays this game
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Beat Em Ups (2007) (TV Episode)
The #3 pick (NES version).
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 NES Games (2007) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Ho Ho Hoes in Gaming (2007) (TV Episode)
Marian is the #1 pick.
Nostalgia Critic: Double Dragon (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Video Game Vault: Double Dragon V (2008) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown (NES version).
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Pong Consoles (2010) (TV Episode)
Music from the NES version of the game is heard.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Game Glitches (2010) (TV Episode)
James demonstrates various glitches in the game.
James & Mike Mondays: Sonic '06 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip of the opening of this game was shown.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip of the B Mode mini game was shown when the Nerd regards it to be better than Pit Fighter.
James & Mike Mondays: Karate Champ (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip of the B mode mini game was shown.
Pat the NES Punk: Bayou Billy/The Punisher (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's not like in Double Dragon where you hit people, they get stunned."
James & Mike Mondays: Double Dragon (Nes) (2014) (TV Episode)
Brows Held High: Gerry Redux! (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown comparing it to Oldboy.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Arcade Games of the 1980s (2015) (TV Episode)
Given an honorable mention
Best of the Worst: Plinketto #1 (2016) (TV Episode)
gameplay is shown

Spoofed in 

Robot Chicken: Never Forget (2018) (TV Episode)
Billy and Jimmy's grandmother suffers a stroke.

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