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Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)

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Two best friends rise through the ranks of New York's Chinese underworld in the 1980s.

Directors:

Andrew Lau, Andrew Loo

Writers:

Fredric Dannen (based upon an article by), Michael Di Jiacomo | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Justin Chon ... Sonny
Kevin Wu ... Steven
Harry Shum Jr. ... Paul
Eugenia Yuan ... Snakehead Mama
Leonard Wu ... Ah Chung
Jin Au-Yeung ... Detective Tang (as Jin Auyeung)
Jon Kit Lee ... Teddy
Shuya Chang ... Tina
Alex Fox ... Little Sonny
Michael Gregory Fung ... Little Steven
Celia Au ... Bobo
Ron Yuan ... Born to Kill Dai Lo
Billy Magnussen ... Detective Boyer
Geoff Pierson ... FBI Director Sam Higgins
Ray Liotta ... Michael Bloom
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REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS follows two immigrant brothers Sonny (Justin Chon) and Steven (Kevin Wu) who survive the impoverished despair of New York in the 1980s by joining Chinatown gang "The Green Dragons". The brothers quickly rise up the ranks, drawing the unwanted attention of hard-boiled city cops. After an ill- fated love affair pits Sonny against his own brother, he sets out for revenge on the very gang who made him who he is. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The American dream isn't free See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence including a sexual assault, pervasive language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Kevin Wu is widely known for his success on YouTube, having over 3 million subscribers. Many people know him as KevJumba. See more »

Goofs

In addition to the $100 bills seen during the opening credits being the wrong style for the period, they all have the same serial number: SG18017583Q. Also, the term "Secretary of the Treasury" is missing from beneath the signature o n the right side of the bill; the picture on the reverse is incorrect, and the image used of Ben Franklin has never been used on US currency. See more »

Connections

Features New York Chinatown (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

No Duet
Written by Thomas Aaron Stuart
Performed by Cold Blood Club
Courtesy of Mother West
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The movie is OK
3 January 2015 | by palavrassalgadasSee all my reviews

The plot is good and the direction is also alright. But the weakest link of the movie are the actors of the main characters.

Justin is just too skinny and little to make a credible gangster. If he threatened me I think I woukd laugh. In reality is just difficult to picture it.

The film could be more darker, with more character development. For example, Steven is the crazy one, but sometimes he just doesn't seem that crazy, just plain retarded.

Sonny and Steven could have talked more to give the viewer the sense of bonding, instead the movie is just plain simple. The movie evolves way too fast and the all triad gets arrested too soon. It made them (gangsters) look careless.

It kind reminds you the senseless gang banger movies of Hong Kong


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Country:

Hong Kong | USA

Language:

English | Chinese

Release Date:

11 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Revenge of the Green Dragons See more »

Filming Locations:

Brooklyn, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$107,412
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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