Double Dragon
Double Dragon (1994)

This sci-fi action film, aimed at a younger audience, is based upon a popular video game. It is set in a futuristic Los Angeles after the "big one." Most of the city, including Hollywood is underwater. The city is now called… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 4, 1994
DVD Release Date: January 15, 1999
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Double Dragon's clever use of special effects cannot mask the film's overly simplistic storyline and cheesy dialogue.

Brian Lowry

Even kids won't get much of a kick out of this high-energy, low-IQ futuristic slugfest.

Sebastian Zavala Kahn
Más Gamers

The thing about this movie is that it's absolutely mediocre. [Full review in Spanish]

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TV Guide

A surprisingly timid and largely toothless action fantasy for kids.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

An incoherent children's adventure based on a popular video game.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Even at eleven years old I knew "Double Dragon" sucked.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

How hard would it be to come up with a story at least as good as that of the original Nintendo game? Impossible, apparently.

Rita Kempley
Washington Post

While clumsily paced by first-time director Jim Yukich and amateurishly acted, the picture does take place against the imaginative backdrop of New Angeles, the urban archipelago formed when the Big One crumpled Southern California.

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Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show

There is a genial exuberance to the lead performances of Wolf and Dacascos, who behave as though the Lee brothers aren't too many rungs above Beavis and Butt-Head on the evolutionary ladder.

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Clint Morris


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Flixster Audience Score: 26% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Set in the (then) crumbling future of 2007, why do all these poor adaptations get set in post apocalyptic futures where gangs roam the streets in outfits you… More
Gavin Cresswell
I mean, if you think Street Fighter was bad, at least it had Raul Julia's greatest performance as the villain and some great action sequences, but after… More
Wahida K
This is very poor TV Movie with a poor acting.
Joseph Eastmond
Is it possible that a video game, can dump the game part, and possible become a good movie as a whole, and not a part? Well, I am afraid not, cause this is… More
Dean McKenna
Worst based on the original video game in marital arts film I ever saw, looked stupid and crap.
Curt C
Alyssa Milano is smoking in one scene. Oh, and the Double Dragon game was in the arcade they fought in. Yup, that's about it.

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