Year of the Dragon

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Run time: 134 mins

In Theaters: Friday 16th August 1985

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica

Reviews 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Fresh: 9 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.9 / 10

Cast & Crew


Starring: Mickey Rourke as Capt. Stanley White, John Lone as Joey Tai, Ariane as Tracy Tzu, Leonard Termo as Angelo Rizzo, Raymond J. Barry as Louis Bukowski, Caroline Kava as Connie White, Eddie Jones as William McKenna, Joey Chin as Ronnie Chang, Victor Wong as Harry Yung, K. Dock Yip as Milton Bin, Hon Lam Bau as Fred Hung, Way Dong Woo as Elder, Jimmy Sun as Elder, Daniel Davin as Francis Kearney, Mark Hammer as Commissioner Brendon S. Sullivan, Dennis Dun as Herbert Kwong

Year of the Dragon Movie Review

Once upon a time, Mickey Rourke was a major Hollywood player, and Year of the Dragon finds him in one of his most respectable leading roles, the last film he made before 9 1/2 Weeks got everyone a little scared about Rourke's future. Here's Rourke, as well, in a prototypical role: As a hard boiled cop that will do anything it takes to bring down the new leader of New York's Chinese mafia. Rourke is like a rabid dog, and his torn-apart, hangdog performance surpasses the rest of the film, which plays like a rehash of Scarface.


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