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Year of the Dragon

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Mickey Rourke Mickey Rourke
Stanley White
John Lone John Lone
Joey Tai
Ariane Ariane
Tracy Tzu
Leonard Termo Leonard Termo
Angelo Rizzo
Raymond J. Barry Raymond J. Barry
Louis Bukowski
Caroline Kava Caroline Kava
Connie White
Eddie Jones Eddie Jones
William McKenna
Victor Wong Victor Wong
Harry Yung


Written by
Oliver Stone Oliver Stone
(screenplay)
Michael Cimino Michael Cimino
(screenplay)


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A good movie

9 years, 8 months ago at Sep 4 15:23
Michael Cimino is what you could consider a really doomed director. Indeed, once a wonder boy following the release of ‘The Deer Hunter’, he completely destroyed his career with the really misguided ‘Heaven’s Gate’ and he single-handedly managed to end up the golden age of American cinema, an age when the authors were given pretty much carte blanche and a seemingly unlimited budget. Sinc... read more
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In New York, racist Capt. Stanley White becomes obsessed with destroying a Chinese-American drug ring run by Joey Tai, an up-and-coming young gangster as ambitious as he is ruthless. While pursuing an unauthorized investigation, White grows increasingly willing to violate police protocol, resorting to progressively violent measures – even as his concerned wife, Connie, and his superiors beg him to consider the consequences of his actions.
Release date: 16 August 1985
UPC: 012569673199
Tags: Crime (8), Action (7), 1980s (6), Gangster (5), 1985 (5), Drama (4), Neo Noir (4), Drugs (3), Murder (3), Police (3), Prostitution (3), New York City (3), Organized Crime (3), Desert Eagle (3), Interracial (3), New York (2), Thriller (2), Undercover (2), Usa (2)
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