WSR Detailed LaserDisc Review

Twin Dragons
Genre:Action Comedy

Reviewed In Issue 35 Of Widescreen Review® Stars:
Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Teddy Robin

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DVD General Information
(Studio/Distributor): Dimension Home Video
(Catalog Number): 16836AS
(MPAA Rating): PG13
(Retail Price): $39.99
(Running Time In Minutes): 89
(Color Type): Color With Black & White Sequences
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Theatrical Release): 1992/1999
(LD Release Date): 09/99
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

Credits Information
(Director): Tsui Hark &Ringo Lam
(Screenplay/Written By): Barry Wong, Tsui Hark, Cheung Tung Jo & Wong Yik
(Story): NA
(Music): Phe Loung & Michael Wandmacher
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(Production Designer): Lun Chor Hung & Lam Chun Fai
(Visual Effects): NA
(Costume Designer): Chong Che Leuung
(Editor): Chi-Sin Mak
(Supervising Sound Editors): Val Kuklowsky
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(Executive Producers): Ng Sze Yeun
(Co-Producers): NA
(Producers): Teddy Robin

DVD Picture Information
(Principal Photography): Technovision
(Theatrical Aspect Ratio): 2.40:1
(Measured LaserDisc Aspect Ratio): 2.30:1

DVD Sound Information
(DVD Soundtrack): Dolby Digital Surround
(Theatrical Sound): SDDS & Dolby Digital
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Story Synopsis:
Newer fans of Jackie Chan will delight in Twin Dragons,the most recent English-dubbed Hong Kong action spectacular from the master of dizzying stunts with a tongue-in-cheek flair. Here Jackie plays two roles: Boomer, a street-smart martial arts expert living in Hong Kong, and his long-lost twin brother John, a classical musician from New York. When John travels to Hong Kong, the two are unwittingly mixed up in an uproarious case of mistaken identity. Just one question: Canít anyone be found with a voice that sounds like it could actually be coming from the person on the screen?

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