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Year of the Dragon (1985)  link to Year of the Dragon on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 686

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IMDb Rating:
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6.9/10 (10320 votes)

Country: USA, 134 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Thai, Polish, Vietnamese

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Michael Cimino

Cast: Mickey Rourke (as Stanley White), John Lone (as Joey Tai), Raymond J. Barry (as Louis Bukowski), Caroline Kava (as Connie White), Eddie Jones (as William McKenna)

Medium: Digital Copy, MPEG2 Layer 3 (MP3) - English

Storyline: Chinatown, New York City. There has long been an unofficial agreement that the NYPD will leave the traditionally run Chinese triad alone to manage the crime issue in the neighborhood, the triad who is the face of organized crime of Chinatown. The triad also has an unofficial agreement with the Italian mafia, still seen as the major player in organized crime in the city, to be cooperative in a win-win situation in their illegal activities. However, the Chinese youth gangs are disregarding these unofficial agreements, being another violent player in the crime scene in Chinatown, they who take a stand by killing Jackie Wong, the head of the triad. To deal with the matter, the NYPD reassign Captain Stanley White from Brooklyn to Chinatown. Stanley, of Polish heritage, is not averse to slinging slurs toward his adversaries, most of those of a racial nature. This reassignment will not help the already deteriorating marriage he has to his long suffering wife, Connie. While Stanley is ...

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Aspect ratio: 16:9 Widescreen