Dragon Movie

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Action icon Donnie Yen stars in this gripping martial arts thriller about a reformed gang lord on the run and a ruthless detective (Takeshi Kaneshiro) determined to bring him to justice.

Who's Involved:

Wei Tang, Yu Wang, Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Oi Wah Lam

Release Date:

Friday, November 30, 2012 Limited

Runtime: 1 hr, 33 m
Language: Mandarin

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Plot: What's the story about?

In the late Qing Dynasty, Liu (Donnie Yen) is a papermaker, leading a simple life with his wife Ayu (Tang Wei) and their two sons. Into their remote village comes Detective Xu (Takeshi Kaneshiro), who is investigating the deaths of two bandits during a robbery. Xu quickly realizes that the incident in question was no ordinary botched robbery – and his dogged inquiry threatens to dredge up the dark secrets of Liu's buried past, threatening not only Liu and his family, but the entire village.

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Who stars in Dragon: Cast List

... Liu

John Wick: Chapter 4, xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage  

... The Master


... Ayu

Blackhat, Long Day's Journey Into Night  

... Xu Bai-jiu

Returner, Onimusha  

Who's making Dragon: Crew List

A look at the Dragon behind-the-scenes crew and production team.


Oi Wah Lam


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Production: What we know about Dragon?

Key Facts

  1. Language: Mandarin

Filming Timeline

  1. 2004 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.

Dragon Release Date: When was the film released?

Dragon was a Limited release in 2012 on Friday, November 30, 2012. There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Hecho En Mexico, Talaash - The Answer Lies Within and Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning.

As a Limited release, Dragon will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

Dragon DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Dragon was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 .

Dragon VOD & Digital: When was the film released digitally?

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Dragon was released across all major streaming and cable platforms on Friday, October 26, 2012. Digital rental or purchase allows you to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on your favorite devices. Available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Apple, Vudu and others.

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