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In order to be "The Last Dragon", a young martial arts student in New York trains to become a great fighter like Bruce Lee, but first he must face off against one mean, bad dude known as Sho'nuff, the Shogun of Harlem.
In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight a martial arts expert corrupted with power, and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.Written by
Leroy Green teaches "Chinese Goju", created by Taimak's instructor and close friend Ron Van Clief. Taimak also trained in Jeet Kune Do, and continued after filming ended. See more »
A hand-painted sign in Daddy Green's restaurant says "a slice a day keeps the docter away". See more »
[Throws a dart at Eddie Arcadian and hits an object near Eddie's face]
Next time I will not miss
[Eddie fires a couple of shots at Leroy]
Next time I won't miss either!
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UK cinema and video versions were cut by just under 2 minutes by the BBFC to remove all footage of nunchakus. See more »
Needless to say, this movie is incredibly cheesy. But it's also deceptively clever at times, and if you just go with it, it's a lot of fun.
Leads Taimak and Vanity (yes, they each have only one name) are surrounded by a talented and colorful supporting cast, allowing them to do what they do best; look good (and in the case of Taimak) kick a lot of butt.
It's sort of a mash-up of two of the most prominent b-movie genres of the 70s; Blaxploitation and Kung-Fu. But it's the 80s, so there's pop music and it has a happy ending.
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