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418 Ratings

Year of the Dragon

Directed by Michael Cimino
United States, 1985
Crime, Drama


Using unprecedented degrees of violence, young Joey Tai becomes the head of Chinese mafia in New York and undisputed leader of the Chinese community. Stanley White, the most decorated cop in New York, who hates Asian people since his service in Vietnam, is put in charge of Chinatown.

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Year of the Dragon
Directed by Michael Cimino

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

1986 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Golden Globes (USA)

1986 | 2 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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