Year Of The Dragon, 1987


Michael Cimino


visit the film locations

New York: Flights: JFK Airport

Wilmington: Flights: Wilmington NC International Airport, 1740 Airport Boulevard, Wilmington, NC 28405 (tel: 910.341.4333)

Visit: Wilmington


Wilmington is a major filming centre. See the town itself as ‘Lumbertown’ in David Lynch’s creepy classic Blue Velvet.

Viet-vet Stanley White (Mickey Rourke) fights corruption in New York’s Chinatown in this thriller, written by Oliver Stone. All is not as it seems, though.

Most of the Big Apple locations an huge and elaborate set, built on the backlot of the de Laurentiis Studios in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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