The Chinese Connection (1972) Poster


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The Big Boss (1971)

Followed by 

Version of 

Huo Yuan-Jia (1982)
Fist of Fury (1995) (TV Series)
Legend of Huo Yuan Jia (2001) (TV Series)
Fearless (2006)

Remade as 

Fist of Legend (1994)
Fist of Legend (1994) is a remake of Fist of Fury (1972).
Fist of Fury (1995) (TV Series)

Edited into 

Game of Death (1978)
A shot of Bruce Lee charging and leaping towards the camera during the film set scene.
Game of Death II (1981)
Scene of Bruce Lee standing in the doorway.
Fist to Fist (2000)
Footage used
Reflections on 'The Little Dragon' (2001) (Video)
scenes are shown
Bruce Lee: The Legend Lives On (2002) (TV Movie)
because they used scenes


Referenced in 

The Real Bruce Lee (1973)
the poster is shown
My Mistress Electra (1983)
This film is advertised on a marquee.
The Last Dragon (1985)
The scene showing afterimages of Leroy's arms in the final fight.
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Kung Phooey! (2003)
Roy Lee mentions the US title - Chinese Connection.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
The Crazy 88 fight on the floor where she attacks all their feet is based on Bruce's first fight with the school, he hits all their feet with nunchaku and they fall writhing in pain, just like in Kill Bill vol.1
Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
The male lead and the female lead share their favorite films.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store ("The Chinese Connection").
Stubbs the Zombie in 'Rebel Without a Pulse' (2005) (Video Game)
A soldier says "Fists of fury!" when meleeing.
Dragon Tiger Gate (2006)
The fight scene with the sign is a reference to Fist of Fury (1972), which also features in the remakes such as Fist of Legend (1994).
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
Movie poster for "The Big Connection" is set up similar to the American release of this film, right down to the maroon "shadow jump kick" and the logo font
American Pie Presents Beta House (2007) (Video)
playing at the movie theater
Ip Man (2008)
Yip Man challenges and brutally defeats the students at a Japanese karate school similarly to how Bruce Lee's character challenges and brutally defeats the students at a Karate school.
You Know What's Bullshit: DVD's (2009) (TV Episode)
among the DVDs discussed in terms of bad packaging
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
The final fights in the dojo is reminiscent of Bruce Lee's dojo fight scene.
At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
In a discussion on Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen, Derek Elley mentions that it is based around the same character played by Bruce Lee in Fist of Fury.
Atrocious (2010)
Video case is shown.
Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)
Aaron uses nunchucku against Cole.
Special Collector's Edition: ¿Quién puede matar a un niño? (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD & Blu-Ray releases of April/May
Film Speak: Episode #1.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
The film is discussed
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Misha Collins (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Let's Make a Date"
Unikal'noe pozdravlenie (2014) (Short)
DVD on the shelf.

Featured in 

Game of Death (1978)
During closing credits montage.
Martial Arts Mayhem Vol. 1 (1996) (Video)
This film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Jackie Chan: My Story (1998) (Video)
clips shown
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) (TV Special)
"Hollywood Screen Tests, Pt. 2" features many movies and tv shows in reference to the stars featured.
The Unbeatable Bruce Lee (2001) (Video)
Clips are shown.
Zomergasten: Episode #16.3 (2003) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong (2003) (TV Movie)
Killing Cupid (2005)
A clip is shown.
The Slanted Screen (2006)
I Am Bruce Lee (2012) (TV Movie)
V.H.S. (2013) (TV Movie)
A small scene is shown from an old VHS tape.

Spoofed in 

Bowfinger (1999)
The Master of Disguise (2002)
The Bruce Lee spoof is from Fist of Fury. In that movie Bruce does the same move by punching two guys at the same time and making that famous Bruce Lee noise.
House of Fury (2005)
Actor Anthony Wong imitates Bruce Lee and several camera shots from the movie are used.

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