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Game of Death II (1981)
"Si wang ta" (original title)

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While investigating his friend Chin Ku's (Hwang Jang Lee) death, martial artist Billy Lo (Bruce Lee) is killed. His younger brother, Bobby Lo (Kim Tai Chung), investigates both deaths. His ... See full summary »

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Billy Lo / Lee Chen-Chiang (archive footage)
Tai Chung Kim ...
Bobby Lo / Lee Chen-Kuo (as Tong Lung)
Jang Lee Hwang ...
Chin Ku (as Huong Cheng-Li)
Roy Horan ...
Lewis (as Roy Haron)
Roy Chiao ...
Hoi Sang Lee ...
Monk
Cheng-Wu Yang ...
Wildman
Hou Li-Jen ...
Billy's Father
Miranda Austin ...
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Storyline

While investigating his friend Chin Ku's (Hwang Jang Lee) death, martial artist Billy Lo (Bruce Lee) is killed. His younger brother, Bobby Lo (Kim Tai Chung), investigates both deaths. His search takes him to Japan, where he befriends Lewis (Roy Horan), master of the Castle Of Death. But when Lewis is brutally murdered, Bobby must investigate the mysterious Fan Yu temple, where he must enter an underground pagoda and face off with the most terrifying of enemies. Written by Jin Ryusaki

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Carrying on the legend.

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Rated R for some violence and nudity | See all certifications »
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21 March 1981 (Hong Kong)  »

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Trivia

Both the English dubbed and original Chinese versions (not the version on the Hong Kong Universe DVD) feature music scores from other films. The English dubbed versions feature a large number of Denny Zeitlin's music cues from Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) and one or two from Jerry Goldsmith's score for Alien (1979), while the original Chinese versions features a large number of Les Baxter's music cues from The Dunwich Horror (1970). See more »

Goofs

Many, as Bruce Lee's role in this film was composed entirely of archival footage. Most noticeable is when his character visits the Abbot, who alternates between a man with a grey beard and red costume to a man with a white beard and a yellow costume. See more »

Quotes

Tower Of Death guard: Hey! Who are you?
Bobby Lo: Me? Jack the Ripper.
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Referenced in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Dancer
Performed by Gino Soccio
(Only in Cantonese/Mandarin versions)
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If it wasn't for the fight sequences, this movie would be absolute garbage...
16 July 2004 | by (Wisconsin, United States) – See all my reviews

NOTE: This review covers the Fortune Star Digitally Remastered version of Si Wang Ta (a.k.a. Game of Death II/Tower of Death).

This is another disgrace to the name Bruce Lee. Not only is it another butcher job using never-before-seen Bruce Lee footage and some thrown in shots from his other movies, the plot is loose (if there is one) and just plain doesn't make sense. The fight sequences are great, however, since the fight choreographer is none other than Yuen Woo Ping...but that's all that really makes this movie even remotely interesting. I picked this up for $8, and I would consider $3 of it wasted (this wasn't bargain binned, but should be). Only die-hard martial arts movie fans should bother to watch this, and really only for the fight sequences and to be that much more complete in titles...otherwise steer clear of this title.

Also, for "extras", we are "treated" to the original trailer and the "new" trailer which is nothing special at all.


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