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 ...
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Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee's ... See full summary »
After Chen Zhen's execution in Shanghai, the Japanese feared that his death would unite all Chinese kung fu schools against them. Fearing this, the Japanese gave orders to the head of the ... See full summary »
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
Some scenes (such as Bobby watching a filmstrip while being briefed on the Palace of Death, and Bobby exploring the palace at night wearing all black) feature costumes and settings identical to those in scenes from Enter the Dragon (1973), indicating that Bruce Lee was originally intended to "star" as the main character throughout via inserts. (In the finished film, footage of Lee is used only for a smaller supporting role as the main character's brother.) See more »
Bobby Lo somersaults forward over Chin Ku in mid-air, however he's finishes it backwards in the next take. See more »
Tower Of Death guard:
Hey! Who are you?
Me? Jack the Ripper.
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I guess I'm not the only one who says this but I certainly didn't enjoy "Game of death" very much. I have no idea who was the foolish jackass that originally decided to create a whole new Bruce Lee film after his death by using some of his old leftover material but the result looked extremely idiotic and was of course pretty disappointing. The leading role of the movie was actually played by a Bruce Lee lookalike. I'm embarrassed to admit that when I reviewed "Game of death" I actually wasn't aware of it. Of course the double who always hid his eyes behind glasses looked quite suspicious but since he had most of the screen time I reasoned he just had to be the real Lee. After all the film was advertised as Bruce Lee movie and fact the actual, real Lee appeared only in some of the fights sounded bit too incomprehensible to me.
Still, "Game of death" was worth a watch because of those few excellent, fast-paced and breathtaking martial arts scenes at the end of the film with real Lee. But then someone found some more unused Lee stuff and had a senseless idea: let's make a sequel to "Game of death"! This is it then and it couldn't get much dumber from here. I suppose "Game of death 2" is so bad it's almost good in a some campy way. Bruce Lee's character Billy Lo is actually murdered after the middle of the film and Tai Chung Kim who plays his brother Bobby has to revenge his death. You have to be a really fanatic hardcore Bruce Lee freak to check this out because of him. On the other hand, if you just like brainless and acrobatic martial arts scenes I guess you could get some minor kicks out of this one too. But "Game of death 2" is still a horrible film.
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