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

R  |   |  Action, Mystery  |  21 March 1981 (Hong Kong)
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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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Credited cast:
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Billy Lo / Lee Chen-Chiang (archive footage)
Tae-jeong 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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Lewis' Valet
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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 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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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 »

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Bobby Lo somersaults forward over Chin Ku in mid-air, however he's finishes it backwards in the next take. See more »

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Tower Of Death guard: Hey! Who are you?
Bobby Lo: Me? Jack the Ripper.
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User Reviews

Not as bad as I thought. Even worse.
7 May 2002 | by (Järvenpää, Finland) – See all my reviews

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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