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Fists of Bruce Lee (1978)

Fu ji (original title)
R | | Drama, Action | December 1978 (USA)
An undercover cop has been assigned to bust up a narcotics ring but comes up against the mob's hired martial arts assassin. Both men are the best in their field and in a battle to the death, only one will survive...


(as Ho Chung Tao)



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Credited cast:
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Lee Min-Chin (as Ho Chung Tao)
Lieh Lo
Yuan Chuan
Ping Ou Wei ...
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Tae-jeong Kim ...
(as Tong Lung)
Yi Tao Chang ...
(as Chang I Chih)
Fu Mei Po
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Bonet
Chin-Chu Chen
Hui Lou Chen
Shao Hua Chu
Phil Cohen
Gary Hester ...
Black-American fighter
Po Wei Hou
Fei Lung Huang


An undercover cop has been assigned to bust up a narcotics ring but comes up against the mob's hired martial arts assassin. Both men are the best in their field and in a battle to the death, only one will survive...

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Release Date:

December 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bruce Lee et ses mains d'acier  »

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| (AC-3/2) (DVD version)| (DVD version)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


According to the 2008 DVD release, Bruce Lee directed and stars in it. See more »


The three henchmen show that they killed their targets by holding out their victim's jackets. However, the man who was shot with the arrow was not wearing a jacket. Also, the man with the moustache held out two jackets even though he only killed one person. See more »


Poochie Chan: I am Poochie Chan.
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References The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) See more »


Pick Up the Pieces
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27 January 2004 | by (Queens, NY) – See all my reviews

Man, the Fist of Bruce Lee literally knocks you into submission.

This was directed by Bruce Li which can be seen from the onset. The camera work is really not good and is accompanied by less than average fighting. Who is the blonde guy who keeps appearing in Li's films? He's not very good at martial arts and or even basic fighting for that matter! His nunchuks look like $10 special from KB Toys. Can you tell I really don't like this guy? The story isn't all that clear and names are dropped while characters appear so often you can't even tell if someone from the film crew accidentally got in the shot. Then, you have scenes where guys appear out of nowhere, no conversation occurs, and fighting breaks out for no reason. Worst, some of them don't even include Bruce fighting!! What the heck was with that double/triple crossing and who the hell are these guys? Oh, you can also see where Jackie Chan got inspiration for the playground fight in Police Story 2. Jackie saw this film and said, "The Bruce Li playground fighting scenes really suck!"

Funny stuff: Bruce electrocuting a nosy thug, deadly doll, secret codes, funniest 70s dub music in the club scene, cutie gal who doesn't fall for "experts", fake retractable knife, Bruce sparring to "Pick up the Pieces"

For a good Bruce Li flick , look elsewhere. Still WAY better than Future War.

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