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Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth (1976)

Li Xiao Long zhuan qi (original title)
A highly fictionalized biography of the famous Bruce Lee, this movie traces his college life, his marriage to Linda Lee, his relationship with his master, and his untimely death.

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David Chow ...
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Kuei Chang
Chi-Min Chin
Little Unicorn ...
Himself
Carl Scott
Ping Ou Wei
Hsiao-Hu Lin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chih-po Chao
Betty Chen
Alan Chung San Chui
Chan-Chi Chung
Tsan-Chi Chung
Roberta Ciappi
Ernest Curtis
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Challenger to Bruce Lee on 'Enter the Dragon' Set
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A highly fictionalized biography of the famous Bruce Lee, this movie traces his college life, his marriage to Linda Lee, his relationship with his master, and his untimely death. Written by Caryn White <cmwhite@yalevm.cis.yale.edu>

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The score over the opening scene depicting paramedics rushing an unconscious Bruce Lee to the hospital is actually "Hell is Comin' to Breakfast Part 2," a cue recycled from Clint Eastwood's classic western, The Outlaw Josey Wales. See more »

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References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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Bullcr*p
12 February 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I bought this movie in a Bruce Lee box set and damn....if I thought I had seen the last of the cinema garbages already, lord knows I was wrong. Damn this movie is bad. This is so bad that it's laughable, than so so bad than you get tired to laugh and you start to swear and pray for the movie to end. I watched it until the end just to say I did it but damn it was hard.

Bruce Lee would surely make a 360 in his tomb to see that thing. Post synchrony problems(common to Kung Fu movies), Bruce doing weird weird stuff with machines in a secret laboratory(he even soaks his hands in what appears to me being Kool-aid) and most of all, no mention of what the true spirit of Jeet Kune Do is about. No mention of his historical meeting with Judo Gene Lebell. Just cheesy fighting...and this kind of cheesy sh*t isn't fun to watch. Avoid this Bruce Lee movie at all costs.


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