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They Call Me Bruce? (1982)

A goofy Korean finds his life hopelessly complicated with people continually confusing him with Bruce Lee.

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Karmen
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Freddy (as Ralph Mauro)
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Martin Azarow ...
Big Al
Tony Brande ...
Boss of Bosses
Bill Capizzi ...
Lil Pete
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Officer Hangten
Heshimu Cumbuka ...
Curtis
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Officer Carp
René Le Vant ...
Reverend
Vidonne Sayre Linn ...
Angela
Ivana Moore ...
Hooker
Phillip Simms ...
Baby Moe (as Phil Simms)
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Officer #2
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A Korean man's resemblance to the legendary martial arts star Bruce Lee proves to be a mixed blessing when he stumbles onto the activities of the Mob. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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With a little practice... anyone can be as good as Bruce Lee! See more »

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Comedy | Action

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12 November 1982 (USA)  »

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A Fistful of Chopsticks  »

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$16,894,678
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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The dojo "bruce" takes a lesson in is the same dojo in the karate kid franchise. See more »

Goofs

In the movie, "Bruce" sees the Boss of Bosses giving Freddy the "Kiss Of Death" and mentions that he knows about the kiss because he watched the Godfather movies. "Bruce" also mentions to the Boss of Bosses that he doesn't kiss as good as Marlon Brando. In actuality, Marlon Brando never gave the kiss of death in the original film "The Godfather". The kiss of death was actually first given by Al Pacino in "The Godfather Part II" to John Cazale. See more »

Quotes

Bruce: I am a sex object. I always ask women for sex, and they object.
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References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

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3 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

All I can say is that this movie and its sequel "They still call me Bruce" are an integral part of any B grade movie night.

Johnny Yune and the rest of the cast pull off classic gags at all too regular intervals.

I guarantee that you will be laughing for months.


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