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They Call Me Bruce? (1982)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Action  |  12 November 1982 (USA)
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A goofy Korean finds his life hopelessly complicated with people continually confusing him with Bruce Lee.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Yune ...
Bruce / Grandfather
Freddy (as Ralph Mauro)
Pam Huntington ...
Martin Azarow ...
Big Al
Tony Brande ...
Boss of Bosses
Bill Capizzi ...
Lil Pete
Harvey Vernon ...
Officer Hangten
Heshimu Cumbuka ...
Bob Hannah ...
Officer Carp
René Le Vant ...
Vidonne Sayre Linn ...
Ivana Moore ...
Phillip Simms ...
Baby Moe (as Phil Simms)
Ralph Strait ...
Officer #2


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 <>

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Release Date:

12 November 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Fistful of Chopsticks  »

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One of this Bruce Lee spoof movie's English titles was "A Fistful of Chopsticks" which was very similar to the title of the half-hour Bruce Lee spoof segment in The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) which was called "A Fistful of Yen". See more »


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 »


[Johnny arrives at his grandfather's deathbed just in time for the old man's last words]
Joon: I'll make you proud of me. When I grow up, I'll make lots of money.
Bruce/Grandfather: Let me tell you, grandson. Money is not the most important thing in life. The most important thing is... broads. Broads!
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References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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Excellent movie is only surpassed by its sequel. YOU MUST SEE IT!
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This is a classic movie filled with non stop jokes. 100% hilarity Guaranteed. See it as soon as possible.

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