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


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Release Date:

12 November 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Fistful of Chopsticks  »

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The name of the mobster gangster boss (Tony Brande) was "The Boss of Bosses". 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 »


Bruce: Freddy, I was once run over by a Toyota... oh what a feeling.
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References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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3 March 2000 | by (Australia) – 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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