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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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Cast

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

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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12 November 1982 (USA)  »

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A Fistful of Chopsticks  »

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The movie spurred just the one sequel which was made and released around five years later. They Still Call Me Bruce (1987) was not successful commercially and went straight to video in a number of territories. 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

[a beautiful geisha girl joins Johnny in a hot tub]
Bruce: You're a 10!
[the geisha removes her kimono]
Bruce: You're a 10 where you should be a 36!
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Spoofs Rocky (1976) See more »

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Brilliant martial arts spoof
30 June 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

The jokes are stupid and Johnny Yune's acting is atrocious, but this is one of the funniest comedies ever made.

Best line- "I'm a sex object, when I ask women for sex, they object"

Trust me on this one.


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