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They Call Me Bruce? (1982)

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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

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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America's wackiest new super-hero! See more »

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Comedy | Action

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PG | See all certifications »
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12 November 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Fistful of Chopsticks  »

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Trivia

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 »

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

Anita: Look, I'm a federal agent.
Freddy: Oh, my God.
Anita: The necklace I gave you was an electronic microphone. We've monitored all your conversations. We know your locations, all over the country.
Freddy: Oh, my God!
Bruce: Can't you say anything but, "Oh, my God"?
Anita: They used you, Bruce! You were their stooge! You weren't delivering flour, you were delivering cocaine. Drugs, Bruce.
Bruce: Drugs! Oh, my Buddah!
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Followed by They Still Call Me Bruce (1987) See more »

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One of the funniest movies ever!!
18 August 2003 | by (Cut Off, La) – See all my reviews

Yes it's cheaply made, yes it's stupid, and yes it's cheesy, But, this is one of the funniest movies that I've ever seen. Johnny Yune is great in this one (I wish he would have made more movies). His one liners are so cheesy that you can't help but laugh, and his facial expressions when he is swinging those nunchucks makes me hit the rewind button every time...... Anyone who does not find this movie funny does not have a sense of humor!!!


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