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They Call Me Bruce? (1982) Poster

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The 25th Anniversary Edition DVD of this movie was actually released twenty-seven years after the film's theater debut.
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The movie was a success at the box-office in the USA despite launching in only 325 theaters.
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Johnny Yune played dual roles on this movie. Yune played both Bruce and his Grandfather.
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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.
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The character of "Bruce" is only ever known by his lookalike name and is never referred to by his real personal name. Similary, nor is there a personal name ever given for the godfather character known as "The Boss of Bosses".
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The fake name for the cocaine was "Chinese Flour".
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The name of the mobster gangster boss (Tony Brande) was "The Boss of Bosses".
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The person who Johnny Yune was said to resemble was Bruce Lee. This was represented in one of the film's English titles which was "They Call Me Bruce?".
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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".
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The dojo "bruce" takes a lesson in is the same dojo in the karate kid franchise.
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