They Still Call Me Bruce (1987)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  May 1987 (USA)
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A Korean man comes to America to thank the American GI who saved his life, but instead winds up running a struggling karate studio.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Yune ...
Billy White
Psychiatrist (as Pat Paulson)
Joey Travolta ...
Daniel Neiden ...
Irving Wurlitzer
Dana Conlin ...
Carl Bensen ...
Mr. B
Jerry Young ...
Roy Morgan ...
J. David Moeller ...
Lee Holmes ...
Master McCLean
James Mendenhall ...
Police Captain (as Jim Mendenhall)
Mrs. Brown (as Irma Hall)


Bruce Won arrives in America in search of an American G.I. who saved his life in the Korean War. He meets an orphan boy and together they land themselves in a string of outrageous situations. This high-strung farce culminates when a case of mistaken identity leads a gang of thugs to think Bruce is a karate master. They arrange a nationally-televised match which pits our hero against a monstrous brute, and Bruce is beaten to a bloody pulp... Written by <>

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I'm being chased by the meanest, nastiest, ugliest gang in town... But I'm not takin' any bull.








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May 1987 (USA)  »

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Ainda me Chamam Bruce  »

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A comedy classic!
7 February 2002 | by (Canbera, Australia) – See all my reviews

I can't believe the low score of this film, it's truly a classic in my eyes. It also has what so many other films lack: originality!

The tale of a Korean man in America with absolutely no martial arts skills who bumbles through many adventures getting by on his (slow but sharp) wit.

I wonder what happened to Johnny Yune, as after these two great movies he simply disappeared.

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