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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

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A fictionalized account of the life of the martial arts superstar.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gussie Yang
Kay Tong Lim ...
Philip Tan
Bruce's Father
The Demon
Ong Soo Han ...
Sam Hau ...
Young Bruce


Based on the life and career of Martial Arts superstar, Bruce Lee. Haunted by demons. Bruce was taught Martial arts at childhood. Bruce then was told by his father to flee to the United States. There, he opened up a Martial Arts school, then was chosen to be the Green Hornet's sidekick, Kato. Then, his big movie career that included "The Big Boss" and "Enter the Dragon". Fighting many enemies along the way, including his childhood demon. Written by John Wiggins

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The Mystery. The Life. The Love. The Legend

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A sárkány - Bruce Lee élete  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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2.39 : 1
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The character "Jerome Sprout" is based on Jesse Glover who was Lee's first student. Glover refused to give the filmmakers the permission to use his real name. See more »


During the fight outside the restaurant with butcher knives, Bruce throws one of the knives at an opponent. When the knife is shown sticking into the wall it is now a standard triangular shaped knife. See more »


Bruce Lee: I'm no bastard, I'm Bruce Lee!
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References General Hospital (1963) See more »


The Big Boss
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Music by Fu-Ling Wang
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good flick, but inaccurate
17 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

I really liked Jason Scott Lee's portrayal of Bruce Lee, but I noticed many inaccuracies in the story. If I had not seen the AMC special on Lee last year, I would not have a problem.

-according to Linda Lee, Bruce was not hurt when competing for the right to teach whoever he wanted to. He hurt himself when he didn't stretch properly for a workout in 1970. That was the big inaccuracy

-Bruce auditioned for another role in early 1965 before the role of Kato was offered to him.

  • other roles he took in America were completely ignored: "Marlowe", his appearances on "Longstreet", etc...the movie went right from 1967 to 1972 within a minute

If you want to see a really good special on Lee, as well as see lost footage from a project that was butchered after he died, check out the AMC documentary.


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