7.0/10
21,138
89 user 26 critic

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)

Trailer
1:16 | Trailer

WAYS TO
WATCH:

See all
A lionized account of the life of the martial arts superstar.

Director:

Writers:

(book), (book) | 3 more credits »
Reviews
Popularity
4,790 ( 946)
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly
The Big Boss (1971)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young man sworn to an oath of non-violence works with his cousins in an ice factory where they mysteriously begin to disappear.

Directors: Wei Lo, Chia-Hsiang Wu
Stars: Bruce Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien
Documentary | Action | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee's ... See full summary »

Directors: John Little, Bruce Lee
Stars: Bruce Lee, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Peter Archer
Documentary | Action | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Documentary of the life of actor Bruce Lee, with interviews with cast members and crews who worked with him.

Directors: Tom Kuhn, Fred Weintraub
Stars: George Takei, Chuck Norris, Robert Wall
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young man seeks vengence for the death of his teacher.

Director: Wei Lo
Stars: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien
The Green Hornet (1966–1967)
Action | Crime | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato.

Stars: Van Williams, Bruce Lee, Wende Wagner
Action | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

While investigating his friend Chin Ku's (Hwang Jang Lee) death, martial artist Billy Lo (Bruce Lee) is killed. His younger brother, Bobby Lo (Kim Tai Chung), investigates both deaths. His ... See full summary »

Directors: See-Yuen Ng, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Bruce Lee, Tae-jeong Kim, Jang Lee Hwang
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Official Golden Harvest tribute to the Master of the Martial Arts Film, Bruce Lee.

Director: Leonard Ho
Stars: Bruce Lee, James B. Nicholson, Linda Lee Cadwell
The Life of Bruce Lee (TV Movie 1994)
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Documentary about martial arts actor Bruce Lee, from his birth in 1940 till his death in 1973, with interviews with his fellow actors and family. Dedicated to his son, Brandon.

Director: Guy Scutter
Stars: Bob Bremer, Jackie Chan, James Coburn
I Am Bruce Lee (TV Movie 2012)
Documentary | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day ... See full summary »

Director: Pete McCormack
Stars: Bruce Lee, Paul Bowman, Daniele Bolelli
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.

Director: Stanley Tong
Stars: Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Françoise Yip
Bloodsport (1988)
Action | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.

Director: Newt Arnold
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Vivian Emery
...
Gussie Yang
...
Philip Tan
...
Bruce's Father
Luoyong Wang ...
...
Jerome Sprout
...
The Demon
Ong Soo Han ...
Luke Sun
...
...
Principal Elder
...
Elder
Sam Hau ...
Young Bruce
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Mystery. The Life. The Love. The Legend


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

7 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A sárkány - Bruce Lee élete  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£1,723,230 (UK) (12 November 1993)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jason Scott Lee had no previous martial arts training or experience, but was an accomplished dancer. He was selected for the lead because it was thought a dancer would more accurately depict the way that Bruce Lee moved. He was trained especially for this role, and had numerous stunt doubles. See more »

Goofs

Bruce Lee was already running his own kung-fu school (in Seattle) when he met his wife-to-be; he did not open this school at her suggestion, as the film indicates. See more »

Quotes

Bruce Lee: Emotion can be the enemy.
See more »

Connections

Features The Big Boss (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Gene Pitney
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Great movie, but not a biography though
27 November 2001 | by (Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie. Nice action scenes, nice soundtrack, nice photo...But it's not a biography of the greatest fighter of all time: Bruce Lee. I am a big fan of Bruce and I know his life from A to Z, and this is not what I saw in that movie. I could tell all the mistakes I saw in the movie but here's just a few: In the movie: he is a unique child Reality: He had one brother and two sisters and he didn't live with his father only, he had his mother. He didn't leave Hong-Kong because of the cops (what the?...) he left because he wanted to be famous. And please! What is that story of the ghost from the depts of hell?!?!?

No, if you want to make a great action movie, good, go ahead, the right way to do it. But if you want to make a bio of a true legend, please tell the true story.

7/10


27 of 35 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Underrated Score JRA81984
New Bruce Lee Biopic on the way... lord_cyman
Disappointed jamesrroberts-873-768067
Now the 'Goofs' section is seeing "Trivia creep"... eyeonyouproductions
Jason lee supermalta
Discuss Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?