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Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 21 January 2007 (USA)
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Bruce Lee's shocking death left legions of stunned fans and a legacy of 12 minutes from his unfinished Game Of Death. Undeterred, studio executives launched a search for his replacement chronicled here through the eyes of five aspiring thespians who find out what the real game is.

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Josh Diamond ...
Interviewer
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Ronney Kurtainbaum
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Nathan Jung ...
Bob
Joe McQueen ...
Leroy / Earl
Aiko Tanaka ...
Nunchuck Girl
Nikita Esco ...
Ribbon Girl (as Natalie Sesko)
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Cole Kim
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Daphne Rosen ...
Porn Star
Celestia Star ...
Porn Star (as Celestia Starr)
Carmel Moore ...
Porn Star (as Carmel)
Zoe Matthews ...
Porn Star
Scott Hobson ...
Porn Star
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Bruce Lee's shocking death left legions of stunned fans and a legacy of 12 minutes from his unfinished Game Of Death. Undeterred, studio executives launched a search for his replacement chronicled here through the eyes of five aspiring thespians who find out what the real game is.

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,903 (USA) (5 October 2007)

Gross:

$52,850 (USA) (30 November 2007)
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Directed by Justin Lin, this movie documents the making of Bruce Lees final movie after the death of it's star. Similarly, Lin went on to direct 4 out of 7 movies in the Fast and Furious franchise, which saw star Paul Walker die during production of its final entry. See more »

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[first lines]
Interviewer: Mr. Kurtainbaum, why did you decide to continue production on The Game of Death?
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Featured in Confessions of a Superhero (2007) See more »

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Get on the Bus
Written and Performed by Brian Tyler
Music Published by Tyler Too Music Publishing, ASCAP
Sony / ATV Music Publishing, 2007
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Solid, Smart
25 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just saw this up at Park City. i waited in line for two hours and i have to say it was worth it. The premise is incredibly strong and the film is filled with enough kooky characters to make Christopher Guest proud. It is a solid and smart film. I was laughing out loud consistently. the main thing i love about the film is that it deals with issues without hitting you in the face with it. ultimately it shows in an entertaining way that things haven't changed at all through time. the performances were all strong and the music rocked. the camera work was authentic and the colors just popped. overall, go see it when it comes out.


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