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

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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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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 ...
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Celestia Star ...
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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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$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$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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Interviewer: Mr. Kurtainbaum, why did you decide to continue production on The Game of Death?
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No Budget, Boring
3 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had high hopes for this film (after reading some of the positive reviews). I was sadly disappointed. Most of the characters were supremely boring. There were some introductions to the main replacement Bruce Lee characters, but none of them seemed in the least bit interesting. I really, really tried to give this movie a chance, but it never really came through on any level. The action scenes were lame (I suppose they were supposed to be funny, but they weren't). The in depth character analysis just didn't work, other than to prove that this movie was shot on such a low budget. (Was it ever in theaters?) I think there was one funny scene, but I can't recall what it was (it was close to the end that's all I can remember). The one redeeming aspect was that most of the actors didn't completely blow it – they seemed somewhat better than most porn stars. (I know that's not much, but it's better than nothing).


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