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

Not Rated | | Comedy | 21 January 2007 (USA)
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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Ronney Kurtainbaum
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Nathan Jung ...
Bob
Joe McQueen ...
Leroy / Earl
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Nunchuck Girl
Nikita Esco ...
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Cole Kim
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Daphne Rosen ...
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Celestia Star ...
Porn Star (as Celestia Starr)
Carmel Moore ...
Porn Star (as Carmel)
Zoe Matthews ...
Porn Star
Scott Hobson ...
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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)

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$11,903 (USA) (7 October 2007)

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$52,850 (USA) (2 December 2007)
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Final film of Sam Bottoms. 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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References The Chinese Connection (1972) See more »

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Breeze Funktorium Reject
Written and Performed by Brian Tyler
Music Published by Tyler Too Music Publishing, ASCAP
Sony / ATV Music Publishing, 2007
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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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