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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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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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Final film of Sam Bottoms. 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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References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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Poon, Troy Poon
Written and Performed by Brian Tyler
Music Published by Tyler Too Music Publishing, ASCAP
Sony / ATV Music Publishing, 2007
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4 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just saw this movie at VC Filmfest 2007 on 05/03 Thursday night. It was a big surprise that how this movie came out.

Justin Lin was born in 1973 --same year as Bruce Lee's death. When I saw this movie,it was so real that You can't believe it was made in 2007 by a director who was just born in that era.All the details were well arranged that you almost forgot it's a mocumentry instead of real footage.

According to Justin Lin's answer on Q&A after the movie,this film was shot in 18 working days and under NO BUDGET....it's like WOW!--mission impossible.

There were so many actors in this movie and some of them were merely recognizable,like James Franco and Brian Tee or Leonardo Nam. Other major characters shared the scenes evenly and most of them were really funny. I like Meredith Scott Lynn who play the casting director the most,she was the one audience will remember when people talked about this movie.

Josh Diamond and Justin Lin wrote the script fill with funny lines and really works.

it's a movie totally different from Back Luck Tomorrow or Tokyo Drift.And it proved again--Justin Lin is someone you can expect.


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