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More than just a biography, this film explores Bruce Lee's global impact to see how he has influenced all areas of popular culture including fitness... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Jackie Chan ... Himself

Margaret Cho ... Interviewee
Raymond Chow ... Himself

Rob Cohen ... Himself

Randy Couture ... Himself

Eddie Griffin ... Himself
Grady Hendrix ... Himself
Taky Kimura ... Himself

Bruce Lee ... Himself (archive footage)

Shannon Lee ... Herself

Stan Lee ... Himself

Sugar Ray Leonard ... Himself
Yu Pang Lin ... Himself

LL Cool J ... Himself
Bey Logan ... Himself

Cali Nelle ... Himself (as Nelle Franck Cali)

Charles Parnell ... Narrator

Brett Ratner ... Himself

RZA ... Interviewee

John Saxon ... Himself

Lalo Schifrin ... Himself
Yan Ming Shi ... Himself

Anderson Silva ... Himself
David Tadman ... Himself
Shawn Tompkins ... Himself
Ken 'Flex' Wheeler ... Himself

Dana White ... Himself

John Woo ... Himself

Donnie Yen

Wah Yuen ... Himself

Directed by
Steve Webb 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Steve Webb  written by

Produced by
Joanne Azern .... producer
Paul Cabana .... co-executive producer
Salimah El-Amin .... line producer
Dirk Hoogstra .... executive producer
Becky Lee .... field producer
Shannon Lee .... executive producer
Jon-Barrie Waddell .... executive producer
Steve Webb .... producer
Cinematography by
Rick Cullis 
Justin Evans 
Paul Jacobson 
James Mathers 
Alastair McCormick 
Mark Molesworth 
Kev Robertson 
Nathan Wilson 
Film Editing by
James Jones 
Production Management
Becky Lee .... production manager
Sound Department
Dave Eden .... sound
Steve Giammaria .... assistant re-recording mixer
Noah Mathers .... sound
Cory Melious .... sound re-recording mixer
Jim Moncur .... sound
Richard Munns .... sound
Ryan M. Price .... sound effects editor
Paul Stula .... sound
Editorial Department
Christi Leftwich .... assistant editor
Music Department
Chris Robertson .... music supervisor
Gary Robinson .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Marissa Branson .... researcher
Nicholas Eriksson .... production assistant
Bill Royce .... talent
Alicia Peyrano .... special thanks
David Tadman .... special thanks

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USA:120 min
Color (HD)

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Factual errors: The narrator says that the Bruce Lee Museum (including the grounds) in his home town will occupy '1.5 million square kilometers' which is physically impossible. Which is more likely is "1.5 Million Square feet" or the nearest metric equivalent.See more »
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
a well deserved tribute, 9 December 2010
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excerpt, more at my location - A multitude of celebrities including Sugar Ray Leonard, LL Kool J, Jackie Chan, composer Lalo Schifrin and film directors John Woo and Brett Ratner pay homage to the greatest action superstar that ever lived. Written and directed by Steve Webb, How Bruce Lee Changed the World illustrates the influence and impact Lee has had on a whole generation, and why his greatness continues to be felt today by millions of people from all walks of life.

On the whole, How Bruce Lee Changed The World is a fresh new look at Lee's legacy and proof that his influence, through mixed martial arts, modern cinema, video games, commercials and a whole host of merchandise, is still being felt today. Although it may lack any real innovation, the documentary does put into context just how incredibly unique and important this man really was, and still is, and is therefore a well deserved tribute to an important global iconic figure.

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