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Fists of Bruce Lee (1978)

Fu ji (original title)
R | | Drama, Action | December 1978 (USA)
An undercover cop has been assigned to bust up a narcotics ring but comes up against the mob's hired martial arts assassin. Both men are the best in their field and in a battle to the death, only one will survive...


Bruce Li (as Ho Chung Tao)


Ching Kang Yao (screenplay)

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Bruce Li ... Lee Min-Chin (as Ho Chung Tao)
Lieh Lo
Yuan Chuan
Ping Ou Wei ... Outpuss (as Wei Ping Ao)
Tae-jeong Kim Tae-jeong Kim ... (as Tong Lung)
Yi Tao Chang ... (as Chang I Chih)
Fu Mei Po Fu Mei Po
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Bonet
Chin-Chu Chen Chin-Chu Chen
Hui Lou Chen
Shao Hua Chu Shao Hua Chu
Phil Cohen Phil Cohen
Gary Hester Gary Hester ... Black-American fighter
Po Wei Hou Po Wei Hou
Fei Lung Huang Fei Lung Huang


An undercover cop has been assigned to bust up a narcotics ring but comes up against the mob's hired martial arts assassin. Both men are the best in their field and in a battle to the death, only one will survive...

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in a battle to the DEATH.... only ONE will survive. See more »


Drama | Action


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Taiwan | Hong Kong


Mandarin | English

Release Date:

December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bruce Lee et ses mains d'acier See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lucky Star See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono | Stereo (AC-3/2) (DVD version)| Dolby Digital (DVD version)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Not any better than other 70s martial arts movies
30 July 2017 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

Most 1970s martial arts movies from Hong Kong, whether they are set in modern times or in the past, or whether they try to cash in on Bruce Lee or not, I've found to be pretty bad and interchangeable. "The Fists of Bruce Lee" manages to fit both of those negative attributes. Well, maybe not, because this one manages to stand out a little from the pack by being significantly worse than usual. I knew I was in trouble when the first ten minutes or so made absolutely no sense. The movie gets a little more coherent after that dubious beginning, but that doesn't mean it's any easier to sit through. There are a few unintended laughs, like how the movie freely plagiarizes American top 40 songs on its soundtrack. But for the most part, the movie is really boring; even the fight sequences are pretty dull. Even those who have more of a tolerance for 70s Hong Kong kung fu movies will probably find this tough to sit through.

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