The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.
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Danny Kwok-Kwan Chan ...  Bruce Lee 50 episodes, 2008
Michelle Lang ...  Linda Lee 32 episodes, 2008
Ted Duran ...  Blair 25 episodes, 2008
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The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering - Bruce Lee. EXPLOSIVE, BRUTAL AND ACTION-PACKED - THIS IS THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF A MARTIAL ARTS LEGEND. When Bruce Lee was born on the 27th of November 1940 in San Francisco's Chinatown, little did his parents know that their infant son would go on to become the greatest martial arts icon that the world had ever seen. The Legend Of Bruce Lee will take you on an incredible journey into the life of a man who knew no boundaries. From his days surviving brutal street fights in 1950s Hong Kong to his meteoric rise to fame as a martial arts screen icon, through to his tragic and mysterious death at the age of 32; his story has never before been told so faithfully or so completely. In this spectacularly choreographed epic, produced by Bruce's daughter, Shannon Lee, you can re-live the legend's entire astounding life story. Welcome to The Legend Of Bruce Lee.

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Look closely at the Chinese movie posters on the wall in Bruce's bedroom, they are photos of Bruce in real movie posters of movies that he was in as a child with his dad. See more »

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In all episodes, modern vehicles and buildings (as in 2007) appear throughout. See more »

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Well worth watching.
18 November 2008 | by yhy88888See all my reviews

Just finished watching the last episode (50) and wanted to add my twopenn'orth. Danny Chan portrays Bruce Lee to perfection - it's difficult to believe that this is not Bruce! Other characters are represented well, too. Ed Parker and Chuck Norris are particularly noteworthy, likeness and mannerisms are accurately portrayed. There appear to be parts that stray a little from other reports and biographies, but generally, the series seems to be pretty factual. The only reason I have only given a rating of 9 is that, for me, the story annoyingly jumps some (small) aspects of Bruce's life and what I consider as important details leading up to his death! As soon as I find time, I WILL watch this again and I am certain that it will be even better. It has rekindled my childhood interest in Bruce and I am currently reading everything that I can find about his life and work. I should add that I watched this in Chinese and understood most, but my wife was interpreter/translator for those parts that used more complex Chinese language. I hope that the Chinese speech is subtitled, and what 'should' be in English is dubbed, for release on foreign markets, since much of the character of the series would be lost if it were entirely in English!


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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | English

Release Date:

21 September 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Li Xiao Long chuan qi See more »

Filming Locations:

Foshan, Guangdong, China See more »

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CNY50,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital (5.1)

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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