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Young Bruce Lee (2010)

Li xiao long (original title)
The life story of martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee.

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Manfred Wong (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aarif Rahman ... Bruce Lee
Tony Ka Fai Leung ... Lee Hoi-chuen
Christy Chung ... Grace Ho
Jennifer Tse ... Cho Manyee (Pearl Tso)
Yishan Zhang Yishan Zhang ... Lau Kin-kong
Jin Au-Yeung ... Unicorn Chan (as Jin Auyeung)
Hanjin Tan ... Skinny Wang
Wilfred Lau Wilfred Lau ... Ngai Kwan-chi
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Fung Fung
Siu-Fai Cheung ... Cho Tat-wah
Johnson Yuen Johnson Yuen ... Leung Sing-bor
Alex Yen Alex Yen ... Charlie Owen
Michelle Ye ... Lee Hap-ngan (Eight Sister)
Heung Kam Lee ... Bruce's grandma
Charles Ying Charles Ying ... Peter Lee
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The life story of martial arts icon and actor Bruce Lee.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

25 November 2010 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Bruce Lee - Die Legende des Drachen See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,300,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,443,879
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the film, Bruce Lee, played by Aarif Rahman, and Charlie Owen, played by Alex Yen, fight in an abandoned barn. The fight is an homage to the iconic fight between the actual Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris in the film The Way of the Dragon (1972), complete with a cat sitting and watching nearby. See more »

Goofs

Every time they show the picture of a one hundred American dollar, the new hundred dollar bill was used instead of the old. The movie was about the 1940s and on, however, The one hundred dollar bill shown in the movie was a new 100 dollar bill which has been changed multiple times since the time depicted in the movie. The hundred dollar bill that was inserted into the Chinese red pocket by Bruce Lee's mother had the printed signature of "Henry M Paulson Jr". He was the 74th US Secretary of the Treasury between 2006 and 2009. See more »

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The Bruce Lee we hardly know about
20 November 2013 | by sunfiretakesitSee all my reviews

I found this movie very entertaining and am happy to read that it sticks fairly close to the biographical facts of his real life. The love between Bruce and his family and friends is really heartwarming and it it was nice to see that, while he was fairly well-off financially and a minor celebrity too, he still enjoyed the wild fun of being a street kid in an urban location. The fact that he managed to get into trouble quite a few times is probably also very true to the actual life of Bruce. The film left me wanting to know more about what happened to his circle of friends in Kowloon after he achieve stardom and whether he really was as shy as portrayed when it came to girls and first romance. I also wonder if the death near the end of the film actually occurred. Still, it was a good movie that tries not to over mythologize the person worshiped today as Bruce Lee.


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