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I Am Bruce Lee (2012)

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Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day he died over three decades ago.

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Pete McCormack

Writer:

Pete McCormack
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bruce Lee ... Self / Various (archive footage)
Paul Bowman Paul Bowman ... Self - Author, Ph.D
Daniele Bolelli Daniele Bolelli ... Self - Martial Artist
Richard Bustillo Richard Bustillo ... Self - Martial Artist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Hakim (segment of Game of Death) (archive footage)
Muhammad Ali ... Self (archive footage)
Robert Baker Robert Baker ... Petrov (segment Fist of Fury) (archive footage)
Jon T. Benn Jon T. Benn ... Thugs Boss (segment Way of the Dragon) (archive footage)
Pierre Berton Pierre Berton ... Self - Interviewing Bruce Lee (segment Bruce Lee - The Lost Interview) (archive footage) (as Pierre Barton)
Stephan Bonnar Stephan Bonnar ... Self
J.J. Brine J.J. Brine ... Self (archive footage)
Kobe Bryant ... Self
Linda Lee Cadwell ... Self
Gina Carano ... Self
Robert Clouse Robert Clouse ... Self - on set of Enter the Dragon (archive footage)
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Storyline

Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day he died over three decades ago. The greatest martial artists, athletes, actors, directors, and producers in the entertainment business today will share their feelings about the one who started it all. We will interview the people whose lives, careers, and belief systems were forever altered by the legendary "Father of Martial Arts Cinema". Rarely seen archival footage and classic photos will punctuate the personal testimonials. Prepare to be inspired. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

"Water Can Flow Or It Can Crash. Be Water, My Friend." - Bruce Lee


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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Bruce Lee: I will live the way I please and achieve inner harmony and happiness.
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Connections

Features Fist of Fury (1972) See more »

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Wham! Bam! Meet the Biggest, Little Butt-Kicker Of Them All!
4 January 2015 | by roddekkerSee all my reviews

Bruce Lee quote - "Absorb what is useful - Discard what is not - Add what is uniquely your own."

I must admit that I am, indeed, a bit of a Bruce Lee fan, myself. I mean, this guy, with his mischievous grin, was an extraordinary martial artist whose distinctive fighting style excelled, without question, well beyond the norm.

Born in both the year (1940), and the hour, of the Dragon, Bruce Lee's venture into American cinema is what firmly cemented his reputation as being one of the 20th Century's most dynamic and enduring pop-culture icons of them all.

In the world of entertainment, Bruce Lee was (and, I guess, always will be) the ultimate butt-kicker, bar none.

Through stills, archive footage, and film clips (as well as interviews from family members, celebrities and martial arts experts) this "I Am Bruce Lee" documentary-DVD tells the story of this ambitiously-driven man who, at the very height of his career, died tragically (in 1973) at the age of 32.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bruce Lee to ja See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (DVD version)

Color:

Color | Black and White (archive footage)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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