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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 ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Bruce Lee ... Himself / Various (archive footage)
Paul Bowman Paul Bowman ... Himself - Author, Ph.D
Daniele Bolelli Daniele Bolelli ... Himself - Martial Artist
Richard Bustillo Richard Bustillo ... Himself - Martial Artist
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Hakim (segment of Game of Death) (archive footage)
Muhammad Ali ... Himself (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 ... Himself - Interviewing Bruce Lee (segment Bruce Lee - The Lost Interview) (archive footage) (as Pierre Barton)
Stephan Bonnar Stephan Bonnar ... Himself
J.J. Brine J.J. Brine ... Himself (archive footage)
Kobe Bryant ... Himself
Linda Lee Cadwell ... Herself
Gina Carano ... Herself
Robert Clouse Robert Clouse ... Himself - 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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"Water Can Flow Or It Can Crash. Be Water, My Friend." - Bruce Lee


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eu Sou Bruce Lee 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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Quotes

Bruce Lee: I will live the way I please and achieve inner harmony and happiness.
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More work on editing than research
8 March 2013 | by jungletekmovementSee all my reviews

Very very bad.

If you want to watch a string of dancers, actors, singers and other fans enthuse about how cool they think Bruce Lee is then you've come to the right place.

If you want to learn anything about Bruce Lee, read "Bruce Lee- Fighting Spirit" by Bruce Thomas.

The only people who have anything worthwhile to add are his wife and friends, the rest just like his movies and want to kiss his ass on camera.

Large chunks of the film are just edits of Bruce Lee movies and an old interview with Jason Stewart. Watch his movies, watch the interview in its entirety and leave this well alone.


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