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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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Cast

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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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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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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TV biopic
24 June 2018 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

This is a documentary about the legendary icon. It has contribution from a lot of people including his widow Linda and family. Other contributors are actors, filmmakers, dancers, fighters, and the king of UFC Dana White. Bruce's life story gets the highlight treatment. There are little nuggets of information in addition to the iconic water speech. It's great to point out the big difference in two versions of his movie, Fist of Fury. There's a good discussion about him being a pioneer of MMA and about his philosophy of fighting. There is enough to appealing to obsessed Bruce Lee fans. For newcomers, this is a solid introduction. Besides the fighting world, there are plenty of other famous faces like Ed O'Neill, Mickey Rourke, Taboo, and Kobe Bryant. Most of them haven't met the man but they all enthusiastically proclaim their love. Honestly, the most compelling is the family talking about his death. This is able to add a couple of things to the standard Bruce Lee flick and is pretty good for a TV biopic.


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