Bruce Lee fil­mog­ra­phy

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BRUCE Lee is known for only half a dozen films – The Big Boss (1971), Fist Of Fury (1972), The Way Of The Dragon (1972), En­ter The Dragon (1973), Game Of Death (1978) and Game Of Death II (1981) – al­though he had small parts in many oth­ers.

He’d also made ap­pear­ances in sev­eral TV se­ries but is best re­mem­bered for play­ing Kato, the side­kick of the tit­u­lar su­per­hero, in ABC’s Green Hornet (1966–1967).

While many doc­u­men­taries and videogames have paid trib­ute to the Chi­nese icon, there are far fewer that have ven­tured to present his lfie on film or tele­vi­sion. Bruce Lee died in Hong Kong on July 20, 1973, aged 32.

Films

> Bruce Lee: The Man, The Myth (1976): Largely fic­tional Can­tonese biopic re­leased in Hong Kong star­ring Tai­wanese ac­tor Ho Chung Tao as the hero.

> Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993): Rob Co­hen-helmed English-lan­guage movie re­leased in the United States based on Lee’s wife Linda Lee Cad­well’s novel Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew, star­ring Amer­i­can ac­tor Ja­son Scott Lee (no re­la­tion).

> Bruce Lee, My Brother (2010): First in a se­ries of three biopics, this soon-to-be re­leased Ray­mond Yip-helmed movie stars Hong Kong ac­tor-singer Aarif Rah­man Lee and chron­i­cles his teen years as told by his sib­lings.

TV se­ries

> Spirit Of The

Dragon (1992): A 30episode Can­tonese TV se­ries by Hong Kong’s ATV Home loosely-based on Bruce Lee’s life star­ring Amer­i­can ac­tor David Wu.

> The Leg­end Of Bruce Lee (2008): An epic 50-episode Man­darin TV se­ries by China’s state broad­caster China Cen­tral Tele­vi­sion (CCTV) star­ring Hong Kong ac­tor Danny Chan Kwok Kwan. It was aimed to pro­mote Chi­nese cul­ture for the 2008 Bei­jing Olympics.

Doc­u­men­taries

Bruce Lee: The Man And The Leg­end aka Life And Leg­end Of Bruce Lee, The Last Days Of Bruce Lee (1973); Kung Fu Killers (1974); Bruce Lee, The Leg­end (1976); The Real Bruce Lee (1977); Bruce Lee: Best Of The Best (1990); Bruce Lee And Kung Fu Ma­nia (1992); Top Fighter, The Life Of Bruce Lee, Mar­tial Arts Mas­ter, Death By Mis­ad­ven­ture, Bruce Lee: Curse Of The Dragon (1993); Bruce Lee: The Lost In­ter­view, Cin­ema Of Vengeance (1994); Bruce Lee: The Im­mor­tal Dragon (1997); Bruce Lee: The Path Of The Dragon, Bruce Lee: In His Own Words, Mys­tic Ori­gins Of The Mar­tial Arts The Im­mor­tal Masters (1998); Cen­tury Hero, Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999); Bruce Lee: A War­rior’s Jour­ney (2000); The Un­beat­able Bruce Lee, The In­ter­cept­ing Fist (2001); Bruce Lee: The Im­mor­tal Arts In Mo­tion Pic­ture, Mod­ern War­riors (2002); Dragon: Since 1973 (2004); How Bruce Lee Changed The World (2009).

Bruce Lee in TheWayOfTheDragon (1972).

Bruce Lee in BigBoss (1971).

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