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Old 09-21-16, 05:01 PM
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Legend of Bruce Lee (2008 TV Series)



RELEASE DATE: November 1, 2016

Well Go USA presents the DVD for Legend of Bruce Lee: Volume One, a 2008 martial arts series that centers around the legendary Bruce Lee.

Legend of Bruce Lee: Volume One contains the first ten episodes. The remaining 20 episodes will soon follow. Note: Previously, this series was partially released in the U.S. by Lionsgate in a condensed 183 minute “movie” version (trailer below reflects the Lionsgate version). In its original CCTV run, the series’ consisted of 50 episodes.


Young Bruce Lee (Danny Chan of Shaolin Soccer and Ip Man 3) has no interest in studying and is obsessed with martial arts. After losing a street fight, he resolves to master kung fu under the tutelage of Master Ye Wen. Targeted by street gangs after standing up for the weak, Bruce has no other option but to leave Hong Kong for a strange and far off land: America…

Legend of Bruce Lee: Volume One also stars Michelle Lang, Gary Daniels, Ted Duran, Natalia Dzyublo, Wang Luoyong, Hazen McIntyre, Ray Park, Tim Storms, Micheal Jai White, Traci Ann Wolfe, Mark Dacascos and Ash Gordey.

Product Features:

Chinese Language (English/English SDH)
First ten episodes on 3 DVDs




Was debating where to put this thread. Since it's not a BD release, it has to go into DVD unfortunately and I know most here won't find it.


I've been wanting to see this for years, but I recall mrhan, one of the posters here, saying that it was terrible.

It was originally a 50 episode miniseries, but Lionsgate hacked it up to a 3 hour movie. Now Well Go is releasing 30 episodes (10 here)

Is this really that horrible? I heard the hacked up "movie" version was unwatchable, so I didn't bother with it.

Seems like it has a decent cast though.
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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee: Volume One -- TV series -- Coming 11/1/16

Don't know how good it is, but I heard about it on a martial arts movie group on Facebook I'm a member of.
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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee: Volume One -- TV series -- Coming 11/1/16

Guest appearances by Micheal Jai White and Mark Dacascos? I is intrigued...
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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee: Volume One -- TV series -- Coming 11/1/16

http://instantwatcher.com/title/7022...e=New%20Titles

This is now available on Netflix.

50 episodes total.



This is the full Uncut version.


Can a Mod please change this to:

"Legend of Bruce Lee 2008 TV Series" and move this over to TV Talk? It's not going to get any traction here in DVD Talk.

Thanks

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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee (2008 TV Series)

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post

I've been wanting to see this for years, but I recall mrhan, one of the posters here, saying that it was terrible.
Yes, I stand by that. Some of the early episodes are decent but the later ones are really bad; especially the fight choreography. It felt like they used Dragon (1993) as a template for the story. They went off on a tangent and made up a lot of shit.

The actor who plays Bruce is decent and it's funny that he hasn't aged a bit because he also plays Bruce as a teenager in Ip Man 3.
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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee (2008 TV Series)

HDNet has been playing a semi-documentary from the 1980s? called The Legend of Bruce Lee. I don't think it's related but figured a mention wouldn't hurt.
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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee (2008 TV Series)

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
HDNet has been playing a semi-documentary from the 1980s? called The Legend of Bruce Lee. I don't think it's related but figured a mention wouldn't hurt.
Are you talking about Bruce Lee: The Legend? If so, that old Golden Harvest documentary was for years, one of the few videos that contained actual footage from Game of Death. If it's something else, well, nevermind.
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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee (2008 TV Series)

Originally Posted by PhantomStranger View Post
HDNet has been playing a semi-documentary from the 1980s? called The Legend of Bruce Lee. I don't think it's related but figured a mention wouldn't hurt.
Bruce Lee: The Legend
1977

Just recorded it last night in fact.
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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee (2008 TV Series)

Originally Posted by Bill Needle View Post
Bruce Lee: The Legend
1977

Just recorded it last night in fact.
I'm sure that was released in the early or mid 80's in the U.S. but maybe earlier elsewhere. It was a follow up to Bruce Lee,The Man and the Legend which was released shortly after his death. Both docs. were produced by Golden Harvest.

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Re: Legend of Bruce Lee (2008 TV Series)

Originally Posted by mrhan View Post
I'm sure that was released in the early or mid 80's in the U.S. but maybe earlier elsewhere. It was a follow up to Bruce Lee,The Man and the Legend which was released shortly after his death. Both docs. were produced by Golden Harvest.
Yeah, I still have a VHS copy I think. 1984. "1977" is an error. It includes interviews with Nora Miao and Jackie Chan footage from the eighties.

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