Enter the Dragon Reviews

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William Paul
Village Voice
January 18, 2013
Enter the Dragon is the first classy Kung Fu movie specially designed for Western audiences, and that's not to be confused with first-class.
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TIME Magazine
August 24, 2008
The only real disappointment about Enter the Dragon is that it is Bruce Lee's last movie.
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
August 14, 2007
If kung fu is now the standard badass language, Enter the Dragon -- featuring Lee's great slow-burn stare -- is the first grammar lesson.
| Original Score: 3/4
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March 1, 2007
Rising popularity of the Chinese martial arts as screen entertainment climaxes in fine crescendo in this violence-drenched actioner.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
March 1, 2007
Ripping entertainment overall, with just enough meat for amateur sociologists.
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Worth seeing for Lee, but still unforgivably wasteful of his talents.
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Howard Thompson
New York Times
May 9, 2005
On an adventure level, the performances are quite good. The one by Mr. Lee, not only the picture's supermaster killer but a fine actor as well, is downright fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Douglas Pratt
Hollywood Reporter
June 16, 2004
The opening drums in Lalo Schifrin's musical score can give you chills.
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Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
No one could overstate the degree of Lee's international star power and influence. He honorably held his place in a line of great action stars that goes all the way back to Douglas Fairbanks.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4