I Am Bruce Lee (2012)




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I Am Bruce Lee tells the amazing story of one of the most iconic human beings ever to enter the public consciousness. Voted as one of the most important people of the 20th century in Time Magazine's Time 100, as well as one of the Greatest Pop Culture Icons by People Magazine, Bruce Lee continues to be honoured and remembered for his enduring legacy. Bruce Lee's often revolutionary and sometimes controversial thinking on a multitude of planes has become a source of inspiration and debate for a generation of philosophers, actors, filmmakers and athletes. The film is a compelling and visually stunning uncovering of Bruce's life, his enormous impact, and his ever-expanding legacy in the world of martial arts, entertainment, and beyond-despite his tragic and sudden death at the age of 32. -- (C) D&E
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Critic Reviews for I Am Bruce Lee

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1)

Lee's legions of fans might get a kick out of this, but newcomers would do better to invest in a DVD of 'Fist of Fury'.

Full Review… | July 17, 2012
Time Out
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"I Am Bruce Lee" is a documentary that mostly praises a mighty icon in the world of martial arts. It's a thoughtful repackaging of information we've seen before.

Full Review… | January 28, 2013
Movie Chambers

It's safe to say that every inch of Bruce Lee's legacy has been covered and I Am Bruce Lee is just an excessive amount of icing added to an already well decorated cake.

Full Review… | January 16, 2013

If you want to kick back and bask on Bruce Lee glory for ninety minutes, "I Am Bruce Lee" definitely fits the need.

Full Review… | January 13, 2013
Cinema Crazed

Its odd agenda rather overshadows some fascinating archive footage and reminiscences from Lee's family.

Full Review… | July 22, 2012
Daily Telegraph (UK)

Features some interesting testimony, useful background material, rarely seen home movie footage and great clips...

Full Review… | July 22, 2012
Observer (UK)

Audience Reviews for I Am Bruce Lee

This is an enjoyable documentary that explores both the life of Bruce Lee and the devoted cult of fanboys, actors, athletes that worship him.

Gordon Briggs
Gordon Briggs

Jason was born in South Detroit. When he turned thirteen, he took the midnight train going to his local Game X Change. He lived there for approximately a year. One day in the Game X Change bathroom, while he was staring at the smeared "Fly Poop on the Window Seal", he poked at his "Lamb Testicles" and knew it was time to masturbate. Fortunately for Jason, there was a Venus Fly Trap at the corner of the room. Jason thought to himself, "What if I can turn this 'Venus' Fly Trap, into a, 'Penus' Fly Trap? Then all of the pointless sex and orgies with my four year old sister would not have been so pointless!" Jason inserted his premature penis into the Venus Fly Trap, luckily it already had been erected as he watched a GamerTrilogy Video earlier on. Once the penis was inserted, the Venus Fly Trap snapped it right off, and Jason was never seen from again, until next time...

dan erickson
dan erickson

If you are a Bruce Lee enthusiast and you haven't seen this yet, then you're missing out. I found it very inspirational for my training. Must see documentary.

Chris Lykidis
Chris Lykidis

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