Dragon: The Bruce Lee story is an underrated, timeless classic | Page 2

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  1. sgt jumpy Talk to the Hand

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    I love this movie. Actually the first film I ever saw on laser disc.
     
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    I like that Film... had some GnP finish too...

    Do you give up!!! Do you give up!!! Do you give up!!!!
     
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  3. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    Yeah, he was probably thinking this was going to be his Oscar nominated supporting role when he showed up all Cape Feared out, and then...

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    That's Tyler Perry enraged, by the way.
     
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    I was kind of the same way. I think I was around 13-14 when I first saw it. I loved anything martial arts back then so I dug it. But it was forgettable. But it grew on me and over time I grew to love it. It's probably because of nostalgia.
     
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    It was panned by critics like it was one of the worst films ever made, but I thought it was average. That is, nothing great, but also nothing to go out of the way to criticize.

    Oh man, I really gotta check it out now.
     
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  6. HereticBD Gold Belt

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    Highly, HIGHLY underrated.

    Great flick.
     
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    That's fucking crazy. It's a damn shame he put all that work in and it ended up being a movie that almost no one saw and that apparently wasn't very good.

    If you want to see Matthew Fox in a good role in a good movie, watch Bone Tomahawk.
     
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    haha

    No Oscar for you, Jack. You're no Christian Bale

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    Also, I wish somebody would bring the "Jackface" meme back. Those were hilarious

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    Offcourse he lost a ton of weight after getting "LOST" in the jungle after his plane from Sydney crashed in some remote island with some smoke shit!!
     
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    Wow I had forgotten all about Bone Tomahawk. Yeah it was pretty good. Never hear it talked about anymore.
     
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    He should star on a Series Sequel of "LOST" ( We have to go back again)
     
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    Hell, I was just thinking about it last night. Matthew Fox was great in it.


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  14. HunterSdVa29 Respect, tho

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    am I weird for liking the BrandonLee movie Rapidfire (Powers Boothe is a G, per usual) more than Dragon?
     
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    I don't even like this description because it still preserves the notion that it's ANY kind of account - "fictionalized," "HIGHLY fictionalized," what have you - of his life. It's basically a crazy ass movie with Bruce Lee as the main character. And, because of that, and because of how much I love Bruce Lee, I can't view this movie as anything but an enormous steaming pile of shit.

    That said, it made for one of my favorite video games of all-time :D

    Lauren Holly. And Picket Fences would beg to differ.

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    If by "weird" you mean "a sane, discriminating moviegoer," then yes ;)
     
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  16. spin_ Silver Belt

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    its absolutely not timeless, the opposite in fact.

    given the amount of information we can now look up about people, these kind of biopics are over romanticized pieces of crap.



    the man loved to do drugs and bang strange, i can still enjoy the tale of his life without the hero worship.


    but mysterious coma my ass.
     
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  17. jdionio Blue Belt

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    I saw this at a 2 dollar discount theater my dad had found a mile or so away from Lake Elizabeth in Fremont. We both loved it, but it hardly gets any play time in syndication or such.
     
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    Well, c'mon though, can't you just view the movie for what it is and judge it on its own merits as a film?


    That's one of those bitches who, like so many before her, just kind of disappeared.

    It's a predictable pattern: The actress gets a lot of buzz, shows up in some high profile movies, and then just fades away, spending the rest of her career appearing in stuff that most people haven't heard of.

    Also LOL at that fucking Game Boy. That brings back memories.

    Rapid Fire is not a very good movie though. . .
     
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    Not at all. I owned Rapid Fire as a teen and it was one of those that I rewatched like a hundred times. It's one of the better B movies out there. And the fight scenes were outstanding. Throwing a kitchen draw full of silverware at a dudes face. Kicking the door shut when bad guys try to come in. lol it was awesome.

    For some reason I always loved this song from it. Still do:










    Going off on a tangent here, but speaking of songs from b movies I love, I also still love this one from I Come In Peace. (no clue why I'm associating those 2 things. It must have been around the same time period as Rapid Fire. idk):

     
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  20. HunterSdVa29 Respect, tho

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    I come in peace, as in the Germanic alien and dolph lundgren movie?

    good lawd
    what's next, a jeff speakman reference?
     
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