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Dragon: the Bruce Lee Story

Year: 1993
Director: Rob Cohen
Cast: Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly, Robert Wagner
Jason Lee is joyously eager playing his namesake in this biopic of the martial arts movie master, and the story of his life is - while pretty commercial and straight-arrow, very enjoyable. The element of the demon samurai/demon creature following Lee throughout his life was interesting symbolism - was it death stalking him, or his own fear of failure?

It's most likely a highly stylised take on his journey (you can't imagine the fight atop the restaurant's rooftop rafters taking place anywhere but in a movie) but does at least Lee's spirit good if not the man himself.

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