'The Big Boss' HK movie poster

The Big Boss

AKA: Fists of Fury


Director: Lo Wei

Stars: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao

Lee plays a Mainland immigrant who comes to work with his uncle at an ice factory. Turns out ice isn't the only thing the company is making, as Lee turns up a drug smuggling ring. After promising his father not to fight, Lee stays out of the mess until people around him start dying and he decides to take the law into his own hands.

This movie suffers from many of the problems present in most old-school movies -- hammy acting, a weak script, bad pacing -- but it has something most of the others didn't: Bruce Lee. Lee's performance and martial arts scenes are reason enough to see this movie. They're so good that this 30-year-old film stands up well against many of HK's latest releases.


A review of the DVD for this movie can be found here

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