Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story


Director: Rob Cohen

Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly

As you might guess, this is a film about the life of Bruce Lee (based on a book written by his widow, Linda). Like most Hollywood "biopics," Dragon tends to over-glamorize its' subject. There's very little mention of Lee's dark side, such as his sometimes violent temper or his alleged affairs and hashish use. Which is a shame, really, because Lee's real story is a whole lot more interesting than your typical Hollywood romance movie -- which is what this ultimately boils down to. Both leads do a fair job, and Jason Scott Lee (no relation to Bruce) looks pretty good in the action sequences. However, after watching Dragon, one gets the sense that they haven't really learned anything about the "real" Bruce Lee.


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