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Enter the Dragon: 25th Anniversary Edition (1973)

Bruce Lee , John Saxon , Robert Clouse  |  R |  DVD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (519 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly, Ahna Capri, Kien Shih
  • Directors: Robert Clouse
  • Writers: Michael Allin
  • Producers: Bruce Lee, Andre Morgan, Fred Weintraub, Leonard Ho, Paul M. Heller
  • Format: Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, Special Edition, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Dubbed: Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: July 1, 1998
  • Run Time: 102 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (519 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: 6304981635
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #150,772 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Enter the Dragon: 25th Anniversary Edition" on IMDb

Special Features

  • Audio commentary by producer Paul M. Heller and writer Michael Allin
  • 1973 behind-the-scenes documentary "Location: Hong Kong with Enter the Dragon"
  • New documentary "Bruce Lee in His Own Words"
  • An all-new introduction and interview with Linda Lee Cadwell

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The last film completed by Bruce Lee before his untimely death, Enter the Dragon was his entrée into Hollywood. The American-Hong Kong coproduction, shot in Asia by American director Robert Clouse, stars Lee as a British agent sent to infiltrate the criminal empire of bloodthirsty Asian crime lord Han (Shih Kien) through his annual international martial arts tournament. Lee spends his days taking on tournament combatants and nights breaking into the heavily guarded underground fortress, kicking the living tar out of anyone who stands in his way. The mix of kung fu fighting (choreographed by Lee himself) and James Bond intrigue (the plot has more than a passing resemblance to Dr. No) is pulpy by any standard, but the generous budget and talented cast of world-class martial artists puts this film in a category well above Lee's earlier Hong Kong productions. Unfortunately he's off the screen for large chunks of time as American maverick competitors (and champion martial artists) John Saxon and Jim Kelly take center stage, but once the fighting starts Lee takes over. The tournament setting provides an ample display of martial arts mastery of many styles and climaxes with a huge free-for-all, but the highlight is Lee's brutal one-on-one with the claw-fisted Han in the dynamic hall-of-mirrors battle. Lee narrows his eyes and tenses into a wiry force of sinew, speed, and ruthless determination. --Sean Axmaker

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Lee penetrates the fortress of a warlord of crime and enters a brutal martial arts tournament in order to avenge the death of his sister.
Genre: Feature Film-Action/Adventure
Rating: R
Release Date: 7-JUN-2005
Media Type: DVD

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195 of 213 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exit the Dragon June 3, 2004
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
So here it is... more than 30 years since the original theatrical release of Enter the Dragon, Warner Brothers releases the definitive 2 DVD Special Edition. It's a fine offering, long overdue, and considering the reasonable price, really offers a lot of nice extras, though most of them have been available elsewhere and have therefore been seen before (at least by rabid fans like me).
To start with, there is of course the movie Enter the Dragon (ETD) - Bruce Lee's magnum opus that was not released until after his unfortunate death in 1973, but sealed his immortality. The plot is simple enough - Bruce is a modern day Shaolin monk who is somehow enlisted by the British/Hong Kong government to infiltrate the island of Dr. Han (Shieh Kien), a crusty old renegade Shaolin gone bad who holds a yearly martial arts tournament to recruit talent for an international opium and prostitution racket. Roper (John Saxon), or "Loper" as Bruce says his name, is the established Hollywood caucasian star brought in because of reservations about Bruce's ability to carry the film, while Williams (Jim Kelly) is the token blaxploitation character who, this being the 70's, is kind of a Shaft/Superfly ass-kicker and, in the spirit of horror movies, is the first to die at the hand of Han - actually, at his artificial, interchangeable, iron, and oftentimes bladed hand. Even Jackie Chan and Sammo Hung, as young Hong Kong stuntment before they became stars in their own right, make infamous appearances as guys on the receiving end of Bruce's wrath.
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53 of 59 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing how good it looks August 3, 2007
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
I recently watched Enter The Dragon on the Voom HD Kung-Fu network, and it looked relatively good, but not great.

The Blu-Ray version obviously got a lot more attention, care, and cleanup. It is by far the best looking and sounding version I've ever seen of the movie. It sounds like the bass was tweaked quite a bit, because whenever Bruce would hit one of his signature punches, my subwoofer put out one heck of a thump. It sounded great, if not a little over the top.

Some of the signature grain of the original is still there, but the images are much more crisp and sharp than any other version.

Definitely worth it for the Bruce Lee fans out there.
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57 of 66 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars impressive transfer September 3, 2006
Format:HD DVD
I've watched the recent HD DVD version of this movie and found the picture quality excellent. The colors are richer and the overall quality appears to make the picture jump out at times when viewed with the Toshiba A x1 player.

I don't think it is fair to give the movie a low rating, as one reviewer did, based on the fact that it is an older movie. Comparing any older movie to modern day production values is misleading and inaccurate. Following this comparisson, one would have to give a low rating to all movies not done in the past few years.

Enter The Dragon was innovative for its time and utilized production methods that were top quality for its time.

The transfer itself is the citeria that the review should be judged on, which in this case is done quite well.

As for the comparrison to the 60's James Bond movies, the HD version of You Only Live Twice is superb. Yes, the fashion, music, dialogue,... are not modern day; how can a film escape it's own time period. However, the Connery Bond movie screenplays far outweigh the childish, comic book portrayals in the curent Bond films with only protracted stunt sequences to amuse a child like mentality.

It is interesting that for an "outdated" film like Enter the Dragon, it's character depictions, plot and fight choreography are most often duplicated by today's style of martial art movies.

Have today's "highly evolved" movies no original ideas other than replacing Lee's actual fighting skill, speed, gracefulness and charasmatic screen presence with acrobatic clowns whose abilities are enhanced with wire work.

The picture and sound quality of the HD Enter the Dragon is most striking when viewed on the Toshiba player.
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49 of 57 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not Just A Great Martial Arts Film! June 20, 2001
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
This movie is a classic of any genre. It has such a great dated feel to it like other classic sixties and seventies films such as Goldfinger, Deliverance or Dirty Harry. I love the cast and their interaction. A Chinese, African American and white guy all fighting together like there's nothing out of the ordinary about it, which is how it should be. These days you would have to have some joke where the Chinese guy makes some "innocent" crack about the 'hood or the black man calling the white guy cracker. In this film everyone is treated with equal respect. It seems to me this is something that was more common place in films in the early seventies or maybe it was the influence of Bruce Lee's own philosophies. Whatever the cause, it's nice to see three different races represented as equals.
The plot is a cross between a James Bond movie and the standard Kung Fu pictures. Bruce Lee is recruited by a shadowy government organization to infiltrate a mysterious island as a participant in a Karate tournament. This is basically a character and action driven movie because there isn't much suspense. It's pretty much a given that Han is up to something.
Where this movie shines is the martial arts action. I originally saw Enter The Dragon as a double feature at the drive in in the early eighties. I remember thinking as I watched the first feature (Kill Or Be Killed) that the fighters were fast. That is until Bruce Lee came on. I had never seen anyone move that fast before or since. The final fight in the house of mirrors holds up well and is every bit as thrilling as any fight scene of today.
As for the bonus features, the trailers are interesting if for no other reason then it's amusing to see how far commercials have come. The interview with Bruce Lee is particularly poignant.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it
One of the best martial arts films of all time!All you have to say is BRUCE LEE!!!!!!!!
Published 7 hours ago by Keith E. Hunsucker
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it
WISH HE WAS STILL ALIVE.
Published 2 days ago by Ron Rogers
5.0 out of 5 stars I love it
Satisfied
Published 2 days ago by steven ouellette
5.0 out of 5 stars the mith the legend bruce lee
Great movie
Published 6 days ago by Brian medley
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Maybe Bruce's best effort. Video/audio quality good.
Published 9 days ago by Paul H. Fackler
5.0 out of 5 stars Respectful Blu-ray transfer of a classic.
IMHO, this is still the greatest martial arts film yet. As noted in other reviews, this remastered version for the 40th Anniversary Blu-ray seems to have a lot of loving care. Read more
Published 10 days ago by Lee Cornelison
5.0 out of 5 stars movie that stands the test of time
this movie really stands the test of time. I saw this in a theater in 1973. wanted my son to learn about Bruce Lee and this was the best movie that he ever did in my opinion. Read more
Published 12 days ago by Kelly McIntyre
5.0 out of 5 stars ¦:)
A gem in my collection! It's uncut, cool extras, and I like the original cover too. It's brand new, picture and sound quality is nice, and all for a great price!
Published 19 days ago by Sonny R.
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
CLASSIC!!!
Published 19 days ago by ORLANDO MURRELL
5.0 out of 5 stars a little more
Exactly what I wanted with a little more. In fact I liked it so much I have watched it 3 times since I rec'd it. Like I said it's just what I expected.
Published 20 days ago by Steven Stokley
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