The Way of the Dragon

The Way of the Dragon (1972)

The Colosseum . . the battleground of Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris.

  • Genre: Action, Crime
  • Release Date: 1972-12-30
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 1084 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 40min
  • Language: 广州话 / 廣州話
  • Production Company: Orange Sky Golden Harvest
  • Production Country: Hong Kong
  • Director: Bruce Lee
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Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and they are unable to defeat him. The syndicate boss hires the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang, but he easily finishes them off.

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  • Bruce Lee

    as Tang Lung
  • Nora Miao

    as Chen Ching Hua
  • Chuck Norris

    as Colt
  • Wei Ping-ao

    as Ho
  • Huang Tsung-Hsun

    as 'Uncle' Wang
  • Robert Wall

    as Fred
  • Hwang In-shik

    as Japanese Fighter
  • Chin Ti

    as Ah Quen
  • Tony Liu

    as Tony
  • Little Unicorn

    as Jimmy
  • Malisa Longo

    as Italian Beauty
  • Ngan Wu

    as Waiter
  • Robert Chan Law-Bat

    as Robert
  • Fu Ching Chen

    as Robert
  • Jon T. Benn

    as The Boss
  • John Kenny

    as Quen (voice)
  • Robert Baker

    as Thug (uncredited)
  • Riccardo Billi

    as Bank Manager (uncredited)
  • Russell Cawthorne

    as Man at Airport (uncredited)
  • Franz Colangeli

    as Man at Airport (uncredited)
  • John Derbyshire

    as Thug (uncredited)
  • Alexander Grand

    as Thug (uncredited)
  • Barry Haigh

    as Tang Lung (voice) (uncredited)
  • Michael Kaye

    as 'Uncle' Wang / Colt / Japanese Fighter (voice) (uncredited)
  • Giuseppe Marrocco

    as Man at Airport (uncredited)
  • Mark Metekingi

    as Thug (uncredited)
  • André E. Morgan

    as Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
  • Anders Nelsson

    as Thug (uncredited)
  • Matthew Oram

    as Ho / Tony (voice) (uncredited)
  • Marco Pane

    as Child at Airport (uncredited)
  • Ho Pich

    as Thugs' Chief (uncredited)
  • Piet Schweer

    as Thug (uncredited)
  • Homan Tapsell

    as Gunman (uncredited)
  • Pupita Lea Scuderoni

    as Woman at Airport (uncredited)
  • Lisa Mantellini

    as Woman at Airport (uncredited)
Directing Bruce Lee Director
Crew Bruce Lee Martial Arts Choreographer
Art Chen Hsin Art Direction
Production Raymond Chow Man-Wai Producer
Sound Joseph Koo Original Music Composer
Writing Bruce Lee Screenplay
Camera Tadashi Nishimoto Director of Photography
Production Bruce Lee Producer
Crew Yuen Biao Stunts
Crew Robert Wall Stunts
Directing Chih Yao-Chang Assistant Director
Directing Joe Cheung Tung-cho Script Supervisor
Camera Leung Hey-Ming Focus Puller
Lighting Cheng Hui-Jan Lighting Technician
Costume & Make-Up Chu Sheng-Shi Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Hsieh Tse-Ming Makeup Artist
Editing Peter Cheung Yiu-Chung Editor
Art Huang Shun-Chang Props
Art Shing Gwan-On Props
Sound Chow Shao-Lung Sound Recordist
Production Kuang Chih-Chung Production Manager
Production Chaplin Chang Yin-Peng Production Manager
Art Chan Chap-Hung Title Designer
Crew Robert Baker Stunts