History Film / WayOfTheDragon

13th Apr '16 1:47:53 PM AkoSiKuya23
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* IAmNotLeonardNimoy: As shown on this very page, people tend to be unaware that Tang and Colt are the names of Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris' characters, focusing far more on the martial arts legends and their battle at the end.

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* IAmNotLeonardNimoy: As shown on this very page, people tend to be are often unaware that Tang and Colt are the names of Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris' characters, focusing far more on the martial arts legends and their battle at the end.
13th Apr '16 11:51:36 AM AkoSiKuya23
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* IAmNotLeonardNimoy: As shown on this very page, people tend to be unaware that Tang and Colt are the names of Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris' characters, focusing far more on the martial arts legends and their battle at the end.
15th Nov '15 3:19:36 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* BigBad: The Boss, leader of TheMafia group harassing the restaurant.
16th Jan '15 8:47:40 AM erforce
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* TranslationMatchmaking: It had its name changed to ''Return of the Dragon'' in the US to make it seem like a sequel to ''[[EnterTheDragon Enter the Dragon]]'' (which was actually made after this film but released in the US prior to it) in order to [[MarketBasedTitle capitalize on that film's success]].

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* TranslationMatchmaking: It had its name changed to ''Return of the Dragon'' in the US to make it seem like a sequel to ''[[EnterTheDragon ''[[Film/EnterTheDragon Enter the Dragon]]'' (which was actually made after this film but released in the US prior to it) in order to [[MarketBasedTitle capitalize on that film's success]].
15th Aug '14 2:11:08 PM erforce
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'''''Way of the Dragon''''' (traditional Chinese: '''''猛龍過江'''''; literally, "The Fierce Dragon Crosses the River"; also known as ''Return of the Dragon'' in the United States) is the third film to feature BruceLee.

Tang Lung (Lee) is sent from Hong Kong to Rome to help his friend's niece Chen Ching Hua. She and family friends operate a Chinese restaurant which the local mafia wants to own. In order to force them to sell, the mafia has been trying to bankrupt them by having [[{{Mook}} mooks]] frighten away any prospective customers. [[PoliceAreUseless They then scarper before the police arrive]]. Lung is a FishOutOfWater; speaking no English or Italian. This leads to some humorous moments prior to him engaging the mob; such as ordering five bowls of soup at an airport cafe and mistaking a prostitute's advances for mere friendly gestures (this is probably the most humorous of Bruce Lee's films, possessing an almost JackieChan-like feel during its first quarter or so). Chen, initially, is irritated by his cultural incompetence and doesn't trust him, though later she does. Anyways... after Lung and the restaurant staff beat up the first batch of mooks, the mob boss pays a visit with a bigger batch of mooks. When Lung beats up these as well, the mob boss calls in some of the top fighters in the world. This leads to what some consider one of the greatest moments of martial arts cinema, as Bruce Lee dukes it out with ChuckNorris at the [[MonumentalBattle Colosseum]].

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'''''Way of the Dragon''''' (traditional Chinese: '''''猛龍過江'''''; literally, "The Fierce Dragon Crosses the River"; also known as ''Return of the Dragon'' in the United States) is the third film to feature BruceLee.

Creator/BruceLee.

Tang Lung (Lee) is sent from Hong Kong to Rome to help his friend's niece Chen Ching Hua. She and family friends operate a Chinese restaurant which the local mafia wants to own. In order to force them to sell, the mafia has been trying to bankrupt them by having [[{{Mook}} mooks]] frighten away any prospective customers. [[PoliceAreUseless They then scarper before the police arrive]]. Lung is a FishOutOfWater; speaking no English or Italian. This leads to some humorous moments prior to him engaging the mob; such as ordering five bowls of soup at an airport cafe and mistaking a prostitute's advances for mere friendly gestures (this is probably the most humorous of Bruce Lee's films, possessing an almost JackieChan-like feel during its first quarter or so). Chen, initially, is irritated by his cultural incompetence and doesn't trust him, though later she does. Anyways... after Lung and the restaurant staff beat up the first batch of mooks, the mob boss pays a visit with a bigger batch of mooks. When Lung beats up these as well, the mob boss calls in some of the top fighters in the world. This leads to what some consider one of the greatest moments of martial arts cinema, as Bruce Lee dukes it out with ChuckNorris Creator/ChuckNorris at the [[MonumentalBattle Colosseum]].



* DontMakeMeDestroyYou: Tang Lung radiates this vibe at ChuckNorris during the final moments of thier fight. [[HonorBeforeReason Chuck doesn't listen.]]

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* DontMakeMeDestroyYou: Tang Lung radiates this vibe at ChuckNorris Creator/ChuckNorris during the final moments of thier fight. [[HonorBeforeReason Chuck doesn't listen.]]



* UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny: [[spoiler:BruceLee vs ChuckNorris]]

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* UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny: [[spoiler:BruceLee [[spoiler:Creator/BruceLee vs ChuckNorris]]Creator/ChuckNorris]]



Did we mention that [[spoiler:BruceLee pwned ChuckNorris?]]

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Did we mention that [[spoiler:BruceLee [[spoiler:Creator/BruceLee pwned ChuckNorris?]]Creator/ChuckNorris?]]
16th Jun '14 2:51:36 PM foxley
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* DinnerOrderFlub: Bruce Lee's character goes into a restaurant in Italy and accidentally orders every soup on the menu [[CrowningMomentOfFunny(which later makes him have to pee a lot)]].

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* DinnerOrderFlub: Bruce Lee's character goes into a restaurant in Italy and accidentally orders every soup on the menu [[CrowningMomentOfFunny(which [[CrowningMomentOfFunny (which later makes him have to pee a lot)]].
16th Jun '14 2:50:51 PM foxley
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* DinnerOrderFlub: Bruce Lee's character goes into a restaurant in Italy and accidentally orders every soup on the menu [[CrowningMomentOfFunny(which later makes him have to pee a lot)]].
22nd May '14 4:15:25 PM MaxWest
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* TemptingFate: [[spoiler:The Asian interpreter assures the big boss that Colt can defeat Tang and even says that he'll bet his life on that. [[YouHaveFailedMe Guess what happens to the interpreter]] after Tang kills Colt?]]
30th Apr '14 7:07:25 PM AkoSiKuya23
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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: After seeing Tang using his footwork to turn the tables in the fight, Colt attempts to employ that same footwork. Not only does his kicking power severely drop but within seconds, Tang easily counters it with a jab followed by several more blows to the face.



* TookALevelInBadass: While they're still nothing compared to the more highly trained Tang and Colt, the staff manages to go from being easily floored by {{Mooks}} to being able to put up a decent fight after some training from Tang.



* UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny: [[spoiler:BruceLee > ChuckNorris]]

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* UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny: [[spoiler:BruceLee > vs ChuckNorris]]
7th Apr '14 9:20:00 PM Hyrin
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* DontMakeMeDestroyYou: Tang Lung radiates this vibe at ChuckNorris during the final moments of thier fight. [[HonorBeforeReason Chuck doesn't listen.]]
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