Game of Death (1978) Poster



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Edited from 

The Big Boss (1971)
A shot of Bruce Lee peering left and right as he enters the warehouse before the motorcycle fight.
Fist of Fury (1972)
A shot of Bruce Lee charging and leaping towards the camera during the film set scene.
The Way of the Dragon (1972)
The opening fight scene between Lee and Chuck Norris.

Edited into 

Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do (1995)
because they used scenes
Bruce Lee: The Legend Lives On (1999) (TV Movie)
because they used scenes
Reflections on 'The Little Dragon' (2001) (Video)
scenes are shown
Tell Me Love Is Real (2016)
Father's pre-occupation with death

Referenced in 

The Real Bruce Lee (1977)
movie stills are shown
Eaten Alive! (1980)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
The Exterminator (1980)
Poster is shown.
Times Square (1980)
The title is briefly visible on a marquee.
That Lucky Stiff (1980)
Title seen on theater marquee.
My Mistress Electra (1982)
This film is advertised on a marquee.
Urusei yatsura: The Mendou Family's Masquerade Ball (1983) (TV Episode)
Ataru was wearing Billy Lo's outfit in the tower scene.
Kung-Fu Master (1984) (Video Game)
the pagoda scene is recreated
Yie Ar Kung-Fu (1985) (Video Game)
Nuncha's outfit and weapon are a homage to Bruce Lee's role in the movie.
The Last Dragon (1985)
In "The Last Dragon", Leroy (Taimak), while teaching his students, wears a nearly identical yellow jumpsuit as Bruce Lee does in the final act of "Game of Death".
Webster: Who's to Blame? (1985) (TV Episode)
Poster in Skippy's office
In Living Color: The Black Man's Guide to Understanding the Black Woman (1990) (TV Episode)
Frenchie calls an Asian man Bruce Lee and tells him to "say hello to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for me."
City Hunter (1993)
When Ryu (Jackie Chan) runs into the theatre chased by henchmen, it is a screening of 'Game Of Death', specifically the part when Billy (Bruce Lee) fights Hakim . Ryu exclaims "I can easily take a couple of those types" in reference to Hakim's race and build, only to reveal that the last remaining henchmen are both men of such description. As he fights on, he imitates Lee, getting kicked in the chest making a large footprint on his chest, and mimicking Lee's attacks, eventually winning the fight.
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Mentioned by Bruce.
Cowboy Bebop: Stray Dog Strut (1998) (TV Episode)
The name of the bounty is Abdul Hakim, borrowed from "The Game of Death" where Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who played a character called "Hakim." His fight with Spike is based on Abdul-Jabbar's fight with Bruce Lee in the film.
Jackie Chan Adventures: Tough Luck (2002) (TV Episode)
One of the would be henchmen resembles Billy Lo.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Uma Thurman's yellow track-suit is a direct homage to the one worn by Bruce Lee in Game of Death (1978).
Charlie Rose: Quentin Tarantino 2003 (2003) (TV Episode)
The famous black-and-yellow jumpsuit from this film is mentioned.
Citizen Dog (2004)
poster of Bruce Lee wearing the famous yellow tracksuit from this movie
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Monk: Mr. Monk vs. the Cobra (2005) (TV Episode)
A yellow track suit is featured in the museum scene, like Bruce Lee wore in this movie.
Inside Deep Throat (2005)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (2005) (Video Game)
The yellow and black tracksuit ("Dragon Jumpsuit") is a direct homage to the one worn by Bruce Lee in Game of Death (1978).
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tale of Master Yoshi (2006) (TV Episode)
Hamato Yoshi is wearing the same outfit the Billy Lo wore during his fight at the Foot HQ of Japan.
Finishing the Game: The Search for a New Bruce Lee (2007)
Plot revolves around the making of this film.
Shotgun Stories (2007)
A character mentions the film
Confessions of a Superhero (2007)
the Hulk is cast in a spoof
Grindhouse (2007)
Kim's car's colors (yellow with black stripes) are the same colors as the tracksuit in Game of Death.
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Ratner has stated that Carter's fight with the tall man is a direct reference to Bruce Lee's fight with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
New Tricks: Final Curtain (2008) (TV Episode)
A poster is seen, and there are links between the plots.
All's Well, Ends Well 2009 (2009)
a person on one of the web link wears a T-shirt resembling the tracksuit top worn by the lead character of the film
You Know What's Bullshit: DVDs (2009) (TV Episode)
among the DVDs discussed in terms of bad packaging
Totally Spies! The Movie (2009)
The girls' initial yellow catsuits resemble Bruce Lee's tracksuit.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.17 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "I Get a Kick Out of You"
Bad Movie Beatdown: Gamer (2011) (TV Episode)
"A reference to Bruce Lee for no reason"
One Hit Wonderland: Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Sleeping Dogs (2012) (Video Game)
The Hai Tien Vintage Jumpsuit outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
Show of the Week: Sleeping Dogs (2012) (TV Episode)
The host claims that the Hai Tien Vintage Jumpsuit outfit in the Sleeping Dogs game is an homage to this film.
Epic Rap Battles of History: Bruce Lee vs. Clint Eastwood (2012) (TV Episode)
Bruce Lee is dressed in a yellow track suit
The Dirties (2013)
Owen wears a Bruce Lee t-shirt.
The Last of Us (2013) (Video Game)
An unlockable skin for Ellie is the same jumpsuit worn by Bruce Lee.
Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013)
Guy in yellow jumpsuit called Bruce
Best of the Worst: V-World Matrix, the Amazing Bulk, and???? (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike alludes to it.
Dear Dumb Diary (2013) (TV Movie)
In one of the many daydream musical dance sequences, Jamie appears in a yellow track-suit like the one worn by Billy Lo, and she is confronted by dancers wearing classic ninja costumes.
The Raid 2 (2014)
Both films' finales have the protagonist going rogue by infiltrating a restaurant used as a front for crime, while taking out the remaining top tier henchman before facing the main villain.
Someone Has to Review It!: The Big Boss (2014) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned
Tokyo Tribe (2014)
Character in a yellow track-suit says he is Bruce Lee.
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.48 (2015) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Athletes in Action Movies" category
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.26 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Actors" category
Have a Nice Day (2017)
Poster for this movie at the internet cafe.
The Making of 'Wall of Glass' (2017) (Video)
Mentioned by Liam.
StarTalk: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2017) (TV Episode)
Kareem's fight against Bruce Lee is mentioned
Hot Lead Hard Fury (2018)
Chuck Beefer wields nunchaku in Bruce Lee's yellow tracksuit from the movie.
Them's Fightin' Herds (2018) (Video Game)
Tianhuo's "Game of Dragons" palette (Bruce Lee)
Uncle Drew (2018)
Big Fella's dojo
Code Name: Dynastud (2018)
Bruce Li wears the yellow track suit from this movie.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Craziest Behind the Scenes Movie Coincidences (2019) (TV Episode)
Tragic Family is #1.


The Big Boss (1971)
During closing credits montage.
Fist of Fury (1972)
During closing credits montage.
The Way of the Dragon (1972)
During closing credits montage.

Featured in 

Game of Death II (1981)
Clips during closing credits montage.
Deadly Eyes (1982)
Director Robert Clouse's last Bruce Lee film is shown in the cinema that's attacked by the giant rats.
Bruce Lee, the Legend (1984)
City Hunter (1993)
Dudes (2001)
The Unbeatable Bruce Lee (2001) (Video)
Clips are shown.
The Slanted Screen (2006)
I Am Bruce Lee (2012) (TV Movie)
The Jim Jefferies Show: The Downward Spiral of Climate Change (2018) (TV Episode)
The clip where Bruce fight Kareem is shown.

Spoofed in 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Michelangelo and the Foot Ninja compare nunchuck skills like the scene where Billy Lo and Pasqual compare nunchuck skills before their face off.
City Hunter (1993)
High Risk (1995)
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
As goalie, Fourth Brother wears the Bruce Lee yellow jumpsuit
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi: Fired up! Abenobashi Hong Kong Martial Arts Shopping District (2002) (TV Episode)
Sasshi receives from Yutas the trademark yellow-and-black jumpsuit from this film, only this time it makes "wooshing" noises while performing martial arts, thus giving one the impression of being stronger!
SpongeBob SquarePants: Whale of a Birthday/Karate Island (2006) (TV Episode)
"Karate Island"'s climax is a parody of the premise and set pieces from Bruce Lee's film.
The Parodies Volume 2 (2012) (Video)
One segment is a XXX parody of the movie
South Park: The Stick of Truth (2014) (Video Game)
The mission "Tower of Peace" is a parody of the film's main plot where New Kid/Douchebag must fight a different set of enemies on each floor of the tower.

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