The Best Bruce Lee Movies

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List of the best Bruce Lee movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Bruce Lee is known as the "King of Kung Fu" in America, thanks to his roles in classic films like Enter the Dragon in 1973. Bruce Lee's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of this Bruce Lee movies list is decided by how many votes they receive, so only his most highly rated films will be at the top of the list. So, if you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Bruce Lee films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Bruce Lee role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Bruce Lee performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list has a variety of films in it, from The Big Boss to Fist of Fury and answers the questions, "What are the best Bruce Lee movies?" and "What are the greatest Bruce Lee roles of all time?" If you are a fan of Lee's martial arts moves, you might also enjoy our list of best Jackie Chan movies and best Jet Li movies.

Is Bruce Lee your favorite person to watch on the big screen? You might also want to vote on our best Paul Newman and Cary Grant films lists too.

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  • Return of the Dragon
    Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Nora Miao
    357 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Bruce Lee
    Way of the Dragon is a 1972 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film written, produced and directed by Bruce Lee, who also stars in the lead role. This was Bruce Lee's only completed directorial ...more
  • Fist of Fury
    Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien
    403 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Lo Wei
    Chen Zhen (Bruce Lee) has left his homeland of China and relocated to stay with family in Thailand. Chen, who swore to his mother that he would avoid violence in his new life and even wears a ...more

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  • Enter the Dragon
    Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly
    585 votes
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Robert Clouse
    Bruce Lee plays a martial-arts expert determined to help capture the narcotics dealer whose gang was responsible for the death of his sister. Lee enters a kung fu competition in an attempt to fight ...more

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  • The Big Boss
    Bruce Lee, Lam Ching-ying, Nora Miao
    282 votes
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Lo Wei, Wu Chia Hsiang
    The Big Boss is a 1971 Hong Kong martial arts action film written and directed by Lo Wei, with assistance from Bruce Lee. It stars Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien and Tony Liu. Bruce Lee's first major ...more
  • The Game of Death
    Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Hugh O'Brian
    238 votes
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Robert Clouse
    An actor (Bruce Lee) shot by gangsters fakes his death, has plastic surgery and seeks kung-fu revenge.

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  • Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey
    George Lazenby, Sammo Hung, Dan Inosanto
    124 votes
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Bruce Lee, John Little
    Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey is a documentary on the martial artist Bruce Lee and Jeet Kune Do. It was released on VHS and DVD by Warner Home Video. The documentary includes rare footage of Bruce ...more