Enter the Dragon
Enter the Dragon (1973)

One of the most popular kung fu films ever, and perhaps the peak of the famed Bruce Lee's career, Enter the Dragon achieved success by presenting a series of superbly staged fighting sequences with a minimum of distractions. The story… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 26, 1973
DVD Release Date: May 18, 2004
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Critic Score: 95% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Badass to the max, Enter the Dragon is the ultimate kung-fu movie and fitting (if untimely) Bruce Lee swan song.

William Paul
Village Voice

Enter the Dragon is the first classy Kung Fu movie specially designed for Western audiences, and that's not to be confused with first-class.

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Rising popularity of the Chinese martial arts as screen entertainment climaxes in fine crescendo in this violence-drenched actioner.

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Chris Cabin
Slant Magazine

Director Robert Clouse works the material for efficiency and optimum thrill, while providing a buoyant visual style to the action.

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TIME Magazine

The only real disappointment about Enter the Dragon is that it is Bruce Lee's last movie.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Ripping entertainment overall, with just enough meat for amateur sociologists.

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Chris Bumbray
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

A pop-masterpiece, and one of the finest pieces of pure action cinema ever made.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

If kung fu is now the standard badass language, Enter the Dragon -- featuring Lee's great slow-burn stare -- is the first grammar lesson.

Time Out

Worth seeing for Lee, but still unforgivably wasteful of his talents.

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J.C. Mašek III

As in even the very best Kung Fu movies, mayhem ensues, especially once hundreds of fighting champions storm the island in an out-of-control melee that Lee walks through with complete cold discipline.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Christopher Heim
The quintessential Kung-Fu action flick that made Bruce Lee an international star. Despite being a tad dated, this is still a fantastic action movie through… More
Letitia Lew
No plot, character development, dialogue or humour to speak of... basically kung fu porn. 3 stars just for Bruce Lee's badassery and amazing weapon of a… More
Kevin M. Williams
In the film's opening flashback scenes, when the star, Bruce Lee, is told of his sister's murder, even a total lamebrain (like say, f'instance,… More
Alex roy
I've never really watched martial arts film, not because I hate the genre, but I never really knew where to start. Enter the Dragon is one of the few… More
Joshua Wilburn
Bruce Lee vs. Chuck Norris. Even today the world's not ready for the epic-ness of this film.
KJ Proulx
The combination of martial arts and storytelling is great; however, it is a story that has been seen and told many times before, but that doesn't mean it… More