Review: The Big Boss (1971)

Whoop Whoop! The movie that kick-started Bruce Lee’s career as the biggest star, and now a legend of martial arts.

“THE BIG BOSS” (Tang shan da xiong)
1971
Action
Hong Kong

Director: Wei Lo, Chia-Hsiang Wu
Stars: Bruce Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien
Distributor: Shout Factory
Runtime: 100 mins
BLU-RAY REGION A

“Only six of you? Come and try me!”

Cheng has sworn an oath of non-violence but when his cousins in an ice factory mysteriously disappear, and he finds out that the big boss is dealing in drugs he has to stand up for himself, his family and the girl he loves!

It’s always a treat spending time with Bruce Lee. This has to be his goriest feature. It’s easy saturday entertainment with the legend himself in action. A fun ride!