Posted Thu Feb 9, 2017 at 12:30 PM PST by Steven Cohen
Two Bruce Lee flicks will hit Blu-ray in May.
In an early announcement to retailers, Shout Factory is preparing 'Game of Death' and 'Return of the Dragon' for Blu-ray on May 16.
'Game of Death' - Billy Lo (Bruce Lee) is a young kung fu star with a promising career. As the leader of a syndicate known for its exploitation of entertainers, Dr. Land (Dean Jagger) jumps at the chance to capitalize on Billy's status and that of his singer girlfriend (Coleen Camp). Refusing to sign with Land, Billy's marital arts mastery is put to the test when he is brutally harassed by Land's men. In a stunning showdown, Billy must take on a group of martial arts masters in the final showdown. Tragically, Bruce Lee passed away during the production of the film. See this martial arts legend in his last role!
'Return of the Dragon' - Tang Lung (Lee) flies to Rome to help a friend of the family, Chen Ching-hua (Nora Miao). She is being threatened by local gangsters to sell her restaurant and they will stop at nothing to get the property. When Tang proves to be a treat to the syndicate's plans they hire the best martial artists to take out Tang Lung. In one of the film's most famous sequences, Bruce Lee takes on American martial arts expert Colt (Chuck Norris) in the ancient city's majestic Coliseum. This martial arts classic, also known as WAY OF THE DRAGON, is written and directed by Bruce Lee.
Full specs and supplements have not been announced yet, but both films will feature 1080p video transfers sourced from new 4K scans and restorations.
You can find the latest specs for 'Game of Death' and 'Return of the Dragon' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under May 16.
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