Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and they are unable to defeat him. The syndicate boss hires the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang, but he easily finishes them off.

  1. Bruce Lee

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Bruce Lee

    Bruce Lee

    Tang Lung (a.k.a. Dragon)

  2. Nora Miao

    Nora Miao

    Chen Ching Hua

  3. Chuck Norris

    Chuck Norris


  4. Wei Pin-ao

    Wei Pin-ao


  5. Huang Chung-Hsin

    'Uncle' Wang

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The Way of the Dragon
The Way of the Dragon


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Original Title 猛龍過江

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 7, 1974


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Cantonese

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget $130,000.00

Revenue $85,000,000.00

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