The Big Boss (Chinese: 唐山大兄, also known as Fists Of Fury) 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 film, it was written for James Tien. However, Lee's strong performance overshadowed Tien, already a star in Hong Kong, and made Bruce Lee famous across Asia.
Cheng Chao-an: Beat it or I'll kill you right now.
Hsiu Chen: Why Cheng, you're a pretty good fighter.
Cheng Chao-an: A few tricks from back home. You know I broke a promise. Never to fight again.
Cheng Chao-an: Alright! Hold it! Now you get out of here, I'm warning you. You bastards can't push us around. If you wanna fight, I'll take you on.
|Release Date||3 October 1971|
|Other Names||Fists of Glory|
|Tagline||KARATE KUNG-FU! The new screen excitement that gives you the biggest kick of your life!|
|Genre||Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller|
|Filming Locations||Pak Chong, Thailand|
|Film Class||Martial Arts|
|Themes||Righting the Wronged|
|Tones||Rousing, Tense, Visceral|