The Clones Cast

From the Far East to the Great West

The podcast that celebrates the red-headed stepchild of the Kung Fu genre – Bruceploitation!

Welcome to The ClonesCast!
Here are your hosts, Michael and Matthew.

Michael Worth is a filmmaker and actor, you can catch up with what he is working on at Grizzly Peak Films

Matthew Whitaker is the founder of ScreenMayhem and the host of the action cinema podcast Cinema Bushido, and the Screen Mayhem Show

Call into our show at:  (424) 257-0344

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The Clones Cast – Golden Dragon, Silver Snake (1979)

Golden Dragon, Silver Snake (1979) Golden Dragon, Silver Snake is a 1979 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Godfrey Ho, starring Dragon Lee. Check out Michael Worth and Matthew…

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The Clones Cast – The Gold Connection (1979)

The Gold Connection (1979) Welcome (back) to the Clones Cast. We have gone audio, and video, so make sure you take a look: TheClones Cast on YouTube The Gold Connection,…

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The Clones Cast – Lama Avenger (1979)

Lama Avenger (1979) Welcome (back) to the Clones Cast. We have gone audio, and video, so make sure you take a look: TheClones Cast on YouTube This episode we have…

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The Clones Cast – Ninja Strikes Back (1982)

Ninja Strikes Back (1982) Ninja Strikes Back is light on ninjas, but has Bruce Le, Odd Job, and Hwang Jang Lee. And people getting punched in the face! A brief…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce Lee in New Guinea (1978)

Bruce Lee in New Guinea (1978) Michael and Matthew take a guest (Chris from bulletproofaction.com) on a magical trip to an island off of New Guinea where chinese people dress…

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The Clones Cast – Fist of Fury Part II (1977)

Fist of Fury Part II (1977) Matthew and Michael cover Fist of Fury Part II (1977). Same old story of those darn Japanese and that darn school that makes them…

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The Clones Cast – No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)

No Retreat, No Surrender (1986) Matthew and Michael talk Karate, the ghost of Bruce, hilarious fat kids, breakin’, JCVD, you name it. Have a listen as we cover No Retreat,…

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The Clones Cast – Watch Party – Bruce Lee: The Man, The Myth

The Clones Cast – Watch Party Bruce Lee: The Man, The Myth May 9th 2PM PST https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZYYpPSQUkE That is right, join Michael and Matthew as we live tweet.

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The Clones Cast – Dragon Lee vs. The Five Brothers (1978)

Dragon Lee vs. The Five Brothers (1978) Dragon is trusted to deliver a list containing the names of anti-Ching revolutionaries to the Ming leaders but is challenged by Ching loyalists…

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Bruce Lee – His Last Days, His Last Nights (1976)

Bruce Lee – His Last Days, His Last Nights aka Bruce and I Bruce Lee – His Last Days, His Last Nights – Danny Lee as Bruce, the actual Betty…

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The Clones Cast – Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1981)

Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1981) Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II aka Dragon Bruce Lee 2 aka Big Boss 2 stars Dragon Lee, Philip Ko Fei, Bolo Yeung, and Nick…

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The Clones Cast – Soul Brothers of Kung Fu (1977)

Soul Brothers of Kung Fu (1977) Have a glass of the good stuff. In this episode we talk the 1977 Soul Brothers of Kung Fu, starring Bruce Li, Lo Meng,…

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The Clones Cast – Return of Fist of Fury (1977)

Bruce and the Shaolin Kung Fu 2 (1978) The third in the something-gy (think trilogy). This should be “Bruce and the Shaolin Kung Fu 3”, but instead it is “Return…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce and the Shaolin Kung Fu 2 (1978)

                      Bruce and the Shaolin Kung Fu 2 (1978) The sequel to the much better “Bruce and the Shaolin Kung…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce and the Shaolin Kung Fu

We have Bruce Le, James Nam, and a horde of other popular players. It is Kung Fu vs Karate, plus Katanas, plus Tai Kwan do, plus Bolo, and….you cannot make…

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The Clones Cast – Enter Three Dragons (1978)

Enter Three Dragons might be considered the ugly step-sister of The Clones of Bruce Lee. Once again packed with too many dragons, we give the run down. Subscribe to Podcast: –…

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The Clones Cast – The Clones of Bruce Lee (1981) – Ep #29

It is Bruceploitation of Bruceploitation. We have 4 Bruces in this bad boy, plus mad scientist Jon Benn, Bolo, and metal warriors who love the bud! Have a listen as…

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The Clones Cast – The Chinese Stuntman (1982) – Ep #28

We are back baby! Vacation is over, and Matthew and Michael are talking about a stuntman….from China! Quick synopsis: A kung fu master becomes a stuntman for a famous actor…

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The Clones Cast – Martial Monks of the Shaolin Temple (1983) – Ep #27

There is a little Bruce, a little Jackie, a menacing chicken eater, baldie the leg master, and a whole lot of kung fu, have a listen as we talk Dragon…

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The Clones Cast – Ramon Zamora’s Game of Death! (1974)

So Beware of the Game of Death We travel to the Philippines to review an odd reimagining of Enter The Dragon with Ramon Zamora in ‘Game of Death!’ Subscribe to…

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The Clones Cast – Game of Death (1978)

In our last part of our Game of Death series, author, and Bruce Lee Biographer Matthew Polly joins the boys to talk the biggest budget bruceploitation film of all time,…

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The Clones Cast – Goodbye Bruce Lee: His last Game of Death (1975)

Part 3 of our 4 part sub-series on the “Games of Death”. Broadcaster, presenter, writer, the great Iain Lee joins us to talk “Goodbye Bruce lee: His last Game of…

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The Clones Cast – The True Game of Death (1979)

Part 2 of our 4 part sub-series on the “Games of Death”. We talk the 1979 “The True Game of Death” starring Bruce Hsao Lung. Freaky sex, poison, and a…

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The Clones Cast – Enter the Game of Death (1978)

Our first part of our 4 part sub-series on the “Games of Death”. So much ass-kicking going on in this one! Listen in for our “Deadly Finger’s” give away, and…

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The Clones Cast – Jackie vs Bruce to the Rescue (1982)

Jackie and Bruce finally get together to kick some corrupt bastard’s butt. First they must challenge each other. It is the dream team. Subscribe to Podcast: – MP3 | iTunes | RSS

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The Clones Cast – Bruce Lee: The Dragon Lives (1976)

Our final part in our 3 part series on Bruce Li as Bruce Lee. We have nazi boxers, coffee maker sex, fake San Francisco, and a kung fu course made…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce Lee: Superstar (1974)

Part 2 in our 3 part series on Bruce Li as Bruce Lee. Mental mandarin kung fu, mystical masters, and pressure point of death. Have a listen. Subscribe to Podcast: –…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story (1974) – Ep #18

This is the first Bruce Lee biopic. Part one of a three-part series on Bruce Li as Bruce Lee. Michael and Matthew bring it to life. Subscribe to Podcast: – MP3 | iTunes | RSS

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The Clones Cast – The Real Bruce Lee (1973) – Ep #17

They promised the REAL Bruce Lee!! Four early Bruce Lee films found in the Chinese archives, and introducing the new sensation Dragon Lee, and Bruce Li. What did you think?…

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The Clones Cast – Godfather Squad (1974) – Ep #16

Bruce Leung kills an exploding german shepherd, and next thing we know we are back in Italy fighting the mob! Michael and Matthew discuss “Little Godfather from Hong Kong” (1974)…

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The Clones Cast – Challenge of the Tiger (1980) – Ep #15

There Will Be Boobs!! – Two CIA agents: a kung fu master (Bruce Le) and a suave womanizer (Richard Harrison) – track the stolen formula for a super-sterility drug from…

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The Clones Cast – Kung Fu Fever (1979) – Ep #14

Shortly after his death, friends and enemies of Bruce Lee search for his unpublished final book. Starring Dragon Lee and Ron Van Clief. Subscribe to Podcast: – MP3 | iTunes | RSS

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The Clones Cast – Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger (1976) – Ep #13

The film tells the story of Tiger (Bruce Li), a student of Bruce Lee, who comes to Hong Kong in search of answers regarding the mysterious death of his master….

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The Clones Cast – Growling Tiger (1976) – Ep #12

A sequel to Way of the Dragon? Maybe. A martial artist named Tong Lung who is named after a Bruce character…who does a bad Bruce impersonation, yes. Fun movie, yes….

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The Clones Cast – Enter The Fat Dragon (1978) – Ep #11

Sammo Hung makes his premiere lead on the show, doing what we would call a Bruceplitation-ploitation. Michael and Matthew review. Subscribe to Podcast: – MP3 | iTunes | RSS

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The Clones Cast – Dynamo (1978) – Ep #10

Kung Fu idol Bruce Li plays Lee Ting Yi, A Hong Kong taxi driver whose striking resemblance to Bruce Lee catches the eye of one of his passengers who happens…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce Le’s Greatest Revenge – Ep #9

Bruce Le is back, and this time he is brucing it more than he Bruced before. This is a retelling of “Fist of Fury”. Have a listen as Michael and…

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The Clones Cast – The Dragon Lives Again Ep #8

The crew talk about “The Dragon Lives Again” also known as “Deadly Hands of Kung Fu”, a martial arts fantasy comedy in which the soul of Bruce Lee (played by…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce Lee’s Deadly Kung Fu (1976) – Ep #7

Bruce Li is “Bob” lee in a beautiful biopic of Bruce Lee. Bruce Lee’s Secret (aka Secret of Bruce Lee and Bruce Lee’s Deadly Kung Fu). Carter Wong, Hwang Jang…

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The Clones Cast – Black Dragon’s Revenge (1975) – Ep #6

Martial arts legend Ron Van Clief stars as an investigator (best friend?) trying to solve the mystery of Bruce Lee’s death. Michael and Matthew share brucisms, comments, and love. Subscribe…

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The Clones Cast – New Fist of Fury (1976) – Ep #5

“New Fist of Fury” is a 1976 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Lo Wei and starring Jackie Chan. This was Lo Wei’s first attempt to create a new…

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The Clones Cast – Tower of Death (1981) – Ep #4

This film was marketed as a sequel to Bruce Lee’s last and only partially completed film Game of Death. Listen in as Michael Worth and Matthew Whitaker talk Bruce (or…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce Lee – The Man, The Myth (1976) – Ep #3

Michael and Matthew gush a bit on the majesty that is Bruce Li, and this odd take on the REAL life history of Bruce Lee. Subscribe to Podcast: – MP3 | iTunes | RSS

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The Clones Cast – The Dragon, The Hero (1979) – Ep #2

Michael and Matthew talk Godfrey Ho and the pure glory that is Dragon Lee, and John Liu! Bolo makes an appearance, and Chan Lau becomes a very scary dog!! Subscribe…

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The Clones Cast – Bruce’s Deadly Fingers (1976) – Ep #1

The Clones Cast is a new podcast celebrating the phenomenon of Bruce Lee exploitation cinema aka “Bruceploitation”. Hosted by Michael Worth (Author of the Bruceploitation Bible book, and upcoming documentary),…

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