Propelled by strange forces to the peak of success, Bruce Lee has become a martial arts legend. The Dragon Lives recreates the essence of Bruce Lee's supreme fighting style, ploughs beneath the rather familiar faces of the man and exposes the legend. Bruce's early days as a philosophy student in the U.S. revolve around his search for identity. He clashes with tradition and the establishment, then gradually evolves from his expertise in traditional martial arts to Jeet Kun Do. One has to see JKD in action to appreciate its power. Each strike is deadly, devastatingly swift and accurate. In Long Beach, California, a major international martial arts tournament is brought to an unprecedented climax as Bruce demolishes all the top contenders. Back in Hong Kong, he joins with a film producer, yet at first no one thinks much of him. Bruce Lee will change their destiny.