Behind every great man there lies a teacher, and this was certainly true of Bruce Lee, who claimed as his mentor a martial arts expert named Ip Man (1893-1972). A genius of Wushu (or the Chinese martial arts school), Ip Man grew up in a China nearly ripped to pieces by racial hatred, nationalistic strife and warfare. He rose like a phoenix above these ashes, however, courtesy of his participation in matches against various Wushu masters and kung-fun warriors - ultimately training martial arts icons such as Lee. This biopic starring Donnie Yen and directed by Wilson Yip dramatizes Ip's life story.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
267 Ratings
267 Ratings

85% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: At once beholden to the established conventions of the genre and delightfully subversive of them, Ip Man is one of the most exciting -- and refreshingly character-driven -- martial arts films in years.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Excellent martial arts biopic of man who trained Bruce Lee.

Information

Studio
Well Go USA, Inc.
Released
Copyright
© 2008 Mandarin Films Distribution Co. Ltd. All Rights Reserved

Languages

Primary
Cantonese (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

English (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

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