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11 Ratings: 4.1
Action film based on Bruce Lee's Teacher in Hong Kong

         Ip Man is a 2008 semi-biographical martial arts film based on the life of Ip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun and the first person to teach Wing Chun openly. One of his students was the widely influential … see full wiki

Director: Wilson Yip
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: 12 December 2008 (China)
MPAA Rating: R
4 reviews about IP MAN
review by . February 17, 2009
posted in ASIANatomy
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                     In the tradition of Jet Li's "Fearless" and "Fist of Legend", comes the fourth collaboration between the Wilson Yip-Donnie Yen tag team who also brought us the phenomenal "Sha Po Lang" in 2005. "IP MAN" is based on the life of the man responsible for making the Chinese kung fu style of "Wing Chun" (invented by a woman), which is up …
Quick Tip by . November 17, 2010
I watched this last night whilst I wasin between a few busywork tasks on the couch (I watched the English dubbed version), and I enjoyed it for the most part. It's a very interested true story that combines some elements of other WWII flicks (one part SCHINDLER'S LIST, one part THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK) and thrusts in the age-old debate between kung-fu (Chinese) and karate (Japanese) with some masterful fight sequences. I wanted a bit more meat on the story between Ip and his wife and his son, but, …
Quick Tip by . September 10, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
Great movie and one of my favorites. I could watch the 1 vs 10 scene 10000 times in a row.
Quick Tip by . July 10, 2010
posted in ASIANatomy
This is Donnie Yen's best acting role yet! Terrific action and a Good Plot flows perfectly just like water.
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