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Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster -- Grandmaster Ip Man is a new arrival in Hong Kong who wants to teach Wing Chun, but a corrupt local man and the ruling Brits attempt to get in his way.

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Release Date:
29 April 2010 (Australia) See more »
Plot:
Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
3 wins & 9 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(8 articles)
User Reviews:
Ip Man 2: Beyond Expectations! See more (83 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Donnie Yen ... Ip Man
Xiaoming Huang ... Wong Shun-Leung

Sammo Hung Kam-Bo ... Master Hung Chun-Nam

Lynn Hung ... Cheung Wing-Sing
Kent Cheng ... Fatso

Darren Shahlavi ... Mr. Miller / Twister
Yu-Hang To ... Cheng Wai-Kei

Charles Mayer ... Superintendent Wallace
Kanin Ngo ... Leung Kan
Calvin Cheng Ka-Sing ... Chow Kong-Yiu

Siu-Wong Fan ... Jin Shan Zhao / Kam Shan-Chau

Simon Yam ... Chow Ching-Chuen
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Christian Bachini ... Twister Supporter
Brian Thomas Burrell ... Emcee
Li Chak ... Yip Chun (as Li Ze)
Jiang Dai-Yan ... Bruce Lee
Hark-On Fung ... Master Cheng
Ke Ming Lin ... Master Lam
Meng Lo ... Master Law
Lu Mei-Fang ... Master Hung's wife
Stefan Morawietz ... Twister's coach
Tian Rui ... Jin Shan Zhao's wife
Siu Lung Sik ... Yip Man's student

Tomer Oz ... Referee (uncredited)
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Directed by
Wilson Yip 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Choi Hiu-Yan 
Chan Tai-Li 
Edmond Wong  screenplay

Produced by
Ann An .... producer
Jun Gao .... executive producer
Xin Lee .... producer
Zheng Qiang-Hui .... executive producer
Zong Shu-Jie .... executive producer
Bak-Ming Wong .... executive producer
Bak-Ming Wong .... producer
Fan Yan-Mei .... associate producer
Jing Ye .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Kenji Kawai 
 
Cinematography by
Hang-Sang Poon (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ka-Fai Cheung 
 
Casting by
Ean Tang 
 
Production Design by
Kenneth Mak 
 
Art Direction by
Kenneth Mak 
 
Costume Design by
Pik Kwan Lee 
 
Makeup Department
Maggie Choy .... makeup artist
Ronald Yeung .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Yuk-Lam Pang .... production manager
Eddie Wong .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Po Chun Chan .... first assistant director
Ka-Wai Kam .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Wai Kin Lam .... property master
 
Sound Department
Wei He .... sound post-production supervisor
Hongrui Ji .... sound effects editor
Xu Miao .... foley artist
Jiajia Mok .... supervising sound editor
Qiuqiu Sun .... dialogue editor
Kinson Tsang .... sound editor
Terry Tu .... foley supervisor
George Lee Yiu-Keung .... sound editor
George Lee Yiu-Keung .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Henri Wong .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Leo Au-Yeung .... fight instructor
Ip Chun .... fight consultant
Allen Hai-Han Lan .... action choreographer
Sammo Hung Kam-Bo .... action director
Chi Kit Lee .... action choreographer
Ke Ming Lin .... action choreographer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lin Yau Tsou .... second unit cinematographer
Siu Ping Yee .... grip
 
Casting Department
Kaprice Kea .... adr voice casting
Mike Leeder .... casting associate
 
Editorial Department
Stéphane Ma .... assistant colorist (as Stephane Ma)
 
Other crew
Wai Kei Cheng .... script supervisor
Ip Chun .... advisor and consultant
Erich Fleshman .... dialect coach
Siu-Ping Kung .... script supervisor
Chris Wegoda .... adr artist
Henri Wong .... title designer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Yip Man 2" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Ip Man 2" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence
Runtime:
108 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Darren Shahlavi who costars as Twister in the film, has been a fan of Hong Kong cinema since a boy and even attended a seminar for film fighting by Donnie Yen 20 years ago in London, England.See more »
Quotes:
Landlady:Still no students?See more »
Movie Connections:
References Bullet in the Head (1990)See more »
Soundtrack:
UnbeatableSee more »

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26 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
Ip Man 2: Beyond Expectations!, 1 May 2010
Author: Prince AJB

'Ip Man 2' is really spectacular. No wonder that this movie has tons of actions scenes. Even though you're not Chinese, this is a really great Chinese movie you have to watch.

The story is pretty normal since it's a part historical movie where you can't change a lot of the original story. For a historical film, the story is not the real factor for it to be good.

After seeing 'Ip Man', I have to say that it was good. It was very astonishing! After hearing the announcement on this sequel, I decided to check it out! Honestly, it was beyond my expectations! The fighting scenes were long enough and awesomely shot. The movie had so many fighting scenes that I say this movie is much better than it's predecessor. All those scenes were beyond my thoughts.

The kungfu moves were also well directed. They were amazing and far cooler than the first movie.

With a lot of action scenes, I think that 'Ip Man 2' is one of the greatest Chinese action films in history.

Well done 'Ip Man 2'! 8 stars for this sequel!

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