During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.
In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into ... See full summary »
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong,
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Ip Man 2 is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film loosely based on the life of Ip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun. A sequel to the 2008 film Ip Man, the film was directed by Wilson Yip, and stars Donnie Yen, who reprises the leading role. Continuing after the events of the earlier film, the sequel centers on Ip's movements in Hong Kong, which is under British colonial rule. He attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun, but faces rivalry from other practitioners, including the local master of Hung Ga martial arts.Written by
Darren Shahlavi, who co-starred 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 twenty years ago in London, England. See more »
In the final fight, the announcer's microphone appears to be a modern condenser microphone. The film takes place in the 1950's. See more »
Master! Someone wants to learn Wing Chun.
You want to learn Wing Chun?
Wong Shun Leung:
Maybe. Just checking it out. I don't know what Wing Chun is.
Let me give you an introduction. As a matter of fact, Wing Chun is a close combat style from the South...
Wong Shun Leung:
No need to tell me all this. Let's just fight. I'll pay you the school fees if I lose.
Ok. I am Ip Man of Wing Chun.
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'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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