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
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Ip Man 2 picks up where the first film leaves off. He escapes Foshan and lands up in Hong Kong with his family. He opens a school but as a foreigner cannot attract students. A young guy named Wong starts a fight with Ip Man and gets beaten and brings back his friends who also are easily defeated. They become his first students and his popularity grows as does his reputation. Other schools resent his success and fights break out with his rivals.
Ip Man is undefeated until a match with fellow teacher named Hung, ending their duel in a draw. The corrupt local police demand bribes from him to keep the school open, but he refuses and is harassed until he moves to a different location.
The British show up with a superior attitude toward the Asian culture and a white boxer, Taylor Milos, challenges the best martial artists. He knocks them all out and kills Hung. The populous is outraged and so Ip Man agrees to prove the worthiness of the Chinese by fighting the racist Milos. The contest is competitive and the ending is decent.
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