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Ip Man 2 (2010)

Yip Man 2 (original title)
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Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts.

Director:

Wilson Yip

Writers:

Tai-lee Chan (as Tai-Li Chan), Hiu-Yan Choi | 1 more credit »
6 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Donnie Yen ... Ip Man
Xiaoming Huang ... Wong Shun-Leung
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... Master Hung Chun-Nam
Lynn Xiong ... Cheung Wing-Sing (as Lynn Hung)
Kent Cheng ... Fatso
Darren Shahlavi ... Mr. Miller / Twister
Yu-Hang To ... Cheng Wai-Kei
Charles Mayer ... Superintendent Wallace
Ka-nin Ngo ... Leung Kan
Calvin Ka-Sing Cheng Calvin Ka-Sing Cheng ... Chow Kong-Yiu
Siu-Wong Fan ... Jin Shan Zhao / Kam Shan-Chau
Simon Yam ... Chow Ching-Chuen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christian 'Kang' Bachini ... Twister Supporter (as Christian Bachini)
Brian Thomas Burrell ... Emcee
Li Chak Li Chak ... Yip Chun (as Li Ze)
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Storyline

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 jck movies

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Yu-Hang To, who played the character of Hu Wei in this film, played the character of Ip Man in The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010). See more »

Goofs

Ip Chun elected to stay in Mainland China and would not join the family in Hong Kong till 1962. See more »

Quotes

Wong Shun Leung: Master, you really can fight ten men at once.
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Connections

References Bullet in the Head (1990) See more »

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Unbeatable
Written by Serena Tong
Performed by Calvin Cheng
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Good sequel
8 May 2012 | by billcr12See all my reviews

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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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin | English

Release Date:

29 April 2010 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$61,057, 30 January 2011

Gross USA:

$205,675

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,089,448
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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