During the Japanese invasion of China, a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home when his city is occupied. With little means of providing for themselves, Ip Man and the remaining members of the city must find a way to survive.
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,
A martial arts instructor from the police force gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Ip Man has to travel to San Francisco to find a new school for his son who just gets expelled. When he attempts to get a recommendation letter from the Chinese Benevolent Association, he finds that the martial arts masters are furious with one of Ip Man's students who teaches Kung Fu to Americans. Meanwhile, discrimination against Chinese is making things even more tense as Ip Man has to stand up for his fellow countrymen as well.Written by
Donnie Yen and Mark Strange previously worked together on the movie TWINS EFFECT, where Strange played a vampire. See more »
Racism against Chinese (and East Asians in general) is a significant topic in this film, particularly with the U.S. Marines having to recognize Wu Shu as a potential combat style. When Colin Frater arrives at the Mid-Autumn Festival, he announces that he is going to demonstrate his karate skills to the "yellow bitches." Yet, Colin Frater and the other Marines seem to have forgotten that karate originated from Japan. See more »
The fighting scenes were good but the acting was terrible from most of the actors, actually almost all the actors. The scenario and all the conversations are stupid and boring. No twist in the movie, from the first minute i could be able to know what will happen however i still enjoyed the fighting.
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