The Kung Fu master travels to the U.S. where his student has upset the local martial arts community by opening a Wing Chun school.


Wilson Yip


Edmond Wong, Hiroshi Fukazawa (as Dana Fukazawa) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Donnie Yen ... Ip Man
Scott Adkins ... Barton Geddes
Danny Kwok-Kwan Chan ... Bruce Lee (as Kwok-Kwan Chan)
Vanness Wu ... Hartman Wu
Jim Liu ... Ming
Kent Cheng ... Bob
Yue Wu ... Wan Zong Hua
Ka-nin Ngo ... Leung Kan
Adrian Wheeler ... Mr. Wight
Chris Collins Chris Collins ... Colin Frater
Vanda Margraf ... Wan Yonah
Nicola Stuart-Hill Nicola Stuart-Hill ... Gabrielle Cox
Nico Amedeo ... INS officer Walters
Grace Englert ... Becky
John F. Cruz ... General Armstrong


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 heyitsnuel

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Donnie Yen and Mark Strange previously worked together on the movie TWINS EFFECT, where Strange played a vampire. See more »


There is no way in the world that anyone who is not an ICE bigshot could walk into an ICE facility and demand a prisoner be handed over. In the case of law enforcement they would have their bosses call the ICE bosses, and the detainee would be signed for. A Marine can not just storm into the facility and intimidate an ICE official... the official would be less afraid of a beating than of losing his pension. See more »


Ip Man: Uncle Ip is a martial artist. In the face of injustice, I must stand up and fight. That was why we took up martial arts. This is something I very much want to do. Just as you want to cheer leading.
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Follows Ip Man (2008) See more »

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Best chinese Kung Fu movie.
20 December 2019 | by johannongSee all my reviews

The 4th installment delivers the usual kick. I actually wanted to see more new fighting choreography. Remembering the 3rd installment where Master Ip fought with M.Tyson, interim he has to squat with one leg to catch a break i mean that trick is so mesmerizing don't you agree? Jacky Chan is good in this. Turning ladder.. umbrella into a very nice sparing choreography. Well i guess this is Weng Chun. I also noticed the master has taken more blows and more injuries from the opponents in a fair manner. Also the aging Ip Man portraiting the pain and the wobbling arms really convincing that getting old is the main factor to end 10years legendary saga in making of these 4 films. As for Bruce, you deserves a 5 by 5 my man. It so happened that this is not your tales to tell Bruce, otherwise you may steal all the sparks and spangles from ypur master. The ending in my opinion could have skipped. Could have done in written captions for a complete finale closure. Overall I like this one and deserve my 8/10.

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Hong Kong | China


Cantonese | English | Mandarin

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Ip Man 4 See more »


Box Office


$52,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$737,718, 29 December 2019

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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