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When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over a local school, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

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Wilson Yip

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Tai-lee Chan (as Tai-Li Chan), Lai-Yin Leung | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donnie Yen ... Ip Man
Lynn Xiong ... Cheung Wing-sing (as Lynn Hung)
Jin Zhang ... Cheung Tin-chi (as Max Zhang)
Mike Tyson ... Frank
Patrick Tam ... Ma King-Sang
Karena Ng ... Miss Wong
Kai-Chung Cheung ... Chui Lek
Kent Cheng ... Fatso
Ka-Yan Leung ... Master Tin
Kwok-Kwan Chan ... Bruce Lee
Babyjohn Choi ... Editor Lee
Sung Man Ban Sung Man Ban ... David
Xiao Long Li Xiao Long Li ... Ah Ching
Ling Lei Ling Lei ... Ip Man's Student #1
Tats Lau ... Principal
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Storyline

The year is 1959, where Ip Man lives in Hong Kong with his wife and his younger son. Trouble arises when a corrupt property developer and his thugs terrorize the school where Ip Man's son goes to. Ip Man and his disciples have to help the police guard the school day and night. On the other hand, Ip Man has to deal with his wife's terminal sickness, and at the same time faces a challenge from another Wing Chun fighter who ambitiously seeks to claim the Wing Chun Grandmaster title. Written by heyitsnuel

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The legend continues, the grandmaster returns.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of martial arts violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

China | Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

24 December 2015 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Ip Man 5 See more »

Filming Locations:

Foshan, Guangdong, China

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Box Office

Budget:

$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$784,839, 24 January 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,679,437

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$156,844,753
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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The producers originally planned to convey Bruce Lee's likeness and portrayal digitally through the use of CGI superimpose on a body double with facial motion capture performance, but it was later dropped after the Bruce Lee's estate threatened legal action over copyright infringement for allegedly not acquiring permission to use any intellectual property rights associated with Bruce Lee. See more »

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Cheung Wing-sing: Why'd God make women pretty but dumb?
Cheung Wing-sing: They're pretty, so men will like them.
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25 December 2015 | by hayashimegumiSee all my reviews

Just a short review;

Ip Man movie series is the reason why we love Chinese martial art films. This elegant biographical film that focuses on Ip Man's humble personal life is charming and engaging. It is a lot of fun, has fascinating actions and bittersweet moments!

Ip Man 3 is certainly a must watch if you love martial art film and Chinese culture!

Additional notes for this mini review (since it does not meet minimum length on IMDb) 1. Quite balanced and culturally fair, sorry no spoilers, no more elaboration. 2. Running time is not too long or short. 3. Did not spot any film goofs, even if there is, they are not too obvious. 4. Beautiful settings and props. 5. Those who understand Cantonese will find the whole movie more hilarious.


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