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R| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
In this film inspired by a true story, Wing Chun martial arts master Ip Man (Donnie Yen) and his family are moving from Foshan, China, to Hong Kong, where Ip aspires to create a school so that he may teach his fighting techniques to a new generation. However, he finds resistance from an asthmatic Hung Ga master named Hong Zhen Nan (Sammo Hung). Soon, Ip is drawn into a treacherous world of corruption as well as a fateful showdown with a merciless boxer known as the Twister (Darren Shahlavi).

Cast: Donnie Yen , Lynn Hung , Simon Yam , Sammo Hung , Siu-wong Fan , Kent Cheng , Darren Shahlavi , Xiaoming Huang

Director: Wilson Yip

Genres: Action, Biography

Distributor: Variance Films

Yip Man 2 (2010)

Release Date: January 28th, 2011|1 hr. 48 min.

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  • If the movie packs a weaker punch than the original, it has less to do with the action sequences than the script (by Edmond Wong, son of Raymond, who wrote the first), a flimsy affair with subpar villains. show more

  • With action this strong, the script just needs to be serviceable - and that's exactly what it is. show more

  • Compared to his stellar hit "Ip Man" - a biopic on the Wing Chun master who tutored Bruce Lee - Wilson Yip's more lavishly produced sequel Ip Man 2 is a fistful of hits and misses. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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