Ip Man (2008)

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 84% / Audience 93%

9/10

Rated R 1 hr 46 mins

GENRES
Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION
Wilson Yip
CAST
Donnie Yen  •  Simon Yam  •  Xing Yu  •  Wong Yau-Nam

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Donnie Yen Ip Man
Simon Yam Chow Ching-Chuen
Xing Yu Master Zealot Lin
Wong Yau-Nam Shao Dan Yuan
Chen Zhi Hui Master Liao
Gordon Lam Ka-Tung Captain Lei Chiu
Lynn Hung Cheung Wing-Sing
Hiroyuki Ikeuchi Miura
Fan Siu Wong Jin Shan Zhao / Kam Shan-Chau
Dennis To Yue-Hong Hu Wei
Tenma Shibuya Colonel Sato
Li Qi-Long Green Dragon / Master Li