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.

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  1. Edmond Wong


  2. Wilson Yip


Top Billed Cast

  1. Donnie Yen

    Donnie Yen

    Ip Man

  2. Simon Yam

    Simon Yam

    Chow Ching-Chuen

  3. Lynn Hung

    Lynn Hung

    Cheung Wing-Sing

  4. Hiroyuki Ikeuchi

    Hiroyuki Ikeuchi


  5. Gordon Lam Ka-Tung

    Gordon Lam Ka-Tung

    Captain Lei Chiu

  6. Fan Siu-Wong

    Fan Siu-Wong

    Jin Shan Zhao / Kam Shan-Chau

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Movie Data


Original Title 葉問

Status Released

Original Language Cantonese

Runtime 1h 48m

Budget $11,715,578.00

Revenue $21,888,598.00

Homepage http://www.ipman-movie.com/

Release Information

  • October 1, 2010
    R, Theatrical



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