Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor.Beginning at the start of his journey from his initial training through to the ultimate battle to become supreme master of the art of Wing Chun, The Legend Is Born has already been hailed as one of the greatest martial arts films of all time and features an all-star cast, including Sammo Hung (Enter The Dragon), Yuen Biao and Ip Man's real life son, 76-year-old Ip Chun, as Ip Man's kung fu master.

  1. Herman Yau


  2. Erica Lee


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dennis To Yue-Hong

    Dennis To Yue-Hong

    Ip Man

  2. Crystal Huang Yi

    Crystal Huang Yi

    Cheung Wing Shing

  3. Yuen Biao

    Yuen Biao

    Ng Chung So

  4. Fan Siu-Wong

    Fan Siu-Wong

    Ip Tin-chi

  5. Rose Chan Ka-Wun

    Rose Chan Ka-Wun

    Li Mei Wai

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The Legend Is Born: Ip Man
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man



Original Title 葉問前傳

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 24, 2010


Original Language Cantonese

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -



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