Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.

  1. Wong Kar-wai

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Zou Jingzhi


  3. Xu Haofeng


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

    Tony Leung Chiu-Wai

    Ip Man

  2. Zhang Ziyi

    Zhang Ziyi

    Gong Er - Daughter of Gong Yutian

  3. Chang Chen

    Chang Chen

    Razor - "Baji" Master

  4. Benshan Zhao

    Benshan Zhao

    Ding Lianshan - "Tai Chi" Master

  5. Xiao Shenyang

    Xiao Shenyang

    San Jiang Shui

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The Grandmaster



Original Title 一代宗師

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 30, 2013


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language Chinese

Runtime 2h 10m

Budget $3,860,000.00

Revenue $64,076,736.00



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