Birth of the Dragon

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Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, BIRTH OF THE DRAGON is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for. It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man - a battle that gave birth to a legend.

Cast

Philip Ng
as Bruce Lee
Yu Xia
as Wong Jack Man
Billy Magnussen
as Steve McKee
Terry Chen
as Frankie Chun

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Critic Reviews for Birth of the Dragon

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  • Nov 13, 2017
    One doesn't see enough Bruce Lee ripoff movies anymore, but this kung-fu epic surprises by spending more love on the story than on the butt kicking, making for a more satisfactory experience. Don't pass this one by, as I nearly did, as simply just another ripoff of the legend. There's real stuff here.
    Kevin M. W Super Reviewer
  • Aug 24, 2017
    Birth of the Dragon introduces Bruce Lee as a character to the modern industry and the results are very terrible. Feels exactly nothing like those Bruce Lee movies that inspired this film. If it was more built under the pressure, maybe this film could have been better than what it is today.
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