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      Birth of the Dragon

      PG-13 Released Aug 25, 2017 1 hr. 31 min. Action TRAILER for Birth of the Dragon: Trailer 2 List
      23% 52 Reviews Tomatometer 68% 5,000+ Ratings Audience Score Young Bruce Lee is trying to make a name for himself while working as a martial arts instructor in 1964 San Francisco. When Lee meets Wong Jack Man, he challenges the kung fu master to a no-holds-barred fight that became the stuff of legend. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Feb 20 Buy Now

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      Carlos T Filme: A Origem do Dragão Assistido: 2-12-23 Elenco: @straightblast5 @billymagnussen @ronyuan @darren_e_scott_official Modelo: #artesmarciais #ação #action Duração: 1h 35m Ano: 2016 Minha opinião: Um filme que conta a historia da época que Bruce Lee estava em São Francisco. E a sua obstinação para se tornar o maior lutador da historia. E neste exato momento o mestre Shaolin Wong Jack Man (Yu Xia). Aqui Bruce parece até meio vilão, pois vai atrás de Wong sempre para lutar contra ele. Neste paralelo temos um dos alunos de Bruce que acaba se envolvendo com uma das escravas da Triade. Com boas cenas de lutas e coreografia de Philip Ng e Yu Xia dão ao filme uma ótima pitada de ação. E o encontro deles leva a um empate. Até que ao final temos a luta contra a Triade. Conhecer mais a historia de Bruce é muito legal e sentir seu ímpeto, que fez quem ele é. E o ator Philip representou bem seu papel, lembrando aquela arrogância que só Bruce havia. Mas sinto que faltou algo para que o filme pegasse na veia. Uma pena. Roteiro e enredo razoável. Mas em algum lugar pecou. Vale apena assistir? Sim, principalmente pelo seus fãs. Nota: 7,5 Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/06/24 Full Review John B Facinating story about Bruce Lee in San Francisco and Jack Man coming to visit him as we get to see 2 great legends at work and the culture of the community at the time Rated 4 out of 5 stars 09/13/23 Full Review Vivian T My family was looking for something to watch last night. This movie is so good and refreshing after all the Hollywood woke stuffs. Can't stand the one they keeps trying to make all these women hero and tough. We need strong and tough men but grace and morally women. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 08/30/23 Full Review jeff n It was a fun movie. Corny for sure. Not a cult classic like Last Dragon. Don't think it was meant to be an iconic movie like Enter the Dragon or Chinese Connection. Still Critics rating seems overly harsh. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 08/02/23 Full Review Lee When I was a youngster I was obsessed with Bruce Lee and Kung Fu movies. After Speed Racer and the Six Million Dollar Man, my favorite show was Kung Fu Theater. I've seen them all from the "One Armed Boxer", "The Five Deadly Venoms" to my favorite, "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin". I was even taught by a legendary master, Kwan Jang Nim/ Master Hee Il Cho. As I grew older the mystique and magic faded as life and it's temptations kicked in. I appreciated movies like "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" for its artistic aesthetic instead of the spiritual bond with the martial art itself. This movie took me back to the days of old. Something about it captured that magic and mystique which dwells within the martial arts. For my personal journey this was a great film. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 05/07/23 Full Review Audience Member Has a lot of problems but still very fun and watchable!! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 10/16/22 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Wendy Ide Observer (UK) The fight sequences are slick, but this is a soulless slog. Rated: 2/5 Feb 25, 2018 Full Review Joel Down Little White Lies Sorely lacks supreme enlightenment. Rated: 2/5 Feb 23, 2018 Full Review Peter Bradshaw Guardian It doesn't offer much enjoyable action, and doesn't convince in any way as a picture of what Lee's life was really like. Rated: 2/5 Feb 23, 2018 Full Review Leigh Monson Substream Magazine The key to a strong punch is the force and willingness to follow through, but Birth of the Dragon is so limp that it crumples on impact. Rated: 1.5/5 Sep 25, 2020 Full Review Andrew Gaudion THN Alas, this inspired-by-fact tale does little to inspire or enlighten and only very occasionally enlivens. A squandered opportunity. Rated: 2/5 Aug 30, 2020 Full Review Katie Smith-Wong Flick Feast Overall, while Birth of a Dragon showcases Ng and Yu's talents and great action scenes that are sure to win over martial arts fans, having a Caucasian drive a story about two Asian martial artists just feels like a cinematic cop-out. Rated: 2/5 Nov 11, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Young Bruce Lee is trying to make a name for himself while working as a martial arts instructor in 1964 San Francisco. When Lee meets Wong Jack Man, he challenges the kung fu master to a no-holds-barred fight that became the stuff of legend.
      Director
      George Nolfi
      Executive Producer
      Jason Blum, Michael J. Luisi, Kelly Mullen, David Nicksay
      Screenwriter
      Christopher Wilkinson, Stephen J. Rivele
      Distributor
      BH Tilt, WWE Studios
      Production Co
      Groundswell Productions, Kylin Pictures
      Rating
      PG-13 (Martial Arts Violence|Language|Thematic Elements)
      Genre
      Action
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Aug 25, 2017, Wide
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Nov 7, 2017
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $6.9M
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