Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster Synopsis
Ip goes to 1949 Hong Kong to teach the discipline wing chun.
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Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
An energetic, witty and altogether well-built martial arts drama that is familiar in many ways but distinguished by its high level of...
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
Choreographed by the film martial-arts veteran Sammo Hung, the fights are spectacularly designed and performed, relying more on muscle and...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A reminder of the pleasure of classic martial-arts films in which skilled athletes performed many of their own stunts.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Compared to his stellar hit "Ip Man" - a biopic on the Wing Chun master who tutored Bruce Lee - Wilson Yip's more lavishly produced sequel...
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Wade Major
A superbly well-crafted film, faithful to its cultural and cinematic heritage, and easily one of the most enjoyable entertainments of a...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
If you're searching for pure, unadulterated fisticuffs joy, you could do far worse than Ip Man 2.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The piéce de résistance is a "Rocky"-ish battle between bare-fisted Ip (Donnie Yen) and a racist Brit who uses boxing gloves and goes by the...
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Time Out New York

Yip's chop-socky sequel does manage to up the (admittedly modest) ante of the original.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
With action this strong, the script just needs to be serviceable - and that's exactly what it is.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
If the movie packs a weaker punch than the original, it has less to do with the action sequences than the script (by Edmond Wong, son of...
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Great follow up to Ip Man

By Broken_Wings
The story continues off where Ip Man ended. Ip Man again struggles to survive in war-torn times but this time, with a different adversary. Fighting sequence is superb. It's a 'must watch' if you...

By jazzihamid
Ip man...


By jo87se
I saw this movie already, if you like the first one, than you will like this one also. Like always jonny does not disappoint in his fighting scenes. This one will have you drawn in to it. Making you...

Ip Man 2-Very good sequel

By dwlawdog1221
NO SPOILERS-Ip Man 2 is a very good martial arts movie about one of the most famous proponent of the art of Wing Chun kung-fu. It starts out with a brief scene recollection of Master Ip's battle...

By Ronin Bahamut

Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster review

By Uglyboyed
Even better than the first. You love classic martial arts movies, make sure you watch both movies....

Compared to the first...this one is the usual cheese.

By TDK in Dallas
Ip Man was a breath of fresh air. Ip Man 2 is, for me, a huge disappointment. It is pretty much the same as any other old kung fu movie you have seen. I saw it last year online right after...

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Awesome sequel

By Cheesemelt
Ip Man 2 was a great sequel. The first few minutes presented a good transition from the first movie. The music is moving with the inspiring scenes. The cast is a little bigger this time around. I...

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Rated R | For Violence