Last updated August 13, 2022
An occupying Japanese general (Hiroyuki Ikeuchi) challenges Chinese men to duels so he can prove the superiority of the Japanese. Ip Man (Donnie Yen) -- a Chinese martial arts master forced to work in the mines -- refuses to fight, but can resist for only so long. Revisit the early days of Ip Man, who gained later fame as an early trainer of Bruce Lee, in director Wilson Yip's action-packed biopic set during the Sino-Japanese War.
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Newly arrived in Hong Kong, martial arts instructor Ip Man (Donnie Yen) encounters stiff opposition when he begins teaching the Wing Chun fighting style. But instead of bowing to his rivals' demands, he perseveres and retaliates with amazing speed and power. Inspired by Ip Man's life story, this martial arts sequel boasts impressive fight sequences and co-stars Lynn Hung, Simon Yam and Sammo Hung Kam-Bo.
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From his humble Hong Kong childhood to his meteoric rise to stardom, Bruce Lee led an interesting life as a martial arts legend. Listen to intimate recollections by friends and students like Steve McQueen, James Coburn and many others.
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This martial arts biopic follows the early years of Ip Man -- the master who would one day become Bruce Lee's mentor -- as he perfects his Wing Chun style of combat against a small army of villainous foes.
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A mother forced to make a devastating choice saves the life of her son and leaves his twin sister, Fang Deng, to die in the rubble of China's 1976 earthquake. This epic follows Fang Deng's struggles to rebuild her life after surviving the trauma.
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In his film debut, Bruce Lee plays Cheng, a young man who works at an ice factory alongside his cousins. Turns out the factory fronts as a drug-smuggling ring, and after three of his cousins go missing, Cheng decides it's time to confront the boss.
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When a warmongering prime minister advances his armies against two rival kingdoms, he unwittingly prompts his adversaries to work together, resulting in an epic battle by the sea involving more than 1 million soldiers.
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On his first day at a prestigious music school, Lun is enchanted by both beautiful Yu and the enigmatic tune she plays on the piano. But his newfound soul mate and her haunting song are just part of a mystery that will change how Lun sees the world.
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Martial arts legend Bruce Lee stars as Chen, a man who in early 18th century Shanghai, China, returns to his old school to avenge the murder of his beloved instructor. While investigating the man's death, Chen discovers that a drug smuggling operation combined with growing tensions between Chinese and Japanese locals played a vital role in the corruption that lead to his mentor's slaying. Chen must now confront the assassins.
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Recounting the last years of China's Ching Dynasty through flashbacks and flash-forwards, this Oscar-winning epic charts the life of Pu Yi (John Lone) -- who ascended the throne at age 3 -- from coddled aristocrat to enlightened insurgent to ordinary citizen. Co-starring Peter O'Toole as Pu Yi's Scottish tutor and directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, the lavish drama collected nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
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With the kind help of friends and neighbors, widower and aquarium worker Sam Wong (Jet Li) shares a contented life with his autistic 22-year-old son, David (Lunmei Kwai) -- until Sam learns that he has a terminal illness that will soon leave David orphaned. Now, the doting father begins a quest to ensure that his boy will be loved and cared for after his death. Xiao Lu Xue directs this touching drama.
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Though China's government is Communist, the third grade election for the prestigious position of Class Monitor at the Evergreen Primary School in Wuhan is being decided by a democratic vote. In this enlightening documentary, filmmaker Weijun Chen captures all the action as the three candidates -- two boys and a girl -- go all out to win: performing in a talent show, debating each other and delivering speeches to their classmates.
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In this intriguing combination of historical mystery and martial-arts actioner, Liu Jin-xi, a seemingly humble paper maker, is hounded by a persistent detective after events reveal he might possibly be a killer with a complex, blood-soaked past.
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In 1937, as the Japanese army brutally invades the Chinese city of Nanking, an American mortician is trapped inside a western cathedral and vows to protect a group of young schoolgirls and 13 courtesans who are seeking refuge from the soldiers.
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Picking up where the off-kilter Tai Chi Hero 0 ended, this sequel follows Yang Lu Chan's training under his master and new bride, Yu Niang. His new kung fu skills come in handy when Yu's brother launches an insidious plot against their village.
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This vivid drama tells the true story of the 1930s rebellion of the Taiwanese aboriginal Seediq tribe against the Japanese occupation. The warriors set out to reclaim their self-respect as well as their land from the Japanese oppressors.
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Martial arts icon Bruce Lee made his final film appearance in this action-packed tale of Billy Lo, a champion fighter and movie star who must fake his death to escape and then expose the crime syndicate that wants to control him. When his fiancée, Ann (Colleen Camp), is kidnapped, Billy comes out of hiding and infiltrates the gang's headquarters, a restaurant where Billy engages in one-on-one combat with a number of increasingly deadly opponents.
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Playing the hero first portrayed by Bruce Lee in Fist of Fury, Donnie Yen reprises his role as legendary fighter Chen Zhen in this breakneck kung fu thriller set in Shanghai during its occupation by the Japanese in World War II.
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This sweeping epic revisits China's Spring and Autumn periods through the dramatic biography of Confucius, the legendary Eastern philosopher who, in spite of his mastery of the Six Arts, has difficulty instituting his political philosophies.
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A down-on-his-luck ex-soccer player, injured during a rigged match, joins forces with a former monk to assemble an unlikely team of players -- the monk's awkward Shaolin brothers -- harnessing the discipline and power of kung fu.
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