Birth of the Dragon

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2017 | PG-13 | Action Biography | 1hr, 31m

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 controversia... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, August 25, 2017

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

January 2018

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DIRECTOR

George Nolfi

Screenwriter

Christopher Wilkinson
Stephen J. Rivele

Companies

BH Tilt & 2 more

Rating MPAA

PG-13 for martial arts violence, language and thematic elements

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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.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • The film recreates the mid-1960’s fight between Lee and Wong from the point of view of a young martial arts student whose allegiance became torn between Lee and Wong Jack Man. To this day, people still argue about who won the famous fight, but one thing is certain: after his battle with Wong, Bruce Lee reinvented himself and his style of kung fu.
  • Martial Arts Supervisor: Corey Yuen

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