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Birth of the Dragon (2016)

PG-13
95 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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 ...See moreSet 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. See less
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Writers
Stephen J. Rivele | Christopher Wilkinson | Michael Dorgan (based on the article "Bruce Lee's Toughest Fight" by)
Producers
Michael London (produced by) (p.g.a.) | Hong Pang (produced by) (as James Hong Pang) | Stephen J. Rivele (produced by) | Christopher Wilkinson (produced by) & 2 more
Composers
Reza Safinia (music by) | H. Scott Salinas (music by)
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Box Office
Opening Wknd
$ 2,702,430
Gross (USA)
$ 6,901,965
Gross (World)
$ 7,215,027
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Release date
Aug 25, 2017 (United States)
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Yu Xia
Wong Jack Man (as Xia Yu) Wong Jack Man (as Xia Yu)   See fewer
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Wang Xi'An
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Hai Yu
Shaolin Abbot (as Yu Hai) Shaolin Abbot (as Yu Hai)   See fewer
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Steven Roberts
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Riley Wood
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Philip Ng
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Vinnie Wei Vinnie Wei   See fewer
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Frankie Chen Frankie Chen   See fewer
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Ron Yuan
Tony Yu Tony Yu   See fewer
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Lillian Lim
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Winston Peng Winston Peng   See fewer
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Wong's Cousin Wong's Cousin   See fewer
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King Lau King Lau   See fewer
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