Birth of the Dragon

  • 2017
  • Action, Drama
  • Release date: 2017-08-25 (USA)

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Birth of the Dragon is a movie directed by George Nolfi and written by an uknown writer.The cast includes Philip Ng as Bruce Lee, Billy Magnussen as Steve McKee, Xia Yu as Wong Jack Man, Ron Yuan as Tony Yu and Darren E. Scott as Vince Miller.

The movie is already released, with the limited release on August 25th 2017 in the US.It was produced by Groundswell Productions and Kylin Pictures.

The runtime of Birth of the Dragon is 103 minutes. The movie genres are Action and Drama.

The box office collection was influenced by A Gentleman, All Saints, Birth of the Dragon, Crown Heights and Leap! opening on the same weekend as well as Logan Lucky and The Hitman's Bodyguard opening on the previous weekend.

So far, 2017 seems to be a good year to release movies. 2016 has seen 2.2% increase in box office collections and this trend is expected to continue in 2017. This year we have already seen some records in number of tickets sold.

Wide release of Birth of the Dragon brought mixed feelings, as different media came up with a variety of US box office predictions.

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IMDb Summary

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.

The Movie Database (TMDb) Overview

Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial artist Wong Jack Man.

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Release schedule

CountryLanguageRelease typeDateCertificationNote
GBTheatricalFebruary 23rd 201812A
BRTheatricalDecember 28th 2017
INTheatricalSeptember 29th 2017UA
FRDigitalJanuary 19th 2018
USTheatrical (limited)August 25th 2017PG-13
USPhysicalNovember 21st 2017PG-13
KRTheatricalMarch 27th 2018
CAPremiereSeptember 13th 2016Toronto International Film Festival


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