Ip Man: The Final Fight
Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013)

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man (Anthony Wong) is reluctantly called into action once more. What begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon turn deadly, drawing him into the dark and dangerous… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 12, 2013
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Critic Score: 65% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Seriously, if not always elegantly, the film portrays the great Ip Man as someone trying to survive, which is to say just as often a victim as a victor.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

The overall sense is of a rushed, simplistic installment in a well-worn biography franchise.

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Chris Sawin
Examiner.com

It's admirable that Ip Man: The Final Fight takes a different approach to the character than the other Ip Man films out there, but it lacks the excitement that made Ip Man and Ip Man 2 so entertaining.

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Soren Anderson
Seattle Times

Soap opera, set-bound and unexceptionally written and directed.

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Nick Schager
AV Club

The Final Fight plays out like a collection of greatest-hits vignettes barely connected to one another.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

More a frequently elegant drama than an outright action movie.

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Mark Jenkins
Washington Post

The naturalism of Wong's performance is undercut ... by Yau's use of phony-looking sets, sterile CGI and flashy aerial shots.

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Rob Staeger
Village Voice

A film that's less a kung-fu movie and more a meditation on kung fu's limitations.

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Danny Bowes
RogerEbert.com

This is a rare case where, if a film had been livelier and less traditional and "respectful," its lead performance might have seemed less special.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Caesar Mendez
The last time Herman Yau got to tell Ip Man story we received "The Legend Is Born: Ip Man" which as of to date is the least liked of the Martial Art… More