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Birth of the Dragon (2016)

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In theaters August 25.

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.

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Steve McKee
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Frankie Chun
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Upscale Chinatown Pedestrian
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Tourist
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Tony Yu
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Vince Miller
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King Lau
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Winston Peng
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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.

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence, language and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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The character of Steve McKee was based on actor Steve McQueen who studied with Bruce Lee in the late 1960s. See more »

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Hollywood racism galore.
21 September 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hollywood racism galore.

Film reduces Bruce Lee into a side character in his own story to force a white guy into the lead. Why is the main focus of the trailer on this silly white American dude? Asian males can never take the lead role. Only the side kick even in their own movie. It is disgusting. White people, would it kill you to stop inserting yourselves into everything?

And of course the white guy is dating the Asian girl. Can you stop socially engineer Asian girls to only see white guys as acceptable dating partner? Stop shoving this down our throat. A white guy kisses an Asian girl. Every movie. It's like they want to brainwash us that Asian girls belong to white men. This turns into a sickening Asian fetish in real life.


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