Birth of the Dragon | Blu-ray & DVD (Universal)

Birth of the Dragon | Blu-ray & DVD (Universal)

Birth of the Dragon | Blu-ray & DVD (Universal)

RELEASE DATE: November 21, 2017

On November 21st, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing the Blu-ray & DVD for Birth of the Dragon, a fable-based movie about the controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man –  a battle that gave birth to a legend.

At the helm of Birth of the Dragon is George Nolfi (The Adjustment Bureau) with a screenplay by Christopher Wilkinson (Ali) and Stephen J. Rivele (Nixon). Noted Hong Kong action director, Corey Yuen (Kiss of the Dragon, No Retreat, No Surrender II) has staged the film’s fight choreography.

Rising Hong Kong actor Philip Ng (Wild City, Sifu vs Vampire, Zombie Fight Club) stars as Bruce Lee. Co-stars include Yu Xia (Dragon Squad) as Wong Jack-Man, Billy Magnussen as Steve McKee, and Jinging Qu (Journey Through China), who’ll be playing Steve’s love interest.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • Birth of the Dragon: Behind the Scenes Featurette
  • Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 / English DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
  • Subtitles: English SDH / French Canadian / Latin Spanish

Pre-order Birth of the Dragon from today!

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7 Responses to Birth of the Dragon | Blu-ray & DVD (Universal)

  1. I say this movie is looking pretty good. Phil Ng captures the essence of Bruce pretty will (doesn’t move bad either). The narration by someone (other than Bruce) is an interesting concept. As a fan of George Nolfi’s work (The Adjustment Bureau), I’m looking forward to it.

  2. HKFanatic says:

    Phillip Ng does seem to be quite good in the role (which is really the most important thing). My fear is that Corey Yuen’s fight choreography is just going to be chopped up in the editing room like most Hollywood productions, and therefore fail to capture a lot of what made Bruce Lee so exciting on film, but perhaps it’ll be interesting as a straight-ahead drama.

  3. Meander says:

    The lead character of this movie is Steve Mckee and secondly Wong Jack-Man. It is not a Bruce Lee story. He is just in it.

  4. steve callow says:

    looking forward to this film, have been a bruce lee fan from the age of 16, i am now 59 and it still excites me when i here his name mentioned. trailer looks good.

  5. Chad says:

    After hearing the bad news about this after its first screening I was far from hoping the best. Yet after hearing that screening it had was not properly edited and recut. Showing a more focus look at Bruce. I can say I am more excited and I’ll be the first in line paying for a ticket to see it. There’s too much talent involved in this movie for it to be bad….lets hope not anyway

  6. Ningen21 says:

    If only Harvey listened the same way to critics of how he shreds Asian films….

  7. Andrew Hernandez says:

    It turns out whatever edits occurred did not fix the film. This is still a movie about some guy named Steve while Bruce and Jack’s story is an afterthought.

    I’m looking forward to the movie about the Ali/Foreman fight which focuses on some guy named Bob.

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