Birth of the Dragon


1h 29m 2017

Brief Synopsis

In Oakland, California, 1965, before Bruce Lee became an actor, he fought an epic, career-defining, no-holds-barred battle with Wong Jack Man, China's most famous Kung Fu Master, and the two fighters subsequently teamed up, with their shared skills and mutual respect, to take on the Hong Kong Triads, a notorious criminal organization that maintained an iron grip on San Francisco's Chinatown.

Film Details

Also Known As
rigem do Dragão, A
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2017
Distribution Company
BLUMHOUSE PRODUCTIONS/VVS FILMS INC./WWE STUDIOS
Location
China; San Francisco, California, USA; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

In Oakland, California, 1965, before Bruce Lee became an actor, he fought an epic, career-defining, no-holds-barred battle with Wong Jack Man, China's most famous Kung Fu Master, and the two fighters subsequently teamed up, with their shared skills and mutual respect, to take on the Hong Kong Triads, a notorious criminal organization that maintained an iron grip on San Francisco's Chinatown.

Crew

Michael Adkisson

Digital Artist

Tony Alcantar

Dialogue Coach

Paul Amenta

Driver

Don Anderson

Property Master

Mark Anderson

Painter

Jackie Andrade

Chef

Jeffrey Aro

Stunt Performer

Christopher Assells

Sound Effects Editor

Poping Auyeung

Casting Director

Adela Baborova

Visual Effects Coordinator

Brad Baker

Rigging Grip

Michael Balzer

Digital Artist

Chad Band

Camera

Cassandra Barbour

Rights & Clearances

Ian Barrett

Gaffer

Dave Barron

Construction

Ken-owen Beaver

Driver

Tony Beck

Set Decorator

Michael Bederman

Line Producer

Karin Behrenz

Assistant Director

Portia Belmont

Script Supervisor

Karen Bergen

Production Accountant

Matthew Atticus Berger

Music

George Bianchini

Camera Operator

Ma Biao

Other

Big Brother And The Holding Company

Song Performer

Martin Biskup

Digital Artist

Sean Blackie

Set Decorator

Jonathan Blackshaw

Scenic Artist

Lisa Blaxley

Location Assistant

Hester Bloom

Location Assistant

David J. Bodnar

Driver

Jill Bogdanowicz

Colorist

Chris Bolton

Camera

Doug Bossi

Song

Claude Bouchard

Stunts

Russell Bowie

Camera Assistant

Jacob Braun

Music

Greg Bray

Stunts

Jim Brebner

Assistant Director

Darren Brewer

Carpenter

David Brisbin

Production Designer

Darren Brisker

Sound Mixer

Troy Brolly

Carpenter

Andrea Brown

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Shelley Browning

Producer

Bruce Brownstein

Unit Manager

Silver Butler

Assistant Director

Cindy Byerley

Accounting Assistant

Dave Byerley

Driver

Caitlin Byrnes

Art Department Coordinator

Lee Campbell

Assistant Set Decorator

Scott Campbell

Rigging Grip

Trevor Carabin

Rigging Gaffer

Ben Case

Digital Artist

Cassandra Cavalli

Dialogue Coach

Lubor Cencak

Scenic Artist

Raymond Chan

Stunt Performer

Suzanne Chan

Wardrobe

Steve Chang

Stunt Performer

Zhao Changzhou

Assistant Director

Cp Chao

Digital Artist

Amy Cheung

Stunts

Kimberly Chiang

Stunt Performer

Leo Chiang

Stunt Performer

Philip Chiang

Stunt Performer

David Childers

Key Grip

Mark Chin

Stunt Performer

Mike Ching

Stunt Performer

Gordon Chitty

Driver

Ed Chow

Stand-In

Eudora Chu

Production

Caleb Clark

Digital Artist

Leanne Clerihue

Set Decorator

Dawn Leigh Climie

Costumes

Mark Coffey

Assistant Sound Editor

Joanna Colbert

Casting Director

Alastair Collis

Stunts

Eldon Coney

Electrician

Patty Majorczak Connolly

Adr Voice Casting

Ciarra Cook

Casting Assistant

Tony Cozzolino

Driver

Bruce Crawford

Stunt Performer

James Crockett

Assistant Art Director

Steve Cropper

Song

Jack Cruikshank

Dolly Grip

Peter Cummings

Rights & Clearances

Claes St Cyr

Plasterer

Qu Dalei

Assistant Director

Marc Daunais

Rigging Electrician

Drew David

Best Boy Grip

Megan Davies

Makeup Artist

Michael Davis

Digital Artist

Sandra Davis

Construction

Jason William Day

Stunt Performer

Joe Deveau

Music Editor

Janice Devries

Costume Coordinator

Stanley Dim

Rigging Grip

James Dittiger

Still Photographer

Ken Do

Stunt Performer

Filip Dobosz

Camera

Pan Dongdong

Camera

Dylan Dowd

Greensman

Robert Dubois

Camera

Debora Dunphy

Compositing Supervisor

Sean Edmiston

Rigging Electrician

Cathleen Edwards

Costume Supervisor

Tobias Enhus

Music

Rory Enke

Location Manager

Spencer Ennis

Camera Assistant

Heidi Erl

Production Supervisor

Keith Esch

Painter

Trevor Fast

Rigging Electrician

Robert Feldman

Song

Julia Ferguson

Visual Effects Producer

Terry Foerster

Foreman

Nancy Ford

Set Designer

Rachael Fortier

Assistant Director

Sean Frank

Driver

Bruce Frankel

Plasterer

Alex Fraser

Location Assistant

David Friedman

Still Photographer

Casey Gemma

Rigging Electrician

Gloria Gibb

Accounting Assistant

Lee Gibeau

Grip

Luke Gibleon

Sound Effects Editor

Selena Ginger

Payroll Accountant

Gary Gleeson

Driver

Gloria Gloria Chan

Wardrobe

Gerald Goldstein

Song

M B Gordy

Music

Richard Gottehrer

Song

Shannon Gottlieb

Set Decorator

Graham Gouldman

Song

Ryan Gravel

Driver

Anne Grennan

Assistant

Tyler Guenther

Rigging Grip

James Gurley

Song

Gina Luciani Guzheng

Music

Gary Guzman

Song

Nigel Habgood

Coordinator

Stephen Hagen

Assistant Director

Cameron Hallenbeck

Assistant Editor

Daniel Hardwick

Carpenter

Douglas Hardwick

Construction Coordinator

Jesse Harris

Lighting Technician

Pat Harris

Rigging Gaffer

Kevin Harrison

Costumer

Robby Hastings

Electrician

Isaac Hayes

Song

Gregory A. Hedgepath

Supervising Sound Editor

Frank Helbig

Gaffer

Kevin Hemmingson

Sound Mixer

Nina Henninger

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Todd Hlagi

Grip

Duncan Hogg

Best Boy Electric

Jan Holmsten

Construction

Doran Holowachuk

Construction

Zhang Hongtao

Costumes

Mike Horton

Foley Artist

Alfred Hsing

Stunt Performer

Xiang Huaxiang

Location Manager

Jade Hudema

Driver

Tanya Hudson

Makeup

Andrea Hughes

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Marti D Humphrey

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Craig Humphries

Art Director

Christopher Hunt

Scenic Artist

Joseph Hunter

Coordinator

Lionel Huppee

Key Grip

Krista Huppert

Accounting Assistant

Tony Hyland

Rigging Grip

Catherine Ircha

Art Director

Al Jackson

Song

Kirk Jacques

Stunt Performer

Chuck Jean

Coordinator

Li Jiangfeng

Sound

Wang Jiaze

On-Set Dresser

Brook Johnson

Rigging Grip

Scott Johnson

Painter

Booker T. Jones

Song

Chris Jones

Rigging Grip

Janis Joplin

Song Performer

Dave Joshi

Video Playback

Kathy Kertesz

Costume Coordinator

Norman Kim

Music

Rick Kim

Camera

Jenny King-turko

Makeup Artist

Dale Kipling

Driver

Nancy Kirhoffer

Post-Production Supervisor

James Kisch

Driver

David Klohn

Assistant Director

Richard Kohlen

Hair Stylist

James Kohne

Grip

Gabe Kolodny

Camera

Jennifer Kom-tong

Set Decorator

Andy Kopetsch

On-Set Dresser

Bryan Korenberg

Property Master

Scott Kozak

Rigging Grip

Chu Cho Kuen

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
rigem do Dragão, A
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2017
Distribution Company
BLUMHOUSE PRODUCTIONS/VVS FILMS INC./WWE STUDIOS
Location
China; San Francisco, California, USA; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States August 25, 2017

Mike Moh was previously in talks to play Bruce Lee.

Wide Release in United States August 25, 2017

Based on the article "Bruce Lee's Toughest Fight," written by Michael Dorgan and published in Official Karate in July 1980.

Bill Block was previously attached to produce.