Birth of the Dragon parents guide

Birth of the Dragon Parent Guide

The origins of Bruce Lee.

Release date August 25, 2017

This bio-drama about Bruce Lee (played by Philip Ng) follows the up-and-coming martial artist when he challenges a legendary kung fu master, Wong Jack Man (Yu Xia), to a match in Northern California.

Why is Birth of the Dragon rated PG-13? The MPA rated Birth of the Dragon PG-13 for martial arts violence, language and thematic elements.

Run Time: 103 minutes

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Birth of the Dragon
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Birth of the Dragon rated PG-13? Birth of the Dragon is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for martial arts violence, language and thematic elements.

- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Frequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, most in a martial arts context – little blood, some detail.
- Several scenes of violence depicting weapons, injury and physical assault.
- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing and profanity.
- Vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of tobacco use in a historical context.
- Alcohol use.

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Cast and Crew

Birth of the Dragon is directed by George Nolfi and stars Philip Ng, Yu Xia.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Birth of the Dragon movie is November 21, 2017. Here are some details…

Birth of a Dragon release to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) on November 21, 2017 with the following bonus feature:
- Birth of the Dragon: Behind the Scenes

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