The Best Martial Arts Movies of the 1980s

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Big Trouble in Little China

1986    John Carpenter    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Police Story

1985    Jackie Chan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Bloodsport

1988    Newt Arnold    Rated R

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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The Last Dragon

1985    Michael Schultz    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Jackie Chan's Project A

1983    Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Police Story 2

1988    Jackie Chan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Blind Fury

1989    Phillip Noyce    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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Wheels on Meals

1984    Sammo Hung    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure Comedy

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Kickboxer

1989    Mark DiSalle, David Worth    Rated R

Action    Martial Arts

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Armour Of God

1987    Jackie Chan    Rated R

Adventure Comedy    Comedy    Foreign Language Film

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Dragons Forever

1988    Sammo Hung, Corey Yuen    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Best of the Best

1989    Robert Radler    Rated PG13

Action    Martial Arts    Sports Drama

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Jackie Chan's Project A2

1987    Jackie Chan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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Fist of the North Star

1986    Tooyoo Ashida    Rated R

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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Lone Wolf McQuade

1983    Steve Carver    Rated PG

Action    Action Thriller    Martial Arts

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The Karate Kid, Part III

1989    John G. Avildsen    Rated PG

Action    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Cyborg

1989    Albert Pyun    Rated R

Action    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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American Ninja

1985    Sam Firstenberg    Rated R

Action    Martial Arts    Ninja Film

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Revenge of the Ninja

1983    Sam Firstenberg    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Martial Arts

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