The Best Martial Arts Movies of the 1980s

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The Karate Kid 1984, 126 min.

John G. Avildsen     Starring: Ralph MacchioPat MoritaElisabeth Shue

Action    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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Police Story 1985, 90 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: Jackie ChanBrigitte LinMaggie Cheung

Action Comedy    Action Thriller    Action

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The Last Dragon 1985, 109 min.

Michael Schultz     Starring: TaimakVanityChristopher Murney

Action Comedy    Action    Comedy

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Police Story 2 1988, 101 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: Bill TungBenny LaiJackie Chan

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Wheels on Meals 1984, 100 min.

Sammo Hung     Starring: Lola FornerSammo HungBiao Yuen

Action Comedy    Action    Adventure Comedy

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Dragons Forever 1988, 102 min.

Sammo Hung, Corey Yuen     Starring: Deannie YipWah YuenSammo Hung

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Blind Fury 1989, 86 min.

Phillip Noyce     Starring: Rutger HauerTerry O'QuinnBrandon Call

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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Best of the Best 1989, 97 min.

Robert Radler     Starring: Eric RobertsJames Earl JonesSally Kirkland

Action    Drama    Martial Arts

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Jackie Chan's Project A2 1987, 101 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: David LamRosamund KwanCarina Lau

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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The Young Master 1980, 93 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: Jackie ChanBiao YuenPai Wei

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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