The Top 100 Martial Arts Movies of All Time

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4

Enter the Dragon 1973, 110 min.

Robert Clouse     Starring: Bruce LeeJim KellyJohn Saxon

Action    Martial Arts

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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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The Raid 2011, 101 min.

Gareth Evans     Starring: Iko UwaisJoe TaslimDoni Alamsyah

Action    Action Thriller    Foreign Language Film

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Ip Man 2008, 106 min.

Wilson Yip     Starring: Donnie YenSimon YamSiu-Wong Fan

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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Drunken Master 1978, 111 min.

Woo-ping Yuen     Starring: Dean ShekYuen Shun-YiJackie Chan

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Hero 2002, 99 min.

Yimou Zhang     Starring: Jet LiTony Leung Chiu WaiMaggie Cheung

Action    Epic    Foreign Language Film

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The Raid 2: Berandal 2014, 148 min.

Gareth Evans     Starring: Iko UwaisYayan RuhianArifin Putra

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Blade 1998, 120 min.

Stephen Norrington     Starring: Wesley SnipesKris KristoffersonStephen Dorff

Action    Based-on-Comics    Fantasy

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Police Story 1985, 90 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: Jackie ChanBrigitte LinMaggie Cheung

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Rush Hour 1998, 97 min.

Brett Ratner     Starring: Chris TuckerTom WilkinsonElizabeth Peña

Action    Action Comedy    Buddy Film

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Kung Fu Panda 2008, 92 min.

John Stevenson     Starring: Jack BlackDustin HoffmanAngelina Jolie

Animation    Comedy    Family

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Shaolin Soccer 2001, 87 min.

Stephen Chow     Starring: Stephen ChowMan Tat NgYin Tse

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Ninja Scroll 1993, 94 min.

Yoshiaki Kawajiri     Starring: Koichi YamaderaEmi Shinohara

Action    Animation    Anime

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The Chinese Connection 1972, 107 min.

Wei Lo     Starring: Bruce LeeNora MiaoJames Tien

Action    Drama    Martial Arts

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The Last Dragon 1985, 109 min.

Michael Schultz     Starring: TaimakVanityChristopher Murney

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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The Twilight Samurai 2002, 129 min.

Yôji Yamada     Starring: Nenji KobayashiHiroshi KanbeMiki Itou

Action    Costume Romance    Drama

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Fearless 2006, 103 min.

Ronny Yu     Starring: Dong YongPaw Hee-chingNathan Jones

Action    Martial Arts    Period Film

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Rumble in the Bronx 1995, 104 min.

Stanley Tong     Starring: Jackie ChanBill TungGarvin Cross

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Once Upon a Time in China 1991, 134 min.

Hark Tsui     Starring: Jet LiBiao Yuen

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

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Game of Death 1978, 100 min.

Robert Clouse     Starring: Bruce LeeDean JaggerColleen Camp

Action    Action Thriller    Martial Arts

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Iron Monkey 1993, 85 min.

Woo-ping Yuen     Starring: Rongguang YuDonnie YenJean Wang

Action Thriller    Action    Adventure Comedy

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Supercop 1992, 96 min.

Stanley Tong     Starring: Jackie ChanMichelle YeohMaggie Cheung

Action    Action Comedy    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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Kung Fu Panda 2 2011, 90 min.

Jennifer Yuh     Starring: Jack BlackDustin HoffmanAngelina Jolie

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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Rush Hour 2 2001, 90 min.

Brett Ratner     Starring: Chris TuckerJohn LoneZhang Ziyi

Action    Action Comedy    Buddy Film

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Operation Condor 1991, 92 min.

Jackie Chan     Starring: Kenn GoodmanShoko IkedaEva Cobo

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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Ip Man 2 2010, 108 min.

Wilson Yip     Starring: Donnie YenSimon YamSammo Hung

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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Redbelt 2008, 99 min.

David Mamet     Starring: Tim AllenAlice BragaRodrigo Santoro

Action Thriller    Martial Arts    Sports Drama

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Unleashed 2005, 103 min.

Louis Leterrier     Starring: Bob HoskinsKerry CondonMorgan Freeman

Action    Martial Arts

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Wheels on Meals 1984, 100 min.

Sammo Hung     Starring: Lola FornerSammo HungBiao Yuen

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure 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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Dragons Forever 1988, 102 min.

Sammo Hung, Corey Yuen     Starring: Deannie YipWah YuenSammo Hung

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Versus 2000, 119 min.

Ryûhei Kitamura     Starring: Tak SakaguchiHideo SakakiChieko Misaka

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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A Touch of Zen 1971, 200 min.

King Hu     Starring: Ying BaiBilly ChanPing-Yu Chang

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

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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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Out for Justice 1991, 91 min.

John Flynn     Starring: Steven SeagalWilliam ForsytheGina Gershon

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Once Upon a Time in China 2 1992, 113 min.

Hark Tsui     Starring: Jet LiRosamund KwanDonnie Yen

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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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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The One 2001, 87 min.

James Wong     Starring: Jet LiCarla GuginoDelroy Lindo

Action    Action Thriller    Martial Arts

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The Karate Kid 2010, 135 min.

Harald Zwart     Starring: Taraji P. HensonJackie ChanRongguang Yu

Action    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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American Ninja 1985, 95 min.

Sam Firstenberg     Starring: Steve JamesJudie AronsonGuich Koock

Action    Martial Arts    Ninja Film

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The Legend 1993, 106 min.

Corey Yuen     Starring: Jet LiJosephine SiaoMichelle Reis

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Come Drink with Me 1966, 95 min.

King Hu     Starring: Pei-pei ChengHua YuehHung Lieh Chen

Action    Adventure    Fantasy

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