The Top 100 Martial Arts Movies of All Time

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Kill Bill Vol. 1

2003    Quentin Tarantino    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Hitman / Assassin Film

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Kill Bill Vol. 2

2004    Quentin Tarantino    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Hitman / Assassin Film

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Enter the Dragon

1973    Robert Clouse    Rated R

Action    Martial Arts

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Big Trouble in Little China

1986    John Carpenter    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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The Raid

2011    Gareth Evans    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Foreign Language Film

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Drunken Master

1978    Woo-ping Yuen    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Hero

2002    Yimou Zhang    Rated PG13

Action    Epic    Foreign Language Film

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Ip Man

2008    Wilson Yip    Not Rated

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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Blade

1998    Stephen Norrington    Rated R

Action    Based-on-Comics    Fantasy

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The Legend of Drunken Master

1994    Chia-Liang Liu    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Black Dynamite

2009    Scott Sanders    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Blaxploitation

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Kung Fu Hustle

2004    Stephen Chow    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Foreign Language Film

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Return of the Dragon

1972    Bruce Lee    Rated R

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

1990    Steve Barron    Rated PG

Action    Based-on-Comics    Fantasy

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House of Flying Daggers

2004    Yimou Zhang    Rated PG13

Action    Costume Romance    Drama

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Police Story

1985    Jackie Chan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Rush Hour

1998    Brett Ratner    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Buddy Film

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Bloodsport

1988    Newt Arnold    Rated R

Action    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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Shaolin Soccer

2001    Stephen Chow    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Kung Fu Panda

2008    John Stevenson    Rated PG

Animation    Comedy    Family

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Ninja Scroll

1993    Yoshiaki Kawajiri    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior

2003    Prachya Pinkaew    Rated PG13

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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The Last Dragon

1985    Michael Schultz    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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The Raid 2: Berandal

2014    Gareth Evans    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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The Chinese Connection

1972    Wei Lo    Rated R

Action    Drama    Martial Arts

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The Twilight Samurai

2002    Yôji Yamada    Not Rated

Action    Costume Romance    Drama

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Fearless

2006    Ronny Yu    Rated PG13

Action    Martial Arts    Period Film

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Rumble in the Bronx

1995    Stanley Tong    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Once Upon a Time in China

1991    Hark Tsui    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

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Game of Death

1978    Robert Clouse    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Martial Arts

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Iron Monkey

1993    Woo-ping Yuen    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Adventure

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District B13

2004    Pierre Morel    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Dystopian Film

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Jackie Chan's Project A

1983    Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Supercop

1992    Stanley Tong    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Fist of Legend

1994    Gordon Chan    Rated R

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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Lady Snowblood

1973    Toshiya Fujita    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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Story of Ricky

1991    Ngai Choi Lam    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Based-on-Comics

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Police Story 2

1988    Jackie Chan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Kung Fu Panda 2

2011    Jennifer Yuh    Rated PG

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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The Protector

2005    Prachya Pinkaew    Rated R

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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The Street Fighter

1974    Shigehiro Ozawa    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Operation Condor

1991    Jackie Chan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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Curse of the Golden Flower

2006    Yimou Zhang    Rated R

Costume Romance    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Rush Hour 2

2001    Brett Ratner    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Buddy Film

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Hard Target

1993    John Woo    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Chase Movie

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Redbelt

2008    David Mamet    Rated R

Action Thriller    Martial Arts    Sports Drama

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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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Ip Man 2

2010    Wilson Yip    Rated PG

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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Blind Fury

1990    Phillip Noyce    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Martial Arts

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Universal Soldier

1992    Roland Emmerich    Rated R

Action    Martial Arts    Science Fiction

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Unleashed

2005    Louis Leterrier    Rated R

Action    Martial Arts

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Kiss of the Dragon

2001    Chris Nahon    Rated R

Thriller    Action Thriller    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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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow

1978    Woo-ping Yuen    Rated PG

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Kick-Ass 2

2013    Jeff Wadlow    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Based-on-Comics

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Versus

2000    Ryûhei Kitamura    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Action Thriller

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Jackie Chan's Who Am I?

1998    Benny Chan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure Comedy

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Out for Justice

1991    John Flynn    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Crime

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Mortal Kombat

1995    Paul W.S. Anderson    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Fantasy

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A Touch of Zen

1971    King Hu    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Adventure Drama

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Jackie Chan's Project A2

1987    Jackie Chan    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Adventure

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Haywire

2011    Steven Soderbergh    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Girls-with-Guns

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Hard to Kill

1990    Bruce Malmuth    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Martial Arts

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Five Deadly Venoms

1978    Cheh Chang    Not Rated

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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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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Once Upon a Time in China 2

1992    Hark Tsui    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Transporter 2

2005    Louis Leterrier    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Girls-with-Guns

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Marked for Death

1990    Dwight H. Little    Rated R

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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Showdown in Little Tokyo

1991    Mark L. Lester    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Detective Film

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Romeo Must Die

2000    Andrzej Bartkowiak    Rated R

Action    Based-on-Shakespeare    Martial Arts

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Cyborg

1989    Albert Pyun    Rated R

Action    Cyberpunk / Tech Noir    Cyborg / Android / Robot

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The Karate Kid

2010    Harald Zwart    Rated PG

Action    Coming-of-Age    Drama

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The One-Armed Swordsman

1967    Cheh Chang    Not Rated

Action    Foreign Language Film    Martial Arts

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The One

2001    James Wong    Rated PG13

Action    Action Thriller    Martial Arts

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Mr. Nice Guy

1997    Sammo Hung    Rated PG13

Action    Action Comedy    Chase Movie

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Double Impact

1991    Sheldon Lettich    Rated R

Action    Martial Arts

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American Ninja

1985    Sam Firstenberg    Rated R

Action    Martial Arts    Ninja Film

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Lionheart

1990    Sheldon Lettich    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Drama

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Rapid Fire

1992    Dwight H. Little    Rated R

Action    Martial Arts

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The Foot Fist Way

2006    Jody Hill    Rated R

Black Comedy    Comedy    Martial Arts

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The Legend

1993    Corey Yuen    Rated R

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Twin Warriors

1993    Woo-ping Yuen    Rated R

Action    Adventure Comedy    Foreign Language Film

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