Best martial arts and kung fu movies


No description

Warning. Your email is not confirmed and you won't be able to receive email notifications for subscribed lists. Confirm email
Votes
21 Items
Up 2 Down
The Way of the Dragon 1972
ActionAdventureCrimeDramaThriller

Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and they are unable to defeat him. The syndicate boss hires the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang, but he easily finishes them off. MORE -LESS

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 1 Down
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2000
ActionAdventureDramaFantasyRomance

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 1 Down

Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fei-Hong must fight against the foreigners using his Drunken Boxing style, and overcome his father's antagonism as well. MORE -LESS

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 1 Down
Ip Man 2008
ActionBiographyDramaHistorySport

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung. MORE -LESS

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 1 Down
Seven Samurai 1954
ActionAdventureDrama

A samurai answers a village's request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 1 Down

Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his nation. The son of a great fighter who didn't wish for his child to follow in his footsteps, Huo resolves to teach himself how to fight - and win. MORE -LESS

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 1 Down
Kiss of the Dragon 2001
ActionCrimeDramaThriller

Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Hero 2002
ActionAdventureDramaHistory

One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
The Matrix 1999
ActionSci-fi

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Fist of Legend 1994
ActionDramaThriller

Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in fact military occupation- after reading about the death of his kung-fu master Hou Ting-An in a fight against the Japanese champion Ryuichi Akutagawa. MORE -LESS

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Kung Fu Hustle 2004
ActionComedyCrimeFantasy

Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Sing's actions eventually cause the Axe Gang and the slumlords to engage in an explosive kung-fu battle. Only one side will win and only one hero will emerge as the greatest kung-fu master of all. MORE -LESS

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down

When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Once Upon a Time in China 1991
ActionAdventureBiographyDramaHistory

Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Iron Monkey
ActionCrimeDrama

Iron Monkey is a Hong Kong variation of Robin Hood. Corrupt officials of a Chinese village are robbed by a masked bandit known as "Iron Monkey", named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Governor forces a traveling physician into finding the bandit. The arrival of an evil Shaolin monk, brings the physician and Iron Monkey together to battle the corrupt government. MORE -LESS

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
The Crow 1994
ActionDramaFantasyThriller

Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Blood and Bone 2009
ActionDramaThriller

In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Ip Man 2 2010
ActionBiographyDramaHistorySport

Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the troubled youth of Hong Kong. His growing reputation soon brings challenges from powerful enemies, including pre-eminent Hung Gar master, Hung Quan. However, when corrupt colonial officials stage a life-or-death contest with formidable British boxer, Twister, to humiliate the Chinese people, the masters quickly forget their differences. Soon, the eyes of the nation are on the one man capable of securing a victory-Grandmaster Ip Man! MORE -LESS

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 2003
ActionCrimeThriller

An assassin is shot by her ruthless employer, Bill, and other members of their assassination circle – but she lives to plot her vengeance.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
The One 2001
ActionSci-fiThriller

A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
13 Assassins 2010
ActionAdventureDrama

A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

Add comment
Please login to comment
Up 0 Down
Ip Man: The Final Fight 2013
ActionBiographyDrama

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to defend life and honor, he has no choice but to fight one last time...

Add comment
Please login to comment