Kung fu movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant kung fu movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, stylized, serious, visually appealing, realistic and breathtaking films and TV shows about / with kung fu, martial arts, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, fight, hand to hand combat, vengeance, martial artist and violence plots mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres shot in Hong Kong, China, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as kung fu: Ip Man 3D (2015), Drunken Master (1978), Chocolate (2008), Enter the Dragon (1973), Ip Man 4 (2019), The Way of the Dragon (1972), The Legend (1993), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Kung Fu Killer (2014), Fearless (2006).

List of kung fu movies

 7.1
 47K
Ip Man 3D (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.
Style: breathtaking, twists and turns, entertaining, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, fight scenes, martial arts, martial arts school, gang, mentor, mentor protege relationship, culture clash, gangs, love and romance, parents and children, protection ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
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 7.5
 36K
Drunken Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fighting style, master, alcoholic, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, drinking, battles, discipline, battle ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
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 6.9
 17K
Chocolate (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An autistic woman with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, debt, martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, autism, treatment, financial problem, yakuza, rage, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, master warrior, island, tough heroes, spy, drug lord, contests and competitions, fighting movie, good versus evil, strong man ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, china, california ...
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 7.1
 21K
Ip Man 4 (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ip Man 4 is an upcoming Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip and produced by Raymond Wong. It is the fourth in the Ip Man film series based on the life of the Wing Chun grandmaster of the same name and features Donnie Yen ...
Style: based on true events, uplifting, inspirational, atmospheric, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, master warrior, human spirit, warrior, philosophy, mentor, fighting movie, immigrants, martial arts, one man army, idealism, training ...
Place: china
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gang, gangsters, heroes, restaurant, vengeance, culture clash, sniper, master warrior, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, china, hong kong, europe ...
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 7.2
 7K
The Legend (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on a mission to retrieve a list ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, heroes, emperor, burned alive, cross dressing, romance, righting the wronged, couples, dishonesty, hopes, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
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 7.5
 410K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, intense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mentor, chosen one, adventure, kung fu, talking animals, goofy hero, martial arts, warrior, master warrior, panda, transformation, training ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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 6.5
 10K
Kung Fu Killer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, heroes, deadly, rivalry, master warrior, law enforcement, psychopath, fight, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
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 7.6
 72K
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, friendship, exile, martial arts tournament, hopes, patriotism, redemption, childhood, responsibility, warrior ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, japan, shanghai china ...
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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, shaolin, martial arts, shaolin kung fu, master warrior, monk, patriotism, vengeance, rebellion, deadly weapon, power relations, injustice ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty ...
Style: exciting, neurotic, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, lawyer, fight, dishonesty, cons and scams, hand to hand combat, fistfight, gangsters, courtroom, gangster ...
Time: 80s
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 8.0
 208K
Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, uplifting, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, human spirit, warrior, fist fighting, kung fu, courage, bravery, invasion, training, heroic, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 130K
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.
Style: light, funny, colourful, entertaining, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking animals, fight scenes, kung fu, anthropomorphism, good versus evil, fantasy world, village, dragon, adventure, friendship, panda, father son reunion ...
Place: china, ancient china
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 7.3
 73K
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, soccer, underdog, kung fu, sport, sport team, shaolin, contests and competitions, against the odds, follow your dream, football, coach ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
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Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tan Jen-chieh’s life spins out of control when he’s forced into exile to clear his name following the murder of his adopted father. He’s hunted in the streets. His lover, Butterfly, turns to prostitution. And his father’s likely killer – a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, heroes, rivalry, crimes, one man army, master warrior, vigilantism, vengeance, gangsters, gang, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 1900s
Place: asia
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 7.7
 125K
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, kung fu, heroes, martial arts, murder, bully, mob boss, robbery, vengeance, rivalry, chaos, success ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, shanghai china, shanghai
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 7.0
 235K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, fbi, unlikely friendships, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, fish out of water, ransom, chase, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1997
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, california, united states ...
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Dragon Tiger Gate (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dragon Tiger Gate is a 2006 Hong Kong martial arts-action film directed by Wilson Yip and featuring fight choreography by Donnie Yen, who also stars in the film. The film is based on the popular Hong Kong manhua, Oriental Heroes, which bears the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, triad, adventure, heroic mission, siblings relations, danger, crimes, superhero, leadership, master villain, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.0
 737
Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, escapades, track down, tough heroes, race against time, crimes, rivalry, duel, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: asia, china
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The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bruce lee, martial arts, kung fu, actor's life, rising to stardom, follow your dream, ambition, cultural icon, rivalry, society, lifestyle, instructor ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: asia, usa, china, hong kong
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Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu, kung fu classic, rescue, adventure, danger, memory loss, fish out of water, rivalry, fighting crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, asia, hong kong, san francisco, usa ...
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The Young Vagabond (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One of the great kung-fu film characters is "Beggar Su," a legendary Ching Dynasty figure who was also a member of the famous Ten Kwangtung Tigers. Little-known director Liu Shih-yu uses the best kung-fu actors Shaw Studios had to offer to ...
Style: biting, suspense
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, drunkenness, birthday party, broom, secret, villain turns good, brothel, underwater, brother brother relationship, translation, crying woman ...
Place: china
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 6.9
 18K
Shaolin (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords try to expand their power by warring over neighboring lands. Fuelled by his success on the battlefield, young and arrogant Hao Jie sneers at Shaolin's masters when he beats one of them in a duel. ...
Style: serious, stylized, bleak, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: monk, martial arts, shaolin monk, martial artist, state affairs, dictatorship, conquering, duel, regret, violence, warlord, shaolin ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
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 4.7
 238
The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, russian mafia, hand to hand combat, kung fu, gunfight, criminal's revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traitor who killed his father. ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, vengeance, coming of age, adventure, obsessive quest, tough heroes, monk, heroic mission, monastery ...
Place: china, asia
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Birth of the Dragon (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial artist Wong Jack Man.
Style: factual, based on true events, exciting, inspirational, suspense ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, athlete's life, heroes, destiny, fight scenes, rivalry, sporting event, rivals, family relations
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: usa
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Kebab Connection (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Hamburg, Ibrahim "Ibo" Secmez, of Turkish descent, wants to direct the first German kung-fu movie. For now, he makes commercials for his uncle's kebab restaurant. Titzie, an aspiring actress and Ibo's German girlfriend, finds ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: gangsters, audition, pregnancy, kung fu, culture clash, fall in love, contests and competitions, movie business, babies and infants, cooking and food, taxi driver, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary
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Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: China, USA, Hong Kong, Germany, Greece
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to keep his promise to an aging kung fu master, Fu the Rabbit must venture out of the comfort of his kitchen and team up with Penny, a kung fu prodigy, on a heroic quest to save their kung fu academy.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: rabbit, good versus evil, master warrior, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, kung fu, silly humor, escapades, family, heroes, danger ...
Place: china
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