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, visually appealing, stylized, entertaining, breathtaking and realistic films and TV shows about / with kung fu, martial arts, fight, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, vengeance, chase, mentor 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: Drunken Master (1978), The Way of the Dragon (1972), Chocolate (2008), Kung Fu (2021), Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019), The Young Master (1980), Enter the Dragon (1973), Fearless (2006), Kung Fu Panda (2008), The Legend (1993).

List of kung fu movies

 7.4
 40K
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, funny, exciting, entertaining, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, discipline, alcoholic, transformation, teacher, master, redemption, fight, undisciplined, wu shu, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: asia, china, tokyo, hong kong
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The Way of the Dragon (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 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: breathtaking, humorous, talky, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, master warrior, lone hero, gang, gangsters, culture clash, vengeance, bully, karate, chinese mafia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, hong kong, china, tokyo ...
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 6.9
 18K
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: brutal, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, debt, autism, fight, hitman, yakuza, treatment, financial problem, tough girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: thailand, tokyo, japan, hong kong, asia
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 5.3
 4K
Kung Fu (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master warrior, one against many, fighting crime, showdown, heroine, strong female lead, criminal, lynching, battles, heroes ...
Place: china, san francisco
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Ip Man 4: The Finale (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: inspirational, uplifting, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, wing chun, master warrior, fight, chinese, human spirit, martial arts school, philosophy, warrior, duel, racism ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, china, hong kong, san francisco, california
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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, stylized, light, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, adventure, on the run, fight, mentor, kung fu master, chase, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, hong kong, japan
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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, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, master warrior, martial arts tournament, lone hero, revenge, island, fight, tough heroes, shaolin monk, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles, california ...
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 7.6
 76K
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
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: intense, epic, inspirational, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, redemption, friendship, martial arts tournament, qing dynasty, childhood, fight, exile, life philosophy, warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, shanghai ...
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 7.6
 462K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, entertaining, humorous, fairy tale, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, talking animals, mentor, adventure, chosen one, animals, transformation, good versus evil, goofy hero, unlikely friendships, warrior ...
Time: year 2008, 2000s
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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 7.1
 8K
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: sexy, humorous, stylized, affectionate, visually appealing ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, wu shu, fight, romance, medieval, violence, martial artist, tai chi, destiny, vengeance, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
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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, thought provoking, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, shaolin, martial arts, shaolin kung fu, fight, martial artist, kung fu classic, samurai, vengeance, rebellion, medieval, sword fight ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, tokyo, japan, hong kong, asia
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 7.0
 55K
Ip Man 3 (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, stylized, entertaining, scenic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, wing chun, fight scenes, martial arts school, fight, gang, mentor, culture clash, cancer, mythology, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
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 7.7
 139K
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: humorous, stylized, surreal, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, gang, lone hero, mob boss, kung fu fighting, violent, bully, murder ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, shanghai
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 8.0
 222K
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: heroic, captivating, exciting, uplifting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, human spirit, wing chun, warrior, courage, bravery, martial artist, sino japanese war, fight, training ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1937
Place: china, ancient china, tokyo, japan, hong kong ...
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 7.3
 80K
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 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, entertaining, funny, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, soccer, kung fu, football, sport, underdog, shaolin, silly humor, fight, love story, mentor, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, tokyo, china, asia
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The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, farce, martial artist, kung fu master, boxing, fight, heroes, fistfight, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
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Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 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: neurotic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, lawyer, factory, art, cons and scams, dishonesty, courtroom, gangsters, chase, one man army ...
Time: 80s
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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, superhero, kung fu, martial artist, warrior, fight, female martial artist, giant monster, tough guy, monster, assassin, portal ...
Time: 21st century, future, year 1996, 2020s, 90s
Place: china, usa, san francisco, north america
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 7.1
 156K
Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
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, humorous, witty, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, chick flick, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kung fu, talking animals, martial arts, good versus evil, dragon, anthropomorphism, fight scenes, adventure, fantasy world, animals, animal protagonist, mentor ...
Time: year 2016, 2010s
Place: china, ancient china
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The Final Master (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Determined to pass down his art, the Final Master of Wing Chun is caught in a power struggle with malicious local officials and ultimately must choose between personal honor and his master’s dying wish.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: kung fu, wing chun, martial arts training, martial arts, master warrior, martial arts school, rivalry, wartime life, battles, medieval, culture clash, warrior ...
Time: year 1932, 1930s
Place: china
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Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler's extravagant public birthday celebration. Two other men from the south Shaolin temple also set out to assassinate the ruler, but all three fail and are ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, kung fu, shaolin monk, master warrior, kung fu master, buddha, one against many, heroes, soldier, shaolin kung fu, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
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 6.4
 11K
Kung Fu Jungle (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: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, serial killer, police investigation, lone hero, prison, character study, good versus evil, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, japan, tokyo, asia
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Dragon Tiger Gate (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
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, scenic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, superhero, adventure, destiny, vengeance, heroic mission, siblings relations, rivalry, master villain, gang, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also defend Dr. Sun Yat ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, sexy, melancholic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, kung fu master, master warrior, fight, dalmatian, samurai, heroes, hopes, folk hero, tai chi ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, tokyo, japan, hong kong, las vegas ...
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 7.5
 105K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, wing chun, fight, martial artist, pride and honor, contests and competitions, warrior, courage, poverty, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, tokyo, japan, china, england ...
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 7.0
 265K
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: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, reluctant partners, kung fu, two man army, chase, fight scenes, police investigation, fbi, kidnapping, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: los angeles, hong kong, california, china, usa
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Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: feel good, light, sincere, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, female warrior, kung fu, disney princess, tough girl, travel, female protagonist, creature, imaginary kingdom, sword, magic, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, asia, southeast asia
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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, bruce lee, filmmaking, actor's life, culture clash, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, training, american dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: hong kong, los angeles, san francisco, china, california ...
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The Grand Grandmaster (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The grand master Fei Lung lost everything after he got defeated by Chun. To regain his reputation, Fei Lung challenges her to a final fight. Much to his surprise, he gradually falls in love with Chun. Will he be able to win both Chun’s heart and ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: kung fu, boxing, fight, romantic rivalry, romantic relationship, male female relationship, title bout, showdown, rivals, rivalry, relationships, contests and competitions ...
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 7.5
 24K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: intense, harsh, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, fight, vengeance, sword fight, violence, brutality, visceral, kung fu master, master warrior, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo, hong kong
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