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, entertaining, stylized, realistic, breathtaking and harsh films and TV shows about / with martial arts, fight scenes, kung fu, mentor, dialogue, violence, storytelling, rivalry, vengeance and hand to hand combat plots mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres shot in Hong Kong, USA, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as kung fu: Kung Fu Panda (2008), Enter the Dragon (1973), Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016), Shaolin Soccer (2001), Ip Man 3D (2015), The Young Master (1980), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Birth of the Dragon (2016), Drunken Master (1978), Rush Hour (1998).

List of kung fu movies

 7.6
 375K
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, inspirational, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: mentor, kung fu, martial arts, chosen one, transformation, goofy hero, adventure, family, warrior, master, tiger, panda ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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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: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, island, shaolin, spy, tough heroes, contests and competitions, drug lord, master apprentice relationship, strong man, fighting movie ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, california, china
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 7.1
 113K
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: funny, entertaining, light, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: kung fu, anthropomorphism, fantasy world, village, talking animals, good versus evil, dragon, panda, martial arts, fight scenes, father son reunion, adventure ...
Place: china, ancient china
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 7.3
 68K
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, funny, entertaining, light, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, soccer, sport, underdog, kung fu, shaolin, contests and competitions, sport team, against the odds, football, follow your dream, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
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 7.1
 37K
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, martial arts, martial arts school, fight scenes, mentor, protection, mentor protege relationship, culture clash, gangs, love and romance, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo
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The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 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, on the run, kung fu, adventure, chase, nothing goes right, school, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, one against many, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, rough, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, martial arts, danger, warrior, one man army, journey, master warrior, squad, peril, mentor, organized crime, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
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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: based on true events, factual, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: kung fu, athlete's life, martial arts, destiny, fight scenes, heroes, rivals, family relations, sporting event, rivalry
Time: 1960s
Place: usa
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 7.6
 32K
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, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, teachers and students, coming of age, dojo, master, troublemaker, cult, sake, uncle, youth, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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 7.0
 218K
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, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, martial arts, two man army, chase, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, kidnapping, ransom, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
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Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, supermarket, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, rescue, martial artist, gangster, hostage, street gang, foot chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
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 7.6
 24K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, chases and races, car chase, murder, crime, drug lord, law enforcement, goofy hero, kung fu, corrupt law enforcer, police protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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 7.8
 115K
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
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, epic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, magic, gang, murder, grudge, axe, gang war, bully, first love, robbery, thief ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, shanghai china
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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, shaolin kung fu, vengeance, monk, patriotism, master warrior, adventure, tragic hero, teachers and students, government ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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 7.6
 15K
Iron Monkey (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, martial arts, kung fu, robin hood, monk, master warrior, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, folk hero, parents and children, rich and poor ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
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The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, virtual reality, cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, kung fu, martial arts, chosen one, rebel, computer virus, dream ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003 ...
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Kung Fu Killer (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, kung fu, master warrior, police investigation, deadly, heroes, rivalry, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
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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, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, burned alive, emperor, romance, adventure, parents and children, danger, dishonesty, heroes, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
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 7.7
 69K
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong
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: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, friendship, patriotism, exile, kung fu, redemption, duel, beggar, restaurant, tea, childhood ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: china, asia, shanghai, shanghai china, hong kong ...
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The Grandmaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip ...
Style: stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu master, starvation, loss of daughter, fist fighting, master warrior, heroes, contests and competitions, wartime life, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the 'Dancing Lion Competition' to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, exciting, comic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu master, culture clash, school, master villain, assassination, heroic mission, colonialism, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, tragic hero, kung fu, vengeance, brutality, revenge, kung fu master, nunchaku, honor, brawl, tough guy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, china, japan, shanghai, hong kong ...
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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: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, kung fu master, rivalry, idealism, racism, culture clash, sect, congress, heroic mission, revolution ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, las vegas ...
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Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, chase, kung fu, magic, good versus evil, truck driver, chinatown, race against time, airport, rescue, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, hong kong
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Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Picking up after the events of Never Back Down 2, former MMA champion Case Walker is on the comeback trail to become champion once again.
Style: entertaining, inspirational, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, sport, mixed martial arts, fight, hand to hand combat, kung fu, martial arts training, fight scenes, tournament, martial artist, fighting movie, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four beautiful rivals at an invitation-only martial-arts tournament join forces against a sinister threat. Princess Kasumi is an aristocratic warrior trained by martial-arts masters. Tina Armstrong is a wrestling superstar. Helena Douglas is an ...
Style: sexy, exciting, light, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, island, ninja, competition, fight, tournament, friendship, contests and competitions, master warrior, adventure, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
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The Spy Next Door (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former CIA spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau. And when one of the youngsters accidentally downloads a top-secret formula, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, secret agents, martial arts, mischievous children, undercover, family, when the parents are away, spy, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
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Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, one man army, wheelchair, texas ranger, fbi, kidnapping, lone wolves, vengeance, parent child relationship, killing a dog, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
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 5.5
 4K
Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, hospital, kung fu, slasher, serial killer, mad scientist, survival, sheriff, taekwondo, hand to hand combat, regeneration ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Style: exciting, serious, philosophical, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artificial intelligence, virtual reality, chosen one, man versus machine, cyberpunk, martial arts, warrior, philosophy, mission, freedom, self sacrifice, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, 23rd century, 2000s
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