Dojo movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dojo movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, cult film, suspenseful and humorous films and TV shows about / with dojo, martial arts, rivalry, karate, fight, heroes, hand to hand combat, violence, fistfight and brawl plots mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dojo: Cobra Kai (2018), The Art of Self-Defense (2019), Black Belt (2007), Pocket Ninjas (1997), A Dangerous Place (1994), Drunken Master (1978), Balance of Power (1996), Kickin' It (2011), American Kickboxer (1991), The Empty Hands (2017).

List of dojo movies

 8.7
 83K
Cobra Kai (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This Karate Kid sequel series picks up 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the ...
Style: motivational, light, exciting, semi serious
Plot: karate, master apprentice relationship, martial arts, dojo, martial arts training, rivalry, starting over, martial artist, teenager, middle aged man, fight, punch ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: california, southern california
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The Art of Self-Defense (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Casey is attacked at random on the street and enlists in a local dojo led by a charismatic and mysterious Sensei in an effort to learn how to defend himself. What he uncovers is a sinister world of fraternity, violence and hypermasculinity and a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: karate, master warrior, dojo, conspiracy, fascist, beating, gang leader, accountant, female martial artist, martial arts, agoraphobia, manipulative person ...
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No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two feuding brothers (one a policeman, the other a martial arts expert) of different political views, join forces to avenge the death of their father, a retired agent, killed by the mafia.
Style: serious, realistic, intense
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, karate, kung fu, kickboxer, vengeance, master warrior, martial artist, beating, hand to hand combat, fistfight, dojo ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida
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 7.0
 1K
Black Belt (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in 1932, amid the rise of militarism after the establishment of the Manchukuo colony in Northeast China, the story centers on a trio of karateka. Studying under their aging master in a small dojo in the woods of central Kyushu, Choei, Taikan and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karate, martial arts, heroes, soldier, martial arts tournament, vengeance, rivalry, battles, military, tragic hero, samurai, betrayal ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: japan, asia
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Pocket Ninjas (1997)
Genre: Action, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Somewhere in New Jersey, a group masked rollerblading children "save the universe" by training to fight the evil Cobra Khan through a series of action-packed montages. Along the way they hypothesize some slapstick hijinks in a balloon ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, karate, virtual reality, mask, dojo, danger, family, supernatural ability, escapades, adventure, gang, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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A Dangerous Place (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Ethan's older brother Greg is found dead, the police rule the case a suicide, but Ethan suspects foul play stemming from Greg's recent involvement with a martial arts team called the Scorpions. Ethan is also accomplished at martial ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, high school, youth, gang, karate, dojo, juvenile delinquency, assassination, danger, rivalry, crime, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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 7.5
 37K
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: kung fu, martial arts, fighting style, master, alcoholic, discipline, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, drinking, drinking alcohol, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
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Balance of Power (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned down in the street by the gang, he swears revenge. Meanwhile ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, wrestler, dojo, criminal's revenge, gangsters, master criminal, heroes, contests and competitions, good versus evil, master warrior, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
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 6.4
 5K
Kickin' It (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Kickin' It is an American martial arts inspired comedy television series, which debuted on June 13, 2011 on Disney XD. Created and executive produced by Jim O'Doherty, the series is rated TV-Y7 and follows the karate instructor at an ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: karate, martial arts, contests and competitions, underdog, social relations, self discovery, sport, social misfits, rivalry, youth, ambition, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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American Kickboxer (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion B.J. is jailed for an accidental murder thanks to the testimony of his arch-nemesis Denard. A year later, B.J. is released and then challenged by Denard for $100,000. Will B.J. accept and get even with Denard?
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kickboxing, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, beefcake martial arts, vengeance, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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The Empty Hands (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Half-Chinese and half-Japanese Mari Hirakawa is the daughter of a Karate coach. Since her childhood, she was forced under her father's training, and has resented Karate for as long as she can remember--her only wish is to sell the dojo after ...
Plot: karate, martial arts, deaf, daughter, student, battle, children, death, chinese, father, success, match ...
Place: hong kong
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One More Round (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Basically the Christian version of Rocky
Style: christian film
Plot: husband wife relationship, fired from the job, dojo, boxing, boxing gym, ex boxer, salesman, bible, restraining order, christian, boxer, prayer ...
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Karate Bear Fighter (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Masutatsu Oyama is recruited by his former Army friend to work for a crew of gangsters, but when they kill both his girlfriend and his best friend, Oyama flees away to a small town where he both learns lessons in martial arts philosophy from a ...
Plot: karate, martial arts, fistfight, fight, blood splatter, beaten to death, beating, warrior, disarming someone, tough guy, one man army, sword fight ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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Karate for Life (1977)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The last of the Masutatsu Oyama trilogy. Oyama takes a job as a professional wrestler in Okinawa, but when he discovers that he is expected to take a dive, he quits in disgust. However, when a friend finds herself in desperate need of medical ...
Plot: karate, martial arts, gangster, violence, brutality, tough guy, brawl, hand to hand combat, blood splatter, one man army, gore, ambush ...
Place: japan
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 7.0
 3K
Wing Chun (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Wing Chun battles bandits in this magical film that provides as many laughs as it does wallops. Besides horse thieves, Wing Chun must deal with the men around her who simply can't handle a strong, independent woman. ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, kung fu, wiretap, crimes, adventure, strong female presence, wooing, mistaken identity, love triangle, village life, village ...
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Last Hero in China (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!
Style: humorous, epic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, master warrior, martial arts, kidnapping, folk hero, undercover, fighting crime, daring rescue, gang, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
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 4.8
 26K
Tekken (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts tournament, martial arts, ninja, heroes, distopia, vengeance, mortal combat, master warrior, danger, future dystopia, ambition, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: usa
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Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, rescue, samurai, interracial relations, yakuza, gang, partners, tough law enforcer, crime, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, asia, usa, japan
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Shaolin Temple 2: Kids from Shaolin (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two rivaling families live on opposite sides of a river. One of them practices Shaolin kung fu and has only sons, while the other has only daughters and practices the Wu-Tang sword. The father of the Wu-Tang family is so paranoid about the Shaolin ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, master warrior, heroes, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes, love affair, vengeance, daring rescue, crimes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
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 4.1
 4K
Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heroes, martial arts, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, rivalry, intrigue, secret agents, race against time, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, atmospheric, ethnic humor ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, martial arts, danger, on the road, pride and honor, friendship, obsessive quest, katana, master warrior, hip hop, journey ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, okinawa japan, feudal japan
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 6.7
 20K
Redbelt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Is there room for principle in Los Angeles? Mike Terry teaches jujitsu and barely makes ends meet. His Brazilian wife, whose family promotes fights, wants to see Mike in the ring making money, but to him competition is degrading. A woman sideswipes ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, talky ...
Plot: instructor, betrayal, movie star, interracial marriage, martial arts, filmmaking, sport, artists and showbiz, financial problem, hollywood, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Our Man Flint (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, Intelligence Chief Cramden calls in top agent Derek Flint.
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: parody, espionage, chase, mad scientist, spy, secret agents, undercover, heroes, world domination, megalomaniac, faked death, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., new york, rome italy, marseille
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 6.9
 13K
The Mechanic (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a veteran hit man who, owing to his penchant for making his targets' deaths seem like accidents, thinks himself an artist. It's made him very rich, but as he hits middle age, he's so depressed and lonely that he takes ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, assassin, friendship, lock pick, map, lone hero, assassination, drug smuggling, gangsters, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, naples italy, ireland
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 8.7
 1.7M
The Matrix (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 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.
Style: mind bending, philosophical, thought provoking, cerebral, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, chosen one, distopia, man versus machine, alternate reality, hacker, existentialism, virtual reality, save the world, imaginary ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles
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 4.7
 1K
Martial Law (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An undercover cop teams up with a martial-arts expert to stop a gang of drug smugglers and car thieves.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, police, crime, fighting crime, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, rescue, graphic violence, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Martial Law II: Undercover (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sean and Billie are undercover cops and martial arts masters. Investigating the death of a cop, they uncover a deadly ring of murder and corruption at a glitzy nightclub where the rich are entertained by seductive women and protected by martial arts ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, police detective, nightclub, murder, police corruption, reluctant partners, gang, society, partners, tough law enforcer, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
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Champion of Death (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sonny Chiba plays Kyokushin Karate founder Masutatsu Oyama, who unexpectedly arrives at a karate tournament in rags, but wins the tournament. After turning down the chance to fight at future tournaments he returns to his simple village life. He ...
Style: cult film
Plot: karate, violence, chase, gangster, brutality, gun, showdown, soldier, tai chi, pistol, foot chase, blood ...
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 6.6
 10K
Suicide Room (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dominik is an ordinary boy. He's got loads of friends, the hottest girl in school, rich parents and money to spend on brand-name clothes. But one innocent kiss with a mate changes everything. He begins to isolate himself from the outside world, ...
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: suicide, teenage boy, self destructing, escape from reality, fictional reality, addiction, youth, life is a bitch, teenage life, humiliation, gay teenager, cyberspace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, europe
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Black Belt Jones (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jones is a secret agent who has gone into semi-retirement, concentrating instead on teaching the martial arts to inner city youths. The karate school is run by a kindly old coot named Pops ,played by Scatman Crothers. His gambling debts, however, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, chase, heroes, vigilantism, heist, black belt, vengeance, against the odds, school, siblings relations, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, australia, south central los angeles
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