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The list contains the best, new and most relevant martial arts movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, entertaining, realistic, stylized, humorous and serious films and TV shows about / with martial arts, rivalry, violence, heroes, fight scenes, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, hand to hand combat and brutality plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as martial arts: Into the Badlands (2015), Warrior (2011), Ip Man 3D (2015), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Shaolin Soccer (2001), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), The Quest (1996), The Monkey King 3 (2018), Jackie Chan Adventures (2000), Charlie's Angels (2000).
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Samurai Champloo
Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Japan
24 min.
 8.6
Kung Fu Panda
Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
USA
92 min.
 7.6
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The Monkey King 3
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
China, Hong Kong
114 min.
 5.5
Black Water
Action, Drama, Thriller
Canada
104 min.
 4.6

List of martial arts movies

Into the Badlands
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, danger, blood, murder, heroes, rivalry, fantasy world, brutality, betrayal, death ...
Place: feudal japan
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 8.2
 389K
Warrior
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, martial arts, family drama, sport, fight scenes, mentor, contests and competitions, teacher, happy ending, courage, training, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, iraq, atlantic city new jersey
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 7.1
 36K
Ip Man 3D
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, disturbing, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight scenes, mentor, martial arts school, mentor protege relationship, protection, culture clash, gangsters, gangs, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo
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 7.6
 361K
Kung Fu Panda
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, inspirational, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, mentor, adventure, goofy hero, family, unlikely friendships, transformation, talking animals, warrior, life philosophy, monkey ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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 7.3
 66K
Shaolin Soccer
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, football, kung fu, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, sport team, shaolin, against the odds, follow your dream, fight scenes, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A quartet of mutated humanoid turtles clash with an uprising criminal gang of ninjas
Style: exciting, light, humorous, entertaining, comic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, mentor, mutant, master villain, comics, save the day, good versus evil, secret identity, friendship, transformation, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.5
 21K
The Quest
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, contests and competitions, fight scenes, against the odds, ambition, escapades, rivalry, island, mixed martial arts, one man army, mentor ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new york, himalaya, asia, tibet, thailand
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The Monkey King 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The third installment of the blockbuster fantasy series sees the return of the Monkey King (Aaron Kwok) in his most action-packed adventure yet! While continuing their epic journey to the West, the Monkey King and his companions are taken captive by ...
Style: suspense, humorous, exciting, surprise ending, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: martial arts, fight scenes, good versus evil, fight, magic, rescue, supernatural ability, love, death, heroic mission, woman in danger, monk ...
Place: china
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Jackie Chan Adventures
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jackie Chan Adventures is an American animated television series chronicling the adventures of a fictionalized version of action film star Jackie Chan. Many of the episodes contain references to Chan's actual works. This series ran on ...
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, danger, heroes, archaeologist, heroic mission, family, uncle niece relationship, curses spells and rituals, tough girl, criminal syndicate ...
Time: contemporary
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Charlie's Angels
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, kick-butt women, fighting crime, fight scenes, heroic mission, chase, women, partners, female friendship, working undercover, mixed martial arts, undercover agent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 212K
Rush Hour
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, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, martial arts, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, chase, police, verbal byplay, crime, adventure, two man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, china, california
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Samurai Champloo
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, atmospheric, thought provoking, captivating, ethnic humor ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, martial arts, on the road, road trip, danger, friendship, search for father, pride and honor, obsessive quest, master warrior, redemption ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan
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 6.3
 174K
Transporter 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Professional driver Frank Martin is living in Miami, where he is temporarily filling in for a friend as the chauffeur for a government narcotics control policymaker and his family. The young boy in the family is targeted for kidnapping, and Frank ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, martial arts, lone hero, fight scenes, race against time, mentor, chases and races, danger, war on drugs, bodyguard, deadly virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, france
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 6.7
 88K
Iron Fist
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, martial arts, heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, save the day, super powers, danger, escapades, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.2
 37K
Bleach
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, ghost, martial arts, supernatural ability, heroes, life after death, destiny, danger, imaginary, teenage life, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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 4.6
 2K
Black Water
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: martial arts, submarine, violence, cia, murder, danger, dishonesty, blood, brutality, betrayal
Time: contemporary
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 6.5
 299K
The Expendables
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bloody, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sniper, mercenary, heroic mission, fight scenes, master warrior, partners, gunfight, chase, blood, explosions, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: latin america, somalia
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 6.2
 38K
Big Stan
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rob Schneider writes and stars in this comedy about a nerdy con man whose swindling ways land him a stiff prison sentence. Terrified at the prospect of being raped in prison he enlists the aid of a mysterious kung-fu expert to teach him how to fight.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Plot: prison, prison life, martial arts, confined, dishonesty, parody, master warrior, mentor, transformation, guru, corruption, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Brotherhood of the Wolf
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.
Style: gothic, exciting, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: beast, conspiracy, werewolf, martial arts, vengeance, blood, murder, countryside, adventure, legends and myths, twists & turns, revolution ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, canada, europe
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The Spy Next Door
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, entertaining, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: spy, mischievous children, family, martial arts, secret agents, when the parents are away, espionage, nanny, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, hong kong
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 6.5
 95K
Homefront
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, drug dealer, ex law enforcer, father daughter relationship, martial arts, crimes, gunfight, tough heroes, undercover cop, crime, small town, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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Walker, Texas Ranger
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Walker, Texas Ranger is an American television action crime drama series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis, both starring Chuck Norris as a member of the Texas Ranger Division. The show aired on CBS in the spring of 1993, with the first season ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, tough law enforcer, heroes, martial arts, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, good versus evil, vigilante, interracial friendship, love interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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 5.6
 77K
The Pacifier
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains hidden in the kids' house.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, children, family in danger, special agents, martial arts, mischievous children, nanny, witnessing a crime, fish out of water, disorder, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.4
 385K
Black Panther
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Africa, South Korea, Australia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: suspense, futuristic, stylized, intense, surprise ending
Plot: superhero, martial arts, king, warrior, good versus evil, panther, black hero, technology, spy, loss of father, revenge, chase ...
Time: year 1992, 2010s, future, 1990s
Place: africa, oakland california, mine, nigeria, south korea
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Falcon Rising
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, chases and races, master warrior, vengeance, danger, gangsters, marine, track down, urban ghetto, rage, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, funny, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, mutation, fight scenes, family, master villain, martial arts, superhero, turtle, ninja, rat, enemy, genetically altered ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 362K
Arrow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, masked vigilante, fighting crime, double life, heroes, martial arts, righting the wronged, undercover, arrow, crime fighter, billionaire, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.5
 93K
Safe
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, entertaining, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, mafia, gangsters, gunfight, organized crime, police corruption, revenge, kidnapping, lone wolves, martial arts, chase, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.5
 56K
Blindspot
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: memory loss, fbi, investigation, tattoo, crime, puzzle, martial arts, killings, strong female character, bomb, terrorist, attack ...
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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: English aristocrat Lara Croft is skilled in hand-to-hand combat and in the middle of a battle with a secret society. The shapely archaeologist moonlights as a tomb raider to recover lost antiquities and meets her match in the evil Powell, who's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, kick-butt women, chase, good versus evil, fight scenes, archaeology, lone hero, heroic mission, fantasy world, artifact, tomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, cambodia, siberia
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