Hand to hand combat movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant hand to hand combat movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating and serious films and TV shows about / with hand to hand combat, martial arts, danger, violence, chase, fistfight, gunfight, heroes, brawl and revenge plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hand to hand combat: Executive Decision (1996), Agent Carter (2015), Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018), Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016), Momentum (2015), Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), Million Dollar Heiress (1984), Mile 22 (2018), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), The Foreigner (2017).

List of hand to hand combat movies

Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, rescue, hostage, explosion, violence, surveillance, bomb, hand to hand combat, ransom, deception ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
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 8.0
 64K
Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, special agents, hand to hand combat, adventure, tough girl, female agent, danger, escapades, government agency, investigation, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
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Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world's most impenetrable prisons. When his most trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, hand to hand combat, prison escape, danger, betrayal, secret place, friends, shooting, teamwork, rubik's cube, martial arts, robot ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, chechnya, shanghai china, bangkok thailand
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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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 5.5
 12K
Momentum (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, robbery, female protagonist, money, hand to hand combat, regret, ambush, deception, brutality, disguise, violence ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
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Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
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, exciting, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, martial arts, martial artist, tough law enforcer, crime, heroes, district attorney, police investigation, law enforcement, ex soldier, partners against crime, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, martial arts, chinese, van, skateboard, adventure, buddies, private detective, danger, daring rescue, escapades, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
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 6.1
 43K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, black ops, martial arts, political corruption, secret agent, danger, machismo, terrorist, gunfight, betrayal, surveillance, terrorist group ...
Time: 2010s
Place: southeast asia
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, genocide, sacrifice, magic, battlefield, teleportation, magical object, supervillain, throne, super villain, team, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, africa, manhattan new york city, scotland
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 7.0
 79K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: terrorism, revenge, bomb, justice, one against many, tough guy, obsession, death of daughter, politics, mercilessness, terrorist, dark past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, northern ireland, scotland yard, big ben london, usa ...
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 5.6
 5K
Cat Run (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: private detective, assassination attempt, assassin, on the run, female killer, uncover truth, femme fatale, woman in danger, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, montenegro, spain, britain ...
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 7.5
 294K
Equilibrium (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a dystopian future, a totalitarian regime maintains peace by subduing the populace with a drug, and displays of emotion are punishable by death. A man in charge of enforcing the law rises to overthrow the system.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, rebellion, fighting the system, utopia, society, resistance, totalitarianism, betrayal, gunfight, human nature, battles, violence ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: china, beijing china
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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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Ip Man 4 (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong
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, atmospheric, inspirational, uplifting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, mentor, master warrior, human spirit, fighting movie, idealism, philosophy, morality, training, good versus evil, warrior, one man army ...
Place: china
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The Night Comes for Us (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knife fight, lone hero, one man army, peril, martial arts, hitman, hand to hand combat, fight scenes, massacre, dark hero, brutality, master warrior ...
Place: indonesia
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Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eric and Kurt Sloane are the descendants of a well-known Venice, California-based family of martial artists. Kurt, the younger of the two, has always been in his brother Eric’s shadow, and despite his talent has been told he lacks the instinct ...
Style: inspirational, suspenseful, road movie, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, vengeance, mentor, martial arts training, mixed martial arts, fight scenes, muscleman, hand to hand combat, fistfight, revenge, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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The New Legends of Monkey (2018)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Follow a teenage girl and a trio of fallen gods on a perilous journey as they attempt to bring an end to a demonic reign of chaos and restore balance to their world. Inspired by the 16th Century Chinese fable “Journey to the West.”
Style: stylized, tense, exciting, semi serious
Plot: demons, good versus evil, deity, hand to hand combat, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, danger, hunger, dishonesty, liberation ...
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 6.2
 13K
Van Helsing (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is ...
Style: captivating, dark, suspense, serious, bloody
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, heroine, survival, murder, supernatural, society, road trip, adaptation, hand to hand combat, blood, gunfight ...
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 5.8
 3K
Rush Hour (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: The series follows Detective Carter, a radical LAPD detective, and Detective Lee, a by-the-book detective from Hong Kong, as they are forced into forming an unlikely partnership
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, light, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police detective, police investigation, partners, twists & turns, hand to hand combat, revenge, gang, car chase, friendship, betrayal, justice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: gun, violence, spy, hand to hand combat, motorcycle, handgun, helicopter, mercenary, espionage, deception, beard, tough guy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, berlin germany, jerusalem, germany
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 7.2
 297K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, fighting crime, lone wolves, vigilante, corruption, righting the wronged, organized crime, crime, tough heroes, gory, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
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Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA, France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, plague, virus, future dystopia, genetic engineering, pandemic, hand to hand combat, chase, mutant, survival, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: washington d.c., moscow russia, tokyo, russia
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The Bourne Identity (2002)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, tough heroes, escape, amnesia, assassin, uncover truth, car chase, haunted by the past, spy, cia, foot chase, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, hamburg germany, barcelona spain, langley virginia, europe ...
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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, manhunt, cia, tough heroes, fighting the system, spy, sniper, amnesia, espionage, assassin, car chase, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, russia, germany, italy, usa ...
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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, suspense, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: spy, female friendship, save the day, conspiracy, chase, cia agent, gymnast, shot to death, violence, falling in love, female villain, flashback ...
Time: contemporary
Place: prague, paris france, austria, los angeles, prague czech republic ...
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 6.8
 6K
Powers (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Two homicide detectives, Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim, are assigned to investigate cases involving people with superhuman abilities, referred to as “Powers.” Set amidst today’s paparazzi culture, Powers asks the questions, what if the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, fighting crime, law enforcement, life is a bitch, youth, danger, destiny, rivalry, heroes, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 17K
Fairy Tail (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Lucy is a 17-year-old girl, who wants to be a full-fledged mage. One day when visiting Harujion Town, she meets Natsu, a young man who gets sick easily by any type of transportation. But Natsu isn't just any ordinary kid, he's a member of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, light, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, magic, young heroes, escapades, imaginary kingdom, youth, floods and fires, fairy, imaginary, clan, heroic mission ...
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 6.7
 10K
Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: atlantis, greek mythology, young heroes, adventure, legends and myths, danger, imaginary kingdom, family, youth, escapades, greek, mysterious place ...
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 7.6
 7K
Outsiders (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: off the grid, sheriff, crimes, friendship, society, lifestyle, hand to hand combat, brutality, life is a bitch, adaptation, gunfight, outsider ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.6
 98K
Iron Fist (2017)
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, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, save the day, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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