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, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful and humorous films and TV shows about / with hand to hand combat, martial arts, violence, fight, fistfight, brawl, gun, gunfight, danger and pistol plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, China, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hand to hand combat: The Tracker (2001), Executive Decision (1996), Air Force One (1997), Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016), Pound of Flesh (2015), Agent Carter (2015), Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018), The Raid 2 (2014), Fairy Tail (2009), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018).

List of hand to hand combat movies

 4.7
 236
The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gunfight, kung fu, hand to hand combat, russian mafia, crimes, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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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, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, hostage, rescue, bomb, violence, explosion, surveillance, deception, hand to hand combat, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c., london, los angeles
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 6.5
 174K
Air Force One (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Russian terrorists conspire to hijack the aircraft with the president and his family on board. The commander in chief finds himself facing an impossible predicament: give in to the terrorists and sacrifice his family, or risk everything to uphold ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hijacking, secret service, hostage, airplane, negotiation, terrorism, prison, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner, white house ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: russia, afghanistan, kazakhstan, moscow russia
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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: inspirational, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts, hand to hand combat, sport, martial arts training, fight, martial artist, fight scenes, fighting movie, violence, master warrior, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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Pound of Flesh (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In China to donate his kidney to his dying niece, former black-ops agent Deacon awakes the day before the operation to find he is the latest victim of organ theft. Stitched up and pissed-off, Deacon descends from his opulent hotel in search of his ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, disturbing, harsh
Plot: hand to hand combat, violence, martial arts, knife fight, chase, killings, kickboxing, uncle, fight, kidney, organ, jujitsu
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 7.9
 70K
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, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, tough girl, female agent, undercover, imaginary, special agents, hand to hand combat, adventure, danger, escapades, government agency, investigation ...
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, exciting, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison escape, prison, hand to hand combat, danger, betrayal, teamwork, gun, martial arts, robot, rubik's cube, secret place, friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: shanghai china, atlanta georgia, chechnya, bangkok thailand, shanghai
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 8.0
 110K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, rough, brutal, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, fist fighting, violence, fight, undercover, police, martial arts, gangsters, fighting crime, shooting, betrayal, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
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 8.0
 19K
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: exciting, light, humorous, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, youth, dragon, young heroes, fairy, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, floods and fires, escapades, heroic mission ...
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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary
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: buddy comedy, exciting, captivating, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, spy, ruse, cia agent, save the day, female villain, explosion, conspiracy, chase, hand to hand combat, violence, shot to death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, prague, los angeles, austria, berlin germany ...
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 6.6
 13K
Next Gen (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A friendship with a top-secret robot turns a lonely girl's life into a thrilling adventure as they take on bullies, evil bots and a scheming madman.
Style: light, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, robot, martial arts, protection, fight, hand to hand combat, good versus evil, memory, bully, adventure, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Robin is sent by Batman to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior botches up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero team, superhero, battles, showdown, heroes, villain, hand to hand combat, magic, fistfight, violence, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, martial artist, martial arts, district attorney, heroes, police investigation, good versus evil, partners against crime, crimes, crime, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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Batman: Bad Blood (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman's disappearance.
Style: stylized, suspense, disturbing, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, super strength, batman, gunfight, torture, martial arts, masked man, good versus evil, violence, criminal, hand to hand combat, mansion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: himalaya
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 5.5
 14K
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: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female protagonist, robbery, money, fear, conspiracy, brutality, hand to hand combat, ambush, regret, violence, disguise ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
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The Avenging Fist (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device that will yield unimaginable power. But the gloves... In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, good versus evil, one man army, adventure, superhuman powers, vengeance, rivalry, save the world, danger, mortal combat, hopes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: hong kong
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Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, chinese, van, private detective, buddies, adventure, buddy cop, woman in danger, femme fatale, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
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Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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: exciting, neurotic, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, fight, lawyer, cons and scams, dishonesty, courtroom, gangster, hand to hand combat, fistfight, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
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18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, not serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, criminal's revenge, parody, tough heroes, friendship, vigilantism, misfit, heroic mission, vengeance, friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.6
 16K
Batman Ninja (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gorilla Grodd's time displacement machine transports many of Batman's worst enemies to feudal Japan —along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. The villains take over the forms of the feudal lords that rule the divided land, ...
Style: entertaining, tense, exciting, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, martial arts, good versus evil, fistfight, sword fight, butler, masked man, hand to hand combat, fighting crime, protector, danger, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
Place: feudal japan, japan
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 6.1
 60K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Colombia
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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, top secret, martial arts, secret agent, terrorist, political corruption, danger, black ops, machismo, terrorist group, surveillance, investigation ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: asia, indonesia, southeast asia
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, supernatural power, battlefield, super villain, teenage superhero, team, superhero, save the world, end of the world, genocide, sacrifice, supervillain ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.0
 93K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, 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: revenge, tough guy, one against many, bomb, terrorism, obsession, justice, death of daughter, irish republican army, warning, hand to hand combat, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, new york, big ben london, britain, england ...
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xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable ...
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: tough guy, revenge, conspiracy, united kingdom, hand to hand combat, murder, spy, secret agents, extreme sports, airplane, swimming pool, secret agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: dominican republic, brazil, moscow russia, detroit, new york ...
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 7.0
 36K
Sultan (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biographical drama based on the life of fictional Haryana based wrestler & mixed martial arts specialist Sultan Ali Khan.
Style: uplifting, tense, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, wrestling, wrestler, male objectification, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, tough guy, fight, rivalry, ambition, training, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary
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Rise of the Legend (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In 1868 during the late Qing Dynasty, rampant corruption on the Imperial Court inflicts much suffering in people's lives. For years, the Black Tiger’s fearsome boss Lei Gong has been trying to get rid of the leader of the Northern Sea. One of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: martial arts, wu shu, revenge, undercover, tough guy, gang, hand to hand combat, kung fu, danger, friendship, crimes, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china
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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, exciting, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: female killer, femme fatale, assassination attempt, private detective, on the run, female spy, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, italy, spain, lyon, bulgaria ...
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Force of Execution (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal stars as mob kingpin Mr. Alexander, an old-school boss who rules his criminal empire with both nobility and brutality. For a simple prison hit, he sends his best enforcer and protégé Roman Hurst (Foster). When the hit goes wrong, Hurst is ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, crime boss, hitman, going straight, danger, criminal heroes, tough heroes, violence, prisoner, prison, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: United States President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite meteor to frame Superman and declare a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his ‘partner in crime’, Batman. Heroes and villains alike launch a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, talky, atmospheric, comic ...
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, heroes, asteroids and comets, danger, false accusation, frame up, adventure, save the world, save the planet, imaginary ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, tokyo, japan
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Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, race against time, battles, martial arts, soldier, danger, on the run, tough heroes, battle, rescue mission, stock broker, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ukraine, montana
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