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, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with hand to hand combat, martial arts, violence, fistfight, gunfight, brawl, machine gun, fight, pistol and explosion plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, China, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hand to hand combat: Executive Decision (1996), Air Force One (1997), Agent Carter (2015), Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018), Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018), Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), Momentum (2015), Million Dollar Heiress (1984), Mile 22 (2018).

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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, terrorism, rescue, hostage, explosion, violence, surveillance, deception, ransom, bomb, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
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 6.5
 166K
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, secret service, prison, white house, negotiation, one man army, hostage, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia, afghanistan, kazakhstan
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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, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, special agents, hand to hand combat, adventure, danger, escapades, tough girl, female agent, government agency, friendship, 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, bleak, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, hand to hand combat, danger, prison escape, betrayal, teamwork, robot, martial arts, rubik's cube, secret place, shooting, friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: shanghai china, bangkok thailand, atlanta georgia, chechnya
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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, entertaining, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, sport, mixed martial arts, fight, hand to hand combat, kung fu, martial arts training, fight scenes, violence, fighting movie, friendship, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary
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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, cia agent, chase, conspiracy, violence, shot to death, hand to hand combat, falling in love, female villain, gymnast ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, prague, austria, los angeles, budapest hungary ...
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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, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, martial arts, martial artist, district attorney, heroes, tough law enforcer, crime, partners against crime, law enforcement, good versus evil, police investigation, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassin, martial arts, robbery, female protagonist, money, deception, violence, fear, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, regret, ambush ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, chinese, van, skateboard, adventure, private detective, buddies, femme fatale, escapades, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
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 6.1
 45K
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: black ops, top secret, martial arts, political corruption, danger, secret agent, machismo, terrorist, bravery, rescue, investigation, gunfight ...
Time: 2010s
Place: 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, entertaining, tragic ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: magic, genocide, superhero, sacrifice, battlefield, teleportation, magical object, throne, supervillain, superhero team, super villain, team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, 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: tough guy, terrorism, revenge, bomb, obsession, justice, one against many, death of daughter, terrorist, mercilessness, betrayal, politics ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, big ben london, america, usa, scotland yard ...
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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, humorous, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: assassination attempt, private detective, female killer, on the run, assassin, femme fatale, uncover truth, crimes, danger, woman in danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, italy, spain, bulgaria, britain ...
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Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, dishonesty, false accusation, political conspiracy, confined, crime, chases and races, wrongfully committed, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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 4.7
 308
Midnight Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the police start a crackdown on Yakuza activities, a killer (James Lew) starts killing the cops forcing a martial-arts officer (Lorenzo Lamas) to fight back. AKA Midnight Man
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: police officer killed, martial arts, cop killer, violence, stylized violence, gunfight, villain, police raid, gangster, arrest, fistfight, police officer ...
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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: rebellion, future dystopia, fighting the system, utopia, resistance, society, betrayal, gunfight, totalitarianism, human nature, battles, dictatorship ...
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, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, island, ninja, competition, friendship, tournament, fight, contests and competitions, good versus evil, ambition, adventure, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
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 4.2
 2K
Diamond Dogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Diamond Dogs" is the story of a group of American fortune hunters, who come to China looking for a long-lost-treasure. During the Soviet crack-down on religion in the 1930's, a priceless Buddhist artifact, a Tangka was taken across ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, one man army, treasure hunt, adventure, bounty hunter, lone wolves, tough heroes, danger, tough guy, hand to hand combat, ex soldier, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
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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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: spy, violence, gun, hand to hand combat, motorcycle, helicopter, handgun, sniper, mountain, mercenary, rescue, walkie talkie ...
Time: 2010s
Place: germany, berlin germany, jerusalem, paris france
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 3.3
 176
Memorial Day (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An embittered satellite expert gets the opportunity for revenge against the USA by aiding terrorists in a plan to destroy the country's military base.
Plot: beretta, revenge, one against many, hand to hand combat, kung fu, terrorist plot, revenge plot, tough guy, warrior, martial arts, blood spatter, brawl ...
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Bruce the Super Hero (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce returns to Manila to investigate the murder of his sister, Susan Chang. On the night of her attack she was helped by an amateur-boxer, Ramon "Rocky" Roblado. Behind Susan's death is the 'Black Dragon Society', who are ...
Plot: karate, karate chop, hand to hand combat, martial arts, violence, kung fu classic, martial artist, kung fu fighting, bare chested male fighting, karate kick, fight, action violence ...
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Badass Showdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Uber MMA fighter manager Ivy Reed (B-movie action star of the '80s and '90s Cynthia Rothrock) is unique as a woman in a male-dominated field, using a special formula to find her champion fighters. Though her trainer Jimmy doesn't see ...
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, exercise, shower, fight, manager, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, gym, rivalry, athlete's life, heroes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 489
Treasure Hunt (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A C.I.A. agent is assigned to go to Beijing to look for a hidden "treasure," which turns out to be a woman who has supernatural powers, and is the National Treasure of China.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, martial arts, hand to hand combat, track down, rivalry, clergy, undercover, on the road, danger, palaces castles and temples, tragic love, supernatural romance ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, beijing china
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 5.7
 37K
Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, race against time, mayor, undercover, martial arts, violence, parkour, ghetto, hand to hand combat, crime, escapades, tough law enforcer ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: new orleans, new jersey, canada
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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: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, plague, genetic engineering, future dystopia, virus, chase, survival, bio weapon, pandemic, hand to hand combat, mutant, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: moscow russia, washington d.c., tokyo, russia
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Under the Gun (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A St. Louis cop, Mike Braxton (Sam Jones), receives an urgent call for help from his brother Tony (Nick Cassavetes), a small time thief in Los Angeles. Mike rushes to LA and finds that his brother has been murdered and his brother Tony's ...
Plot: lawyer, revenge, hand to hand combat, police officer, terrorist, plutonium, phone booth, death of brother, nightclub, explosion, heist, hitman ...
Place: st. louis missouri
Is relevant ?
 4.8
 223
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, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, russian mafia, chinese mafia, gunfight, kung fu, hand to hand combat, crime, crimes, chases and races, daring rescue, working undercover, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 2.7
 549
T.N.T. (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Tactical Neutralization Team, or T.N.T., is a squad of elite soldiers sent on top-secret, near-suicidal missions around the world. After one of their missions ends in failure, team member Alex decides he's had enough of the special-op life ...
Plot: hand to hand combat, gunfight, tied to a chair, truck, martial arts, police shootout, hand grenade, death of child, knife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, candy bar, birthday ...
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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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, mad scientist, hospital, slasher, survival, small town, serial killer, psychopath, danger, taekwondo, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, murder, violence, gang violence, drive by shooting, hand to hand combat, vigilantism, vengeance, fighting crime, partners, deadly, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, indiana
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