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, suspenseful, suspense, humorous and captivating films and TV shows about / with hand to hand combat, martial arts, violence, gunfight, fight, gun, fistfight, brawl, showdown and pistol plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as hand to hand combat: Pound of Flesh (2015), Agent Carter (2015), The Tracker (2001), Executive Decision (1996), Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016), Air Force One (1997), Fairy Tail (2009), Equilibrium (2002), Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018), The Raid 2 (2014).

List of hand to hand combat movies

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, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh
Plot: hand to hand combat, violence, martial arts, knife fight, chase, killings, kickboxing, uncle, kidney, jujitsu, organ, fight
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 7.9
 71K
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, exciting, semi serious, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, female agent, undercover, tough girl, hand to hand combat, adventure, special agents, imaginary, heroes, government agency, investigation, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
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 4.7
 238
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, russian mafia, hand to hand combat, kung fu, gunfight, criminal's revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, 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, explosion, violence, surveillance, deception, hand to hand combat, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: athens greece, london, los angeles, washington d.c.
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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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts, martial arts training, hand to hand combat, fight, tournament, martial artist, sport, fight scenes, fighting movie, violence, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.5
 177K
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: secret service, hijacking, hostage, negotiation, airplane, terrorism, prison, conspiracy, president, head of state, political prisoner, white house ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia, kazakhstan, afghanistan, germany ...
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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, dragon, young heroes, youth, rivalry, imaginary, salvation, escapades, imaginary kingdom, fairy ...
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 7.4
 308K
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, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, fighting the system, society, lone hero, totalitarianism, resistance, utopia, gunfight, dictatorship, struggle ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: beijing china, china
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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, betrayal, danger, teamwork, rubik's cube, gun, martial arts, robot, secret place, shooting ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, chechnya, bangkok thailand, shanghai china, shanghai
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 8.0
 112K
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, martial arts, violence, fight, undercover, fighting crime, police, organized crime, gangsters, shooting, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
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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, cia agent, ruse, save the day, female villain, explosion, chase, conspiracy, fall in love, shot to death, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, prague, los angeles, austria, berlin germany ...
Is relevant ?
 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, tense, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, robot, martial arts, protection, hand to hand combat, fight, good versus evil, memory, bully, adventure, youth ...
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, sincere, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero team, teenage superhero, superhero, villain, showdown, battles, heroes, hand to hand combat, fistfight, magic, violence, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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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, tense, sincere, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, super strength, batman, gunfight, torture, hand to hand combat, good versus evil, criminal, violence, martial arts, masked man, 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, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female protagonist, robbery, money, fear, disguise, brutality, violence, deception, hand to hand combat, regret, ambush ...
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: exciting, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, good versus evil, save the world, superhuman powers, adventure, one man army, rivalry, vengeance, danger, special agents, 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, adventure, private detective, buddies, escapades, femme fatale, danger, woman in danger, crimes ...
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, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, lawyer, fight, dishonesty, cons and scams, hand to hand combat, fistfight, gangsters, courtroom, gangster ...
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: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, parody, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, friendship, vigilantism, vengeance, heroic mission, misfit, rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 31K
Guns Akimbo (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, New Zealand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ordinary guy suddenly finds himself forced to fight a gladiator-like battle for a dark website that streams the violence for viewers. Miles must fight heavily armed Nix and also save his kidnapped ex-girlfriend.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: fight, struggle for survival, game of death, gang, save the lady, combat, hand to hand combat, stranger, love, abduction, ex girlfriend, competition ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 8K
Petta (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A hostel warden becomes the target of a dreaded politician and his gangster son, but little do they realise that it is they who should fear him.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspense
Plot: warden, secret past, tough guy, violence, one against many, bollywood, fight, brawl, hand to hand combat, martial arts, love interest, one man army ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 63K
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, top secret, black ops, martial arts, terrorist, cia, political corruption, danger, machismo, rescue, surveillance ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, asia
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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, united kingdom, conspiracy, murder, hand to hand combat, spy, parachute, swimming pool, secret agent, free fall, extreme sports ...
Time: 2010s
Place: dominican republic, moscow russia, brazil, new york, the philippines ...
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 7.4
 2K
Soldiers (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Military veteran and former mercenary, FRENCHY works as a taxi driver, and hiding in Bangkok, picks up a beautiful female passenger who will change his life forever. When he embarks on a journey to save her he has the fight of his life.
Style: tense, romanticism, romantic, cynical, intense ...
Plot: prison, military, director, one man army, combat, sniper, captain, comeback, karate, wisdom, producer, godfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
Is relevant ?
 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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: female killer, assassination attempt, femme fatale, private detective, on the run, female spy, uncover truth, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bulgaria, europe, britain, spain ...
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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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, crime boss, tough heroes, hitman, going straight, criminal heroes, danger, prison, prisoner, violence, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, battles, race against time, martial arts, soldier, on the run, danger, tough heroes, rescue mission, battle, stock broker, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ukraine, montana
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Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu, kung fu classic, rescue, adventure, danger, memory loss, fish out of water, rivalry, fighting crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, asia, hong kong, san francisco, usa ...
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Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, master warrior, heroes, school, tragic hero, culture clash, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, good versus evil, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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 4.1
 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: serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, adventure, bounty hunter, treasure hunt, danger, lone wolves, tough heroes, curses spells and rituals, one man army, heroes, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
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