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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, surprise ending and entertaining films and TV shows about / with fistfight, hand to hand combat, violence, martial arts, fight, brawl, chase, heroes, gun and danger plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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hand to hand combat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as hand to hand combat: The Foreigner (2017), Undisputed III: Redemption (2010), John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), Pound of Flesh (2015), District 13 (2004), Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016), Resident Evil: Retribution (2012), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), The Raid 2 (2014).

List of hand to hand combat movies

 7.0
 107K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
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, neo noir
Plot: revenge, tough guy, one against many, hand to hand combat, obsession, bomb, terrorism, justice, death of daughter, politics, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united kingdom, ireland, america, big ben london, northern ireland ...
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Undisputed III: Redemption (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, fist fighting, prison life, prison, hand to hand combat, contests and competitions, confined, tournament, boxing, kickboxing, martial arts, convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, tense, neo noir, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, one against many, warrior, hand to hand combat, bounty hunter, dark hero, manhunt, gun, tough guy, bandit, assassin ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, manhattan new york city, new york
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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, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh
Plot: hand to hand combat, violence, fistfight, martial arts, knife fight, chase, killings, kickboxing, kidney, uncle, jujitsu, fight ...
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 7.1
 68K
District 13 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, parkour, bomb, martial arts, bully, undercover cop, fight, betrayal, ghetto, hand to hand combat, undercover, race against time ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: france, paris france, europe, hong kong
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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, suspense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, martial arts, martial arts training, fighting movie, fight, tournament, martial artist, fistfight, kickboxer, kickboxing, sport ...
Time: contemporary
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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, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, plague, female assassin, female fighter, future dystopia, zombie apocalypse, heroic mission, hand to hand combat, pandemic, chase, survival ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, washington d.c., new york, moscow russia, russia
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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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, secret agents, tough guy, on the run, uncover truth, tough heroes, fighting the system, one against many, agent as target, conspiracy, manhunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, italy, new york ...
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: heroic, epic, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: king, master warrior, sword fight, swords and armor, heroes, hand to hand combat, invasion, sea battle, army, ancient, adventure, transformation ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, athens greece, greece
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 8.0
 118K
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, realistic, rough, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, martial arts, warrior, organized crime, gangsters, undercover, hand to hand combat, fight, one man army, gunfight, police corruption, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, tokyo
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 5.5
 15K
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, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, martial arts, female protagonist, robbery, conspiracy, tough girl, hand to hand combat, assassin, heist, brutality, violence, hitman ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
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 7.6
 196K
The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: brutal, exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, fist fighting, swat, death, warrior, fistfight, fighting crime, drug lord, fight, survival, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, hong kong
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway, UK
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: female spy, terrorist, spy, hand to hand combat, plutonium, race against time, countdown, fistfight, terrorist group, rogue agent, cia agent, mi6 ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, kashmir, london, rome italy, france ...
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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, airplane, hijacking, hostage, rescue, surveillance, deception, ransom, explosion, hand to hand combat, stewardess, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, athens greece, london, los angeles
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 6.1
 423K
Justice League (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of ...
Style: psychotronic, captivating, exciting, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Plot: super powers, superhero, super strength, superman character, superhero team, super speed, justice league, alien, warrior, giant, hand to hand combat, alien monster ...
Time: 2010s
Place: london, tower bridge london, russia, kansas, norway
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 7.4
 318K
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, psychological, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, distopia, rebellion, society, lone hero, fighting the system, resistance, dystopic future, utopia, gunfight, totalitarianism, dictatorship ...
Time: future, 2000s, 80s
Place: china, beijing china
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 7.9
 76K
Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, special agents, heroes, undercover, tough girl, heroic mission, hand to hand combat, adventure, save the world, danger, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
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 8.0
 22K
Fairy Tail (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, humorous, light, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, youth, dragon, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry, salvation, supernatural, hand to hand combat, fairy ...
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Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, ninja, save the world, fight, fistfight, hand to hand combat, heroes, transformation, battles, alternate dimension, mortal combat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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District 13: Ultimatum (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, fistfight, martial arts, fighting the system, gang war, fight, corruption, undercover cop, drug dealing, prison, hand to hand combat, gang ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, hong kong
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 4.7
 251
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: russian mafia, martial arts, gangsters, fistfight, gunfight, hand to hand combat, kung fu, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
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Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, partners against crime, martial artist, district attorney, brutality, heroes, law enforcement, crimes, crime, good versus evil, police investigation, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Austria, UK, Morocco
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cia agent, cia, secret agents, mission, conspiracy, hand to hand combat, heroic mission, villain, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, london, vienna, morocco, europe ...
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 7.0
 319K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ex military, investigation, loner, sniper, murder, lone wolves, crimes, drifter, dishonesty, frame up, female partner, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, baghdad iraq, ohio
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, supernatural power, heroes, genetically altered, experiment, rage, scientist, army, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, nigeria, vietnam, canada, new orleans ...
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The Spy Next Door (2010)
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: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, secret agents, nanny, children, child spy, cia agent, martial arts, family relations, undercover, single parent, family, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hong kong
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 8.6
 375K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, vigilantism, fighting crime, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, blindness, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Crank: High Voltage (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, rough, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, one man army, gunfight, fistfight, absurdism, tough guy, tough heroes, hitman, back from the dead, lone hero, gangsters, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo
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 6.4
 98K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, female killer, tough girl, vengeance, hitman, vigilante, vigilantism, crimes, lone hero, haunted by the past, latinos, braless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, south america, latin america, miami ...
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 6.6
 437K
Divergent (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In a world divided into factions based on personality types, Tris learns that she's been classified as Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fighting the system, distopia, chosen one, society, heroes, survival, training, heroine, youth, rebelliousness, future dystopia, rebellion ...
Time: future, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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