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1. Manhunt (2017)

106 min | Action

5.7
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69 Metascore

Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Hanyu Zhang, Masaharu Fukuyama, Stephy Qi, Ji-won Ha

Votes: 281

2. Dang kou feng yun (2017)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, History

6.3
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54 Metascore

During the 16th century, Japanese pirates proliferate along the Chinese coastline. In 1557, the pirates take over Cengang in Zhejiang. After months of futile advances, Commander Yu (Sammo ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Wenzhuo Zhao, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Yasuaki Kurata, Regina Wan

Votes: 901 | Gross: $0.05M

3. San suk si gin (2009)

R | 119 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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63 Metascore

A simple Chinese immigrant wages a perilous war against one of the most powerful criminal organizations on the planet.

Director: Tung-Shing Yee | Stars: Jackie Chan, Naoto Takenaka, Daniel Wu, Jinglei Xu

Votes: 9,891

4. Bing feng: Yong heng zhi men (2018)

Action, Comedy, History | Post-production

The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind

Director: Wai Man Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Baoqiang Wang, Shengyi Huang, Kang Yu

5. Jing wu feng yun: Chen Zhen (2010)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

6.3
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49 Metascore

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Donnie Yen, Alex Ahlstrom, Qi Shu, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong

Votes: 8,728 | Gross: $0.05M

6. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)

R | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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A fictionalized account in four chapters of the life of celebrated Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda

Votes: 5,996 | Gross: $0.44M

7. Jing wu ying xiong (1994)

R | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese.

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Jet Li, Shinobu Nakayama, Siu-Ho Chin, Billy Chow

Votes: 19,885

8. Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)

R | 91 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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28 Metascore

A vampire named Saya, who is part of covert government agency that hunts and destroys demons in a post-WWII Japan, is inserted in a military school to discover which one of her classmates is a demon in disguise.

Director: Chris Nahon | Stars: Ji-hyun Jun, Allison Miller, Liam Cunningham, JJ Feild

Votes: 13,632 | Gross: $0.26M

9. Xi yang tian shi (2002)

R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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66 Metascore

A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.

Director: Corey Yuen | Stars: Qi Shu, Wei Zhao, Karen Mok, Seung-heon Song

Votes: 6,674 | Gross: $0.08M

10. Da Shang Hai (2012)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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Action superstar Chow Yun-Fat portrays real-life gangster Chen Daqi as he rises to the upper echelons of power, finding himself torn between the love of two women, the murderous plots of the secret service, and the looming threat of war.

Director: Jing Wong | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Xiaoming Huang, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Francis Ng

Votes: 1,690

11. The Seventh Curse (1986)

78 min | Action, Horror

6.3
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A young heroic cop in the jungle of Thailand attempts to rescue a beautiful girl from being sacrificed to the "Worm Tribe" she belongs to. As a result, the cop is damned with seven "Blood ... See full summary »

Director: Ngai Choi Lam | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Siu-Ho Chin, Maggie Cheung, Ken Boyle

Votes: 663

12. Dung fong tuk ying (1987)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, War

7.3
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An action film about a daring commando raid into Vietnam to destroy a munitions dump left behind by American marines.

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Haing S. Ngor, Joyce Godenzi

Votes: 1,641

13. The Wrath of Vajra (2013)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Fantasy

5.7
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Before the West entered World War II, a Japanese death cult called the Temple of Hades is ordered to aid in the spiritual destruction of China. Their method - abduct their enemies' children... See full summary »

Director: Wing-Cheong Law | Stars: Xing Yu, Sung-jun Yoo, Heon Jun Nam, Baocheng Jiang

Votes: 1,380

14. Xia ri fu xing (1985)

TV-14 | 105 min | Action, Comedy

6.5
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A police informant sent a letter containing sensitive information on an illegal drug operation to his friend, Yi-Ching. While on vacation in Thailand, the informant is assassinated by the ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Richard Ng, Eric Tsang, Kiu Wai Miu

Votes: 2,824

15. Zhong hua zhang fu (1978)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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A Chinese man (Liu) marries a Japanese woman through an arranged marriage and manages to insult all of her Japanese martial arts family by issuing a challenge to her that is misinterpreted ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Yuka Mizuno, Yasuaki Kurata, Naozo Kato

Votes: 1,662

16. Gin-iro no kami no Agito (2006)

Not Rated | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

6.5
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It is 300 years into the future. Earth's environment had been devastated by mankind's own foolish plans and humankind is beleaguered by the sentient forests which they have awoken. The ... See full summary »

Director: Keiichi Sugiyama | Stars: Ryô Katsuji, Aoi Miyazaki, Yûko Kotegawa, Masaru Hamaguchi

Votes: 3,914

17. The Empty Hands (2017)

87 min | Action

7.7
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Half Japanese Hong Kong girl Mari Hirakawa who succeeds dojo after tragic death of her Karate master and father encounters ex-karate student, ex-yakuza Chan Keung who also succeeds the half of her father's karate dojo.

Director: Chapman To | Stars: Stephen Au, Dada Chan, Yasuaki Kurata, Stephy Tang

Votes: 34

18. Jing wu men xu ji (1977)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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After Chen Zhen's execution in Shanghai, the Japanese feared that his death would unite all Chinese kung fu schools against them. Fearing this, the Japanese gave orders to the head of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Iksan Lahardi, Tso Nam Lee, Jimmy Shaw | Stars: Bruce Li, Lieh Lo, Feng Tien, Yasuhiro Shikamura

Votes: 341

19. Fainaru faito - Saigo no ichigeki (1989)

100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.7
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Years after retiring from the world of free fighting martial arts, a man returns to the deadly world of fighting after his best student is killed in the tournament.

Director: Shuji Goto | Stars: Yasuaki Kurata, Simon Yam, Meg Lam, Anzu Lawson

Votes: 354

20. Bruce Lee and I (1973)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of revenge for the murder of his parents years before. The task is made more complicated when he befriends a middle-aged woman and her son who begin to admire and depend on him.

Director: Ti Tang | Stars: Little Unicorn, Tina Chin-Fei, Yasuaki Kurata, Hoi Mang

Votes: 430

21. Shanghai Express (1986)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Western

7.1
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Multi-genre flick (western, martial arts, comedy, adventure, etc.) with an all-star cast about a man who returns to his home town, buys everything in sight, and tries to improve its ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Olivia Cheng, Rosamund Kwan

Votes: 1,162

22. Future Fighters

120 min | Sci-Fi | Pre-production

The fate of all humanity rests with a small clutch of brave soldiers, and their sophisticated intra-stellar fighting machines, as they must defend the free solar system from a sinister invading force, in order to fight... for their future.

Director: Nelson Shin | Stars: Ray Park, Chia-Hui Liu, Yasuaki Kurata, Rina Takeda

23. Mad Mission Part 2: Aces Go Places (1983)

100 min | Action, Comedy

6.7
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Black Gloves (Joe Dimmick), a European Assassin, is seeking to avenge his brother White Gloves' death against reformed criminal King Kong (Samuel Hui) and Detective Albert "Baldy" Au (Karl ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Tsang | Stars: Samuel Hui, Karl Maka, Sylvia Chang, Yasuaki Kurata

Votes: 781

24. Jue shi gao shou (2017)

116 min | Comedy

5.3
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Funny scramble of an esoteric book of cooking between a guy without feeling, a tough girl, a master out of date, a dark-minded rich man, a emotion-manipulating woman and a OCD-suffering samurai.

Director: Zhengyu Lu | Stars: Zhengyu Lu, Amber Kuo, Wei Fan, Guoqing Cai

Votes: 97

25. Samouraïs (2002)

R | 90 min | Action

3.4
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Half a century ago, a Japanese family summoned a demon known as Kodeni to dispose of its adversaries. Once the killing was done, the family was cursed. Now, Tokyo Police Inspector Fujiwara ... See full summary »

Director: Giordano Gederlini | Stars: Cyril Mourali, Maï Anh Le, Yasuaki Kurata, Saïd Serrari

Votes: 633

26. Huo Yuan-Jia (1982)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, History

7.4
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The story of "Fok Yun Gap" also know as "Hou Yuan Chia" one of China's greatest marital artists.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Yao Lin Chen, Yeh Fang, Fung Fung, Hark-On Fung

Votes: 451

27. Fang Shi Yu (1972)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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A gifted but proud young martial arts student injures and kills an opponent. In retaliation , his father is killed. The young student vows revenge and begins to prepare for his epic face-off.

Director: Yang Ming Tsai | Stars: Fei Meng, Lin Lin Li, Yasuaki Kurata, Hung Pai

Votes: 236

28. Eijanaika (1981)

151 min | Drama

7.0
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Near the turbulent end of the Edo era, a man returning to Japan after exile in America searches for his wife and becomes swept up in the current of revolution in this incisive period drama from the great Shohei Imamura.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Shigeru Izumiya, Kaori Momoi, Masao Kusakari, Ken Ogata

Votes: 441

29. Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread (1974)

85 min | Action, Crime

6.7
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This time Koryu heads to Yokohama in search of a woman named Birei, kidnapped by diamond smugglers who move their hot rocks by surgically implanting them into the nubile buttocks of Chinese... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Etsuko Shiomi, Tamayo Mitsukawa, Michiyo Bandô, Hisako Tanaka

Votes: 174

30. Sonny Chiba's Dragon Princess (1976)

R | 90 min | Action

6.1
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Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled by nefarious rival Nikaido. Kazuma trains his loyal daughter Yumi in the martial arts so she can exact a harsh revenge on Nikaido and his band of evil thugs.

Director: Yu Kohira | Stars: Etsuko Shiomi, Shin'ichi Chiba, Yasuaki Kurata, Jirô Yabuki

Votes: 280

31. E ke (1972)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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Duel Of Fist was another hit from the "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and stars David Chiang and Ti Lung. And, as with all the director's classics, one good hit deserves another, so ... See full summary »

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Li Ching, Yasuaki Kurata

Votes: 91

32. Zhi zun shen tou (1984)

91 min | Action

4.2
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The Ninja Empire has been run by an evil master and one member decides to leave the empire. The ex-Ninja wants a Hong Kong detective to track down the new leader and end his reign of terror.

Directors: Ming Chin, Godfrey Ho | Stars: Richard Harrison, Don Wong, Yasuaki Kurata, Barbara Yuen

Votes: 162

33. Hei bao (1973)

79 min | Action, Drama

6.3
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Director: Cheng Hou | Stars: Sing Chen, Nancy Yen, Yasuaki Kurata, Fei Lung

Votes: 26

34. Shu shi shen chuan (1981)

92 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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Director: Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok | Stars: Chung-Kuei Chang, Peng Chang, Shen-Lin Chen, Sheng Chiang

Votes: 111

35. Kaette kita onna hissatsu ken (1975)

77 min | Action, Crime

7.0
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When the crime boss has to pick one of his thugs for a fight he takes his knife, throws it to the roof and kills a butterfly with it, then the knife falls to one guy's shoulder and that's ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Etsuko Shiomi, Akane Kawasaki, Miwa Cho, Mitchi Love

Votes: 122

36. Ji dao zhui zong (1991)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.1
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Director: Ann Hui | Stars: Andy Lau, Cherie Chung, Jun'ichi Ishida, Tsung-Hua To

Votes: 89

37. Hands of Death (1972)

R | 90 min | Action

6.1
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Director: Min Kung | Stars: Fei Meng, Yasuaki Kurata, Nard Poowanai, Lin Lin Li

Votes: 42

38. Chokugeki! Jigoku-ken (1974)

R | 87 min | Action

6.9
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Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.

Director: Teruo Ishii | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Eiji Gô, Yutaka Nakajima, Hiroyuki Sanada

Votes: 351

39. The Godfather Squad (1974)

R | 86 min | Drama, Action

5.4
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A drug-dealing ring hires a Mafia family to kill off Interpol agents who are interfering with their business. The assassins are stopped by a martial-arts movie star. Enraged, the drug ... See full summary »

Director: See-Yuen Ng | Stars: Yasuaki Kurata, Siu-Lung Leung, Consalvo Dell'Arti, Shirley Corrigan

Votes: 43

40. The Golden Triangle (1975)

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Directors: Romeo N. Galang, Chi Lo | Stars: Yasuaki Kurata, Evangeline Pascual, Lik Cheung, Eddie Garcia

41. Above the War (1989)

95 min | Action, Comedy, War

4.8
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Director: Ken Watanabe | Stars: Romano Kristoff, Michael Welborn, Jeff Griffith, Yasuaki Kurata

Votes: 6

42. E hu kuang long (1972)

PG | 110 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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Death Rivals of Shaolin

Director: See-Yuen Ng | Stars: Sing Chen, Yasuaki Kurata, Irene Ryder, Yuan-Shen Huang

Votes: 55

43. Huan le long hu bang (1986)

81 min | Action, Comedy

6.9
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When a crime lord moves in on Hong Kong territory, conflicts ensues. Soon a shipment of gold bars disappears, and many go for the gold. Three hot females use their skills to take down the ... See full summary »

Director: Yen-Ping Chu | Stars: Bin Bin, Fu-Chi Chang, Shun Chao, Hui Lou Chen

Votes: 66

44. Red tears - kôrui (2011)

87 min | Action, Horror

4.7
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Director: Takanori Tsujimoto | Stars: Natsuki Katô, Yûma Ishigaki, Yasuaki Kurata, Karin Yamaguchi

Votes: 106

45. Za kakuto oh (1993)

Action, Drama

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Director: Shô Kosugi | Stars: Kane Kosugi, Simon Rhee, Scott Harmon, Michael M. Horton

46. Kiri: Shokugyô Koroshiya (2015)

Action

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Director: Koichi Sakamoto | Stars: Atsushi Arai, Ayane, Arisa Komiya, Yûki Kubota

47. Ying xiong ben se (1973)

85 min

6.2
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Jimmy Wang Yu plays a cab-driver in Taiwan, who seems to spend most of his time getting into fights which his Dad has to bail him out of. Dad is trying to save money for an operation to ... See full summary »

Director: Shan-Hsi Ting | Stars: Yu Wang, Yasuaki Kurata, Pei Ling Chen, Chung-Kuei Chang

Votes: 39

48. An Na yu wu lin (2003)

Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

4.2
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(Cantonese with English subtitles) An advertising executive revamps a defunct martial arts tournament in order to use it in an advertising campaign for his current project. He also enlists ... See full summary »

Director: Wai Man Yip | Stars: Miriam Chin Wah Yeung, Ekin Cheng, Chuen-Yee Cha, Sai-Tang Chan

Votes: 213

49. Chuan ji Fang Shi Yu (1978)

100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.0
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I saw this film when it came out in 1976, and I've always seen the wrong description on websites that sell this film. This film is about Fong Sai-yu going under cover as a servant in the ... See full summary »

Director: Yang Ming Tsai | Stars: Fei Meng, Tao-Liang Tan, Chung-Erh Lung, Fang-Hsia Chang

Votes: 16

50. Bokura no nanoka-kan sensô (1988)

94 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Junior-high students are restrained by their teachers and parents... One day, they plan a rebellion.

Director: Hiroshi Sugawara | Stars: Rie Miyazawa, Kenichiro Kikuchi, Miho Igarashi, Rika Abiko

Votes: 69