Greatest Kung Fu Movies

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1. Snake In The Monkey's Shadow (1979)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

7.1
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A snake style expert travels the lands, imposing his mastery on others, until he runs into a monkey expert living on the edge of a small town, who defeats him soundly. The snake expert ... See full summary »

Director: Sum Cheung | Stars: John Cheung, Yao Lin Chen, Pomson Shi, Chiu-Sing Hau

Votes: 325

2. Drunken Master (1978)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy

7.6
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Wong Fei-Hung (Jackie Chan) is a mischievous, yet righteous young man, but after a series of incidents, his frustrated father has him disciplined by Beggar So (Yuen Siu-Tien), a master of drunken martial arts.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Dean Shek

Votes: 29,140

3. Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)

PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy

7.5
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Jackie Chan is a boy who is used as a janitor at his kung-fu school. Jackie Chan can't fight and is always getting bullied by the teachers and pupils. One day an old man helps Jackie train ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Dean Shek

Votes: 8,832

4. Fo zhang luo han quan (1980)

90 min | Action

6.7
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Aspiring barber and experienced kung-fu fighter Shang learns that his childhood friend, Siu Ming, has been framed for murder by an unknown villain. When Shang begins looking into the crime,... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Shun-Yee Yuen, Siu Ming Tsui, Lung Chan, Hsi Chang

Votes: 318

5. Dance of the Drunken Mantis (1979)

94 min | Action, Comedy

7.1
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A year after training young Jackie Chan in the Drunken Fist, Sam the Seed discovers he has a son, Foggy. He tries to train Foggy but to no avail. Foggy is then trained in Drunken Fist from ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Siu Tin Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Linda Lin, Shun-Yee Yuen

Votes: 527

6. Zan xian sheng yu zhao qian Hua (1978)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

7.4
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Beloved for its combination of thrilling combat choreography and hilarious physical comedy, the film tells the story of a humble cashier who discovers a plot to kill his small town mayor.

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Ka-Yan Leung, Casanova Wong, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Chia Yung Liu

Votes: 947

7. Mantis Fist Fighter (1980)

89 min | Action, Comedy

6.8
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Ah Chi (Ka-Yan Leung) is obsessed with the martial arts and, more often than not, his kung-fu clowning gets him into trouble. One day he gets into a fight defending the locals from a ... See full summary »

Director: Wing-Cho Yip | Stars: Ka-Yan Leung, Yi Lung Huang, Feng Cheng, Fu-Chien Chang

Votes: 190 | Gross: $0.03M

8. Shao Lin xiao zi (1977)

90 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.0
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When a ruthless Premier Hu Wei Yung, writes a self-incriminating letter that ends up in the wrong hands (the delicate but deadly hands of the lovely Su Lin), he will stop at nothing to get ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kuo | Stars: Lingfeng Shangguan, Peng Tien, Carter Wong, Cheung Yeh

Votes: 56

9. Shao Lin xiao zi (1984)

TV-14 | 99 min | Action, Comedy

6.4
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Two rivaling families live on opposite sides of a river. One of them practices Shaolin kung fu and has only sons, while the other has only daughters and practices the Wu-Tang sword. The ... See full summary »

Director: Hsin-Yen Chang | Stars: Jet Li, Lan Ding, Qiuyan Huang, Chun Hua Ji

Votes: 1,292

10. Shao Lin dou La Ma (1983)

88 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Skilled fighter Sung Li Ting is looking for a Kung Fu master who can beat him in battle and teach him new techniques. Shaolin monk Shao Si Yer introduces Sung Li to the Shaolin teachings, ... See full summary »

Director: Tso Nam Lee | Stars: Chi Ping Chang, Yi Tao Chang, Hou Hua Chen, Kuo Chung Ching

Votes: 466