Top 55 Asian Martial Arts Movies

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1.
Ip Man (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense. (106 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
2.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically skilled, adolescent nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life. (120 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
 
3.
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton... (115 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
 
4.
Iron Monkey (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A martial artist/doctor steals from the corrupt authorities as a masked thief to give to the poor while another martial artist/doctor is forced to hunt him down. But a major threat unites them as a powerful and traitorous shaolin monk takes over the authorities. (90 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
5.
The Raid 2 (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force. (150 mins.)
Director: Gareth Evans
 
6.
The Blade (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
After the master of the Sharp Manufacturer saber factory abdicates and appoints On, his least popular worker... (105 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
7.
Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult... (113 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
8.
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (101 mins.)
 
9.
A Bittersweet Life (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Things go wrong for a high ranking mobster when he doesn't proceed by his boss's orders. (120 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
10.
Ip Man 3 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over a local school, Master Ip is forced to take a stand. (105 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
11.
In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Hong Kong cop and two American cops are onto a suspected harbor worker and are forced to team up when they discover that the suspect is a witness on the run from CIA agents and their schemers; two corrupt cops. (94 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
12.
The Rebel (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In French ruled Vietnam in 1922, the French and Vietnamese officers plot to sniff out arch-rebel De Canh... (103 mins.)
Director: Charlie Nguyen
 
13.
Fearless (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation. (104 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
 
14.
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
15.
Ashes of Time (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A broken-hearted hit man moves to the desert where he finds skilled swordsmen to carry out his contract killings. (100 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
16.
Eastern Condors (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An action film about a daring commando raid into Vietnam to destroy a munitions dump left behind by American marines. (93 mins.)
 
17.
SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A near retired inspector and his unit are willing to put down a crime boss at all costs while dealing with his replacement, who is getting in their way. Meanwhile, the crime boss sends his top henchmen to put an end to their dirty schemes. (93 mins.)
Director: Yip Wai Shun
 
18.
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself. (111 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
19.
Hero (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A defense officer, Nameless, was summoned by the King of Qin regarding his success of terminating three warriors. (99 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
20.
Merantau (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations... (134 mins.)
Director: Gareth Evans
 
21.
Dragon Inn (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
This big hit at the Sundance Film Festival had audiences cheering. Set during the Ming Dynasty, this... (88 mins.)
Director: Raymond Lee
 
22.
The Grandmaster (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee. (130 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
23.
Fist of Legend (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese. (103 mins.)
Director: Gordon Chan
 
24.
Fatal Contact (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young man learns the fighting techniques of Sanda from a coach. The two become best friends as the young man prepares to enter an underground tournament, competing against some of the top fighters of the world. (110 mins.)
Director: Dennis Law
 
25.
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial... (134 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
26.
Ip Man 2 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts. (108 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
27.
Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it. (108 mins.)
Director: Prachya Pinkaew
 
28.
The Banquet (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A loose adaptation of Hamlet, "The Night Banquet" is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies they would like to finish off at a night banquet. (131 mins.)
Director: Xiaogang Feng
 
29.
Black Belt (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A Karate masters three students compete for to be the new master against events of historical events. (95 mins.)
 
30.
Fighter in the Wind (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young Korean man arrives in Japan near the end of World War II with hopes of being a fighter pilot... (120 mins.)
Director: Yun-ho Yang
 
31.
Reign of Assassins (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Drizzle/Zeng Jing tries to start a new life after she had betrayed her gang and hid the remains of monk. (117 mins.)
Director: Chao-Bin Su
 
32.
The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Yang family was the loyal strong-arm of the Imperial army. But a jealous General betrays the Eilte... (98 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
 
33.
Dragon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Chan
 
34.
The Shaolin Temple (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital... (95 mins.)
Director: Hsin-Yen Chang
 
35.
Kill Zone 2 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
While undercover officer Kit is taken prisoner by the syndicate, he befriends his keeper and discovers an organ trafficking ring. (120 mins.)
Director: Pou-Soi Cheang
 
36.
Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A martial arts instructor from the police force gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom. (100 mins.)
Director: Teddy Chan
 
37.
Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The Four Seasons Brothel is run by a ruthless madam, Lady Chun Yi. Countless young girls have been kidnapped... (97 mins.)
Director: Chu Yuan
 
38.
The Streetfighter (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Tough karate master Terry Tsurugi takes it upon himself to protect a late businessman's daughter from the Yakuza. (91 mins.)
Director: Shigehiro Ozawa
 
39.
Chocolate (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money. (110 mins.)
Director: Prachya Pinkaew
 
40.
In the Line of Duty (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Michelle Yip of the Hong Kong police is a mild-mannered Kung Fu expert; Michael Wong from air security is happy-go-lucky... (96 mins.)
Director: David Chung
 
41.
Huang jia shi jie (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a... (93 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
42.
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. (96 mins.)
Director: Ching-Po Wong
 
43.
Swordsman II (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
With an entirely new set of actors, this movie continues the story from Swordsman (1990). Blademaster... (112 mins.)
 
44.
Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After his students are killed by the One Armed Boxer, a vengeful and blind Kung Fu expert travels to a village where a martial arts contest is being held and vows to behead every one armed man he comes across. (93 mins.)
Director: Jimmy Wang Yu
 
45.
Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks. (139 mins.)
Director: Teddy Chan
 
46.
Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The monk Hung Wen-Ting fights against the evil priest White Lotus. (95 mins.)
Director: Lieh Lo
 
47.
7 Grandmasters (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An aging martial arts expert is gifted a plaque from the Emperor declaring him the Kung Fu World Champion. Unsure of whether or not be is deserving of this title, he embarks on a journey to defeat the 7 Grandmasters. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kuo
 
48.
Above the Law (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan a lawyer, angry at the way the law seems to protect the bad guys, he decides... (102 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
 
49.
Dragon Inn (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The Eunuch of the Emperor has ordered the commander of his army condemned to death for betrayal and insurrection... (111 mins.)
Director: King Hu
 
50.
Crippled Avengers (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Three men, crippled by an evil warlord, become friends and learn kung fu with the help of an old teacher and his idiot pupil. (107 mins.)
Director: Cheh Chang
 
51.
Warriors Two (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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. (95 mins.)
 
52.
A Touch of Zen (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A lady fugitive on the run from corrupt government officials is joined in her endeavors by an unambitious painter and skilled Buddhist monks. (200 mins.)
Director: King Hu
 
53.
Flash Point (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A hot-headed inspector takes on a small but powerful Vietnamese-Chinese gang, after a series of crimes and murder attempts committed and putting an undercover cop and his girlfriend in great danger. (88 mins.)
Director: Yip Wai Shun
 
54.
The Hammer of God (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The golden age of kung-fu film's first superstar Jimmy Wang Yu (even before Bruce Lee) wrote, directed... (90 mins.)
Director: Yu Wang
 
55.
Zhong hua zhang fu (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A Chinese man (Liu) marries a Japanese woman through an arranged marriage and manages to insult all... (105 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu