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1. Ip Man 3 (2015)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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57 Metascore

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Lynn Hung, Jin Zhang, Mike Tyson

Votes: 21,279 | Gross: $2.13M

2. The Karate Kid (2010)

PG | 140 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.2
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61 Metascore

Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han

Votes: 119,353 | Gross: $176.59M

3. Enter the Dragon (1973)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly, Ahna Capri

Votes: 77,423

4. In the Mood for Love (2000)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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85 Metascore

Two neighbors, a woman and a man, form a strong bond after both suspect extramarital activities of their spouses. However, they agree to keep their bond platonic so as not to commit similar wrongs.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu Wai Leung, Maggie Cheung, Ping Lam Siu, Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung

Votes: 75,432 | Gross: $2.73M

5. Kiss the Girls (1997)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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46 Metascore

Police hunting for a serial killer are helped when a victim manages to escape for the first time.

Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Cary Elwes, Alex McArthur

Votes: 50,507 | Gross: $60.49M

6. Ip Man 2 (2010)

R | 108 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.6
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67 Metascore

Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Xiaoming Huang, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Lynn Hung

Votes: 69,763 | Gross: $0.20M

7. Rush Hour 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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44 Metascore

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Lee and Carter head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Max von Sydow, Hiroyuki Sanada

Votes: 120,772 | Gross: $140.08M

8. Above the Law (1988)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.9
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A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop and uncovers CIA wrongdoing.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva, Ron Dean

Votes: 22,291 | Gross: $18.87M

9. Gone (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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36 Metascore

A woman is convinced her kidnapper has returned when her sister goes missing.

Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Carpenter, Wes Bentley, Daniel Sunjata

Votes: 34,622 | Gross: $11.65M

10. Double Impact (1991)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime

5.5
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Twin brothers are separated when their parents are murdered but 25 years later they re-unite in order to avenge their parents' death.

Director: Sheldon Lettich | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alonna Shaw, Corinna Everson

Votes: 28,642 | Gross: $30.10M

11. The Chinese Connection (1972)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A young man seeks vengence for the death of his teacher.

Director: Wei Lo | Stars: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien, Maria Yi

Votes: 18,497

12. Jingle All the Way (1996)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family

5.4
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A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas, however, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson

Votes: 68,263 | Gross: $60.57M

13. Ninja (2009)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A westerner named Casey, studying Ninjutsu in Japan, is asked by the Sensei to return to New York to protect the legendary Yoroi Bitsu, an armored chest that contains the weapons of the last Koga Ninja.

Director: Isaac Florentine | Stars: Scott Adkins, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Mika Hijii, Todd Jensen

Votes: 9,541

14. Kiss of the Dragon (2001)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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58 Metascore

A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.

Director: Chris Nahon | Stars: Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tchéky Karyo, Max Ryan

Votes: 53,047 | Gross: $36.83M

15. The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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Yip Man's resistance against invading foreigners, along with his romantic relations while under the tutelage of three Wing Chun masters.

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Yu-Hang To, Yi Huang, Biao Yuen, Siu-Wong Fan

Votes: 26,058

16. Redbelt (2008)

R | 99 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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69 Metascore

A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Max Martini

Votes: 18,541 | Gross: $2.34M

17. The Final Master (2015)

109 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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72 Metascore

A Wing Chun master has to defeat 8 martial arts schools to open his own school, yet he has become a chess piece to the local power dynamics.

Director: Haofeng Xu | Stars: Fan Liao, Jia Song, Wenli Jiang, Shih-Chieh Chin

Votes: 605

18. The Hunted (1995)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Paul is on one of his many business trips to Tokyo, as a computer-chip executive from New York, when he meets a beautiful and mysterious woman. Later, he finds himself in the wrong place at... See full summary »

Director: J.F. Lawton | Stars: Christopher Lambert, John Lone, Joan Chen, Yoshio Harada

Votes: 3,689 | Gross: $6.61M

19. Dragon Tiger Gate (2006)

94 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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Three young martial arts masters emerge from the back streets of Hong Kong to help the powerless fight injustice.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Yuk Long Wong, Louis Koo, Isabella Leong, Ella Koon

Votes: 5,371

20. The Streetfighter (1974)

X | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Terry is a tough, mercenary, master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter... See full summary »

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Goichi Yamada, Yutaka Nakajima, Tony Cetera

Votes: 3,635

21. Showdown (I) (1993)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action

5.2
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Ken has just moved from Kansas with his mother. He talks to a girl named Julie, not knowing that her boyfriend Tom is very possessive of her. Tom is learning karate from Lee, a sensei whose... See full summary »

Director: Robert Radler | Stars: Billy Blanks, Kenn Scott, Christine Taylor, John Asher

Votes: 657

22. Chocolate (2008)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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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.

Director: Prachya Pinkaew | Stars: JeeJa Yanin, Hiroshi Abe, Pongpat Wachirabunjong, Taphon Phopwandee

Votes: 15,237 | Gross: $0.01M

23. A Force of One (1979)

PG | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.0
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When the detectives of an undercover police unit are being mysteriously killed by a martial artist, a professional kickboxer is hired to assist them.

Director: Paul Aaron | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Chuck Norris, Clu Gulager, Ron O'Neal

Votes: 2,374 | Gross: $20.17M

24. Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (2008 Video)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.2
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Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.

Director: Raman Hui | Stars: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Will Shadley, Eamon Pirruccello

Votes: 5,691

25. The King of the Kickboxers (1990)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sport

5.9
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A cop goes undercover in Thailand to avenge his brother's death in this martial arts film.

Director: Lucas Lowe | Stars: Loren Avedon, Richard Jaeckel, Don Stroud, Billy Blanks

Votes: 966

26. Superchick (1973)

R | 94 min | Action, Comedy

3.3
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Tara B. True is a flight attendant who makes a weekly swing through New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. In each city, she has a man: Edward, older and wealthy; Johnny, a beach bum with ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Forsyth | Stars: Joyce Jillson, Louis Quinn, Thomas Reardon, Tony Young

Votes: 342

27. Avenging Force (1986)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Matt Hunter, a former Military Intelligence man who resigned so that he could take care of his sister following his parents' death, goes to visit Larry Richards, a friend who's running for ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Firstenberg | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Steve James, James Booth, William Wallace

Votes: 1,621 | Gross: $4.68M

28. Sons of Thunder (1999– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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In this spinoff of Walker: Texas Ranger, Detective Carlos Sandoval resigns from the Dallas Police after his partner is murdered. He then hooks up with childhood chum Trent Malloy, an ... See full summary »

Stars: James Wlcek, Marco Sanchez, Dawn Maxey, Alan Autry

Votes: 174

29. Mugamoodi (2012)

Not Rated | 150 min | Action, Drama

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A hopeless young man uses his "Kung-fu" skills and mask to tackle a bank robbery group without revealing his identity.

Director: Myshkin | Stars: Jiiva, Narain, Nasser, Pooja Hegde

Votes: 633 | Gross: $0.07M

30. 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: 7,817

31. Kung Fu Killer (2008 TV Movie)

93 min | Action

5.0
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A Caucasian monk in Shanghai infiltrates the underworld to find the killers of his spiritual female Grandmaster.

Director: Philip Spink | Stars: David Carradine, Daryl Hannah, Jimmy Taenaka, Kay Tong Lim

Votes: 675

32. A Dangerous Place (1994)

R | 97 min | Action, Thriller

5.5
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When Ethan's older brother Greg is found dead, the police rule the case a suicide, but Ethan suspects foul play stemming from Greg's recent involvement with a martial arts team called the ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry P. Jacobs | Stars: Ted Jan Roberts, Corey Feldman, Mako, Erin Gray

Votes: 243

33. Once Upon a Time in High School: The Spirit of Jeet Kune Do (2004)

116 min | Drama, History

7.5
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By "Fist of Fury", Kim Hyun-Soo (Sang-Woo Kwone) addicted to Bruce Lee. Year 1978. Hyun-Soo moved to KangNam, Seoul. Hyun-Soo transferred to JungMoon High, Maljuk Street, Kangnam, Seoul. He... See full summary »

Director: Ha Yoo | Stars: Sang-Woo Kwon, Jung-Jin Lee, Ga-in Han, Hyo-jun Park

Votes: 2,016

34. The Crimson Kimono (1959)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Two detectives seek a stripper's killer in the Japanese quarter of Los Angeles, but a love triangle threatens their friendship.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Victoria Shaw, Glenn Corbett, James Shigeta, Anna Lee

Votes: 1,214

35. Black Belt Jones (1974)

R | 85 min | Action, Comedy

6.4
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A Mafia buy out of Papa Byrd's karate school downtown ends in his death. Byrd's daughter, Sydney, refuses to sell, and wants revenge. Byrd's students call the Black Belt Jones for help. Jones reluctantly teams with Sydney in many battles.

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Jim Kelly, Gloria Hendry, Scatman Crothers, Eric Laneuville

Votes: 1,595

36. Kickboxing Academy (1997)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

2.3
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Watch your nose in the hallways, these guys can really kick. In this fight flick, the students of a kickboxing academy take on students from a rival school.

Director: Richard Gabai | Stars: Chyler Leigh, David Everett, Christopher Khayman Lee, Daphne Duplaix

Votes: 443

37. The Master (1992)

R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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Uncle Tak, the old martial-arts master and medicine in normal life has severe problems with his former student Jonny, who wants nothing more than to kill his old master to show everyone who... See full summary »

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Jet Li, Wah Yuen, Crystal Kwok, Jerry Trimble

Votes: 1,970

38. Kung Fu Dunk (2008)

100 min | Comedy, Sport

4.8
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Fang Shijie is found as a baby in the garbage and raised at a martial arts academy. With the help of a man, he gets into college and is promoted to the basketball championship as he searches for his real parents.

Director: Yen-Ping Chu | Stars: Jay Chou, Eric Tsang, Gang Wang, Charlene Choi

Votes: 2,632

39. Hapkido (1972)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair... See full summary »

Director: Feng Huang | Stars: Angela Mao, Carter Wong, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Han Jae Ji

Votes: 465

40. Blackbelt (1992)

R | 85 min | Action

5.1
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Ex-cop protects a singer from a psycho serial killer.

Directors: Charles Philip Moore, Rick Jacobson | Stars: Don Wilson, Deirdre Imershein, Matthias Hues, Richard Beymer

Votes: 364

41. The Real Bruce Lee (1973)

93 min | Documentary, Action, Biography

5.4
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He's back. An early Bruce Lee film found in the Chinese archives, and introducing the new sensation Dragon Lee, and Bruce Li. The complete fury of martial arts as never before..

Director: Jim Markovic | Stars: Bruce Lee, Bruce Li, Dragon Lee, Hwang-ki Baek

Votes: 239

42. Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth (1976)

R | 90 min | Biography

5.5
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A highly fictionalized biography of the famous Bruce Lee, this movie traces his college life, his marriage to Linda Lee, his relationship with his master, and his untimely death.

Director: See-Yuen Ng | Stars: David Chow, Kuei Chang, Chi-Min Chin, Little Unicorn

Votes: 296

43. Samurai (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: 604

44. Up and Down (2004)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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78 Metascore

The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into a gear a series of tragic, comic events.

Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Petr Forman, Emília Vásáryová, Jan Tríska, Jirí Machácek

Votes: 1,670 | Gross: $0.24M

45. Men of the Dragon (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Two men and a woman, all friends and martial arts experts, visit Hong Kong, where they grew up. When the woman disappears, the men find out that she has been kidnapped by white slavers, and... See full summary »

Director: Harry Falk | Stars: Jared Martin, Katie Saylor, Robert Ito, Joseph Wiseman

Votes: 45

46. Image of Bruce Lee (1978)

R | 91 min | Action

5.3
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A band of counterfeiters wants to make Hong Kong their new territory. The disgraced leader of the Special Squad will have to team-up with a group of Hong Kong police officers in an attempt ... See full summary »

Director: Chuan Yang | Stars: Bruce Li, Dana, John Cheung, Lei Chang

Votes: 188

47. 1-Ichi (2003 Video)

83 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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How Ichi becomes the Killer. The movie is a pre-quel to Takashi Miike's Koroshiya 1 (Ichi - The Killer).

Director: Masato Tanno | Stars: Nao Ômori, Teah, Chihara Junia, Chisato Amate

Votes: 634

48. Karate Bullfighter (1977)

R | 85 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.7
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This movie is based on the true life story of a Korean fighter named Choi Bae-dal (who later changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama), the founder of Kyokushin Karate in Japan.

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Jirô Yabuki, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kenji Imai, Masashi Ishibashi

Votes: 305

49. Shenmue II (2001 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.3
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Ryo continues his quest of vengence for his father. In his second outing Ryo must travel to Hong Kong to have a lethal face off with Lan-Di.

Directors: Shin Ishikawa, Yu Suzuki, Takao Yotsuji | Stars: Corey Marshall, Akasha Scholen, Eric Kelso, Lisle Wilkerson

Votes: 510

50. Karate Bear Fighter (1977)

87 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.9
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This movie is based on the true life story of a Korean fighter named Choi Bae-dal (who later changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama), the founder of Kyokushin Karate in Japan.

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Jun Fujimaki, Eiji Gô, Masashi Ishibashi

Votes: 223