What is your favourite fighting style?by bakerstreet-862-612840 | created - 13 Jan 2014 | updated - 18 May 2014 | Public
What's your most favourite unarmed fighting style (martial arts) in the movies?
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1. Above the Law (1988)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop, and uncovers C.I.A. wrongdoing.
Votes: 24,846 | Gross: $18.87M
2. Rocky III (1982)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Sport
After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky falls into a hole and finds himself picked up by a former enemy.
Votes: 142,952 | Gross: $125.05M
3. Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle (2011)
TV-14 | 71 min | Documentary, Action
The stories of three world renowned masters and a young man who redeems his life reveal the virtues and violence of Capoeira, as well as its surprising origins.
4. Cai li fu (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Having taken his father's advice, one man decides to return home in pursuit of a fresh start. While training at his father's martial arts school, he learns that his father has given consent... See full summary »
Choy Li Fut
5. Breaker! Breaker! (1977)
PG | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Truck driver searches for his brother, who has disappeared in a town run by a corrupt judge.
Chun Kuk Do
6. Jing wu ying xiong (1994)
R | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese.
7. Enter the Dragon (1973)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Votes: 84,333 | Gross: $25.00M
Jeet Kune Do
8. Redbelt (2008)
R | 99 min | Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 19,392 | Gross: $2.34M
66 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Throwing thousands of years of tradition to the wind, Keiko Fukuda chose to follow her own destiny and become the highest ranking woman in judo. 'Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be ... See full summary »
10. The Hunted (2003)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An FBI deep-woods tracker captures a trained assassin who has made a sport of hunting humans.
Votes: 38,912 | Gross: $34.24M
Kali / Eskrima
11. The Karate Kid (1984)
PG | 126 min | Action, Drama, Family
A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager.
Votes: 147,182 | Gross: $90.82M
12. Shôrinji kenpô (1975)
R | 87 min | Action, Drama
Sonny Chiba plays the character referred to as "Mr Soh", who is based on the true life founder of Shorinji Kempo, Doshin So. Mr Soh has been acting as a secret agent in Manchuria during the... See full summary »
13. Batman Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.
Votes: 1,117,506 | Gross: $206.85M
Keysi Fighting Method
14. Enough (I) (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After running away fails, a terrified woman (Jennifer Lopez) empowers herself in order to battle her abusive husband (Billy Campbell).
Votes: 33,973 | Gross: $40.01M
15. Liu he ba fa (1981)
90 min | Action, Drama
David Chiang, star of many classic Shaw Brothers films, and the great Yuen Hsiao Tien (Jackie Chan's Drunken Master) star in this kung fu bonanza set in China's warlord period. When a ... See full summary »
Liu He Ba Fa Chuan
16. Long quan (1979)
94 min | Action, Drama
A dishonored student of the Dragon Fist Sect seeks revenge for the death of his teacher.
Longquan / Southern Dragon Kung Fu
17. Fo zhang luo han quan (1980)
90 min | Action
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 »
Luohan / Buddhist Saint Kung Fu
18. Warrior (2011)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, Sport
The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother.
Votes: 380,979 | Gross: $13.66M
19. Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
Votes: 65,082 | Gross: $4.56M
20. Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Ninjitsu master Casey is back and out for revenge when his pregnant wife is murdered.
21. Merantau (2009)
R | 134 min | Action, Drama
A young man from the countryside uses his skills in silat martial arts to survive the slave trade.
22. Championship Sambo (2008)
Sambo is a rugged Russian style of wrestling that emphasizes practical effective submission holds.
23. Savate (1995 Video)
R | 92 min | Action, Western
1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, ... See full summary »
24. Shao Lin zhen gong fu (1994)
88 min | Action, Drama, Documentary
Shaolin Kung Fu
25. Sumo Joe (2010)
PG | Comedy, Drama
Nominated Best Comedy, Best Screenplay - Comedy, Best Original Score, and Best Makeup at the 168 Film Festival (2010). 'Sumo Joe' is about a little boy (Sawyer Peace) struggles to achieve ... See full summary »
26. Complete Taekwondo Sparring: Volume 1 (2008)
Just knowing how to kick isn't enough when you step in the ring. Understanding how to score is essential towinning in taekwondo competition.
27. Tai Chi Workout for Beginners (1997 Video)
Star: David Carradine
T'ai chi ch'uan
28. Vale Tudo Project (2009)
Action, Crime, Thriller
29. Ip Man 2 (2010)
R | 108 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts.
Votes: 81,482 | Gross: $0.21M
30. The Wrestler (2008)
R | 109 min | Drama, Sport
A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.
Votes: 269,611 | Gross: $26.24M
31. Wushu Warrior (2011)
PG-13 | 85 min | Action
China, 1862: Lord Lindsey rules the opium trade and enslaves the innocent. The only hope for the oppressed nation is a covert group of trained Wushu Warriors - The Red Lotus Society - who will fight to restore justice to its people.
32. Drunken Master (1978)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy
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.
Zui Quan / Drunken Fist