Female / Woman / Girl / Mixed Fight, Wrestling, Martial Arts, MMA, & Boxing Films

by girlfightmovie | created - 02 Sep 2014 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

AKA: Girl Fight, Bitch Fight, Femmes Fatales

As a producer of my own short fighting film, http://www.girlfightmovie.com, I have become a resource for everything combat here on IMDB. This list covers any and all fight scenes with females from movies, TV, and animation that held a tournament of some kind, even if it were for just a few scenes (like Bitch Slap). It does not cover War films like Battle Royale & The Hunger Games or Quest/Assassin films like BloodRayne, Resident Evil, and La Femme Nikita.

Suggestions, additions, etc., please comment below.

Please see these lists for movies not related to female tournament fighters:

the best movie female mixed fight & dangerous and violent women, http://www.imdb.com/list/ls000156457/

Females Fighting, http://www.imdb.com/list/ls000006647/

http://www.fscclub.com/vidy/movie.shtml

FILMS THAT DO NOT MAKE THIS LIST:

Battle Royale Films: (Movies where opponents, mostly known, hunt down each like other prey) * The Hunger Games * Battle Royale and its sequel * The Tournament * Scott Pilgrim vs the World (a few females in fights, but never as a tournament)

* Girlfight (2011) (this is an anti-bully film, the fight is shown as a plot device)

Bloodrayne Resident Evil La Femme Nikita Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins (There is no tournament in this film). Never Back Down (except for a quick montage girls do not actually fight in a tournament setting) Any adult film

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1. Superfights (1995)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Jack Cody has always wanted to enter the world of the Superfights, a free fighting tournament. One night, he rescues a girl from a mugging and he becomes a national hero. Then, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Hung Leung | Stars: Brandon Gaines, Feihong Yu, Keith Vitali, Kelly Gallant

Votes: 209

2. Champions (1997)

R | 99 min | Action

William Rockman is a champion "Terminal Combat" fighter who retired from the sport after accidentally killing a young man while training. Five years after his retirement, Terminal Combat ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Gathings Bunche | Stars: Louis Mandylor, Danny Trejo, Ken Shamrock, Lee Reherman

Votes: 243

3. Raze (2013)

R | 92 min | Action, Drama, Horror

41 Metascore

Raze, a horror/action film, focuses on two abducted women & 50 other women who are forced to fight each other using their bare hands.

Director: Josh C. Waller | Stars: Zoë Bell, Rachel Nichols, Tracie Thoms, Bruce Thomas

Votes: 5,266 | Gross: $0.00M

4. Xena: Warrior Princess (1995–2001)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods.

Stars: Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi, Kevin Smith

Votes: 36,915

5. DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Adventure

38 Metascore

The world's best fighters are invited to DOA, an invitational martial arts contest. There, four female rival fighters will have to work together to uncover the secret that the organizer of the tournament is trying to hide.

Director: Corey Yuen | Stars: Jaime Pressly, Devon Aoki, Sarah Carter, Holly Valance

Votes: 41,149 | Gross: $0.48M

6. Street Fighter (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

Director: Steven E. de Souza | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen, Damian Chapa

Votes: 59,040 | Gross: $33.42M

7. Bao 3 qiao jiao wa (2013)

97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

The story of a group of promiscious yet level-headed women who fall into troubles in the fighting world.

Director: Goo-Bi GC | Stars: Chrissie Chau, Hidy Yu, Dada Lo, Tien You Chui

Votes: 268

8. Tekken (2010)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Jin Kazama witnesses the death of his mother Jun by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. After finding a Tekken ID he decides to seek out vengeance for his mother's death.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Jon Foo, Kelly Overton, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Ian Anthony Dale

Votes: 24,438

9. Mortal Kombat (1995)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

58 Metascore

Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Votes: 91,300 | Gross: $70.45M

10. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

11 Metascore

A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion.

Director: John R. Leonetti | Stars: Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, James Remar, Sandra Hess

Votes: 41,162 | Gross: $35.93M

11. Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998–1999)

40 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament.

Stars: Paolo Montalban, Daniel Bernhardt, Kristanna Loken, Tracy Douglas

Votes: 3,667

12. Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (1995–1996)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After the events of the first Mortal Kombat movie and the third MK video game, the evil forces of Outworld begin their invasion of the Earthrealm and only Raiden and his Mortal Kombat champions stand in their way.

Stars: Clancy Brown, Olivia d'Abo, Dorian Harewood, Luke Perry

Votes: 902

13. Mortal Kombat: Federation of Martial Arts (2000 Video)

Action, Adventure

The Mortal Kombat Federation of Martial Arts was Threshold Entertainment's answer to the restrictions of the franchise involving the Midway Game Mortal Kombat. The challenge was to create a... See full summary »

Director: John Medlen | Stars: Angelica Bridges, Chris Casamassa, Dana Hee, Adoni Maropis

Votes: 49

14. Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011–2013)

TV-MA | 10 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

The first season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy is a prequel to the original game, explaining the background stories of several characters from the series and demonstrating their reasons for ... See full summary »

Stars: Casper Van Dien, Ian Anthony Dale, Samantha Jo, Kim Do Nguyen

Votes: 7,458

15. Shootfighter II (1996)

R | 95 min | Action

Shingo & the boys (Nick & Ruben) are blackmailed into helping Rawlins infiltrate an underground shootfighting ring in an attempt

Director: Paul Ziller | Stars: Bolo Yeung, William Zabka, Michael Bernardo, Chase Randolph

Votes: 499

16. Dr. Jekyll's Dungeon of Death (1979)

R | 88 min | Horror

The great grandson of the original Dr. Jekyll kidnaps people and experments on them with the aggression serum created by his great grand dad.

Director: James Wood | Stars: James Mathers, John F. Kearney, Dawn Carver Kelly, Nadine Kalmes

Votes: 158

17. Angelfist (1993)

R | 80 min | Action, Thriller

An assassination in the Philippines is caught on film by kickboxer Christy, which leads to her death at the hands of radicals intent on disrupting peace talks. Her sister Kat, a Los Angeles... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago | Stars: Archi Adamos, Catya Sassoon, Ronald Asinas, Sibel Birzag

Votes: 288

18. The Arena (1974)

R | 83 min | Action, Adventure

Two thousand years ago, the people of Rome are so blasée, so used to violence, that entertaining them becomes a political problem. Someone suggests, after a hectic girl fight in a kitchen ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Carver | Stars: Margaret Markov, Pam Grier, Lucretia Love, Paul Muller

Votes: 865

19. The Arena (I) (2001)

R | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Action

In an age of Gladiators, the power that was Rome held its empire together with the might of its armies, the sweat and tears of its conquests, and the cheers and bloodlust of its citizens - ... See full summary »

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Karen McDougal, Lisa Dergan, Olga Sutulova, Yuliya Chicherina

Votes: 578

20. Bitch Slap (2009)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

19 Metascore

Three bad girls travel to a remote desert hideaway to steal $200 million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin.

Director: Rick Jacobson | Stars: Julia Voth, Erin Cummings, America Olivo, Michael Hurst

Votes: 12,832 | Gross: $0.02M

21. The Next Karate Kid (1994)

PG | 107 min | Action, Drama, Family

36 Metascore

Mr. Miyagi is back and he takes a new pupil under his wing; a troubled adolescent girl.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Pat Morita, Hilary Swank, Michael Ironside, Constance Towers

Votes: 22,190 | Gross: $8.91M

22. Rigged (2008)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

In the seedy underground of illegal prizefighting, a corrupt boxing promoter is embroiled in a dangerous fight-fixing scheme with his female prizefighter.

Director: Jonathan M. Dillon | Stars: Chad Ortis, Rebecca Neuenswander, Will Fowler, Matt Schroll

Votes: 1,568

23. Million Dollar Baby (2004)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport

86 Metascore

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Votes: 569,340 | Gross: $100.49M

24. Girlfight (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Sport

70 Metascore

Diana, without her father knowing it, trains as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers.

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Santiago Douglas, Jaime Tirelli, Paul Calderon

Votes: 8,767 | Gross: $1.52M

25. Amazons and Gladiators (2001)

R | 94 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

A slave dancer is freed from her Roman masters by an Amazon warrior and is trained as an Amazon warrior and seeks vengeance on the ambitious corrupt Roman general who attacked her village and slain her family.

Director: Zachary Weintraub | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Jennifer Rubin, Richard Norton, Nichole Hiltz

Votes: 1,160

26. I sette magnifici gladiatori (1983)

PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A bandit leader endowed with supernatural powers by his sorceress mother makes yearly raids on a peasant village. However, the women of the village come into possession of a magic sword, ... See full summary »

Directors: Bruno Mattei, Claudio Fragasso | Stars: Lou Ferrigno, Sybil Danning, Brad Harris, Dan Vadis

Votes: 384

27. Doomsday (2008)

R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

51 Metascore

A futuristic action thriller where a team of people work to prevent a disaster threatening the future of the human race.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: Rhona Mitra, Bob Hoskins, Alexander Siddig, Caryn Peterson

Votes: 67,511 | Gross: $10.96M

28. The Lost Empire (1984)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Seeking revenge, officer Angel Wolfe, her Native American friend Whitestar, and outlaw Heather infiltrate a fortified island where an undead wizard and his evil cult force captured women to take part in gladiatorial tournaments.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Melanie Vincz, Raven De La Croix, Angela Aames, Paul Coufos

Votes: 654

29. Bloodlines (I) (2007 Video)

92 min | Horror

In the sticks of Kentucky, a demented family of inbreds begin the process of cleaning up their blood line. Their twisted family is led by Billy Bob Hackford, who in his madness abducts ... See full summary »

Directors: Stephen Durham, Henry Kingi Jr. | Stars: Grace Johnston, Jason Padgett, Tracy Kay, Douglas Tait

Votes: 532

30. Kill 'em All (2012)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Captured international assassins are locked up inside a high-tech bunker known as the Killing Chamber. To break out of this concrete hell they must duel each other, fight deadly ninjas and ... See full summary »

Director: Raimund Huber | Stars: Johnny Messner, Chia-Hui Liu, Ammara Siripong, Joe Lewis

Votes: 1,270

31. Bare Knuckles (2010)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama

Can a determined single mom go the distance and win the tournament that could ultimately lead to a better life for her and her daughter?

Director: Eric Etebari | Stars: Jeanette Roxborough, Martin Kove, Louis Mandylor, Bridgett Riley

Votes: 418

32. Underground (I) (2007)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action

In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds ... See full summary »

Director: Chee Keong Cheung | Stars: Mark Strange, Nathan Lewis, Joey Ansah, Leon Sua

Votes: 539

34. The Breakout (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 81 min | Sport

The first ever all women's Mixed Martial Arts fight card features five exciting bouts with some of the industries top rated female MMA fighters.

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Josh Barnett, Shayna Baszler, Kristy Bushnell, Megumi Fujii

Votes: 18

35. Punch (2002)

R | 90 min | Drama

Dr. Sam Frizzell lives alone with his eighteen year old daughter Ariel Frizzell in the upper middle class Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver. Sam has dated little since his wife died when ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Bennett | Stars: Michael Riley, Sonja Bennett, Meredith McGeachie, Marcia Laskowski

Votes: 362

36. Honeybee (2001)

Not Rated | 90 min

A young black woman drops out of college against her Father's wishes to pursue a career as a professional boxer.

Director: Melvin James | Stars: Senait Ashenafi, Pierre Perea, Antwan Mills, James Avery

Votes: 59

37. Knockout (I) (2000)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Drama

25 Metascore

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Director: Lorenzo Doumani | Stars: Sophia Adella Luke, Eduardo Yáñez, Tony Plana, Paul Winfield

Votes: 162 | Gross: $0.13M

38. Fighter (I) (2007)

100 min | Action, Drama

Aicha attends Kung Fu at her high school in Copenhagen. Her Muslim, Turkish father wants her to study hard and become a doctor but instead she starts training at a Kung Fu club where Emil helps with her training. They become friends.

Director: Natasha Arthy | Stars: Semra Turan, Nima Nabipour, Cyron Melville, Molly Blixt Egelind

Votes: 1,376

39. The Opponent (2000)

R | 90 min | Drama, Sport

Patty is a woman involved in an abusive relationship who decides to take boxing lessons to better protect herself when her boyfriend becomes violent. While practicing at a health club, ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Erika Eleniak, James Colby, Aunjanue Ellis, John Doman

Votes: 198

41. Ring Girls (2005 Video)

80 min | Action

Five American women who practice Muay Thai boxing are to prove themselves to their trainer Master Toddy if they are to go to Thailand and fight against some of the best Thai female Muay Thai boxers. It is a clash of West versus East.

Directors: Jennifer Ferrara, Thomas Weber | Stars: Gina Carano, Ardra Hernandez, Lisa King, LaTasha Marzolla

Votes: 253

42. Fight Like a Girl (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport

In a gritty, first-person narrative that was shot over a period of five years, filmmaker Jill Morley delves inside the little-known world of female boxers to meet the women who are ... See full summary »

Director: Jill Morley | Stars: Melissa Hernandez, Gary Lee, Susan Merlucci, Jill Morley

Votes: 28

43. From Parts Unknown (2015)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

Budding female pro wrestling champion Charlie is faced with a wrestle-pocalypse of homicidal monsters spawned by a wrestling video game.

Director: Daniel Armstrong | Stars: Elke Berry, Mick Preston, Jenna Dwyer, Josh Futcher

Votes: 78

44. ...All the Marbles (1981)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Harry Sears manages The California Dolls, a female wrestling tag team who tour America, hoping for a chance at winning big time. Harry's also romantically involved with one of them. Their ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Peter Falk, Vicki Frederick, Laurene Landon, Burt Young

Votes: 1,651

45. Death Match (1994)

R | 94 min | Action, Drama

A kickboxing champ and a reporter are searching for a missing man, but they turn up a series of illegal kickboxing matches run by an arms dealer.

Director: Joe Coppoletta | Stars: Ian Jacklin, Martin Kove, Matthias Hues, Renee Allman

Votes: 181

46. Naked Weapon (2002)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Details the workings of a mysterious assassination organization, (codenamed: Naked Weapon), led by its globally feared and master assassin, Fiona Birch. It essays the modus operandi of ... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Tung Ching | Stars: Marit Thoresen, Almen Pui-Ha Wong, Daniel Wu, Natalie Kyoko Waters

Votes: 6,490

47. Death Race: Inferno (2013 Video)

R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew.

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Luke Goss, Tanit Phoenix Copley, Danny Trejo, Ving Rhames

Votes: 16,682

48. Blood and Bone (2009)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama

In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.

Director: Ben Ramsey | Stars: Michael Jai White, Julian Sands, Eamonn Walker, Dante Basco

Votes: 28,790

49. Caged Heat 3000 (1995)

80 min | Action, Sci-Fi