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1. Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

8.0
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83 Metascore

The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd, and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Uma Thurman, David Carradine, Michael Madsen, Daryl Hannah

Votes: 643,242 | Gross: $66.21M

2. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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45 Metascore

Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies.

Director: Burr Steers | Stars: Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote

Votes: 48,257 | Gross: $10.91M

3. Enter the Dragon (1973)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

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: 91,422 | Gross: $25.00M

4. The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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57 Metascore

A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano, Juana Collignon

Votes: 98,434 | Gross: $52.08M

5. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.7
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Stars: David Carradine, Radames Pera, Keye Luke, Philip Ahn

Votes: 4,885

6. Samurai Champloo (2004–2005)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."

Stars: Kazuya Nakai, Ginpei Sato, Ayako Kawasumi, Steve Blum

Votes: 36,487

7. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu, Norman Chu

Votes: 13,597

8. Shaolin (2011)

R | 131 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

After ambushing and killing his rival, losing everything in the process, dispirited warlord Hou Jie turns to a Shaolin monastery seeking salvation.

Director: Benny Chan | Stars: Shaoqun Yu, Chen Zhiui, Xing Yu, Jing Wu

Votes: 18,073 | Gross: $0.06M

9. Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy

7.0
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When thugs prey upon innocent factory workers, a small-time scammer trains for revenge by studying the moves of Shaolin temple monks.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lung Wei Wang, Hou Hsiao, Lun Hua

Votes: 3,008

10. Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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In ancient China, Zhi Ming trains at the legendary Northern Shaolin temple to avenge the death of his father at the hands of a nefarious magistrate.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Jet Li, Jianqiang Hu, Qiuyan Huang, Chunhua Ji

Votes: 1,743

11. Kung Fu: The Movie (1986 TV Movie)

89 min | Adventure, Western

6.3
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Kwai Chang Caine meets up with the father of the man he killed in China who seeks revenge using Caine's own illegitimate son.

Director: Richard Lang | Stars: David Carradine, Kerrie Keane, Mako, William Lucking

Votes: 752

12. Spiritual Kung Fu (1978)

PG | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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A goofy student is taught a lost martial art style by five ghosts.

Director: Wei Lo | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chih-Ping Chiang, Hsiu-yi Fang, Hong Hsu

Votes: 1,717

13. Shaolin Wooden Men (1976)

98 min | Action

6.5
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After witnessing the murder of his father, Little Mute trains in Shaolin Temple for revenge and is taught by various teachers, one of which is clandestine.

Director: Chi-Hwa Chen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chun-Erh Lung, Kang Chin, Ping-Yu Chang

Votes: 1,857

14. Shaolin Temple (1982)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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A young man, hounded by a psychopathic general, learns martial arts at the Shaolin temple to avenge his father's death. To achieve this he forgoes a budding romance with his kungfu master's daughter, a shepherdess.

Director: Hsin-Yen Chang | Stars: Jet Li, Hai Yu, Chenghui Yu, Lan Ding

Votes: 3,755

15. Last Kung Fu Monk (2010)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.1
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A Shaolin Monk comes to the United States to take care of his deceased brother's son. He establishes a school with a former student who leads him into trouble with the Russian Mafia.

Director: Peng Zhang Li | Stars: Peng Zhang Li, Kristen Dougherty, Major Curda, Kate Forsatz

Votes: 692

16. Drunken Tai Chi (1984)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Comedy

6.5
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A spoiled young man - on the run from a ruthless killer - hooks up with a puppeteer and his wife who are masters of the art of tai chi; the only style that can defeat the killer.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Donnie Yen, Cheung-Yan Yuen, Lydia Shum, Shun-Yee Yuen

Votes: 648

17. Fists of the White Lotus (1980)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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The monk Hung Wen-Ting fights against the evil priest White Lotus.

Director: Lieh Lo | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Lung Wei Wang, Kara Wai

Votes: 1,162

18. Snake and Crane Arts of Shaolin (1978)

96 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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A martial arts book, which Hsu Yin-Fung (Jackie Chan) carries, is being highly sought by various clans and gangs, but he is in pursuit of someone himself.

Director: Chi-Hwa Chen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Nora Miao, Jeong-Nam Kim, Yung-Kuo Li

Votes: 2,073

19. Two Champions of Death (1980)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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The Wu Tang chief sends out his men, each of whom is given a symbol so they can recognize each other. The largest is given to Lee, whom the others are to obey.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Meng Lo, Sheng Chiang, Li Wang, Feng Lu

Votes: 479

20. Executioners from Shaolin (1977)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Bai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Lieh Lo, Yue Wong, Lily Li

Votes: 1,217

21. Disciples of the 36th Chamber (1985)

90 min | Action, Comedy

6.6
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Gordon Liu Chia-hui reprises his famous Monk San Te role as he tries to support and protect Shaolin her Fang Shih-yu who purposely attacks corrupt Ching officials. Fights by legendary action director Liu Chia-liang are to die for.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Hou Hsiao, Chia-Hui Liu, Lily Li, Jason Piao Pai

Votes: 1,512

22. The Hand of Death (1976)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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A survivor of an attack on a rebel group opposing the Manchu invasion of China creates the Goose Fist fighting technique and tries for revenge on a traitor.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Tao-Liang Tan, James Tien, Jackie Chan, Ching Chu

Votes: 1,233

23. Invincible Shaolin (1978)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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Three North Shaolin teachers (Lu Feng, Chang Sheng, and Sun Chien) are called on by the Manchus to teach their soldiers and are urged to challenge the current South Shaolin teachers. They ... See full summary »

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Feng Lu, Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok

Votes: 905

24. 5 Masters of Death (1974)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Five students escape from the destruction of their beloved Shaolin Temple...now each must take revenge and train in their own seperate fighting styles...they will become The Five Shaolin Masters!!

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Sheng Fu, Kuan-Chun Chi

Votes: 907

25. Kids from Shaolin (1984)

TV-14 | 99 min | Action, Comedy

6.3
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Romance blossoms between two rival families practicing Shaolin and Wudang kungfu respectively. despite familial opposition - until they overcome a gang of scheming bandits together.

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

Votes: 1,421

26. Mortal Kombat (1992 Video Game)

M | Action, Fantasy

8.0
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Seven martial artists from Earth must battle in sorcerer Shang Tsung's super secret tournament.

Stars: Daniel Pesina, Richard Divizio, Carlos Pesina, Ho-Sung Pak

Votes: 2,852

27. Shaolin and Wu Tang (1983)

Unrated | 87 min | Action

7.1
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Two friends from rival schools are turned against one another by a jealous chief who wants to eliminate those whose fighting styles may rival his own.

Director: Chia-Hui Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Adam Cheng, Li Ching, Idy Chan

Votes: 746

28. Burning Paradise (1994)

104 min | Adventure, Action, Fantasy

6.9
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An exotic, legendary battle between the forces of good and evil comes to life as the celebrated disciples of the Shaolin Temple -- monks who practice a lethal and spiritual form of martial ... See full summary »

Director: Ringo Lam | Stars: Willie Chi, John Ching, Yamson Domingo, Chun Lam

Votes: 556

29. Shaolin Temple (1976)

Not Rated | 126 min | Action

6.9
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The Shaolin Temple is the last place to resist defeat by the Manchu Dynasty, mostly because of their unique fighting style. Men from far and wide come to wait outside the temple, hoping ... See full summary »

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Fu, Kuan-Chun Chi, Lung Ti, David Chiang

Votes: 932

30. Wu Tang vs. Ninja (1987)

88 min | Action, Fantasy

6.4
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Abbot Withe of the Wu Tang clan has teamed up with the Ninjas in order to destroy Shaolin this making him the most powerful fighter in the Martial world.

Director: Kuo-Ren Wu | Stars: Alexander Rei Lo, Kuan-Wu Lung, William Yen, Chiang Wang

Votes: 233

31. Shaolin Intruders (1983)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Drama

7.1
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Shaolin Temple becomes suspect when several clan leaders are robbed and killed by the deadly Shaolin Palm technique.

Director: Chia Tang | Stars: Tung-Shing Yee, Jason Piao Pai, Phillip Ko, Yu-Po Liu

Votes: 290

32. Mortal Kombat II (1993 Video Game)

M | Action, Fantasy

8.2
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When emperor Shao Kahn invokes a Mortal Kombat tournament rematch, Raiden gathers his Earthrealm warriors and takes them into Outworld.

Stars: Richard Divizio, Ho-Sung Pak, Carlos Pesina, Daniel Pesina

Votes: 2,207

33. Avenging Warriors of Shaolin (1979)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Comedy

6.9
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Two friends who long to be heroes join the fight against a Ching warlord and his students. They get help from a Kung Fu student and a rebel. They also save Hung Si Quan's life.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Jason Piao Pai, Feng Lu, Meng Lo, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok

Votes: 266

34. Kung Fu Invaders (1974)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, History

6.5
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Hung escapes Shaolin after the temple is attacked by the Ching, only to be jailed with the help of Fang (also of Shoalin) who mistakes him for a bandit. Fang must now help Hung escape so they can challenge the Ching together.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Sheng Fu, Hsin Fang, Hark-On Fung

Votes: 418

35. Shaolin Plot (1977)

105 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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This 1977 Hong Kong action film gave Sammo Hung his first starring role. A sinister martial arts master moves violently through Hong Kong. The only person standing in his way is his best student.

Director: Feng Huang | Stars: Sing Chen, Casanova Wong, James Tien, Shan Kwan

Votes: 70

36. Shaolin vs. Lama (1983)

88 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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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: Alexander Rei Lo, Shan Charng, Hui-Yun Li, Jung Chi Sun

Votes: 538

37. Shaolin Prince (1982)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy

7.0
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As the names of Chang Cheh and Liu Chia-liang became legendary, all-too-often the name of their equally valued collaborator, Tang Chia, is omitted. That may be,because, unlike the previous ... See full summary »

Director: Chia Tang | Stars: Lung Ti, Tung-Shing Yee, Jason Piao Pai, Feng Ku

Votes: 322

38. The Fatal Flying Guillotine (1977)

88 min | Action, Adventure

5.9
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A fighter confronts a rogue master armed with weapons capable of severing a head from 100 feet away.

Director: Raymond Lui | Stars: Carter Wong, Sing Chen, Shao-Peng Chen, Szu-Cheng Mu

Votes: 194

39. Shaolin Girl (2008)

107 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

4.4
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A Shaolin-trainer young woman returns to Japan to resuscitate her grandfather's defunct martial arts school.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Tôru Nakamura, Yuqi Zhang, Kai-Man Tin

Votes: 605

40. Shaolin Martial Arts (1974)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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When the ruling dynasty in China sends soldiers to destroy the Shaolin Temple, students use their martial arts to defend the school.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Fu, Kuan-Chun Chi, Yi Ling Chen, Chia-Hui Liu

Votes: 341

41. Lake Tahoe (2008)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

6.7
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72 Metascore

A story of a teenager and the strange events that take place in his small town.

Director: Fernando Eimbcke | Stars: Diego Cataño, Hector Herrera, Daniela Valentine, Juan Carlos Lara II

Votes: 1,601 | Gross: $0.01M

42. Fang Shi Yu yu Hu Hui Qian (1976)

97 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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The famous story of the Shaolin Temple's betrayal by the White-Browed Hermit, and the subsequent revenge by Shaolin firebrand Fang Shih-yu, is the stuff of legend. It has been filmed many ... See full summary »

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Fu, Kuan-Chun Chi, Yen Tsan Tang, Chi-Chin Ma

Votes: 188

43. Enteng and the Shaolin Kid (1996)

Action, Comedy

8.2
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Add a Plot

Director: Danilo Cabreira | Stars: Vic Sotto, Jacky Shix, Charito Solis, Alou Gonzales

Votes: 8

44. Tian shi zhuang xie (1983)

100 min | Thriller

7.0
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A half man/demon is being guarded by a drunken Shaolin magician named Chan at the Shaolin temple. One day, Chan sneaks out to go on a drinking splurge, and the man/demon escapes. Chan, and ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Cheung-Yan Yuen, Lung Chin, Tin Shing Hoh, Eddy Ko

Votes: 222

45. A Slice of Death (1979)

R | 84 min | Action, Adventure

6.7
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International favorite, David Chiang, stars as the great Chih Shim, the monk who saved the Southern Shaolin Temple. Joining him is Lo Lieh, the Shaws' first international star who returns ... See full summary »

Director: Meng Hua Ho | Stars: David Chiang, Lieh Lo, Lily Li, Norman Chu

Votes: 226

46. War of the Shaolin Temple (1980)

Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.3
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Set during the Sung Dynasty, patriotic monks of the Shaolin Temple fight against foreign invasion

Director: Ta-Chao Lin | Stars: Chien-Chang Chen, Chien-Ho Chen, Chi-Ping Chang, Yi Kuei Chang

Votes: 55

47. Shaolin Traitor (1977)

94 min | Action, Mystery

6.9
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A series of killings ravage a Buddhist temple and one of its disciples is a suspect. A corrupted Emperor seeks out a valuable piece of treasure while giving the monks a month to recover the gift or die.

Director: Ta-Chao Lin | Stars: Polly Ling-Feng Shang-Kuan, Carter Wong, Chun-Erh Lung, Yi Chang

Votes: 72

48. The Order of the Seven

Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

A group of outlaws, once known as the "Order of Warriors", fight to regain their former glory.

49. Solimsa yongpali (1983)

98 min | Action

6.2
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The Silver Fox battles untold men with his deadly Thunder Foot Technique and rules supreme in the martial arts, until a young fighter develops the Lightning Mantis Strike.

Director: Si-Hyeon Kim | Stars: Dragon Lee, Jung-Lee Hwang, Min Kyu Choi, Jeong-a Seo

Votes: 54

50. Return of the 18 Bronzemen (1976)

93 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.0
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Despite the national resistance, the Manchurians have taken over China, but the Ching Emperor fears that the Shaolin Temple disciples would overthrow the dynasty. So he disguises himself as... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kuo | Stars: Polly Ling-Feng Shang-Kuan, Peng Tien, Mei-Yi Chang, Pao-Shan Chang

Votes: 141



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