Kung Fu Movies

List of the best kung fu movies according to visitors: Jean-Claude Van Johnson, Badges of Fury, Ip Man 4: The Finale, Escape Plan 2: Hades, God of War, BloodRayne: The Third Reich, The Thousand Faces of Dunjia, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Monk Comes Down the Mountain, An Inspector Calls.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CharactersHeroes, Criminals, Celebrities, Actors
PlotLove, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Investigation, Mystery
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, For men

Jean-Claude Van Damme is a global martial arts & film sensation, also operating under the simple alias of "Johnson" as the world's best undercover private contractor. Retired for years, a chance encounter with a lost love brings him back to the game. This time, he'll be deadlier than ever. Probably.

Badges of Fury (2013)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, comedy, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Investigation, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

When a spate of eerie murders erupts across HK two troub/emaking cops are assigned to the case. Young maverick Wang and grizzled vet Huang who is fed up with his reckless younger partner always landing them in hot water. Reaching a dead end after discovering all the victims were former boyfriends of aspiring starlet Liu, the detectives must play a deadly game. One of them must go undercover as Liu’s lover to lure the killer out.

Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Self-sacrifice
StyleInspirational, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Tense, For men

Following the death of his wife, Ip Man travels to San Francisco to ease tensions between the local kung fu masters and his star student, Bruce Lee, while searching for a better future for his son.

Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersHackers, Robots, Spy, Killers, Friends
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Artificial Intelligence
PlacePrison, Chechnya
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Tense, Depressive

Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world's most impenetrable prisons. When his most trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ever built, Ray must track him down with the help of some of his former friends.

God of War (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, military, biography, history
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersPirates, Samurai, Lovers
PlotWar, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Rivalry
Time16th century

During the 16th century, pirates rule the Chinese coastline, pillaging the small villages and terrorizing the citizens. When maverick leader Commander Yu enlists the help of a sharp young general, they devise a plan to defeat the pirates. A violent clash of wit and weapons will decide who will rule the land.

BloodRayne: The Third Reich (2010)
Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Superhero, Lesbians, Heroes
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Cars, Supernatural
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious, For men

Rayne fights against the Nazis in Europe during World War II, encountering Ekart Brand, a Nazi leader whose target is to inject Adolf Hitler with Rayne's blood in an attempt to transform him into a dhampir and attain immortality.

The Thousand Faces of Dunjia (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersDogs, Horses, Monsters, Dragons, Demons
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Gambling, Fight, Earthquake
PlaceChina, The Universe, Hospitals, Hotels
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Depressive, Disturbing

The world is on the brink of catastrophe in a chaotic age where evil demons roam. In order to keep evil at bay, a mysterious organisation from the pugilist world emerges. A new constable and a young girl with a mysterious past are also drawn into this group, and the group embarks on an incredible adventure.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CharactersHackers, Snipers, CIA, Spy, Special Forces
PlotSoccer, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Fight, Motorcycles
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Islands, Party
StyleUnexpected ending, Dynamic

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.

Monk Comes Down the Mountain (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
CountryChina, USA
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Fight, Martial Arts
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating

When a young monk is forced to leave his impoverished monastery, he relies on his extraordinary martial arts skills to survive in the outside world. In search of a mentor, he crosses paths with a Kung Fu master who is in possession of the Book of Secrets, which reveals the lost art of the deadly Ape Strike Kung Fu technique. The rare book is coveted by a sinister father and son who will go to any extremes to obtain it. The monk finds himself immersed in a deadly battle to protect both the book and his master.

An Inspector Calls (2015)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersHeroes, Family, Partners
PlotOn real events, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Asia
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

An unexpected inspector drops by a lavish party of a notable family in order to investigate the suicide of a pregnant girl. This breaks the joy and peace of the party which is meant to celebrate a couple's engagement. Every one claims that he does not know the girl. However, the inspector does find something suspicious there with the help of a diary book and a photo. Astonishing truth is gradually revealed - six of the noble family members are closely related to the girl’s death.

Triple Threat (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryThailand, China, USA
CharactersGangsters, Spy, Special Forces, Terrorists, Hired assassins
PlotSurvival, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Fight, Karate
PlaceVillage, Jungle, China
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.

Attrition (2018)
Markimdb: 4.2
CountryThailand, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Partners
PlotWar, Kung Fu, Friendship, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceJungle, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating

When a Thai girl with mythical powers goes missing, Axe and his old team unite in attempts to bring her back.

The Grandmaster (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersHeroes, Teachers
PlotOn real events, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, China, Asia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Epic

Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.

Naked Soldier (2012)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong
CharactersSerial killers, Hired assassins, Heroes
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceChina, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

A gorgeous lethal killer, brainwashed by the villain, makes a startling discovery in a mission to eliminate a person she can in no way imagine.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CharactersSuperhero, Hackers, Aliens, Monsters, Mutant
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts
PlaceAircraft, Party, New York

After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.

Jailbreak (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Rivalry

What started as a simple escort mission will soon turn to chaos as the prisoners of Koh Kla take over the prison grounds. A special task force [Jean-Paul Ly, Dara Our, Tharoth Sam] gets trapped in the prison will have to fight their way out for survival, to protect a key witness [Savin Phillip].

Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersSerial killers, Heroes
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Fight, Rivalry
PlacePrison, China, Asia
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A martial arts instructor working at a police academy 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.

The Viral Factor (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersTerrorists, Special agents, Partners
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Viruses
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, For men

International Security Affairs agent Jon is on a dangerous mission to escort a criminal scientist to another country. En route, a member of his team turns out to be a traitor and shoots Jon in the head while kidnapping the scientist. When Jon wakes up in the hospital, a doctor tells him that within weeks, the bullet in his brain will cause complete paralysis. Jon returns to Beijing to see his mother, who confesses that Jon has a brother in Malaysia who was raised by his father, a gambler. Jon takes a flight to Malaysia to find his brother, Yeung. On the plane he forms a bond with Dr. Kan, who promises to look into possible treatments for his condition. However, when they arrive, Yeung tries to kidnap the doctor and when Jon intervenes, he's also taken hostage. The two soon realize they're brothers, and decide to work together in order to keep the criminals behind the kidnappings from reinfecting the world of a disease long thought cured.

Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller
CharactersNinja, Heroes
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Fight everyone and trust no one: it's the code of survival practiced by martial-arts master Casey Bowman after his life of domestic bliss is shattered by a savage act of violence. Vowing revenge, the fearless American stealthily tracks the killer from Osaka to Bangkok to Rangoon with the help of a wise and crafty sensei. His only clues: a series of victims whose necks bear the distinctive mark of strangulation by barbed wire. Fighting to avenge as well as to survive, Casey must sharpen his razor-like responses and take his battle skills to the next level, even using deep meditation to fake his own death. His target: the sinister drug lord Goro, who is flooding the streets with deadly meth cooked at his remote jungle factory. To prepare for his ultimate confrontation, Casey must finally become an invisible warrior worthy of the name Ninja. But just when his prey is cornered, an unexpected twist shows Casey that his battle is only beginning: he truly can trust no one.

Ip Man 3 (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersGangsters, Artists
PlotOn real events, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Fight
PlaceSchool, China
StyleTwisted plot, Beautiful landscapes, For men

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.