Martial Arts Movies

Martial Arts Movies
List of martial arts movies selected by visitors to our site: Enter the Dragon, The Raid, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, The Yin Yang Master, Double World, Fistful of Vengeance, Once Upon A Time In China, Alita: Battle Angel, Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior, Shark: The Beginning.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration01:39

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

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryIndonesia, USA
Duration01:36

Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter blows their cover and news of their assault reaches the drug lord, the building's lights are cut and all the exits blocked. Stranded on the sixth floor with no way out, the unit must fight their way through the city's worst to survive their mission. Starring Indonesian martial arts sensation Iko Uwais.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia

Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina

The world is on the verge of a devastating war with monsters who are coming to retrieve the Scaling Stone. Yin Yang Master Qingming's life is in danger and he travels to different worlds to prepare for the upcoming assaults. On his journey, Qingming finds that the key to all the calamities is embracing his hybrid identity of both human and monster.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryChina

Keen to bring honor to his clan, young villager Dong Yilong embarks on a perilous journey to compete in a tournament that selects warriors for battle.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A revenge mission becomes a fight to save the world from an ancient threat when superpowered assassin Kai tracks a killer to Bangkok.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryHong Kong
Duration01:39

Set in late 19th century Canton, this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung against foreign forces' plundering of China.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Japan, Canada
Duration02:28

When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryThailand, France, Hong Kong
Duration01:40

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.

Markimdb: 7

A bullied teenager who is locked up at a juvenile detention center due to an unexpected accident, meets a mixed martial arts champion to break through his own limits.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA

After a blood- soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time to vanquish his foe, get revenge, and claim his prize?

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction
CountryChina, USA
Duration01:17

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:25

A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of vengeance.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:29

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.

Markimdb: 4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

    The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

    Markimdb: 2.6
    Genreaction
    CountryUSA

    When Tory Coro turns up dead, the neighborhood turns up silent. Rumor has it she became yet another victim of the small town known as FIGHT VALLEY. Tory's sister Windsor moves to town to begin her own investigation on her sister's mysterious death after weeks of no leads from the police. She's quick to learn that Tory fought for money to make ends meet. If girl-next-door Windsor is going to make her way into FIGHT VALLEY to find the truth about Tory, she's going to have to fight her way in. "Jabs" (Miesha Tate) swore she would never throw a punch in the Valley again. Jabs now finds herself training Windsor to survive the painful, unexpected path she's about to take. Every corner. Every alley. Every doorway. She must follow the last footsteps of her sister in order to come face-to-face with Tory's killer in FIGHT VALLEY.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
    CountryTaiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
    Duration02:21

    A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genredrama, sport
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:39

    Is there room for principle in Los Angeles? Mike Terry teaches jujitsu and barely makes ends meet. His Brazilian wife, whose family promotes fights, wants to see Mike in the ring making money, but to him competition is degrading. A woman sideswipes Mike's car and then, after an odd sequence of events, shoots out the studio's window. Later that evening, Mike rescues an action movie star in a fistfight at a bar. In return, the actor befriends Mike, gives him a gift, offers him work on his newest film, and introduces Mike's wife to his own - the women initiate business dealings. Then, things go sour all at once, Mike's debts mount, and going into the ring may be his only option.

    Markimdb: 6.3
    Genreaction, comedy
    CountryHong Kong
    Duration01:43

    A soldier-turned-high school teacher uses unusual methods to reach to a class of poor students, while dealing with a greedy entrepreneur and his gang of fighters as well as the government.

    Markimdb: 5.7
    Genreaction, fantasy
    CountryChina

    In the 1930s , a Japanese cult called The Temple of Hades was ordered to cooperate with the Japanese military to destroy China. They buy so many young children from poor family , who will be trained as a lethal killing machine and serve the Empire of Japan. One of them is Vajra , who was forced by his captors to fight for the food , and accidentally causing the death of his brother. Several years later , Vajra grown up and become one of the biggest killer in the Hades sect. Vajra escapes to China and joins Shaolin , where he receives spiritual enlightenment and determined to support China against Japan.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genreaction, drama, adventure
    CountryJapan, United Kingdom
    Duration02:21

    A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.

    Markimdb: 7.4
    Genreaction, fantasy, drama
    CountryTaiwan, Hong Kong

    A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to lay low are unsuccessful, and the assassin soon tracks him down with the help of his three subordinates: a Thai boxer, a yoga master, and a kobojutsu user.

    Markimdb: 6
    Genrefantastic, action
    CountryUSA

    An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genreaction, drama
    CountryUnited Kingdom, Taiwan, Hong Kong
    Duration01:43

    Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in fact military occupation- after reading about the death of his kung-fu master Hou Ting-An in a fight against the Japanese champion Ryuichi Akutagawa.

    Markimdb: 6.5
    Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, biography
    CountryHong Kong, China
    Duration02:03

    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.

    Markimdb: 5.8
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:41

    For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must overcome seemingly insurmountable odds, their own inner demons, and superhuman foes in this action/adventure movie based on one of the most popular video games of all time.

    Markimdb: 5.4
    Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
    CountryUSA, South Africa, Philippines
    Duration01:35

    Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a convoy, his platoon is attacked by a group of rebels who try to steal the weapons the platoon is transporting and kidnap the base colonel's daughter.

    Markimdb: 7.7
    Genreaction, drama
    CountryUSA, New Zealand, Japan
    Duration02:34

    Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryHong Kong, China
    Duration01:27

    Detective Sergeant Ma Jun, known for dispensing his own brand of justice during arrests, teams up with an undercover cop, Wilson, to try and bring down three merciless Vietnamese brothers running a smuggling ring in the months before mainland China's takeover of Hong Kong. Jun pursues the gang tirelessly, sometimes ignoring police protocols. A showdown is inevitable!

    Markimdb: 7.1
    Genreaction, melodrama, drama
    CountryHong Kong

    A young boxer joins a martial arts school to increase his skill so he can enter a martial arts competition. He leaves the school when he hears that a local gangster is terrorizing the town. He comes to the aid of a young singer and brings on the wrath of the local gang. He eventually enters the martial arts competition after learning iron palm technique and takes out all competition.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genreaction, comedy, adventure
    CountryHong Kong
    Duration01:58

    A group of covert CIA operatives trailing a potential new energy source are double-crossed by corrupt agent Morgan, who causes a helicopter crash in remote South Africa. The sole survivor, suffering severe amnesia, is nursed to recovery by a kindly native tribe who call him "Whoami" after the question he keeps asking. With the help of a mysterious reporter Christine, Whoami pieces together his past and tracks the turncoat agent and his criminal cohorts.

    Markimdb: 7.3
    Genremelodrama, drama, family, sport
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:06

    Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than self-defense. Armed with newfound confidence, skill and wisdom, Daniel ultimately faces off against his tormentors in this hugely popular classic underdog tale.

    Markimdb: 6.3
    Genreaction, drama, sport
    CountryUSA
    Duration02:13

    Picking up after the events of Never Back Down 2, former MMA champion Case Walker is on the comeback trail to become champion once again.

    Markimdb: 8
    Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, short, crime
    CountryUSA, Sweden
    Duration31:02

    During an unfortunate series of events, a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany in order to kill Hitler and end the Nazi empire once and for all.

    Markimdb: 6.8
    Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:32

    Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not fought him yet.

    Markimdb: 6.7
    Genreaction, fantasy, drama
    CountryJapan, United Kingdom, South Korea
    Duration01:33

    Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine.

    Markimdb: 6.1
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:19

    An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their differences, both men excel at martial arts, and utilize their formidable skills when they go up against Yoshida, a vicious yakuza drug dealer with ties to Kenner's past.

    Markimdb: 7.6
    Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
    CountryChina, Hong Kong, USA
    Duration01:44

    Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his nation. The son of a great fighter who didn't wish for his child to follow in his footsteps, Huo resolves to teach himself how to fight - and win.

    Markimdb: 6.5
    Genreaction
    CountryHong Kong, China
    Duration01:23

    Following his defeat by Master Ip, Cheung Tin Chi (Zhang) tries to make a life with his young son in Hong Kong, waiting tables at a bar that caters to expats. But it s not long before the mix of foreigners, money, and triad leaders draw him once again to the fight.

    Markimdb: 7
    Genreaction, drama, biography, history, sport
    CountryHong Kong
    Duration01:40

    Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor.Beginning at the start of his journey from his initial training through to the ultimate battle to become supreme master of the art of Wing Chun, The Legend Is Born has already been hailed as one of the greatest martial arts films of all time and features an all-star cast, including Sammo Hung (Enter The Dragon), Yuen Biao and Ip Man's real life son, 76-year-old Ip Chun, as Ip Man's kung fu master.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genreaction, comedy
    CountryHong Kong
    Duration01:42

    Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fei-Hong must fight against the foreigners using his Drunken Boxing style, and overcome his father's antagonism as well.

    Markimdb: 7.2
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime
    CountryHong Kong
    Duration01:26

    Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and they are unable to defeat him. The syndicate boss hires the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang, but he easily finishes them off.

    Markimdb: 6.6
    Genreaction, thriller, crime
    CountryHong Kong
    Duration01:50

    A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.

    Markimdb: 7.2
    Genredrama, sport
    CountryChina, Hong Kong
    Duration02:02

    Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined to win a boxing match. Fai becomes Qi's mentor and rediscovers his passion to fight not only in the ring but for his life and the cares.

    Markimdb: 5.9
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
    CountryHong Kong, China
    Duration01:46

    A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.

    Markimdb: 7.9
    Genreaction, fantasy, drama
    CountryChina, Hong Kong
    Duration01:39

    One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

    Markimdb: 6
    Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
    CountryUSA, Canada, Indonesia
    Duration01:36

    Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But you must fight the urge to relax: this is no mere movie night. Those obsolete spools contain more than just magnetic tape. They are imprinted with the very soul of evil.

    Markimdb: 7.5
    Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
    CountryJapan
    Duration01:56

    Zatôichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast draw and breathtaking precision. While wandering, Zatôichi discovers a remote mountain village at the mercy of Ginzo, a ruthless gang-leader. Ginzo disposes of anyone who gets in his way, especially after hiring the mighty samurai ronin, Hattori, as a bodyguard. After a raucous night of gambling in town, Zatôichi encounters a pair of geishas--as dangerous as they are beautiful--who've come to avenge their parents' murder. As the paths of these and other colorful characters intertwine, Ginzo's henchmen are soon after Zatôichi. With his legendary cane sword at his side, the stage is set for a riveting showdown.

    Markimdb: 4.6
    Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
    CountryUSA
    Duration01:32

    Radio talk show therapist Sonny Blake (Rose McGowan) moves back to her childhood home on seemingly idyllic Rosewood Lane after her alcoholic father dies. But upon arrival in the old neighborhood, Sonny discovers her neighbors are terrified of the local paperboy (Daniel Ross Owens). She thinks this is ridiculous, until she encounters the boy himself. It turns out that he is a cunning and dangerous sociopath, one who may have gruesomely killed her father - and others.

    Markimdb: 5
    Genreaction, drama, sport
    CountryIndia

    An inspiring story about an orphan boy from the streets of Dongri, who grows up to become a local goon of his area and how his life changes after he meets the young and compassionate Ananya, who guides him towards the right path and makes him realize his true calling i.e boxing.




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