Martial Arts Movies

Martial Arts Movies
List of martial arts movies selected by visitors to our site: Born a Champion, Double World, The Yin Yang Master, Outlawed, Big Brother, One in the Chamber, Rise of the Legend, Little Big Soldier, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag, Jailbreak.

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

Born a Champion (2021)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, drama, sport
PlotMartial Arts, Fight

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?

Double World (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy
CharactersDragons, Warriors
PlotWar, Adventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Death
PlaceFantastic worlds, China
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, For men

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.

The Yin Yang Master (2021)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy
CharactersHeroes, Officials
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious

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.

Outlawed (2018)
Markimdb: 4.8
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotLove, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Investigation, Conspiracies
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Heavy

An ex-Royal Marine Commando uncovers evidence that could bring down a corrupt official and put him behind bars for life. When his childhood sweetheart is kidnapped, his mission is to rescue her and let nothing stand in his way.

Big Brother (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, comedy
CountryHong Kong
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Heroes, Tough guys
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men

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.

One in the Chamber (2012)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersDogs, Snipers, Gangsters, Hired assassins
PlotMartial Arts, Money, Pursuit, Rivalry
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.

Rise of the Legend (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersTough guys, Orphans
PlotKung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Friendship, Rivalry
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, For men

In 1868 during the late Qing Dynasty, rampant corruption on the Imperial Court inflicts much suffering in people's lives. For years, the Black Tiger’s fearsome boss Lei Gong has been trying to get rid of the leader of the Northern Sea. One of his latest recruits is Fei, a fearless fighter who takes the Northern Sea leader’s head after a fierce fight. Just as Lei Gong believes he has total control of the port, a new gang called the Orphans rises in power. Led by Fei’s childhood friend Huo, the Orphans are out to eliminate all the criminal power from the port…

Little Big Soldier (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, military, history
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersHorses, Musicians, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Martial Arts, Slavery, Hostage
StyleExciting, For men

The story of a farmer forced into conscription, who has been looking to get out of the army ever since. His great chance arrives when he stumbles upon a wounded general from an enemy state, and he kidnaps him, intending to claim credit for the capture, which includes five "mu" of land, and most importantly, honorable discharge from the army.

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, drama, history
CharactersHeroes, Military
PlotWar, On real events, Martial Arts, Fight, Slavery
PlaceJungle, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

Mouna Rudo was born and raised among the Seediq people, an indigenous tribe in Taiwan, and as he grew to be a man he became a member of the Seediq Bale, a courageous band of native warriors. However, Rudo's way of life is threatened under the yoke of occupying forces from Japan, who took over the nation in 1895. As Rudo sees the traditions and honor of his people stripped away, he realizes the time has come to fight back, and in 1930 he brings together a group of former Seediq Bale soldiers, many of whom have been reduced to infighting, and molds them into a revolutionary army. Rudo and his comrades make their stand when they confront Japanese occupation troops at a youth athletic event, leading to a violent confrontation between the Seediq forces and their oppressors. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Part 1: The Sun Flag is Part one of the two-part, four-hour Taiwanese edition of the film Warriors of the Rainbow.

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].

TEKKEN (2010)
Markimdb: 4.8
CharactersSuperhero, Ninja, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Revenge
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this dystopia, Mishima sponsors Tekken, a tournament in which fighters battle until only one is left standing.

Duel of Legends (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, sport
PlotMartial Arts, Confrontation, Rivalry

Duel of Legends is directed by Hector Echavarria and is about a Chinese boy who is left to survive by himself because his parents were murdered by rebels. The boy is raised by a Temple Monk who teaches the boy the secrets of the Martial arts. When the child grows up he travels to America were he joins American tournaments in karate where he discovers a dark secret about who actually killed his parents. An action filled martial arts movie with many twist and turns.

Ong Bak 3 (2010)
Markimdb: 5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Superpowers, Supernatural, Fate
PlaceVillage, Asia
StyleExciting, To cry, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival returns challenging Tien for a final duel.

Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersSamurai, Gangsters, Heroes, Womanizers, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Fight, Friendship, Death, Weapon
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Heavy, Explicit scenes, For men, Disturbing

25 years later after the events of Samurai Cop (1991), Detective Frank Washington is forced to team up with his long estranged partner Joe Marshall to solve a series of assassinations being committed by a secret group of female vigilante killers.

Sword Master (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama
CountryChina, Hong Kong
CharactersHeroes, Warriors
PlotTravel, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Superpowers, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Light, Serious

Weary of the bloodshed and violence from the martial arts world, a powerful swordsman banishes himself to the humble life a vagrant, wandering the fringes of society. But his violent past refuses to let him go quietly. The master swordsman must regain the ability to wield his sword and fight those disrupting the peace he so desperately craves.

Black Water (2018)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special Forces, Special agents, Tough guys
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Prison Break, Fight, Money
PlacePrison, Submarines
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.

14 Blades (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, history
CountryHong Kong, China, Singapore
CharactersHeroes, Emperors
PlotMartial Arts, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, China, Asia
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Trained in clandestine combat from childhood, the Jinyiwei were masters of the 14 Blades; eight being for torture, five for killing, and the last blade reserved for suicide when a mission failed. An elite force of secret agents with a license to kill, the Jinyiwei devoted their lives and lethal prowess to the service of the Emperor alone. When the Imperial Court is taken over by evil eunuch Jia (Law Kar Ying), the best of the Jinyiwei, Qinglong (Donnie Yen) is assigned to steal a list identifying those still loyal to the Emperor. However unbeknownst to Qinglong, the Jinyiwei have fallen under the control of Jia, and during the mission Qinglong is betrayed and barely escapes with his life. Now as the most wanted man in the land, Qinglong must seek out and rally the loyalists to rise against Jia and restore the Emperor to power. In his way are the deadliest assassins in the land, his former brethren, the Jinyiwei.

Bruce Lee, My Brother (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersHeroes, Tough guys, Warriors, Actors
PlotOn real events, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Karate
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

Bruce Lee, My Brother is an action-dramatic biopic of the eponymous martial arts legend as told by his younger brother, Robert Lee. It revolves around Bruce Lee's life as a rebellious adolescent in Hong Kong before he sets off for the USA and conquers the world at the age of 18 with only US$100 in his pocket.

Altitude (2017)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersSnipers, Terrorists, Thieves, FBI, Criminals
PlotSurvival, Robbery, Dancing, Martial Arts, Money
PlaceAircraft, Mountains
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.

Larceny (2017)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Mexico
PlotRobbery, Martial Arts
PlacePrison, Mexico
StyleSerious, Disturbing

After being busted for a heist, a former CIA contractor is sent to a Mexican prison. His former CIA boss offers him freedom if he can break into the prison vault and steal $50 Million.