Whether you’re a fan of martial arts movies or not, you should at least check out these movies. For fans, this can be a delightful checklist. For those who aren’t fans this could be a great starting point, because they are the best of the best.
One of the greatest fight scenes of all time is in this show. They fight scenes are so amazing, you’ll want to start training in Wing Chun as soon at the movie is over. Donnie Yen plays Bruce Lee’s mentor in this touching tale about a martial artist struggling through the second World War.
Jet Li is pretty amazing, but some of his movies are not. Hero is a major exception. One of the first things you’ll notice is the beauty of the entire movie. The choreography, the style, it is all completely stunning.
Enter the Dragon
Bruce Lee is the most iconic martial artist to ever enter cinema. Enter the Dragon is one of the greatest martial arts movies out there. In the movie, Lee destroys a series of evil-doers with his fists.
Probably the most ridiculous movie on our list, the premise it like John Wick, but with an elephant. It has one of the longest continuos shot in movie history, and it mainly focuses on Muay Thai. The hits are so hard, you’ll be clenching your jaw in reaction.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
A classic, if you haven’t seen this one, go see it now. Ang Lee’s epic is full of action, romance, and drama. It is an interesting watch, and includes feats that no normal human could perform. It has beautiful scenes, contains a beautiful soundtrack, and a great ending.
The Legend of the Drunken Master
Jackie Chan becomes a better fighter by drinking. Need we say more? The film contains the funniest and coolest fights you will see. It’s Jackie Chan, what’s not to like?