25+ Best Martial Art Movies Streaming On Netflix 

Several aspects are as desirable and adrenalizing as martial arts movies, whatever their sort and criterion. Occasionally, the conspiracy is an urgency for binding together ongoing fights. Periodically, it’s as great of a joy as the incredible battles. There’s nobody bad with falling along in anxiety of the successive session of debacles, but decent martial arts pictures each fall under the next classification, where tale and tension match sterling choreography. 

Allows taking a wide swoop into the finest in martial arts on Netflix. These movies are accessible for streaming now (in the United States, at least), and we will maintain the list revamped as Netflix tightens its nomination. Whether you are glancing for an isolated film to bring you through dusk or you are scheming an absolute martial arts marathon, we have got a lot here that you are spanned to appreciate.

Want a belief of what that looks like? Here are our choices for the 27 best martial arts movies every dude should watch.

The Paper Tigers(2020)

Directed By: Bao Tran

Released date: August 2020

Run Time: 1 hour and 48 minutes

Stars: Alain Uy, Ron Yuan, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Roger Yuan, Matthew Page, Jae Suh Park, Joziah Lagonoy

It’s nearly offbeat one’s ass-whooping, too, because a martial arts movie without ass-whoopings is not vastly of a film at all. But Tran equilibria the meat of the genre with acting plus a decent dollop of zest humor, to related impact as Stephen Chow’s kung fu pastiches, a la Kung Fu Hustle and Shaolin Soccer, the recent existing The Paper Tigers’ moral faction. Tran’s aim of close-up slashes in his battle events assists give every stab and hit an actual effect. 

Ip Man (2008)

Directed by: Wilson Yup

Released date: 12 December 2008

Run Time: 1 hour and 46 minutes 

Stars: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Lynn Hung, Gordon Lam, Fan Siu-wong, Xing Yu, Chen Zhihui

2008’s Ip Man was ultimately the moment when the really remarkable but never relatively regarded Donnie Yen came on his own, fiddling with a loosely biographical edition of the fictitious Grandmaster of Wing Chun and of the coming martial arts champions, one of whom was Bruce Lee. 

Best of the Best (1989)

Directed By: Bob Radler

Released date: 10 November 1989

Run Time: 1 hour and 37 minutes 

Stars: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Sally Kirkland, Christopher Penn

It’s a fiction about an American squad of martial artists thrown together from the dregs of the community. There’s the road combatant from Detroit, the dude who’s a rancher for some justification. The youthful child is striving for revenge for the loss of his brother at the hand of the Korean boss. The conclusion, in particular, is real corn. Instead of giving in to dislike and killing his enemy in the ring, our idol lets Team Korea defeat to keep honor. And then the Koreans apologize.

Shadow (2018)

Directed by: Zhang Yimou

Released date: 30 September 2018

Run Time: 1 hour and 56 minutes 

Stars: Chao Deng, Sun Li, Ryan Zheng, Qianyuan Wang, Xiaotong Guan, Jinchenggchung

Shadow does what the descent of his films do by fastening them jointly into one seamless assortment. As in House of Flying Daggers, the anti-sobriety debate events are dramatic to notice, but those pictures put accomplishment and effort on a similar plane, and Shadow gradually segregates them with a beautiful monochrome Palace.

Blood and Bone (2009)

Directed By: Ben Ramsey

Released date: 7 February 2009

Run Time: 1 hour and 33 minutes 

Stars: Michael Jai White, Julian Sands, Eamonn Walker, Dante Basco, Nona Gaye, Shannon Kane

Suppose the director expects only to depict White as a quasi-spiritual Hand of God, delegated by untold energies to abolish all who do us dirty with grand passion and efficiency. What initially appears like an entire absence of risks slowly arises as an impressively wiry behavior towards an otherwise basic action film, Ramsey’s battle scenes are substantial and short, and the conspiracy’s big baddie is kind of ruthless. 

The Debt Collector (2018)

Directed By: Jesse V. Johnson

Released Date: 14 September 2018

Run time: 1 hour and 36 minutes 

Stars: Scott Adkins, Tony Todd, Michael Paré, Louis Mandylor, Selina Lo, Vladimir Kulich

Choreographed by Luke LaFontaine, the fightings within lack the mercy of several of Johnson’s excursions with Adkins, but that’s possibly intended: Grabbing from ’90s buddy action films and itching at a sweaty tribute that reaches around between Tony Scott and Luc Besson, Johnson can not assist but capture Adkins in gesture with reasoning, stride, and understanding of the area that hoists The Debt Collector.

The Night Comes for Us (2018)

Directed by: Timo Tjahjanto

Released date: 22 September 2018

Run time: 2 hours and 1 minute

Stars: Joe Taslim, Iko Uwais, Julie Estelle, Sonny Pang

The Night Comes for Us rubs that Indonesian ultra-severe warfare tingle. There is an event where Joe Taslim’s anti-idol protagonist takes on a squad inside a van, the movie using the confines to condense the bone chopping, like an effort compactor. Other spectacles are vast in their accountable turmoil and cartoonish blood-letting.

Avengement (2019)

Directed by: Jesse V. Johnson

Released date: 24 May 2019

Run Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes 

Stars: Scott Adkins, Craig Fairbrass, Thomas Turgoose

Everything Johnson’s accomplished is not so undeniably strong. This goes, of course, to Johnson’s bard, Vicious Beefcake Scott Adkins, a perfectly sculpted humanoid so squarely sowed in Johnson’s beautiful area dramatic, archly violent action theatre with sufficient humor and soul to leave a graze a Johnson movie without him as the protagonist doesn’t quite feel fully realized. 

Ip Man 2 (2011)

Directed by: Wilson Yup

Released date: 28 January 2011

Run time: 1 hour and 48 minutes 

Stars: Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Huang Xiaoming, Lynn Hung, Darren Shahlavi, Kent Cheung

Fleeing the Japanese restraint of his hometown, this movie discerns Ip and his household immigrating to Hong Kong, where he makes an effort to establish a school to convey his deadly Chun Chun methods. However, his freedom to do so is disputed by an equal teacher, fiddled delightfully by a late business Sammo Hung in one of his adequately semi-severe functions.

Headshot (2017)

Directed by: Timo Tjahjanto, Kimo Stamboel

Released date: 8 December 2016

Run Time: 1 hour and 57 minutes 

Stars: Iko Uwais, Sunny Pang, Chelsea Islan, Julie Estelle, Zack Lee, Very Tri Yulisman, David Hendrawan

Headshot is surprisingly cheerless, an actioner built to break hearts as effortlessly as Uwais halts bones, personalities spending for the crimes of their ahead with their existences in the present. Headshot timepieces beautifully formulate the brutal fact of Ishmael’s upbringing without the fact of refuting the audience the delight of unhinged but specifically choreographed martial arts unrest.

Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (2019)

Directed by: Woo-Ping Yuen

Released Date: 12 April 2019

Run Time: 1 hour and 48 minutes 

Stars: Zhang jin, Michelle Yeoh, Dave Bautista

Master Z is a spin-off of Donnie Yen’s Ip Man commission. Master Z expands Dave Bautista as a tricky restaurateur and Michelle Yeoh as withdrawing to her martial origins after her scene-stealing functions in Crazy Rich Asians and Star Trek. Jackie Chan’s martial huge brother Sammo Hung. Master Z strives to establish their commission, and it was declared last year that Zhang is on the committee for a series.

The Grandmaster (2013)

Directed by: Wong Kar-wai

Released Date: 30 August 2013

Run Time: 1 hour and 48 minutes 

Stars: Tony Leung, Ziyi Zhang. Going Er

The Grandmaster heightened Ip Man to a critically acclaimed art house movie. Tony Leung features as Ip Man alongside Zhang Ziyi and many factual Kung Fu champions, comprising Yuen Woo-Ping, who fulfills as a choreographer and seems as Ip Man’s mentor. The Grandmaster is an elegant scene. Wong realizes he has two elegant lead performers and frames their countenances like Rembrandt’s art. 

Triple Threat (2019)

Directed by: Jesse V. Johnson

Released Date: 19 March 2019

Run Time: 1 hour and 36 minutes 

Stars: Iko Uwais, Tony Jaa, Tiger Hu Chen

The ‘Triple Threat’ is three of the flavorful martial arts features traversing the Pacific now: Tiger Chen, Iko Uwais, and Tony Jaa; triple Threat piled the patio by strengthening even more martial firepower with Scott Adkins, Michael Bisping, Jeeja Yanin, and Michael Jai White. It’s a throwback homage to the former days of grindhouse battle films in the ’80s, revised for the modern millennium. 

Savage Dog (2017)

Directed by: Jesse V. Johnson

Released Date: 4 August 2017

Run Time: 1 hour and 35 minutes 

Stars: Scott Adkins, Marko Zaror, JuJu Chan

The ‘underground no-holds-barred tournament’ is corny martial conspiracy equipment, but this one trenches today’s prime film combatants against each other. And Cung Le is a real-life MMA hero who played a sinner in The Grandmaster. All three entertainers swap their hits by certainly slamming each other, not at stunner force but sufficient to wound an ordinary person. 

Haywire (2011)

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Released Date: 6 November 2011

Run Time: 1 hour and 33 minutes 

Stars: Gino Carano, Channing Tatum, Michael Fassbender

Gina Carano joined the limelight as Cara Dune in The Mandalorian. Haywire was her first characteristic film overseeing part, organized by Steven Soderbergh. Despite disputes between the Distributor and director, as well as the digital reversal to worsen Carano’s vocalist, her abhorring skill for litigation and screen existence are on full show. 

Furie (2019)

Directed by: Le-Van Kiet

Released Date: 22 February 2019

Run Time: 1 hour and 38 minutes 

Stars: Ngo Thanh Van, Le-Van Kiet, Yaya Truong Nhi

It’s a beautiful film. Vietnam has such a composition, lush towns, boat neighborhoods, severe get-os, and large towns, so colorfully worsened by stunning lighting schemes, and everything is cast. But it’s Veronica Ngo that makes this extraordinary. Ngo splashes a debt-collector entertainer single mom whose daughter gets abducted by component harvesters as the battles escalate in vigor.

BuyBust (2018)

Directed by: Erik Matti

Released Date:10 August 2018

Run Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes 

Stars: Anne Curtis, Alex Calleja, Victor Neri

Anne Curtis, a Filipino TV celebrity, amazed her fans with this pagan actioner. She plays a member of a DEA crew that gets attracted into a drug bigwig’s ambush in a labyrinthian shantytown and must combat their way out. The impoverished folk living in the shantytown assault them in bunches, like a zombie troop. There’s a tremendous take-activation progression toward the end that gives Curtis her fight value. 

The Foreigner (2017)

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Released Date: 13 October 2017

Run Time: 1 hour and 56 minutes 

Stars: Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Katie Leung

This is the first Hollywood characteristic that exhibits Jackie’s proficiency in doing a non-comedic cliffhanger. In The Foreigner, Jackie fiddles with an abandoned outstanding operative that re-activates himself after his daughter are murdered in an IRA terrorist bombing. Pierce Brosnan features as a transparent parody of Irish ambassador Gerry Adams. These are not Jackie’s impression of lighthearted acrobatic battles. 

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Released Date: 13 August 2013

Run Time: 1 hour and 52 minutes 

Stars: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aubrey Plaza

Michael Cera plays Scott, a fatality who must debate the seven crimes to achieve his devotion. But it’s the martial arts here because making Cera into a persuasion fighter takes a bunch of outstanding impact mysticism and a top-notch choreographer. That mysticism arrived from Brad Allen, an abandoned partner of Jackie Chan’s Stunt Team, who also specialized in the Kingsman franchise.

Double World (2020)

Directed by: Teddy Chan

Released Date: 27 December 2020

Run Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes 

Stars: Chenhan Lin, Henry Lau, Peter Ho

It’s yet another no-holds-barred contest, but not undercover. It’s at the behest of the Emperor, set in a fictional medieval world with dragons, huge scorpions, and frivolous limbs and armor. Double World is an amazing piece of gaze sweet with high-flying wirework debates choreographed by Hong Kong veteran Stephen Tung. It’s like an anime coming to live-action.

Mortal Kombat (2021)

Directed by: Simon Mc Quoid

Released Date: 23 April 2021

Run Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes 

Stars: Jessica Mc Namee, Lewis Tan, Hiroyuki Sanada

Pat E. Johnson, who is a profound Tang Soo Do genius and choreographed the actual Karate Kid, does his best, yet the debate choreography stays dated. However, there’s that earworm soundtrack that integrates techno with conventional Japanese tools, didgeridoos, and Tuvan throat piping that brings about all the battles somehow nicely.

Bloodsport (1988)

Directed by: Newt Arnold

Released Date: 26 February 1988

Run Time: 1 hour and 32 minutes 

Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Leah Ayres, Forest Whitaker, Donald Gibb, Roy Chiao, and Bolo Yeung.

This is also another ‘underground no holds barred event’ movie, but at this moment, it is established on the highly debated assertions of an apparent combatant called Frank Dux. However, despite the clichés, it’s the following masterpiece. Van Damme is at the elevation of his physicality, and his emblem divides persist in his blessing. And Bolo is at his villainous nicest, simmering like some steroidal psycho creature.

The Flying Guillotine (1976)

Directed by: Meng Hua Ho

Released Date: 26 April 1976

Run Time: 1 hour and 33 minutes 

Stars: Wang Yu, Kang Chin, Doris Lung

The Flying Guillotine is the absolute medieval murderer missile, a Frisbee headdress on a twine that, when thrown over a victim, lops off their hand and can be obtained for an award with a timely jerk. It will be a made-up missile, but as ridiculous as it may be, it had limbs. The Flying Guillotine inaugurated a sequel of series and knockoffs, encompassing a 2012 CGI-soaked redux. 

Opium and the Kung Fu Master (1984)

Directed by: Chia Tang

Released year: 1984

Run Time: 1 hour and 38 minutes 

Stars: Elvis Tsui, Yuen Wah, Ti Lung

Ti Lung mainly plays dudes swordsmen, but here he transmits a poignant, stunning performance as a genius jeopardized by drug dependence. He also gives rise to some tremendous fights, competing against numerous mobs of adversaries independently, showcasing his extraordinary power of both acting and effort. Ti Lung has over a hundred movies to his credit, largely martial arts but some precisely stunning. 

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

Directed by: Lau Kar-Leung

Released Date: June 1978

Run Time: 1 hour and 55 minutes 

Stars: Gordon Liu, Lo Lieh, Johnny Chang

Gordon Liu fiddles with San Te, a Confucian intellectual who disappears to Shaolin Temple when his school is outed as rioters by the dastardly Manchus. There he undergoes a horrible sequel of prosecutions to understand Kung Fu, develops a recent missile, the three-section faculty, and rescues for revenge. But it’s all about the activity methods which encompass the main section of this classic. 

Legendary Weapons of China (1982)

Directed by: Lau Kar-Leung

Released Date: 21 January 1982

Run Time: 1 hour and 49 minutes 

Stars: Lau Kar-Leung, Alexander Fu Sheng, Hsiao Ho

Legendary Weapons of China stars blood brothers Lau Kar-Leung and Lau Kar-Wing, two of the most well-known debate choreographers in the event, exhibiting their tremendous virtuosity with a broad arrangement of conventional Kung Fu weapons in a ceremony of fights. Supported by SBrothers’hers permanent actors Gordon Liu, Alexander Fu Sheng, and Kara Hui, this film was the purpose of several of the categories for the Wu-Tang Clan anthology album “Legendary Weapons.”

The Five Venoms (1978)

Directed by: Chang Cheh

Released Date: 12 August 1978

Run Time: 1 hour and 41 minutes 

Stars: Chiang Sheng, Feng Lu, Lo Mang

This particular wuxia organized by Chang Cheh inaugurated the ‘Venom Mob,’ a distinguished team of martial filmmakers. It’s a story of conspiracy and cloaked aces of the harmful attitudes of centipedes, lizards, scorpions, reptiles, and toads. Among the choreographers was Grandmaster Leung Ting, the previous learner of real-life Ip Man. 

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