Today we present to you a selection of TOP films with the most cruel and realistic hand-to-hand combat.
1. The Raid: Serbuan Maut, 2011 & The Raid 2: Berandal, 2014
And the first and second parts of the Reid turned out to be extremely spectacular and bloody. Both of these films are rich in hand-to-hand battles. The plots of these films also deserve attention and are interconnected, therefore it is advisable to watch in the order of their appearance.
2. Mortal Kombat, 1995
Who does not like this famous game, which was released as much as a quarter of a century ago on consoles? This film is the best movie adaptation of Mortal Kombat. All lovers of martial arts and the same game must watch.
3. Bloodsport, 1988
One of the best films with Jean-Claude Van Damme, who became a cult. Without a doubt, is in the TOP world films about martial arts.
4. Kill Bill: Vol. 1,2,3 2003, 2004, 2019
All parts of this film deserve attention. In this trilogy, the plot is simply replete with a demonstration of martial arts, albeit in a slightly embellished form.
5. Fight Club, 1999
A great movie that is worth watching not only for the love of fighting, but also because of its storyline and cast. The main roles were played by Edward Norton and Brad Pitt.
6. Shootfighter: Fight To The Death, 1992
7. Zatôichi, 2003
The story of a blind martial artist. If you like katana fights – this movie is for you. In the main role of Takeshi Kitano.
8. Разборки в маленьком Токио (Showdown In Little Tokyo, 1991)
The story of how an American policeman – a samurai (Dolph Lundgren) and Brandon Lee (yes, this is the son of Bruce Lee himself!) Fight with the Japanese drug mafia.
9. Hard To Kill, 1990
The plot of this film tells us about the revenge of detective Mason Storm, who literally rose from the dead. And now his main task is to take revenge! Starring Steven Seagal.
10. Tai ji: Zhang San Feng, 1993
The film will appeal to all lovers of Shaolin monks, martial arts and all in that spirit. Starring – Jet Li.
11. Meng long guo jiang, 1972
In continuation of the selection, how can one not recall the legendary films with Bruce Lee? Who else but he brought martial arts to a new level thanks to the cinema. In this film, the Kung Fu Master shows the unrealistic wonders of technology. Required to view all.
12. Enter The Dragon, 1973
Fierce battles and bloody tournaments are all here. By the way, this is the last film with the participation of Master Bruce Lee.
13. Kiss of the Dragon, 2001
Another film in the genre of the showdown of the Hong Kong mafia, but this time the main character was a Chinese intelligence officer.
14. Danny the Dog, 2005
A film about a guy in a collar, removing which he turns into a real death machine.
15. Jing wu ying xiong, 1994
Great movie about the martial arts of the East with Jet Li in the title role.
16. Kenka karate kyokushinken, 1975
An old film about the life of the legendary Masutatsu Oyama – the founder of modern Kyokushin.
17. Shogun Assassin, 1980
A very “bloody” film about the revenge of a samurai.
18. The Night Comes for Us, 2018
A very tough film that tells about the triad-apostate killer.
19. Shootfighter: Fight To The Death
Films about a professional boxer who ended up in a maximum security prison.
20. Shootfighter 2, 1996
The film is about the revenge of the father for his son. Among the actors, Bolo Yen is also noted.
21. Nicknamed the “Beast” 1990г
Russian film with Dmitry Pevtsov in the title role. Also noteworthy is the fact that all the fights are set without the Hollywood prikras.
22. The Man with the Iron Fists, 2012 & The Man with the Iron Fists-II, 2015
Films telling the story of a blacksmith who lived in ancient feudal China.
23. Jûsan-nin no shikaku, 2010
Japanese film about the bloody mission of 13 assassins in the Shogun era.
24. The Glimmer Man, 1996
Once again, the film starring Stephen Seagle. This time he will play the role of a police detective to find the killer.
25. Rocky, 1976
A legendary film that is simply impossible to ignore if you like martial arts and boxing in particular. And, of course, Sylvester Stallone in the title role.
26. Ip Man (2008), Ip Man-2 (2010), Ip Man: The Birth of a Legend (2010), Ip Man: The Last Fight (2013)
Another well-known series of films about Ip Man – a kung fu master. Donnie Yen is incomparable in the role of Yip Man.
27. Hong Gil Dong, 1986
An old film produced by the DPRK about a national defender who is well versed in both the sword and karate techniques.
28. Once Upon a Time in Shanghai, 2014
The film will appeal to all fans of a showdown in the style of the mafia of Hong Kong.
29. The Wrath of Vajra, 2013
An interesting film that tells how hired killers are made of children.
30. Ninja Assassin, 2009
The film is about a professional killer-ninja renounced from his clan.
31. Tasogare Seibei, 2002
The film tells the story of a simple samurai involuntarily involved in clan showdowns.
32. Million Dollar Baby, 2004
The story of a boxing trainer and the ascent of a young star.
33. Jet Li’s Fearless, 2006
Another action movie with Jet Li as a master who opened his martial arts school.
34. Blind Fury, 1989
The story of a Vietnam war veteran who was blinded by the war, but skillfully owning martial arts.
35. Ong-bak, 2003
The film is made in Thailand, where the hero sets off in search of the missing Buddha head. It is noteworthy that the hero performs all the tricks himself.
36. Jui kuen, 1978 & Jui kuen II, 1994
A comedy series of films starring Jackie Chan. No blood or murder, only martial arts in a humorous feed.
37. Iron Monkey,1993
The film is about a doctor in the guise of an iron monkey who is trying to share the glory of Robin Hood.
38. 5 fingers of death (1972)
The film is about a talented student in the school of martial arts.
39. Kung Fu Hustle, 2004
The film tells about the showdown on the streets of Shanghai.
40. Police Story (1985)
And again, the Jackie Chan movie, where he fights with the drug mafia, looking for a girl. Martial arts are presented in a somewhat humorous form, as in all his films.
41. Ying xiong,2002
Another film with Jet Li, which tells of a split in the Principality of China.
42. Master of the flying gillotine (1976)
An old film about a master who remained with one hand, but did not lose his skill.
43. Shichinin No Samurai (1954)
The film tells about the civil war in Japan of the XVI century.
44. The street fighter (1974)
An old film about karate mercenaries.
45. Game of Death (1978)
The legendary film with Bruce Lee, telling about the criminal syndicate of Hong Kong show business
46. Feng hou (1979)
A comedy story about Mr. Chan, who was a wonderful fighter, but used his skill only for the sake of earning, working in the genre of Chinese opera.
47. Shao Lin si (1982)
The film is about a young man who escaped from a slave camp and found shelter with the monks in the Shaolin Temple.
48. Tang shan da xiong (1971)
Another Fils starring Bruce Lee. All films with his participation are worthy to get into this TOP.
49. Kickboxer (1989)
The film starring Jean-Claude Van Dam, which has already become a classic martial arts film.
50. Wing Chun (1994)
A film about a girl skilled in martial arts