The Best MMA Movies Films
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The Best MMA Movies

List Criteria: Movies must feature mixed martial arts fighting

Over the past decade, MMA fights have risen from the underground into a legitimate sport, spawning countless pay-per-view events and a reality TV show. Two fighters in an octagon ring is considered by many to be the closest sport we have to a refined street brawl. The films on this list cover all genres, although most of them are action and dramas. As MMA becomes more entrenched in our sports culture, we can expect to see even more MMA fight movies making their way into our theaters.

These are films that focus on the sport of mixed martial arts as a central theme. We've also included a few other fighting movies, because they're awesome. What are the best MMA movies? If there are any MMA films you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. 
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    the people's #1 & most listed Jennifer Morrison, Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Gina Carano, Michael Jai White, Kimbo Slice

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    Amber Heard, Djimon Hounsou, Cam Gigandet

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    Michael Jai White, Scott Adkins, Ben Cross

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    Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung

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    Scott Adkins, Robert Costanzo, Lateef Crowder

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    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Forest Whitaker, Bolo Yeung

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    Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan

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    Michael Jai White, Lyoto Machida, Evan Peters

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    Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto

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    Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Cung Le

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    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ashley Johnson, Brian Thompson

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    Tatchakorn Yeerum, Mum Jokmok, Pumwaree Yodkamol

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    Tim Allen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jennifer Grey

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    Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Simon Yam

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    Tatchakorn Yeerum, Mum Jokmok, Sorapong Chatree

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    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar

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    ranked low on reranks Salma Hayek, Arianny Celeste, Kevin James

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    added by DavidLalande Cyron Melville, Molly Blixt Egelind, Xian Gao

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    added by faliquemuhammad Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Yayan Ruhian

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    Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah, Huang Shengyi

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    Michael Jai White, Devon Sawa, Neal McDonough

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    Bai Ling, Vinnie Jones, Forrest Griffin

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    Bai Ling, Dean Cain, Kimbo Slice

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    Jason Statham, Carla Gugino, Jet Li

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    Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre, Quinton Jackson

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    Donnie Yen, Fan Bingbing, Collin Chou

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    Tatchakorn Yeerum, Nathan Jones, Lateef Crowder

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    added by kingchillin22 Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Jack Black

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    ranked low on reranks

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    added by psyqyq Jet Li, Paul Chun, Yasuaki Kurata

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    Laura Vandervoort, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Walton Goggins

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    added by TedZoltanRozmann Frank Welker, Bridgette Wilson, Talisa Soto

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    Tatsuya Naka, Yuji Suzuki, Akihito Yagi

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    added by bojanthebest Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris

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    added by BaretGibot David Boreanaz, Eric Roberts, Wayne Newton

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    Ip Man Zero

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    Kris Kristofferson, Rip Torn, Jean Smart

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Honour of the Dragon Tony Jaa

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Kaley Cuoco, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe

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    ranked low on reranks & added by RichardEdwardG.Lacson Tapped (2013) A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA ...

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    ranked low on reranks & added by RichardEdwardG.Lacson Fearless (2006)

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    new! & added by sandysingh Gabrielle Union, Kelly Hu, DMX

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