The All-Time Greatest Martial Art Movies Films
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The All-Time Greatest Martial Art Movies

List Criteria: Movies must have martial arts in them.

All the best movies with martial arts action compiled into a list of the best martial art movies. Martial arts movies are amazing to watch, so they're a perfect fit for film. From the revenge tactics of The Bride in the Kill Bill series to the martial arts mastery of Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon and Way of the Dragon (among many others), this list of movies with martial arts is a great fit for anyone who loves action.

Martial arts films have been with us for decades. This list includes all different forms of martial arts including karate, jiu jitsu, kenpo, muay thai, and many other fighting techniques. While most of these films are action oriented, some are also comedic (like Rush Hour and Shanghai Noon), or even animated (Kung Fu Panda). Martial art movies are also the perfect kind of film that a dad can enjoy with this teenage son or any other action-loving family member. If you're into martial art movies, then this is the list for you.

What are the best martial arts movies? Take a look at this list and you'll see for yourself.
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    most listed 1973 Released: 1973

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    often listed & added by WilliamAndersen 2000

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    ranked low on reranks 1978 Released: 1978

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 2004 Released: 2004

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    1994

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    ranked low on reranks 2008 Released: 2008

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    ranked low on reranks 1972

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    often listed & added by WilliamAndersen 2003

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    1993 Released: 1993

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1999 Released: 1999

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    added by Dark Ether 2010 Released: 2010

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    ranked low on reranks & added by ladynka 1978

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1972

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    ranked low on reranks 1989

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1973

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    1984 Released: 2010

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    added by Desertrat89 1983

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 2007 Released: 2007

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1972

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    often listed & added by WilliamAndersen 1969

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