Netflix The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant  

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Are you ready for fists of fury? Here are the best martial arts movies on Netflix, ranked by movie fans. This list of Netflix martial arts movies includes everything from kung fu to karate to tai chi and everyone from Bruce Lee to Chuck Norris to the RZA. Whether they're classic kung fu movies or modern karate movies, these films are full of action, honor, and top-notch fight sequences full of rapid-fire dragon punches and unstoppable crane kicks.

Many karate movies on Netflix are among the best ever made. Some of the best kung fu movies of all time are streaming on Netflix. There are also several Jackie Chan films in Netflix's library including Railroad Tigers and Kung Fu Yoga. IP Man is another great martial arts film available to subscribers. Featuring martial arts action stars like Jackie Chan, Jean Claude Van Damme, Donnie Yen, Jet Li, Tony Jaa, Bruce Lee, and more, this list has it all. 

Other great martial arts movies include the Ip Man trilogy, Kill Bill: Volume 1, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny.

Which martial arts movies streaming on Netflix do you think are the best? Find your favorites, vote them up, and add any of the best Netflix martial arts movies we may have missed.

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Ip Man is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Ip Man Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan Ip Man is a 2008 Hong Kong semi biographical martial arts film very loosely based on the life of Yip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun and master of Bruce Lee. The film focuses on ...more

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Ip Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Ip Man 2 Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Darren Shahlavi Ip Man 2 is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film loosely based on the life of Ip Man, a grandmaster of the martial art Wing Chun. A sequel to the 2008 film Ip Man, Ip Man 2 was ...more

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Ip Man 3D is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Ip Man 3 Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin, Lynn Hung Ip Man 3d is a 2013 action-drama film written by Edmond Wong.

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Kill Bill Volume 1 Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Quentin Tarantino Kill Bill: Vol. 1 is a 2003 action film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino.

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Ip Man: The Final Fight is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Ip Man: The Final Fight Anthony Wong, Eric Tsang, Ken Lo Ip Man: The Final Fight is a 2013 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Herman Yau, starring Anthony Wong, Anita Yuen, Jordan Chan, Eric Tsang, Gillian Chung and others as part of ...more

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Kill Zone 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Kill Zone 2 Tony Jaa, Wu Jing, Simon Yam

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Headshot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Headshot Iko Uwais, Chelsea Islan, Julie Estelle

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The Assassin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Assassin Shu Qi, Chang Chen, Zhou Yun The Assassin is a 2015 wuxia film directed by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien. When assassin Yinniang (Shu Qi) fails to kill her target, her master forces her to kill a powerful military

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh, Harry Shum Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny is a 2016 American-Chinese martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping, based on the novel Iron Knight, Silver Vase by Wang Dulu. A story of lost ...more

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The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Bodyguard Sammo Hung, Andy Lau, Zhu Yuchen The Bodyguard is a 2016 Hong Kong-Chinese action drama film directed by Sammo Hung. A retired bodyguard (Hung) jumps back into action when a young girl is kidnapped.

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The Real Miyagi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Real Miyagi John G. Avildsen, Billy Blanks, Lauro Chartrand

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Iceman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Iceman Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Huang Shengyi Iceman, formerly known as The Iceman Cometh, is a 2014 Hong Kong-Chinese 3D martial arts action-comedy film directed by Law Wing-cheung and starring Donnie Yen, who also serves as the film's ...more

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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant

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Rise of the Legend is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Rise of the Legend Sammo Hung, Wong Cho-lam, Boran Jing

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My Wife Is a Gangster 3 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 Shu Qi, Hyun Young, Oh Ji-ho My Wife is a Gangster 3 is a 2006 Korean film. It is a sequel to My Wife is a Gangster 2. This movie, however bearing the My Wife is a Gangster title, has little to no relation to the previous

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The Monkey King is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Monkey King Chow Yun-Fat, Donnie Yen, Zhang Zilin The Monkey King is a 2014 Hong Kong-Chinese fantasy film directed by Cheang Pou-soi and starring Donnie Yen as the titular protagonist. Yen also serves as the film's action director. Production ...more

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Kung Fu Panda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by John Stevenson and ...more

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Railroad Tigers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Railroad Tigers Jackie Chan, Huang Zi Tao, Jaycee Chan Railroad Tigers is a 2016 Chinese action comedy film directed by Ding Sheng and starring Jackie Chan. A railroad worker and his ragtag group of freedom fighters find themselves on the wrong side ...more

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Kung Fu Yoga is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Kung Fu Yoga Jackie Chan, Katrina Kaif, Riya Sen

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Blood and Bone Gina Carano, Michael Jai White, Kimbo Slice Blood and Bone is a 2009 American direct-to-DVD martial arts film directed by Ben Ramsey and written by Michael Andrews. The film stars Michael Jai White, Eamonn Walker and Julian Sands, and ...more

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FB: Fighting Beat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
FB: Fighting Beat Tim Man, Sura Theerakon, Lex de Groot FB: Fighting Beat is 2007 action film directed by Piti Jaturaphat.

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Lady Bloodfight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Lady Bloodfight Amy Johnston, Jenny Wu, Muriel Hofmann

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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Mortal Kombat Bridgette Wilson, Frank Welker, Talisa Soto Mortal Kombat is a 1995 American fantasy martial arts film written by Kevin Droney, directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, and starring Robin Shou, Linden Ashby, Bridgette Wilson, Christopher Lambert, ...more

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Hard Target 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Hard Target 2 Scott Adkins, Robert Knepper, Rhona Mitra