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
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
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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Fearless is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Michelle Yeoh, Jet Li, Nathan Jones
Fearless, also known as Huo Yuanjia in Chinese, and as Jet Li's Fearless in the United Kingdom and in the United States, is a 2006 Chinese-Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Ronny Yu and ...more
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Ip Man 3D is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Jet Li, Hung Yan-yan, Yu Chenghui
Martial Arts Of Shaolin aka Shaolin Temple 3: Martial Arts of Shaolin is a 1986 Hong Kong martial arts film. It is notable as the only collaboration between film director Lau Kar-Leung and actor ...more
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Headshot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Headshot Iko Uwais, Chelsea Islan, Julie Estelle
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Kill Zone 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Kill Zone 2 Tony Jaa, Wu Jing, Simon Yam
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Philip Kwok, Chien Sun, Sheng Chiang
Five Venoms aka Five Deadly Venoms is a cult 1978 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Chang Cheh, starring the Venom Mob, and produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio, about five kung-fu ...more
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The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
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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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
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 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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Man of Tai Chi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Man of Tai Chi
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Revenger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Revenger
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Naomie Harris, Rain, Lee Joon
Ninja Assassin is a 2009 American-German martial arts film directed by James McTeigue. The story was written by Matthew Sand, with a screenplay by J. Michael Straczynski. The film stars South ...more
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Iceman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
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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The Night Comes for Us is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Julie Estelle
The Night Comes for Us is a 2018 action thriller film directed by Timo Tjahjanto. A former triad enforcer (Joe Taslim) must protect a young girl while trying to escape his former gang, setting ...more
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Zhang Ziyi, Jet Li, Maggie Cheung
Hero is a 2002 wuxia film directed by Zhang Yimou. Starring Jet Li as the nameless protagonist, the film is based on the story of Jing Ke's attempt on the King of Qin in 227 BC. Hero was first ...more
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Kung Fu Yoga is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Kung Fu Yoga Jackie Chan, Katrina Kaif, Riya Sen
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Broken Sword Hero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Broken Sword Hero

After losing a boxing match, a talented Muay Thai fighter leaves home to train with the best. On his quest, he finds friends, foes and lots of action.

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Headshot Sirin Horwang, Joey Boy, Akkarin Akaranithimetrath
Headshot, is a 2011 Thai thriller film directed by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang. It screened at the 2012 San Diego Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase as well as the 2012 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film ...more
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Railroad Tigers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
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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The Bare-footed Kid is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Bare-footed Kid Aaron Kwok, Ti Lung

While working at a family friend's business, a penniless orphan draws the attention of a corrupt competitor and is torn between divided loyalties.

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Message from the King is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Chadwick Boseman, Luke Evans, Teresa Palmer
Message from the King is a 2016 American revenge-action-thriller film directed by Fabrice Du Welz. A man (Chadwick Boseman) from South Africa travels to Los Angeles in order to avenge his ...more
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Legend of the Naga Pearls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Legend of the Naga Pearls
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The Outsider is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Jared Leto, Tadanobu Asano, Rory Cochrane
The Outsider is a 2018 American action thriller crime drama film directed by Martin Zandvliet. When a captive American soldier (Jared Leto) is set free with the help of his Yakuza cellmate, he ...more