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The Best Martial Arts Movies Streaming on Netflix

Updated January 8, 2021 1.6k votes 1.4k voters 88.5k views28 items

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.

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 Man1
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    Ip Man

    Donnie Yen, Simon Yam

    Released2008

    Directed byWilson Yip

    Ip Man is a 2008 Hong Kong semi biographical martial arts film very loosely based on the life... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Ip Man 22
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    Ip Man 2

    Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung

    Released2010

    Directed byWilson Yip

    Ip Man 2 is a 2010 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip, based on... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Ip Man 3

    Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin

    Released2015

    Directed byWilson Yip

    Ip Man 3d is a 2013 action-drama film written by Edmond Wong.Amazon buy button
  • The Five Venoms4
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    The Five Venoms

    Philip Kwok, Chien Sun

    Released1978

    Directed byCheh Chang

    Five Venoms aka Five Deadly Venoms is a cult 1978 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Kung Fu Hustle5
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    Kung Fu Hustle

    Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah

    Released2005

    Directed byStephen Chow

    Kung Fu Hustle is a Hong Kong-Chinese action comedy martial arts film. It was directed,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Ninja Assassin6
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    Ninja Assassin

    Naomie Harris, Rain

    Released2009

    Directed byJames McTeigue

    Ninja Assassin is a 2009 American-German martial arts film directed by James McTeigue. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Martial Arts of Shaolin7
    37
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    Martial Arts of Shaolin

    Jet Li, Hung Yan-yan

    Released1986

    Directed byLau Kar-leung

    Martial Arts Of Shaolin aka Shaolin Temple 3: Martial Arts of Shaolin is a 1986 Hong Kong... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Night Comes for Us8
    34
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    The Night Comes for Us

    Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim

    Released2018

    Directed byTimo Tjahjanto

    The Night Comes for Us is a 2018 action thriller film directed by Timo Tjahjanto. A former... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Revenger9
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    Revenger

    Bruce Khan, Park Hee-soon

    Released2018

    Directed byLee Seung-won

    Revenger is a 2018 South Korean action film directed by Lee Seung-won. Set in the near future,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny10

    Released2016

    Directed byYuen Woo-ping

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny is a 2016 American-Chinese martial arts film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Five Element Ninjas11
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    Five Element Ninjas

    Michael Chan, Lo Mang

    Released1982

    Directed byChang Cheh

    Five Element Ninjas is a 1982 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh. It was... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Grandmaster12
    18
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    The Grandmaster

    Zhang Ziyi, Song Hye-kyo

    Released2013

    Directed byWong Kar-wai

    The Grandmaster is a 2013 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts drama film directed by Wong Kar-wai... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Disciples of the 36th Chamber13
    19
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    Disciples of the 36th Chamber

    Chia Hui Liu, Lau Kar-leung

    Released1985

    Directed byLau Kar-leung

    Disciples Of The 36th Chamber is a 1985 Shaw Brothers Studio Hong Kong martial arts film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings14
    5
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    Released2018

    Directed byTsui Hark

    Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings is a 2018 Chinese action-adventure fantasy mystery film... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy15
    14
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    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy

    Max Zhang, Dave Bautista

    Released2019

    Directed byYuen Woo-ping

    Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy is a 2018 Chinese martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping.... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Kickboxer: Retaliation16
    4
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    Kickboxer: Retaliation

    Alain Moussi, Jean-Claude Van Damme

    Released2018

    Directed byDimitri Logothetis

    Kickboxer: Retaliation is a 2018 American martial arts film directed by Dimitri Logothetis,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 14 Blades17
    15
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    14 Blades

    Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung

    Released2010

    Directed byDaniel Lee

    14 Blades is a 2010 wuxia film directed by Daniel Lee, starring Zhao Wei, Donnie Yen, Wu Chun,... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Legendary Weapons of China18
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    Legendary Weapons of China

    Chia Hui Liu, Alexander Fu Sheng

    Released1982

    Directed byLau Kar-leung

    Legendary Weapons of China is a 1982 martial arts fantasy film directed by Lau Kar-Leung. It... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Furie19
    2
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    Furie

    Ngô Thanh Vân, Cát Vy

    Released2019

    Directed byLê Văn Kiệt

    Furie is a 2019 Vietnamese action film directed by Lê Văn Kiệt. An ex-gangster, Hai Phuong... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Opium and the Kung-Fu Master20
    1
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    Opium and the Kung-Fu Master

    Shen Chan, Phillip Ko

    Released1984

    Directed byChia Tang

    Opium and the Kung-Fu Master is a 1984 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Tang Chia, who... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Sword Masters: Two Champions of Shaolin21
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    Sword Masters: Two Champions of Shaolin

    Chin Siu-ho, Cho Tat-wah

    Released1978

    Directed byChang Cheh

    2 Champions of Shaolin is a 1980 Shaw Brothers film directed by Chang Cheh. Two young warriors... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Bare-footed Kid22
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    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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  • Shadow23
    8
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    Shadow

    Deng Chao, Sun Li

    Released2019

    Directed byZhang Yimou

    Shadow is a 2018 Chinese period film directed by Zhang Yimou. In a kingdom ruled by a young... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Ip Man 4 The Finale24
    8
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    Ip Man 4 The Finale

    Scott Adkins, Donnie Yen

    Released2019

    Directed byWilson Yip

    Ip Man 4: The Finale is a 2019 Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Darc25
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    Darc

    Tony Schiena, Armand Assante

    Directed byNick Powell

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