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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 The Legend of Drunken Master and Chinese Zodiac. Kung Fu Killer 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, Dragon, 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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The Legend of Drunken Master is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Legend of Drunken Master Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Anita Mui Drunken Master II is a 1994 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung and Jackie Chan, who stars as Chinese folk hero, Wong Fei-hung. It was Chan's first traditional style martial arts ...more

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13 Assassins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
13 Assassins Tsuyoshi Ihara, Kōji Yakusho, Goro Inagaki 13 Assassins is a 2010 Japanese jidaigeki film directed by Takashi Miike. The screenplay was written by Daisuke Tengan. The film is a remake of Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 black-and-white Japanese film ...more

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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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Kung Fu Killer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Kung Fu Killer Donnie Yen, Wang Bao-Qiang, Charlie Yeung Kung Fu Killer is a two-part 2008 Mini-series aired on Spike TV and re-uniting Daryl Hannah and David Carradine of Kill Bill fame. The film also includes a lot of eastern Kung Fu talent ...more

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Ip Man 3D is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Red Cliff: Theatrical Version is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Red Cliff: Theatrical Version Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Zhang Fengyi

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Dragon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Dragon Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tang Wei Dragon is a 2011 Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts film directed by Peter Chan, and starring Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tang Wei. Yen also served as the film's action director. It premiered ...more

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Ong Bak 2: The Beginning is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Ong Bak 2: The Beginning Tatchakorn Yeerum, Mum Jokmok, Sorapong Chatree Ong Bak 2: The Beginning is a 2008 Thai martial arts film co-directed by and starring Tony Jaa. It is a follow-up to Jaa's 2003 breakout film Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior. Initially claimed to be ...more

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Iceman is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Chinese Zodiac is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Chinese Zodiac Jackie Chan, Sang-woo Kwon, Fan Liao

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Headshot is listed (or ranked) 13 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) 14 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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Kill Zone 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Kill Zone 2 Tony Jaa, Wu Jing, Simon Yam

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Kung Fu Panda 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Kung Fu Panda 3 Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman Kung Fu Panda 3 is a 2016 3D computer-animated action-comedy martial arts film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni. Continuing his "legendary adventures of ...more

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Matrix is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Matrix Matrix is a 1999 short film directed by Nicky Hamlyn.

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White Haired Witch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
White Haired Witch Fan Bingbing, Nicholas Tse, Huang Xiaoming The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom is an upcoming Chinese wuxia-fantasy 3D film adapted from Liang Yusheng's novel Baifa Monü Zhuan. Directed by Jacob Cheung and produced by Bona Film ...more

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Kung Fu Panda is listed (or ranked) 19 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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The Matrix Revolutions is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Matrix Revolutions Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith The Matrix Revolutions is a 2003 American science fiction action film and the third installment of The Matrix trilogy. The film was released six months following The Matrix Reloaded. The film ...more

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The Matrix Reloaded is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Matrix Reloaded Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Jada Pinkett Smith The Matrix Reloaded is a 2003 American science fiction action film, the first sequel to The Matrix, and the second installment in The Matrix trilogy, written and directed by The Wachowski ...more

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My Wife Is a Gangster 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 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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The Bodyguard is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Lady Bloodfight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Lady Bloodfight Amy Johnston, Jenny Wu, Muriel Hofmann

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Hard Target 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Hard Target 2 Scott Adkins, Robert Knepper, Rhona Mitra

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Police Story 2013 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Police Story: Lockdown Jackie Chan, Liu Ye, Jing Tian Police Story 2013 is a 2013 Chinese-Hong Kong action crime thriller film directed and written by Ding Sheng, and starring Jackie Chan in another reboot of the Police Story film series. The film ...more

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Falcon Rising is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Falcon Rising Michael Jai White, Neal McDonough, Laila Ali

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon... is listed (or ranked) 29 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 II: The Green Legend is an upcoming American-Chinese wuxia film directed by Yuen Woo-ping and written by John Fusco, based on the novel Crouching Tiger, Hidden ...more

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High Risk is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Meltdown Jet Li, Chingmy Yau, Valerie Chow High Risk is a 1995 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film written, produced and directed by Wong Jing, and starring Jet Li, Jacky Cheung, Chingmy Yau, Charlie Yeung, Billy Chow, Kelvin Wong ...more

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The Man with the Iron Fists 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
The Man with the Iron Fists 2: Sting of the Scorpion RZA, Schnitrnunt Busarakamwong, Grace Huang

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Skiptrace is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Skiptrace Jackie Chan, Johnny Knoxville, Fan Bingbing Skiptrace is a 2014 action comedy film written by Brian Gatewood, Jay Longino, Alessandro Tanaka and directed by Sam Fell.

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Skin Trade is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Skin Trade Ron Perlman, Dolph Lundren, Michael Jai White Skin Trade is an upcoming Thai-Canadian action-thriller film directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham. It was written by Dolph Lundgren, Gabriel Dowrick, and Steven Elder; John Hyams performed uncredited ...more

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Puncture Wounds is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Martial Arts Movies on Netflix Instant
Puncture Wounds Dolph Lundren, Cung Le Puncture Wounds, produced and released internationally as A Certain Justice, is a 2014 American action film directed by Giorgio Serafini and James Coyne, written by Coyne, and starring Cung Le ...more