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The Best PG-13 Martial Arts Movies 

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List of PG-13 martial arts movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 martial arts movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 Martial Arts movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 martial arts movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top PG-13 Martial Arts movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great PG-13 Martial Arts films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 Martial Arts Film film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List features movies like The Bourne Ultimatum and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

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Use this list if you're looking for some new martial arts movies that are rated PG-13. Between fighting movies on Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great martial arts movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

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Jackie Chan and Ang Lee are among the directors that have worked on a PG-13 Martial arts film.

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Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film. An American-Chinese-Hong Kong-Taiwanese co-production, the film was directed by Ang Lee and featured an international cast of Han actors, ...more

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Stephen Chow, Zhao Wei, Cecilia Cheung
Shaolin Soccer is a 2001 Hong Kong martial arts comedy film co-written, directed by Stephen Chow, who also stars in the lead role. A former Shaolin monk reunites his five brothers, to apply ...more

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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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Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung
Police Story is a 1985 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Jackie Chan, who also starred in the lead role. It is the first of the Police Story series featuring Chan as a Hong Kong ...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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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox
The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony ...more

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Maggie Q, Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi
Rush Hour 2 is a 2001 martial arts buddy action comedy film. This is the second installment in the Rush Hour series. A sequel to the 1998 film Rush Hour, the film stars Jackie Chan and Chris ...more

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Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan
The Bourne Supremacy is a 2004 American-German action and spy film starring Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne character. Though it takes the name of the second Bourne novel, its plot is entirely ...more

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Steve Oedekerk, Philip Kwok, Lau Kar-wing
Kung Pow! Enter the Fist is a 2002 American martial arts comedy film that parodies Hong Kong action cinema. Starring Steve Oedekerk, it uses footage from the 1976 Hong Kong martial arts movie ...more

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Milla Jovovich, William Fichtner, Cameron Bright
Ultraviolet is a 2006 American dystopian science fiction action-horror-thriller film written and directed by Kurt Wimmer and produced by Screen Gems. It stars Milla Jovovich as Violet Song and ...more

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Lucy Liu, Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson
Shanghai Noon is a 2000 American-Hong Kong action comedy western film starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson. The film, marking the directorial debut of Tom Dey, was written by Alfred Gough and ...more

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Jason Statham, Shu Qi, François Berléand
The Transporter is a 2002 French action thriller film directed by Louis Leterrier and Corey Yuen and written by Luc Besson, who was inspired by BMW Films' The Hire series. The film stars Jason ...more

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Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace
Taken is a 2008 French action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel. A former CIA operative (Liam Neeson) sets about tracking down his teenage daughter Kim (Maggie Grace) and her best friend ...more

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Donnie Yen, Wong Jim, Yu Rongguang
Iron Monkey is a 1993 Hong Kong martial arts film written and produced by Tsui Hark and directed by Yuen Woo-ping, starring Donnie Yen, Yu Rongguang, Jean Wang, Angie Tsang and Yuen Shun-yi. It ...more

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Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte
Warrior is a 2011 American sports drama film directed by Gavin O'Connor and starring Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton as two estranged brothers whose entrance into a mixed martial arts tournament ...more

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Jaime Pressly, Kevin Nash, Sarah Carter
This film is a 2006 ensemble martial arts film loosely based on the Tecmo/Team Ninja fighting game series. It was directed by Corey Yuen and written by J. F. Lawton, Adam Gross, and Seth Gross. ...more

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Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano
The Forbidden Kingdom is a 2008 Chinese-American martial arts film written by John Fusco, and directed by Rob Minkoff, and starring Jackie Chan and Jet Li. The film is loosely based on the novel ...more

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Lauren Holly, Robert Wagner, Jonathan Penner
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Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, John Carpenter
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Jason Statham, AnnaLynne McCord, Amber Valletta
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Sarah Shahi, Jackie Chan, Roman Polanski
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Gwyneth Paltrow, Kristen Bell, Chris Rock
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Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar
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Zhang Ziyi, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro
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Jackie Chan, Tien Feng, Mars
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