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The Best R-Rated Martial Arts Movies

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List of R-Rated martial arts movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best R-Rated martial arts movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest R-Rated Martial Arts movie of all time is. This list of popular R-Rated 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 R-Rated 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 R-Rated Martial Arts films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific R-Rated Martial Arts film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List ranges from Kung Fu Hustle to Cyborg, plus much more.

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Quentin Tarantino and Jackie Chan are among the directors that have worked on a R Martial arts film.

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  • Fist of Fury
    1
    Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Lo Wei
  • Ip Man
    2
    Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Louis Fan
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Wilson Yip
  • Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior
    3
    Tatchakorn Yeerum, Mum Jokmok, Pumwaree Yodkamol
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Prachya Pinkaew
  • The Legend of Drunken Master
    4
    Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Anita Mui
    • Released: 1994
    • Directed by: Jackie Chan, Lau Kar-leung
  • Bloodsport
    5
    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Newt Arnold
  • Rumble in the Bronx
    6
    Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Bill Tung
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Stanley Tong
  • The Big Boss
    7
    Bruce Lee, Lam Ching-ying, Nora Miao
    • Released: 1971
    • Directed by: Lo Wei, Wu Chia Hsiang
  • Lionheart
    8
    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Rennard, Harrison Page
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: Sheldon Lettich
  • Mortal Kombat
    9
    Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson
    • Released: 2021
    • Directed by: Simon McQuoid
  • Ong Bak 3
    10
    Tatchakorn Yeerum, Mum Jokmok, Sorapong Chatree
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Tatchakorn Yeerum, Panna Rittikrai
  • Showdown in Little Tokyo
    11
    Dolph Lundgren, Brandon Lee, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Mark L. Lester
  • Under Siege
    12
    Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Andrew Davis
  • The Warlords
    13
    Jet Li, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Wai Man Yip
  • Police Story 3: Super Cop
    14
    Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeaoh, Maggie Cheung
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Stanley Tong
  • Kill Bill Volume 1
    15
    Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox
    • Released: 2003
    • Directed by: Quentin Tarantino
  • Double Impact
    16
    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Geoffrey Lewis, Alan Scarfe
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Sheldon Lettich
  • The Game of Death
    17
    Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Hugh O'Brian
    • Released: 1979
    • Directed by: Robert Clouse
  • Kickboxer
    18
    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Alexio, Dennis Chan
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Mark DiSalle, David Worth
  • Blade II
    19
    Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
  • Kiss of the Dragon
    20
    Jet Li, Bridget Fonda, Tchéky Karyo
    • Released: 2001
    • Directed by: Chris Nahon
  • New Police Story
    21
    Jackie Chan, Nicholas Tse, Charlie Young
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Benny Chan Chi-Shun
  • Best of the Best 2
    22
    Eric Roberts, Phillip Rhee, Chris Penn
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Robert Radler
  • The Warrior's Way
    23
    Jang Dong-gun, Geoffrey Rush, Kate Bosworth
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Sngmoo Lee
  • Lethal Weapon 4
    24
    Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci
    • Released: 1998
    • Directed by: Richard Donner
  • The Legend
    25
    Jet Li, Michelle Reis, Vincent Zhao
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Corey Yuen