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List of the best Donnie Yen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Donnie Yen's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Donnie Yen movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Donnie Yen movies will be at the top of the list. Donnie Yen has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Donnie Yen movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Donnie Yen films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Donnie Yen role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Donnie Yen performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Items here include everything from Iron Monkey to Ip Man.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Donnie Yen movies?" and "What are the greatest Donnie Yen roles of all time?"

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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 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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Flash Point Donnie Yen, Fan Bingbing, Collin Chou Flash Point is a 2007 Hong Kong action film directed by Wilson Yip, and starring Donnie Yen, Louis Koo, Collin Chou, Xing Yu, Lui Leung-wai and Fan Bingbing. Yen plays Ma Jun, a police sergeant ...more

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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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Kill Zone - S.P.L. Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Wu Jing SPL: Sha Po Lang is a 2005 Hong Kong action film written and directed by Yip Wai-shun, and starring Donnie Yen, Simon Yam and Sammo Hung. The film was released in thes Hong Kong on 18 November ...more

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Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen Shu Qi, Donnie Yen, Anthony Wong Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen is a 2010 Hong Kong martial arts film directed and produced by Andrew Lau, and starring Donnie Yen as Chen Zhen, a role made famous by Bruce Lee in ...more

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Iron Monkey 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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JuanRodrigo added Kung Fu Jungle Donnie Yen, Charlie Yeung, Baoqiang Wang

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14 Blades Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Zhao Wei 14 Blades is a 2010 wuxia film directed by Daniel Lee, starring Zhao Wei, Donnie Yen, Wu Chun, Kate Tsui and Qi Yuwu. The film was released on 4 February 2010 in China and on 11 February 2010 in ...more

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Once Upon a Time in China II Jet Li, Donnie Yen, David Chiang Once Upon a Time in China II is a 1992 Hong Kong martial arts film written and directed by Tsui Hark, and starring Jet Li returning as Chinese folk hero Wong Fei-hung. It is the second film and ...more

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Hero 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 assassination attempt on the King of Qin in 227 BC. ...more

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Wing Chun Michelle Yeoh, Donnie Yen, Cheng Pei-pei Wing Chun is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts action drama film produced and directed by Yuen Woo-ping, starring Michelle Yeoh and Yen Chi-tan. The film was preceded by a 1994 television series of ...more

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Bodyguards and Assassins Donnie Yen, Fan Bingbing, Cung Le Bodyguards and Assassins is a 2009 Hong Kong historical action film directed by Teddy Chan, featuring an all-star cast, including Donnie Yen, Nicholas Tse, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Leon Lai, Wang ...more

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Seven Swords Donnie Yen, Kim So-yeon, Lau Kar-leung Seven Swords is a 2005 Hong Kong wuxia film produced and directed by Tsui Hark, starring Donnie Yen, Leon Lai, Charlie Yeung, Sun Honglei, Lu Yi and Kim So-yeon. The story is loosely adapted ...more

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Dragon Tiger Gate Donnie Yen, Nicholas Tse, Shawn Yue Dragon Tiger Gate is a 2006 Hong Kong martial arts action film directed by Wilson Yip and featuring fight choreography by Donnie Yen, who also stars in the film. The film is based on the manhua ...more

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The Lost Bladesman Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Sun Li The Lost Bladesman is a 2011 Hong Kong film loosely based on the story of Guan Yu crossing five passes and slaying six generals in Luo Guanzhong's historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. ...more

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Tiger Cage 2 Donnie Yen, Robin Shou, Rosamund Kwan Tiger Cage 2 is a 1990 Hong Kong action film directed by Yuen Woo-ping and starring Donnie Yen. The film is a sequel to the 1988 film Tiger Cage, which was also directed by Yuen, and features a ...more

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Ip Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Donnie Yen Movies
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Iron Monkey 2 Donnie Yen, Billy Chow, Wu Ma In Iron Monkey 2 (only loosely related to its predecessor), Hong Kong martial arts star Donnie Yen plays Iron Monkey, who's a cross between Robin Hood and a superhero.

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In the Line of Duty 4: Witness Donnie Yen, Michael Wong, Cynthia Khan In the Line of Duty 4: Witness is a 1989 Hong Kong action film directed by Yuen Woo-ping, starring Donnie Yen, Michael Wong and Cynthia Khan. The film was released in the Hong Kong on 21 July ...more

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Butterfly and Sword Michelle Yeoh, Donnie Yen, Tony Leung Chiu Wai Butterfly and Sword is a 1993 Hong Kong wuxia film loosely based on the novel Liuxing Hudie Jian by Gu Long. Directed by Michael Mak, the film starred Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Jimmy Lin, Joey ...more

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An Empress and the Warriors Donnie Yen, Kelly Chen, Leon Lai An Empress and the Warriors is a 2008 Chinese historical drama film directed by Ching Siu-tung and starring Donnie Yen, Kelly Chen, Leon Lai and Kou Zhenhai.

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Blade II Kris Kristofferson, Wesley Snipes, Ron Perlman Blade II is a 2002 American vampire superhero action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is the sequel of the first film and the second part of the Blade film series, ...more

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Legend of the Wolf Donnie Yen, Carman Lee, Dayo Wong Legend of the Wolf, alternatively known as The New Big Boss in American and British DVD releases, is a 1997 Hong Kong action-martial arts film directed and produced by, and starring Donnie Yen. ...more

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Drunken Tai Chi Donnie Yen, Kun Li, Lydia Shum Drunken Tai Chi is a 1984 Hong Kong martial arts action film directed by Yuen Woo Ping and starring Donnie Yen in his first major role. Donnie Yen had signed a four-film contract after winning ...more

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Shanghai Knights Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson Shanghai Knights is a 2003 action-comedy film. It is the sequel to Shanghai Noon. It was directed by David Dobkin and written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.

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New Dragon Gate Inn Maggie Cheung, Donnie Yen, Tony Leung Ka-fai New Dragon Gate Inn is a 1992 Hong Kong wuxia film directed by Raymond Lee and produced by Tsui Hark, starring Brigitte Lin, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Maggie Cheung and Donnie Yen. It was released as ...more

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Painted Skin Donnie Yen, Zhao Wei, Sun Li Painted Skin is a 2008 supernatural-fantasy film directed by Gordon Chan, starring Donnie Yen, Chen Kun, Zhou Xun, Zhao Wei, Betty Sun and Qi Yuwu. Although the film is based partly on a ...more

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Ballistic Kiss Donnie Yen, Yu Rongguang, Simon Lui Ballistic Kiss is a 1998 Hong Kong action thriller film produced and directed by Donnie Yen and starring Yen and Annie Wu.

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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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Heroes Among Heroes Donnie Yen, Ng Man-tat, Fennie Yuen Heroes Among Heroes is a 1993 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Yuen Wo Ping and starring martial arts star Donnie Yen. The film shows opium smugglers in the Qing Dynasty, China and ...more

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Mismatched Couples Donnie Yen, Yuen Woo-ping, May Lo Mei-Mei Mismatched Couples is a 1985 Hong Kong film directed by Yuen Woo-ping starring him and martial artist Donnie Yen. The film was created during hip hop culture's height of popularity in the 80s, ...more

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Tiger Cage Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Jacky Cheung Hok-yau Tiger Cage is a 1988 Hong Kong action film directed by Yuen Woo-ping and starring Simon Yam, Carol Cheng, Jacky Cheung, Irene Wan and Donnie Yen. The film was followed by a sequel Tiger Cage 2, ...more

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Crystal Hunt Donnie Yen, Ken Lo, Carrie Ng Crystal Hunt is a 1991 action, adventure, comedy film written by Hen Pan Hung and directed by Hsia Hsu.

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The Twins Effect II Jackie Chan, Donnie Yen, Fan Bingbing The Twins Effect II is a 2004 Hong Kong film directed by Corey Yuen and Patrick Leung. The film is a sequel to The Twins Effect, but has a completely different story from the first film. It ...more

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All's Well, Ends Well 2012 Donnie Yen, Yang Mi, Sandra Ng All's Well, Ends Well 2012 is a 2012 Hong Kong romantic comedy film directed by Chan Hing-ka and Janet Chun. It is the seventh installment in the All's Well, Ends Well film series.

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Highlander: Endgame Edge, Donnie Yen, Christopher Lambert Highlander: Endgame is a 2000 fantasy film originally released on September 1, 2000. It is the fourth theatrical release in the Highlander film series, and it serves as a continuation of both ...more

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Barry Bird added Special ID Donnie Yen, Collin Chou, Andy On Special ID is a 2013 Chinese action film directed by Clarence Fok and starring Donnie Yen.

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Love on the Rocks Donnie Yen, Gigi Leung, Gillian Chung Love on the Rocks is a 2004 Hong Kong romantic comedy film directed by Dante Lam and Chan Hing-Kai. The film stars Louis Koo and Gigi Leung.

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The Saint of Gamblers Donnie Yen, Chingmy Yau, Diana Pang The Saint of Gamblers is a 1995 Hong Kong film directed by Wong Jing. It is a spin-off of the All for the Winner series, with only Ng Man Tat reprising his role.

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All's Well, Ends Well 2012 Donnie Yen, Cecilia Cheung, Carina Lau All's Well, Ends Well 2011 is a 2011 Hong Kong romantic comedy film directed by Chan Hing-ka and Janet Chun. It is the sixth installment in the All's Well, Ends Well film series, was released on ...more

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Cheetah On Fire Donnie Yen Cheetah On Fire is a 1992 action film directed by Thomas Yip.

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The Founding of a Republic Jackie Chan, Zhang Ziyi, Jet Li The Founding of a Republic is a 2009 Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's ...more

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a 2016 American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards. The daughter (Felicity Jones) of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move ...more

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Satan Returns Donnie Yen, Dayo Wong, King-Tan Yuen Shaolin vs. The Devil's Omen is a 1996 action-horror film written by Jing Wong and directed by Wai-Lun Lam.

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Shanghai Affairs Donnie Yen, Athena Chu, Ruco Chan Shanghai Affairs is a 1998 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by and starring Donnie Yen. This film is Yen's second directorial feature.

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Circus Kid Donnie Yen, Yuen Biao, Wu Ma Circus Kid is a 1994 Hong Kong martial arts action film directed by Wu Ma. This film stars Yuen Biao, Donnie Yen, Irene Wan and Wu Ma.