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The Best Jimmy Wang Yu Movies 

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Updated June 11, 2019 491 votes 152 voters 11.8k views 34 items

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List of the best Jimmy Wang Yu movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jimmy Wang Yu'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 Jimmy Wang Yu movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jimmy Wang Yu movies will be at the top of the list. Jimmy Wang Yu has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jimmy Wang Yu movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jimmy Wang Yu films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Items include everything from Fantasy Mission Force to Return of the One-Armed Swordsman.

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Philip Kwok, Lau Kar-wing, Kang Chin

Released: 1976

Directed by: Jimmy Wang

Master of the Flying Guillotine is a 1976 Taiwanese wuxia film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Wang's 1971 film One Armed Boxer, and thus the film ...more

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Jimmy Wang, Chung-Hsin Huang, Lisa Chiao Chiao

Released: 1967

Directed by: Chang Cheh

One-Armed Swordsman is a 1967 Hong Kong wuxia film produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio. Directed by Chang Cheh, it was the first of the new style of wuxia films emphasizing male anti-heroes, ...more

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Jimmy Wang

Released: 1971

Directed by: Jimmy Wang

One Armed Boxer is a 1971 Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu. It is about a skilled Chinese martial artist who loses an arm and must exact revenge on his rival school. For the ...more
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One Armed Swordsmen David Chiang, Lo Lieh, Jimmy Wang

Released: 1976

Directed by: David Chiang, Jimmy Wang

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Cheng Pei-pei, David Chiang, Lo Lieh

Released: 1968

Directed by: Chang Cheh

Golden Swallow, also known as The Girl with the Thunderbolt Kick, is a 1968 Hong Kong wuxia film directed by Chang Cheh and produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio, starring Cheng Pei-pei, Jimmy ...more

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Jimmy Wang, Tien Feng, Lisa Chiao Chiao

Released: 1969

Directed by: Chang Cheh

Return of the One-Armed Swordsman, also known as One-Armed Swordsman Return, is a 1969 Hong Kong wuxia film directed by Chang Cheh and produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio. The film is a sequel ...more

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Shintaro Katsu, Jimmy Wang, Michie Terada

Released: 1971

Directed by: Kimiyoshi Yasuda

Zatoichi and the One-Armed Swordsman, also known as Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman, is a 1971 Hong Kong and Japanese wuxia/chambara crossover film directed by Chinese film director Hsu ...more
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George Lazenby, Sammo Hung, Bill Hunter

Released: 1975

Directed by: Jimmy Wang, Russell Boyd, Brian Trenchard-Smith

The Man from Hong Kong is a 1975 action film that marked the first Australian-Hong Kong co-production filmed in both nations. It was directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith and starred Shanghai-born ...more
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Return of the Chinese Boxer Kang Chin, Jimmy Wang, Lung Fei

Released: 1975

Directed by: Jimmy Wang

Return of the Chinese Boxer is a 1975 action and adventure film directed by Jimmy Wang.
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Blood of the Dragon Jimmy Wang, Lisa Chiao Chiao

Released: 2002

Directed by: Pao-Shu Kao

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Knight Errant Jimmy Wang, Yasuaki Kurata, Gam Guk Tse

Released: 1974

Directed by: Shan-hsi Ting

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Jimmy Wang, Tien Feng, Chung-Hsin Huang

Released: 1967

Directed by: Chang Cheh

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The Magnificent Trio Lo Lieh, Jimmy Wang, Chan Hung-lit

Released: 1966

Directed by: Chang Cheh

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Jimmy Wang, Lisa Chiao Chiao, Chiao Nu Long

Released: 2002

Directed by: Pao-Shu Kao

Blood of the Dragon, also known as The Desperate Chase, is a 1971 Hong Kong wuxia film starring Jimmy Wang.

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Rage of the Master Jimmy Wang, Tiger Yang

Released: 2002

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Jimmy Wang, Chin Siu-ho, Joey Wong

Released: 1993

Directed by: Shan-hsi Ting

The Executioner is a 1993 action fantasy film written and directed by Shan-hsi Ting.
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Ma Su Chen Jimmy Wang, Lung Fei, Nan Chiang

Released: 1972

Directed by: Shan-hsi Ting

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Chow Ken Jimmy Wang, Fu Hung Cheng, Yang Chiang

Released: 1972

Directed by: Shan-hsi Ting

Chow Ken is a 1972 Hong Kong film.
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Screaming Ninja Jimmy Wang, Ho Ding Pow

Released: 1973

Directed by: Mien Dung Lo

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Tiger and Crane Fist Jimmy Wang

Released: 1976

Directed by: Jimmy Wang

Tiger and Crane Fist is a 1976 kung fu movie, starring 70s Hong Kong star Jimmy Wang Yu. The footage was later used in the comedy movie Kung Pow! Enter the Fist. The story concerns the Chinese ...more
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Norman Chu, Jimmy Wang

Released: 1980

Directed by: Tong Wai Shing

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Andy Lau, Chiang Sheng, David Chiang

Released: 1984

Directed by: Chang Cheh

Shanghai 13, also known as The Shanghai Thirteen, is a 1984 Hong Kong-Taiwanese martial arts film written and directed by Chang Cheh and starring an ensemble cast of notable film stars such as ...more
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Jackie Chan, Adam Cheng, Jimmy Wang

Released: 1982

Directed by: Chu Yen-ping

Fantasy Mission Force is a 1983 Hong Kong action-comedy film directed by Chu Yen-ping and starring Jackie Chan in a supporting role, Brigitte Lin, Jimmy Wang Yu. Although often marketed as a ...more
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Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Tony Leung Ka-fai

Released: 1990

Directed by: Chu Yen-ping

Island of Fire is a 1990 Hong Kong action film directed by Chu Yen-ping, and starring Jackie Chan, Andy Lau, Sammo Hung, Tony Leung Ka-fai and Barry Wong. It was shot in Taiwan and the ...more
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Steve Oedekerk, Philip Kwok, Lau Kar-wing

Released: 2002

Directed by: Steve Oedekerk

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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