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The Best Kelly Hu Movies

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

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

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  • 1

    Batman: Under the Red Hood

    Neil Patrick Harris, Jensen Ackles
    39
    4

    Released2010

    Directed byBrandon Vietti

    Batman: Under the Red Hood is a 2010 American superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and released by Warner Home Video. It is the eighth animated feature in the DC Universe Animated...  more
  • 2
    44
    8

    Released2004

    Directed byPeter Winther

    The Librarian: Quest for the Spear is the first in the Librarian franchise of movies, which was originally released on American cable channel TNT in December 2004, written by David Titcher, directed...  more
  • 3

    Cradle 2 the Grave

    Gabrielle Union, Kelly Hu
    28
    6

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrzej Bartkowiak

    Cradle 2 the Grave is a 2003 American action film directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, and starring Jet Li and DMX. The film was released in the United States on February 28, 2003....  more

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  • 4

    The Scorpion King

    Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Hu
    29
    10

    Released2002

    Directed byChuck Russell

    The Scorpion King is a 2002 American action film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Kelly Hu, Grant Heslov, and Michael Clarke Duncan. It is a prequel/spin-off to The...  more
  • 5

    Americanese

    Kelly Hu, Autumn Reeser
    28
    10

    Released2006

    Directed byEric Byler

    Americanese is a 2006 film by Eric Byler based on the novel American Knees by Shawn Wong, concerning the relationships of a man and woman of Asian descent in the United States....  more
  • 6

    The Air I Breathe

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kevin Bacon
    26
    8

    Released2007

    Directed byJieho Lee

    The Air I Breathe is the 2007 directorial film debut of Korean-American filmmaker Jieho Lee, who co-wrote the script with Bob DeRosa. It stars Kevin Bacon, Julie Delpy, Brendan Fraser, Andy Garcia,...  more
  • 7

    The Tournament

    Ian Somerhalder, Kelly Hu
    24
    8

    Released2009

    Directed byScott Mann

    The Tournament is a 2009 British independent thriller film, marking the directorial debut of local filmmaker Scott Mann. The film was conceived by Jonathan Frank and Nick Rowntree while at the...  more
  • 8

    Fakin' da Funk

    Kelly Hu, Bo Jackson
    20
    4

    Released1997

    Directed byTim Chey

    Fakin' Da Funk is a 1997 comedy film starring Pam Grier and Dante Basco about a Chinese son adopted by black parents who relocates to South Central Los Angeles. A second story involves Mai-Ling, an...  more
  • 9

    X-Men 2

    Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman
    21
    6

    Released2003

    Directed byBryan Singer

    X2 is a 2003 American superhero film, based on the X-Men superhero team appearing in Marvel Comics, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is the second installment in the X-Men film series. The film...  more

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  • 10

    Released1989

    Directed byRob Hedden

    riday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan is a 1989 slasher film directed by Rob Hedden and starring Jensen Daggett, Scott Reeves and Kane Hodder. It is the eighth film in the Friday the 13th...  more

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  • 11

    Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

    Kelly Hu, Nathan Fillion
    16
    4

    Released2011

    Directed byLauren Montgomery, Jay Oliva, Chris Berkeley

    Green Lantern: Emerald Knights is a direct-to-video animated superhero film that tells various stories featuring members of Green Lantern Corps, including Abin Sur, Laira, Kilowog, and Mogo It was...  more
  • 12
    16
    4

    Released1991

    Directed bySimon Wincer

    Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man is a 1991 action biker film starring Mickey Rourke and Don Johnson. The film was written by Don Michael Paul and directed by Simon Wincer. Loosely based on Tony...  more
  • 13

    Underclassman

    Kelly Hu, Roselyn Sánchez
    16
    4

    Released2005

    Directed byMarcos Siega

    Underclassman is a 2005 action comedy film directed by Marcos Siega, and stars Nick Cannon, Shawn Ashmore, Roselyn Sánchez, Kelly Hu, Hugh Bonneville, and Cheech Marin. It was released on September...  more
  • 14

    Surf Ninjas

    Kelly Hu, Rob Schneider
    12
    4

    Released1993

    Directed byNeal Israel

    Surf Ninjas is a 1993 American comedic family film involving martial arts, directed by Neal Israel and written by Dan Gordon. The film stars Ernie Reyes Jr., Rob Schneider, Nicolas Cowan, and Leslie...  more

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  • 15

    Shanghai Kiss

    Hayden Panettiere, Kelly Hu
    14
    8

    Released2007

    Directed byKern Konwiser, David Ren

    Shanghai Kiss is a 2007 direct-to-DVD film. The film was released on DVD on October 9, 2007. Hayden Panettiere won the Feature Film Award at the Newport Beach Film Festival for her role as...  more
  • 16

    Succubus: Hell-Bent

    Kelly Hu, Gary Busey
    8
    0

    Released2006

    Directed byKim Bass

    When a fiery hot demoness follows Adam home from a wild Spring Break trip, this ultra-rich playboy's life is turned upside down. The body count is rising as Lilith, hell-bent on payback, uses all her...  more
  • 17

    Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword

    Kelly Hu, George Takei
    9
    2

    Released2009

    Directed byChristopher Berkeley

    Scooby-Doo! and the Samurai Sword is the thirteenth of a series of direct-to-video animated films based upon the Scooby-Doo Saturday morning cartoons. It, along with The Goblin King, was produced and...  more
  • 18

    Dead Space: Downfall

    Kelly Hu, Kevin Michael Richardson
    6
    2

    Released2008

    Directed byChuck Patton

    Dead Space: Downfall is an American animated horror film developed by Film Roman and EA. It is a prequel to the video game Dead Space and takes place during the events of Dead Space: Extraction,...  more

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  • 19

    Almost Perfect

    Kelly Hu, Roger Rees
    10
    4

    Released2011

    Directed byBertha Bay-Sa Pan

    Almost Perfect is 2011 comedy drama romance film written and directed by Bertha Bay-Sa Pan....
  • 20

    Released2011

    Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension is a 2011 Disney Channel Original Movie based on the TV series Phineas and Ferb. The film premiered August 5, 2011 in the United States. It was...  more
  • 21

    Star Command

    Kelly Hu, Morgan Fairchild
    4
    2

    Released1996

    Directed byJim Johnston

    Star Command is a 1996 made-for-TV film written by Melinda M. Snodgrass and directed by Jim Johnston, which was originally intended as a television pilot produced by Paramount Television for UPN....  more
  • 22

    No Way Back

    Russell Crowe, Kelly Hu
    8
    2

    Released1995

    Directed byFrank Cappello

    No Way Back is a 1995 American action thriller film directed by Frank Cappello and starring Russell Crowe and Helen Slater....  more
  • 23

    Confessions of an Action Star

    Angelina Jolie, Ben Stiller
    8
    2

    Released2008

    Directed byBrad Martin

    Sledge: The Untold Story is a 2008 comedy film directed by Brad Martin....  more
  • 24

    The Wizards Hunter: The Hunt for Evangelion Crowley

    Kelly Hu, Maria Grazia Cucinotta
    4
    2

    Released2011

    Directed byNico Toffoli

    The Wizards Hunter: The Hunt for Evangelion Crowley is a 2011 drama, fantasy film written by Lorenzo de Luca and directed by Nico Toffoli....
  • 25

    Mann's World

    Kelly Hu, Ellen Barkin
    4
    4

    Released2011

    Directed byMichael Patrick King

    Mann's World is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Michael Patrick King....