films The Best Wuxia Movies  

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List Rules Vote for your personal favorite Wuxia films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best wuxia movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. For more movies like this, check out these action movies lists on Amazon Prime and Netflix Instant, as well as the Best Foreign Films on Amazon Prime and the Best Foreign Films on Netflix Instant

This wuxia movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of wuxia films also contains wuxia movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This wuxia films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best wuxia movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This wuxia movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for the best movies, in your opinion, by clicking the thumbs up button.

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These are the top films in the wuxia genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the wuxia genre in it. Be it the motifs of the wuxia genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

If you're a fan of The 14 Amazons or Curse of the Golden Flower, make sure you give them some love. If we missed any wuxia movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous wuxia movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about wuxia movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the wuxia movies. List includes photos and wuxia movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

Examples include Clan of Amazons and The Face Behind The Mask.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these wuxia movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good wuxia movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest wuxia movies, here is the full wuxia movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Wong Kar-wai and Wong Jing have both directed Wuxia movies, as have many other great directors.

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Hero Zhang Ziyi, Jet Li, Maggie Cheung

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Zactoichi added Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat

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House of Flying Daggers Zhang Ziyi, Andy Lau, Takeshi Kaneshiro

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Swordsman II Jet Li, Michelle Reis, Chin Ka-lok

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Reign of Assassins Michelle Yeoh, Jung Woo-sung, Shawn Yue

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The One-Armed Swordsman Jimmy Wang, Chung-Hsin Huang, Lisa Chiao Chiao

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Kung Fu Hustle Stephen Chow, Yuen Wah, Huang Shengyi

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Dragon Gate Inn Feng Hsu, Miao Tien, Chien Tsao

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Golden Swallow Cheng Pei-pei, David Chiang, Lo Lieh

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Kung Fu Cult Master Jet Li, Sammo Hung, Chingmy Yau

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Last Hurrah for Chivalry Damian Lau, Lau Kong, Hoi Sang Lee

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Legend of the Fox Philip Kwok, Chiang Sheng, Chin Siu-ho

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A Touch of Zen Jackie Chan, Roy Chiao, Feng Hsu

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Swordsman Jacky Cheung Hok-yau, Sam Hui, Sharla Cheung

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The Avenging Eagle Alexander Fu Sheng, Eddy Ko, Lung Wei Wang

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Master of the Flying Guillotine Philip Kwok, Lau Kar-wing, Kang Chin

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Butterfly and Sword Michelle Yeoh, Donnie Yen, Tony Leung Chiu Wai

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Curse of the Golden Flower Gong Li, Chow Yun-Fat, Jay Chou

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The Bride with White Hair Leslie Cheung, Francis Ng, Eddy Ko

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Warriors of Heaven and Earth Zhao Wei, Jiang Wen, Wang Xueqi

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The Storm Riders Shu Qi, Sonny Chiba, Anthony Wong

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Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Jet Li, Chia Hui Liu, Louis Fan

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14 Blades Donnie Yen, Sammo Hung, Zhao Wei

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The Brave Archer Philip Kwok, Alexander Fu Sheng, Shen Chan

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Duel to the Death Damian Lau, Norman Chu, Eddy Ko

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Flying Dagger Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Jimmy Lin

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A Man Called Hero Shu Qi, Yuen Biao, Nicholas Tse

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The Promise Cecilia Cheung, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nicholas Tse

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The Duel Zhao Wei, Andy Lau, Ekin Cheng

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Return of the One-Armed Swordsman Jimmy Wang, Tien Feng, Lisa Chiao Chiao

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New Dragon Gate Inn Maggie Cheung, Donnie Yen, Tony Leung Ka-fai

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Bastard Swordsman Shen Chan

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Moon Warriors Maggie Cheung, Andy Lau, Anita Mui

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Seven Swords Donnie Yen, Kim So-yeon, Lau Kar-leung

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The Forbidden Kingdom Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael Angarano

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Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman Shintaro Katsu, Jimmy Wang, Michie Terada

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Legend of the Liquid Sword Chia Hui Liu, Chingmy Yau, Aaron Kwok

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The Water Margin David Chiang, TetsurĊ Tamba, Danny Lee

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Clans of Intrigue Nora Miao, Elliot Ngok, Ti Lung

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Royal Tramp Stephen Chow, Chingmy Yau, Sandra Ng

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The Eagle Shooting Heroes Maggie Cheung, Leslie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu Wai

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The Brave Archer and His Mate Philip Kwok, Alexander Fu Sheng, Shen Chan

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Holy Weapon Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Cheung, Simon Yam

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The Legend of Zu Zhang Ziyi, Sammo Hung, Cecilia Cheung