Showdown

Fist of Fury

Best films with/about martial arts

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Grab your gi and enter the dojo. This Showdown is a roundhouse kick to other art forms. Nominate your ten favorite films that showcase a martial art: kung fu, karate, tai chi, aikido, BJJ, judo, kendo, taekwondo and the rest. Pin all others into submission with your lists, and be sure to include all the big-screen hallmarks of great wuxia spectacles: dazzling action, unexpected comedy, astounding grace, folk heroes, epic baddies, inventive camera-work… 10th-degree black belt levels of awesomeness. Begin.

Most mentioned

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • Enter the Dragon
  • The Raid
  • The Matrix
  • Hero
  • Ip Man
  • The Raid 2
  • The Legend of Drunken Master
  • Police Story
  • Kung Fu Hustle
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • The Karate Kid
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • House of Flying Daggers
  • Bloodsport
  • Ong Bak: Muay Thai Warrior
  • Drunken Master
  • John Wick

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Leonard Shelby 20 films

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Robert Sutton 15 films

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Robert Sutton 42 films

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Filip Mitrović 68 films

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Kyle 12 films

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Mark Cunningham 35 films

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Sam Holdren 5 films

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B S 10 films

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Matt Bourne 5 films

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wishmaster 10 films

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Zheddy 10 films

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Carleigh Smith 35 films

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Kash Hammer 4 films

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Paul Norman 121 films

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Lívia Mello 10 films

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Sabba 10 films

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Dallas 15 films

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Zayne 14 films

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FrankPoole 10 films

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Joshua Bateman 10 films

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scorpiofire 10 films

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Andreas K 11 films

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tromafiend 20 films

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Stephen Hanson 10 films

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Hank_Chinaski 66 films

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eunan nwachukwu 300 films

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Quint 10 films

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JR 10 films

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Jason Rainey 10 films

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Anthony Ayo 1 film

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Adam Bernstein 10 films

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Gals 10 films

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max_____stirner 10 films

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Gabriel Jewett 10 films

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<Todd> 10 films

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Erwan Ticheler 10 films

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Andrew 6 films

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gartenlaub 18 films

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thomasclyde 11 films

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shaiahulud 7 films

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Or 5 films

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lurk_moar 10 films

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Joe Rees 10 films

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directorscut 10 films

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Daniel Too 10 films

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PaulieK 16 films

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Heisenbergbad 9 films

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Daniel Charchuk 10 films

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BeesBot 4 films

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ribcage 10 films

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Geoff T 🎄 30 films

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megan 10 films

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Rackve 30 films

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Violet 11 films

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Mark Johnson 11 films

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elvisisking 10 films

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The Surge! 10 films

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Erik Vorhes 10 films

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rsq2000 10 films

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Kyle Bailey 7 films

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Those Eyebrows 25 films

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smallantelope 3 films

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Conor Wade 6 films

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dadgumblah 10 films

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SicSemperTyrano 11 films

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kierstonwoodley 10 films