10 Best Fight Movies

Wednesday, January 26 by Yvonne Glasgow

The 10 best fight movies have lots of anger and a lot on fighting in them. Fight movies have always drawn people in, whether it is about the sport of fighting, war, or just the blood and guts of battle. Here are 10 picks for best fight movies of all time.

  1. “Gladiator” It starred Russell Crowe as a man whose wife and son were killed and had no reason left for life, except revenge. So he fought many battles in the ring, for the games the Romans liked to see. A lot of blood in this movie.
  2. “300” This 2006 flick about Sparta starred Gerard Butler as King Leonidas. The king lead a battle of the 300 men against the Persians. With some blood flying everywhere during the fight scenes this movie is sure to be a best on anyone's list.
  3. “Fight Club” This twisted tale starred Edward Norton and Brad Pitt as the “founders” of a secret club where people got to beat the crap out of each other. “The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club. The second rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club.”
  4. “Rocky” Sylvester Stallone played a boxer who found himself faced with a once in a lifetime chance at fighting the heavyweight champ. This best fight movie is sure to make anyone follow their dreams.
  5. “Karate Kid” Ralph Macchio's character gets beat up too often and then he meets the handyman and martial arts master Mr. Miyagi who trains him to defend himself. Daniel gets so good that he enters a karate contest, and the real fighting begins.
  6. “Kill Bill Vol. 1” This 2003 movie starred Uma Thurman, David Carradine and Daryl Hannah. It was Quentin Tarantino in rare form, action packed, and dialogue savvy.
  7. “Braveheart” It was not a very accurate tale of the history of the Scots William Wallace, but it was a stellar fight movie. This 1995 flick had Mel Gibson playing Wallace, as he lead the Scots to overthrow English rule.
  8. “The Warriors” This film is a cult classic best fight movie that came out in 1979. This gang movie was full of brutal fights that are sure to put a smile on any guys face. Starred James Remar, Dorsey Wright and David Harris.
  9. “Roadhouse” Patrick Swayze plays a bouncer that takes over at a bar that is having trouble with violence. He straightens it out. It's classic Swayze at it's best in 1989.
  10. “The Matrix” This film only finds it's way on this 10 best fight movies list because of it's high-tech fight scenes. When people can float in slow motion in odd angles through the air and not just fall flat on their face it's cool.
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