10 Best Chinese Martial Arts Movies

Friday, January 21 by T. Cousin

If you are a fan on fighting, you will definitely enjoy the 10 best Chinese martial arts movies ever. Martial arts flicks are full of action, and are almost always epics. Check this explosive list of of the best Chinese martial arts movies ever.

  1. "Enter The Dragon." - This kung fu film was produced in 1973 and stars Bruce Lee. A martial arts expert travels to an isolated island full of martial artists to bring down the narcotics dealer and gang responsible for the death of his sister.
  2. " Fists Of Fury" - This 1971 martial arts film also stars Bruce Lee. The story revolves around a martial arts master who has made a " no fighting " promise to his mother. The martial arts master's patience is constantly tested at work by his abusive boss, and when the master's cousin is killed by the boss, all promises of not fighting are off.
  3. "Five Fingers Of Death" - An aging kung fu master sends his student in place of himself to a school to learn the iron fist technique. During class, the student is almost maimed by a rival school's students. After a tough healing process, the student learns iron fist and fights his way to the All China Tournament. This movie was made in 1972.
  4. "The Chinese Connection" - This is a 1972 martial arts film that also stars Bruce Lee. A martial artist returns to his former school after hearing of his beloved teacher's murder. The student's investigation leads to a drug smuggling operation as the culprit; which is where he exacts his revenge. 
  5. " The Legend of Drunken Master. " This film stars Jackie Chan as a young martial arts master. The young master fights a a gang of smugglers in order to return stolen ancient artifacts to their rightful owner.
  6. " The Shaolin Temple. " - This 1982 martial arts film stars real life Shaolin Champion Jet Li. A priest who is looking for asylum from oppressors enters a Monastery to learn martial arts; and he's going to use his new skills to avenge his father's murder. 
  7. "The Warlords" - This 2007 martial arts war movie is set in 1870 China. The story revolves around the corrupt Qing Dynasty and the revolutionary army that threatens it. 
  8. "Hero" - Hero is also a martial arts war film that was produced in 2002. China is divided, and its king; who is fearful of assassination, offers endless wealth to anyone who defeats his would-be murderers.
  9. "Fist Of Legend" - Jet Li starred in this 1994 martial arts movie. A student seeks revenge after his teacher is killed during the Japanese occupation of China in the 1920s.
  10. "Shaolin Master Killer" - This 1978 martial arts film is hugely considered to be the best of all time. After a gentle scholar's family and friends are brutally murdered, he vows revenge, and then enters the Shaolin temple in hopes of learning and becoming a one-man martial arts killing machine.
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