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1. The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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88 Metascore

A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 885,968 | Gross: $422.78M

2. Marco Polo (2014–2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.0
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In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century Mongolia.

Stars: Lorenzo Richelmy, Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Remy Hii

Votes: 59,316

3. Scooby-Doo (2002)

PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.0
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35 Metascore

After an acrimonious break up, the Mystery Inc. gang are individually brought to an island resort to investigate strange goings on.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 91,929 | Gross: $153.29M

4. Dragon Ball Z (1996–2003)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies.

Stars: Doc Harris, Christopher Sabat, Scott McNeil, Sean Schemmel

Votes: 105,993

5. Dragonball Evolution (2009)

PG | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.5
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45 Metascore

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

Director: James Wong | Stars: Justin Chatwin, James Marsters, Yun-Fat Chow, Emmy Rossum

Votes: 67,701 | Gross: $9.35M

6. The Karate Kid (2010)

PG | 140 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.2
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61 Metascore

Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han

Votes: 151,986 | Gross: $176.59M

7. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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73 Metascore

The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance. However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a novice in martial arts.

Directors: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson | Stars: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 397,045 | Gross: $215.43M

8. Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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78 Metascore

In Shanghai, China in the 1940s, a wannabe gangster aspires to join the notorious "Axe Gang" while residents of a housing complex exhibit extraordinary powers in defending their turf.

Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Qiu Yuen, Siu-Lung Leung

Votes: 120,732 | Gross: $17.11M

9. Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

3.7
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11 Metascore

A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion.

Director: John R. Leonetti | Stars: Robin Shou, Talisa Soto, James Remar, Sandra Hess

Votes: 44,409 | Gross: $35.93M

10. Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.0
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34 Metascore

The Mystery Inc. gang must save Coolsville from an attack of past unmasked monsters brought to life by an evil masked figure trying to "unmask" the gang.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 45,586 | Gross: $84.22M

11. The Grandmaster (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.6
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73 Metascore

The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Jin Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 29,721 | Gross: $6.59M

12. Kung Fury (2015)

Not Rated | 31 min | Short, Action, Comedy

8.0
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In 1985, Kung Fury, the toughest martial artist cop in Miami, goes back in time to kill the worst criminal of all time - Kung Führer, a.k.a. Adolf Hitler.

Director: David Sandberg | Stars: David Sandberg, Jorma Taccone, Steven Chew, Leopold Nilsson

Votes: 53,895

13. Elektra (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.7
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34 Metascore

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Will Yun Lee, Kirsten Zien

Votes: 84,384 | Gross: $24.41M

14. DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Adventure

4.8
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38 Metascore

The world's best fighters are invited to DOA, an invitational martial arts contest. There, four female rival fighters will have to work together to uncover the secret that the organizer of the tournament is trying to hide.

Director: Corey Yuen | Stars: Jaime Pressly, Devon Aoki, Sarah Carter, Holly Valance

Votes: 42,271 | Gross: $0.48M

15. Romeo Must Die (2000)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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52 Metascore

An avenging cop seeks out his brother's killer and falls for the daughter of a businessman who is involved in a money-deal with his father.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak | Stars: Jet Li, Aaliyah, Isaiah Washington, Russell Wong

Votes: 64,571 | Gross: $55.97M

16. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.7
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Stars: David Carradine, Radames Pera, Keye Luke, Philip Ahn

Votes: 4,910

17. Dragon Ball Z (1989–1996)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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The adventures of Earth's martial arts defender Son Goku continue with a new family and the revelation of his alien origin. Now Goku and his allies must defend the planet from an onslaught of new extraterrestrial enemies.

Stars: Jôji Yanami, Kyle Hebert, Masako Nozawa, Christopher Sabat

Votes: 62,132

18. Black Dynamite (2009)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy

7.4
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65 Metascore

Black Dynamite is the greatest African-American action star of the 1970s. When his only brother is killed by The Man, it's up to him to find justice.

Director: Scott Sanders | Stars: Michael Jai White, Arsenio Hall, Tommy Davidson, Phyllis Applegate

Votes: 44,157 | Gross: $0.23M

19. Fist of Fury (1972)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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68 Metascore

A young man seeks vengence for the death of his teacher.

Director: Wei Lo | Stars: Bruce Lee, Nora Miao, James Tien, Maria Yi

Votes: 24,174

20. Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009–2015)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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An HD and enhanced remaster of Dragon Ball Z.

Stars: Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami, Sean Schemmel, Richard Ian Cox

Votes: 18,913

21. The Green Hornet (1966–1967)

TV-PG | 99 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.4
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A newspaper publisher and his Asian valet/martial arts expert battle crime as the feared Green Hornet and Kato.

Stars: Van Williams, Bruce Lee, Wende Wagner, Lloyd Gough

Votes: 2,370

22. The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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Yip Man's resistance against invading foreigners, along with his romantic relations while under the tutelage of three Wing Chun masters.

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Yu-Hang To, Yi Huang, Biao Yuen, Siu-Wong Fan

Votes: 30,265

23. Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998–1999)

40 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament.

Stars: Paolo Montalban, Daniel Bernhardt, Kristanna Loken, Tracy Douglas

Votes: 3,938

24. Unleashed (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

A man enslaved by the mob since childhood and raised into behaving like a human attack dog escapes his captors and attempts to start a new life.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Jet Li, Bob Hoskins, Morgan Freeman, Kerry Condon

Votes: 95,954 | Gross: $24.52M

25. Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Comedy

6.2
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14 Metascore

A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Steve Oedekerk, Fei Lung, Leo Lee, Ling-Ling Hsieh

Votes: 42,369 | Gross: $16.03M

26. Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992–1995)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World ... See full summary »

Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Justin Cook, Christopher Sabat, Cynthia Cranz

Votes: 10,434

27. Love Exposure (2008)

Unrated | 237 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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78 Metascore

A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist.

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Andô, Yutaka Shimizu

Votes: 10,616

28. The Medallion (2003)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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38 Metascore

A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Lee Evans, Claire Forlani, Julian Sands

Votes: 37,461 | Gross: $22.11M

29. The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008– )

Not Rated | 183 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.0
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The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.

Stars: Danny Chan Kwok-Kwan, Michelle Lang, Ted Duran, Hazen MacIntyre

Votes: 1,154

30. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu, Norman Chu

Votes: 13,676

31. Power Rangers Jungle Fury (2008)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.4
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Three teenagers from the Pai Zhug Kung Fu Academy are chosen to fight the forces of an opposing academy and all other forces of evil.

Stars: Jason Smith, Anna Hutchison, Aljin Abella, David de Lautour

Votes: 1,320

32. The Accidental Spy (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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At a Hong Kong shopping center, Buck Yuen's (Jackie Chan's) intuition warns him. He saves a robbery's loot and gets on television, ends up in Istanbul via South Korea, and accidentally becomes a spy. Fortunately, he knows Kung Fu.

Director: Teddy Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Min Kim, Eric Tsang, Vivian Hsu

Votes: 15,702

33. Fist of the North Star (1986)

Not Rated | 110 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.3
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A practitioner of the deadly martial art "Hokuto Shinken" allies with two children and an expert in "Nanto Suicho-Ken" to fight against the rivals who kidnapped his lover and threaten the prosperity of mankind.

Director: Toyoo Ashida | Stars: Akira Kamiya, Yuriko Yamamoto, Kenji Utsumi, Chikao Ohtsuka

Votes: 5,982

34. Cannonball! (1976)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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35 Metascore

Racing across the country from L.A. to New York, a plethora of exotic cars carry contestants hoping to win a very large sum.

Director: Paul Bartel | Stars: David Carradine, Bill McKinney, Veronica Hamel, Gerrit Graham

Votes: 4,052 | Gross: $3.27M

35. Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)

PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy

7.4
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An orphan who has been raised at a kung fu school, where he is treated as little more than a dogsbody and practice target for the students, has a life-changing experience after helping an old peripatetic beggar.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jung-Lee Hwang, Dean Shek

Votes: 10,006

36. Fist of the North Star (1984–1988)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the ... See full summary »

Stars: Akira Kamiya, Shigeru Chiba, Teiyû Ichiryûsai, Tomiko Suzuki

Votes: 2,381

37. The Master (1984)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Action

4.5
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An aging American ninja master and his headstrong young apprentice search for the elder man's daughter.

Stars: Lee Van Cleef, Timothy Van Patten, Shô Kosugi, Cynthia Lea Clark

Votes: 1,217

38. 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Mark Gregory, Fred Williamson, Vic Morrow, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 2,722

39. Thunderbolt (1995)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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In order to release his kidnapped sister, sports car mechanic Chan Foh To (Jackie Chan) has to beat a supercriminal street racer.

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Anita Yuen, Michael Wong, Thorsten Nickel

Votes: 7,855

40. Dragon Ball Z: Broly - The Legendary Super Saiyan (1993)

TV-PG | 72 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Vegeta is lured to the planet New Vegeta by a group of Saiyan survivors in hopes that he will be the king of their new planet. But when he finds that they have ulterior motives of universal... See full summary »

Director: Shigeyasu Yamauchi | Stars: Bin Shimada, Masako Nozawa, Ryô Horikawa, Iemasa Kayumi

Votes: 8,997

41. Fist of Legend (1994)

R | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese.

Director: Gordon Chan | Stars: Jet Li, Shinobu Nakayama, Siu-Ho Chin, Billy Chow

Votes: 21,540

42. A Touch of Zen (1971)

Not Rated | 200 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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A lady fugitive on the run from corrupt government officials is joined in her endeavors by an unambitious painter and skilled Buddhist monks.

Director: King Hu | Stars: Feng Hsu, Chun Shih, Ying Bai, Billy Chan

Votes: 4,796

43. Rob-B-Hood (2006)

Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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Thongs and Octopus accept a job from their landlord: kidnap a baby. Soon, the baby awakens strong paternal feelings in the two crooks, leading to complications when it comes to handing him over to his possibly crazy gang boss grandfather.

Director: Benny Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Michael Hui, Louis Koo, Charlene Choi

Votes: 12,510

44. Flash Point (2007)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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38 Metascore

A hot-headed inspector takes on a small but powerful Vietnamese-Chinese gang, after a series of crimes and murder attempts committed and putting an undercover cop and his girlfriend in great danger.

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Donnie Yen, Louis Koo, Ray Lui, Collin Chou

Votes: 12,012 | Gross: $0.00M

45. Five Deadly Venoms (1978)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The final student of a dying martial arts master is instructed to locate the previous five students and defeat any evil ones among them.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Sheng Chiang, Chien Sun, Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok, Meng Lo

Votes: 5,858

46. Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth (1976)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.2
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From his childhood in Hong Kong to his rise to movie stardom, the life of Bruce Lee is revealed in this film.

Director: See-Yuen Ng | Stars: David Chow, Kuei Chang, Chi-Min Chin, Little Unicorn

Votes: 361

47. Iron Monkey (1993)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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79 Metascore

A martial artist/doctor steals from the corrupt authorities as a masked thief to give to the poor while another martial artist/doctor is forced to hunt him down. But a major threat unites them as a powerful and traitorous shaolin monk takes over the authorities.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Rongguang Yu, Donnie Yen, Jean Wang, Sze-Man Tsang

Votes: 14,907 | Gross: $14.68M

48. The Final Master (2015)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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72 Metascore

A Wing Chun master has to defeat 8 martial arts schools to open his own school, yet he has become a chess piece to the local power dynamics.

Director: Haofeng Xu | Stars: Fan Liao, Jia Song, Wenli Jiang, Shih-Chieh King

Votes: 1,961

49. The Street Fighter (1974)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Tough karate master Terry Tsurugi takes it upon himself to protect a late businessman's daughter from the Yakuza.

Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Goichi Yamada, Yutaka Nakajima, Chiyoko Kazama

Votes: 4,326

50. Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

6.3
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49 Metascore

Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lau | Stars: Donnie Yen, Alex Ahlstrom, Qi Shu, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong

Votes: 9,411 | Gross: $0.05M



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