Best Martial Arts Movie Fight ScenesBruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Jet Li. All did great fight scenes. Which are the very best?
The Top Ten
you can't beat bruce lee vs chuck norris - Chris-1
The fight in the alley between Bruce and about six other guys is my favorite part plus this is one funny movie. - dumbasilook
awesome... can't beat bruce and chuck. - jwileson
Simply because it contains the most legendary movie fight of all time.R.I.P Bruce Lee
Jackie Chan's final fight of the movie. Great skills with that touch of humor Jackie became known for.
Agree with that. Nothing beats the exemplary performance of Jackie chan, the drunken boxing master! 1
Simply breathtaking, and my favorite martial arts film.The staircase, restaurant scene in the protector was pretty bad ass also, that would be second pick.
Hard worker full contact. quick response he must show is generation in his famous life story
Now Time is for next scene of his generation childrens fist we are waiting...
Gritty and suspenseful, the absence of flashy effects and over-the-top choreography shows how brutal the fight actually is. It makes one wonder how each can withstand so much punishment, and which one's resolve will break first.
the best fight ever in the world of martial arts...
No body has done better than this up to date. Good speed, brain usage and so much more. It is the best in my opinion not like the fighting scenes in the legend of the fist. Donnie yen won his fights so easily...
Jet Li vs Billy Chow, speed and amazing power, my personal favorite
I think that the only reason this isn't the in the first or at least second place is that most of the people here haven't seen the movie... bruce lee vs chuck norris is also dope as a 1 vs 1 fight scene
This part was great,with loads of action and Tony fighting his way up the resturant, - supreme
Its still not on top because there are so many who have not matched this movie
Yeh apparently it was the longest one shoot fight scene - louiethefly
The first fight between Michelle Yeoh and Zhang Ziyi. Deadly grace, skill and beauty
This one was ridiculously precise! Even the camera men had to watch closely!
This should come first even the jade fox (cheng pei pei) and li mu bai (chow yun fat) fight scene is awesome
The choreography is absolutely amazing in this film and you get to see jackie chan in his prime v.s kick boxer benny the jet. this showdown is the definition of awesome to say the least. Jackie chan is truly one of the bar setters in martial arts movie history and not since bruce lee had you seen such well done sequences in martial arts films, jackie chan is a legend and a truly talented stuntman and martial artist and this is by far his best fight scene ever.
Most realistic fight scene, ever. Incorporates a fighting style of desperation and adaptation to the situation. Not to mention there were no pauses mid combination like you see in other cheesy "kung fu" flicks.
Two of the most amazing Martial Arts styles I have ever seen.
the great martial artists
Ip man... the man who mentored bruce lee is portrayed by donnie yen in this film. Donnie yen is truly one of the most talented martial arts movie actors today with his display of the wing chun style in ip man. the bone crunching, chain punching, ass whooping he delivers to the ten black belts in the movie is a martial arts movie scene gem.
WIN! The legend of IP man was well portrayed in this movie, as well as the sequel. One of the greatest fight scenes of all time for sure. Even Bruce Lee wouldn't have wanted to ever take on more than 5 men at a time, let alone highly trained Martial Artists.
Being a martial artist myself I found this was an amazing fight scene that should be ranked number 1 for the pure skill that was displayed during the defeat of 10 karate black belts at the hands of Wing Chun
Best martial arts film I've ever watched and best fight scene I've even seen. So realistic you wouldn't think its been choreographed. If you've never watched IP Man, you Really have to watch it.
A lone warrior bend on revenge facing many foes at once. A modern version of a classic theme.
AWESOME! Now, a WoMaN BeAtInG oVeR 1)0 MeN! 1! Who can beat the Hatori Hanzo, Can You? No You Can Not 'Cause That Is How Awesome this is
Come on, this is so overrated. Thousands of Hong Kong Kung Fu films ( from the sixties till now ) are way better. And besides, they are the real thing! Not copies ( Does Tarantino do something else than copy exploitation movies? ).
this was so awesome... love the kill bill movies - Okami
Martial arts meets the looney tunes in this great fight scene.
I am a big martial arts fan and I have seen a lot of fight scenes on screen but summing up all my experiences till date, this was by far the most realistic scene. And not only the amazing fight choreography this particular ordeal of roughly 20 mins, the movie takes you another dimension of challenge-istead of two villains against a lone hero it's the vice versa which is pretty bad-ass.
The attacks don't emphasize on styles and spin kicks. The best part is seeing Rama and Andi getting their asses kicked so helplessly they started losing their patience to put down Mad dog and still fail. Extremely sensational.
One of the most visceral fighting scenes I've ever seen, and I have seen hundreds or maybe thousands. Mad Dog is the real deal, he's so badass, even though he's the villain, deep down you still want him to live so just you can see him kicking asses.
The only reason this scene is not in a higher position is because the movie is quite new, not many people have the luxury to watch it.
Mad Dog = god of martial arts. In the movie, he was brutal and was almost impossible to kill.Only reason why the fight isn't higher b/c not a lot of people know about it. - bishop.moore07
I was totally shocked when I watched this scene. It was non stop fighting, the graphics were great, and I was shocked because there was so much Gore.
The end fight in enter the dragon is single handedly the most epic martial arts fight scene of all time. No tricks, no wires, no c. g. I just bruce lee and his breathtaking martial arts ability. in the midst of the fight he dishes out a roundhouse kick that is so fast you have to watch it in slowmotion to really see it. the mirror scene was a well thought out, well choreographed and well shot ending to the greatest martial arts movie ever made.
Amazing fight scene should at least be in the top 5. Bruce Lee was a true legend, a role model for all asian people and people of martial arts. Bruce vs Han is legendary, the kick Lee does on Han was sped up for the film but only a tiny bit. Bruce was fast, powerfull and is the best off all time.
The big island, Han sponsoring sponsoring big turnament, master Bruce Lee winning. Bruce is Jumping and mr. Han is death.
Bruce Lee is the Greatest, nobody can beat him. This was a Classic scene from a Classic Film.
The fact that it's raining and you can see all of the special effects in the water droplets was GENIUS! - Aceacles
I like yuri boyka because he is a good martial art fighter. I love is kicks and punches. Because I am martial art trainer.
Yuri boyka the most complete fighter in the world.
Boyka lets his brutal KOs do the talking if anyone asks him too much questions about being the Champion.
Boyka is the champion
The final fight scene in this movie is so epic that it should be in the top 10 of this list. This movie shows Tony Jaa's Muay Thai fighting skills at its best.
How could something so short be so awesome. (knee to the face) - docghost
Lord Shen is a master!
One peacock can held his own against three masters
A fantastic film with some incredibly well performed fight scenes.
Great movie with great fight scenes. In one part of this fight scene, they're fighting in a hallway with barely any room to maneuver. - Freak_Show1
The Snake Style fighter v Monkey Style fighter in the woods. The Snake taking the bark off the tree 'that was cool'.
We often see this fight scene at the top of lists for a reason and one reason only: Bruce Lee v.s Chuck Norris. the climactic showdown between bruce and chuck is a cinematic masterpiece. The fight is a display of true martial arts ability, and like I mentioned earlier... no tricks, no wires, no c. g. I just the greatest martial artist of all time v. s one of the greatest karate champions of the 20th century
The end fight to arguably one of the most influential asian films of all time, if not the most. Chen (played by bruce lee) is finally getting his hands on those responsible for the murder of his master. bruce lee squares off in a bare knuckles brawl, with petrov, a karate master and guest at mr suzuki's dojo. bruce makes short work of him and then faces off against suzuki with nunchauku against his samurai sword. the fight ends off with lee kicking suzuki through a wall with one of the greatest kiyai's(screams) ever in film. this is one of the most well done fight scenes of all time
jet li v.s a room full of armed black belts empty handed. this is truly one of the most intense, realistic fight scenes to be shot in the past 20 years. it is a great disply of martial arts skill and choreography, nothing short of amazing
Fighting anding from Indonesia
this is a very high display of martial arts ability, you have the capoeria style v.s muai boron. they face off ankle deep in water, sourounded by fire, spinning and jumping, kicking and punching, elbowing and kneeing each other to the death. one of the most colourful and alive martial arts fight scenes in the history of the genre
Lord Shen won that round against the panda
This fight is bar far the most intense fight scene ever... in any film genre. You have Lee in about to enter his first fight in the tournament hosted by Han(the traitor of lee's temple and nemesis) mr lee is asked if he is ready and he is. Before him stands ohara(hans body guard). Ohara is the man who forced lkee's sister to kill herself in an attempt to acost her. They enter the ring, ohara tries to intimidate lee by breaking a board and lee comes back with the philisophically true and awesome burn by saying "boards don't hit back". the get into their stances and lee is staring into the eyes of his sisters killer. Lee lashes out a hand trap and lead punch so fast it is hardly visible on camera... this is the greatest expression of justified anger ever in martial arts movie history and the fight is truly epic
this is one of the most intense martial arts fight scenes having you say nothing but thinking" how the hell are they doing that" it is one of the most intricite fight choreographies, and one of the most well shot. this is truly one of chans best
All real action, no wires, no cgi - binki
This movie is the best between crack sh... T
3 highly skilled martial artist
The trend for The 3 Musketeer films peaked with The Musketeer's climax fight scene with ladders, creativity, and very fast sword fighting. The recent The Three Musketeers has some awesome martial arts, but not dedicated to martial arts like The Musketeer. - Daniel_BMS
This is best scene of Mortal Kombat film, s history, mortal fihgter Liu Kang, stand face to face danger sorcer Shang Tsung. Final fight show only power people in fight and magic power sorcer of the out world.