martial arts movies

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Cyrano de Bergerac - (1950 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042367/

A Beauty and the Beast story about a warrior poet man who feels unworthy of love because of his appearance.

Astonishing!



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The Bouncer - (2018 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7816392/

A guard turned bouncer then bodyguard find himself embroiled in a criminal enterprise.

Gritty and well-paced.



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Ichi - (2008 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1060256/
https://warnerbros.co.jp/home_entertainment/detail.php?title_id=2569/ (.jap)

A blind woman travels to find a blind man, and becomes embroiled in an inn-town's troubles.

Straightforward and wholesome; highly recommended.



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Lionheart - (1990 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100029/

Learning of his brother's life-threatening injury, a prisoner escapes and falls into street fighting to buy his way back to his family.

This is a strange example that not all martial arts movies are either action or thriller. This is decent bubblegum if you're into this style of movie. It's not cheesy, it's just dated.

  • Trailer
  • It's actually subtitled as "Lyonheart".



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Ong Bak 2 - (2008 movie) poster tiny

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0785035/
was ongbak2themovie.com

Stuff and things.. it's a shitty cross between an Indian and a Chinese pulp historical drama-fighting movie.

Hard pass guys. Trust me. This is not a sequel to Ong-Bak - The Thai Warrior - (2003 movie) and is not a real martial arts flick.



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Ong-Bak - The Thai Warrior - (2003 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0368909/
was ongbakmovie.com

A poor village is robbed, and a young man sets out to retrieve the village's most prized possession.

Quite good and holds up well. In context there were very few movies of this grit out at the time, and it really made waves.



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Headshot - (2016 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5147214/

A guy is hunted by a past he has amnesia from.

A straightforward plot with similar actors playing the similar roles from other movies, making this blend into a multi-movie mood. Highly recommended.



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The Night Comes for Us - (2018 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6116856/
https://www.netflix.com/title/80148162

I truly had no fucking clue what was going on most of the way through, it was just gritty insanity.

God fucking damn this is intense. Fuck!



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The Raid 2 - (2014 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2265171/
https://www.sonyclassics.com/theraid2/

A cop goes undercover to take down a criminal underworld and keep his family safe, but shit goes hella sideways.

God damn watch this.

  • Trailer
  • Original title: Serbuan maut 2: Berandal



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The Raid - (2011 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1899353/
https://www.sonyclassics.com/theraid/

A unit of militarized cops breaches then gets trapped in a gang-controlled apartment building.

Very direct and violent. This movie does everything right.



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