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Favourite Martial Art Films...I've seen so far...

Phil
 
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon [Blu-ray] [2000]
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon [Blu-ray] [2000]
"There's a reason this won so many awards and critical acclaim, it's a stunning masterpiece. CTHD deserves respect for paving the way for all the other martial art epics coming to the West."
Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954]
Seven Samurai [DVD] [1954]
"Massively influential Japanese classic. One of the greatest movies ever made."
Ip Man (Ultimate Edition) [Blu-ray] [2008]
Ip Man (Ultimate Edition) [Blu-ray] [2008]
"Based on the true story of the legendary Grand Master Yip, This is a beautifully told story with a great lead performance from Donnie Yen. Amazing choreograhpy!"
House Of Flying Daggers [Blu-ray] [2004]
House Of Flying Daggers [Blu-ray] [2004]
"Stunning! Beautiful, colourful cinematography and a twisting plot full of deception."
Chocolate [Blu-ray] [2008]
Chocolate [Blu-ray] [2008]
"From the Thai production team that made 'Ong Bak'. Basically this is an all-out-kick-ass film! A great lead character played flawlessly by newcomer Jija Yanin. The fight sequences are jaw-dropping!"
Hero [Blu-ray]
Hero [Blu-ray]
"My favourite film from Jet Li. Zhang Yimou is probably the most artistic and acclaimed director working in MA film. I love the 'Roshomon' style story telling and beautiful imagery and soundtrack."
Fearless [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Fearless [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
"My second favourite from Jet Li, Fearless hits you like an emotional brick in the face! Brutal and surprising given the chance. A truly excellent performance from Li"
The 36th Chamber Of Shaolin [DVD]
The 36th Chamber Of Shaolin [DVD]
"Shaw Brothers Kung Fu classic, hugely influential."
Drunken Master [DVD]
Drunken Master [DVD]
"From ace Kung Fu director Yuen Woo-Ping. The film that put Jackie Chan on the map! A kung Fu classic."
A Bittersweet Life [2005] [DVD]
A Bittersweet Life [2005] [DVD]
"More of a revenge thriller, but there's enough kick-ass on display for any MA fan. Really underrated Korean film! Tarantino-like style, John Woo gunplay and brutal fighting. AWESOME!"
Kill Bill: Volumes 1 And 2 [Blu-ray]
Kill Bill: Volumes 1 And 2 [Blu-ray]
"Tarantino's revenge tribute to Kung Fu is a stylised heap of fun. Loads of nods to classic MA films for the fans/buffs"
Iron Monkey [DVD]
Iron Monkey [DVD]
"Another classic from Yuen Woo-Ping, starring Donnie Yen and Rongguang Yu"
Babycart at the River Styx [DVD]
Babycart at the River Styx [DVD]
"Probably the best in the 'Lone Wolf and Cub' series. Gory sequel to Sword of Vengeance. Shogun Assassin is a dubbed and re-edited compilation of the first two. I advice watching the originals first!"
Kung Fu Hustle [Blu-ray] [2007] [Region Free]
Kung Fu Hustle [Blu-ray] [2007] [Region Free]
"A comedy tribute to the Hong Kong Kung Fu films. Choreography by Yuen Wo Ping, so you know it's good! Lots of fun!"
Enter The Dragon [Blu-ray] [1973] [Region Free]
Enter The Dragon [Blu-ray] [1973] [Region Free]
"The film that put Kung Fu on the world stage! And cemented Bruce Lee as an icon of cinema and popular culture. It's a shame we didn't get to see more from Lee, but the legend lives on!"
Zatoichi [Blu-ray] [2003]
Zatoichi [Blu-ray] [2003]
"'Beat' Takeshi Kitano brings the legendary swordsman Zatoichi back with style! Also starring the charasmatic Tadanobu Asano (Ichi the Killer and Mongol)"
District 13 [DVD]
District 13 [DVD]
"French actioner mixing Martial arts and Free Running to great effect. In the same 'No Wires, NO CGI' style as Ong Bak! Lots of fun!"
Fist Of Legend [Blu-ray] [1994]
Fist Of Legend [Blu-ray] [1994]
"Jet Li stars in this classic remake of Bruce Lee's 'Fist of Fury'. Some classic fight sequences!"
Shaolin Soccer [Blu-ray]
Shaolin Soccer [Blu-ray]
"More MA comedic fun from Stephen Chow (Kung-Fu Hustle). Great entertainment and really funny!"
The Legend Of Fong Sai Yuk [DVD] [1993]
The Legend Of Fong Sai Yuk [DVD] [1993]
"Another classic from Jet Li with lots of laughs along th way!"
Kill Zone [Blu-ray] [2005]
Kill Zone [Blu-ray] [2005]
"Modern action/thriller with Donnie Yen and Sammo Hung facing off!"
Ong-Bak (Single Disc Edition) [DVD]
Ong-Bak (Single Disc Edition) [DVD]
"Paved the way for all the 'No Wires, No CGI, No Stunt Doubles' films and the recent wave of Thai MA films. Tony Jaa is a beast!"
Blizzard from the Netherworld [DVD]
Blizzard from the Netherworld [DVD]
"A great revenge story and one of the influences on QT's Kill Bill films"
The Invincible Armour [DVD]
The Invincible Armour [DVD]
"Old skool kung-fu with an old skool dubbing. I would prefer the original language, but this has its place. A good film to put on and have a beer and pizza with!"
Raging Phoenix [Blu-ray] [2009]
Raging Phoenix [Blu-ray] [2009]
"Worth watching to see more Jija Yanin! Some spectacular stunts and action, the rest of the film is ok."