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1. The Incredible Hulk (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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61 Metascore

Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government, must find a cure for the monster he turns into, whenever he loses his temper.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt

Votes: 409,138 | Gross: $134.52M

2. Roma (2018)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.8
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96 Metascore

A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta

Votes: 113,473

3. The Raid: Redemption (2011)

R | 101 min | Action, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

A S.W.A.T. team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs.

Director: Gareth Evans | Stars: Iko Uwais, Ananda George, Ray Sahetapy, Donny Alamsyah

Votes: 178,428 | Gross: $4.11M

4. La Femme Nikita (1990)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller

7.3
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56 Metascore

Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.

Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Anne Parillaud, Marc Duret, Patrick Fontana, Alain Lathière

Votes: 63,598 | Gross: $5.02M

5. The Karate Kid Part II (1986)

PG | 113 min | Action, Family, Romance

6.0
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55 Metascore

Daniel accompanies his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, to Miyagi's childhood home in Okinawa. Miyagi visits his dying father and confronts his old rival, while Daniel falls in love and inadvertently makes a new rival of his own.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio, Pat E. Johnson, Bruce Malmuth

Votes: 66,738 | Gross: $115.10M

6. Æon Flux (2005)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.4
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36 Metascore

Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sophie Okonedo, Marton Csokas

Votes: 120,002 | Gross: $25.86M

7. Man of Tai Chi (2013)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama

6.1
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52 Metascore

A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club.

Director: Keanu Reeves | Stars: Tiger Hu Chen, Keanu Reeves, Karen Mok, Hai Yu

Votes: 33,535 | Gross: $0.10M

8. Stuck on You (2003)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy

5.7
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62 Metascore

Conjoined twins from Martha's Vineyard move to Los Angeles so that one of them can pursue an acting career.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Eva Mendes, Cher

Votes: 49,267 | Gross: $33.83M

9. Tekken (2010)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.8
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Jin Kazama witnesses the death of his mother Jun by Tekken in the slums known as Anvil. After finding a Tekken ID he decides to seek out vengeance for his mother's death.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Jon Foo, Kelly Overton, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Ian Anthony Dale

Votes: 25,107

10. The Villainess (2017)

Not Rated | 129 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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64 Metascore

A female assassin leaves a trail of bodies behind her as she seeks revenge.

Director: Byung-gil Jung | Stars: Ok-bin Kim, Ha-kyun Shin, Jun Sung, Seo-hyeong Kim

Votes: 9,700 | Gross: $0.03M

11. 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: 10,175

12. Journey to the West (2013)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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68 Metascore

Tang Sanzang, an aspiring Buddhist hero tries to protect a village from three demons. He develops complex feelings for Miss Duan, the demon hunter who repeatedly helps him, and finally quests to meet the legendary Monkey King.

Directors: Stephen Chow, Chi-kin Kwok | Stars: Zhang Wen, Qi Shu, Bo Huang, Show Lo

Votes: 10,883 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Armour of God (1986)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) and his bumbling sidekick are sent on a quest through Europe to find a mysterious treasure held by a shadowy organization of monks.

Directors: Jackie Chan, Eric Tsang | Stars: Jackie Chan, Alan Tam, Rosamund Kwan, Lola Forner

Votes: 16,137

14. Æon Flux (1991–1995)

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Æon Flux is a mysterious and amoral secret agent from the country of Monica. Her motives or background are left unexplained, as are those of her antagonist/love, Trevor Goodchild. On her ... See full summary »

Stars: Denise Poirier, John Rafter Lee, Julia Fletcher, Steffan Chirazi

Votes: 5,104

15. District 13: Ultimatum (2009)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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64 Metascore

Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.

Director: Patrick Alessandrin | Stars: Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Philippe Torreton, Daniel Duval

Votes: 41,464 | Gross: $0.04M

16. Murder at 1600 (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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47 Metascore

A young woman is murdered in the White House. Homicide detective Regis/W.Snipes investigates while Secret Service works against him. He's assigned agent Chance/D.Lane. She eventually cooperates after a man's framed.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Diane Lane, Daniel Benzali, Dennis Miller

Votes: 26,953 | Gross: $25.83M

17. 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: 5,828

18. Astro (2018)

105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

2.1
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A science-fiction story of a billionaire's private space exploration program returning to Earth with an abducted extraterrestrial from a newly discovered alien planet.

Director: Asif Akbar | Stars: Gary Daniels, Marshal Hilton, Courtney Akbar, Louis Mandylor

Votes: 376

19. Seven Swords (2005)

Not Rated | 153 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.

Director: Hark Tsui | Stars: Leon Lai, Donnie Yen, Charlie Yeung, Honglei Sun

Votes: 8,800

20. Kill and Kill Again (1981)

PG | 100 min | Action, Drama

5.3
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Dr. Horatio Kane has been kidnapped, and is being forced to create an army of martial artists who will help take over the world. His daughter, Kandy Kane, enlists the help of Steve Chase (... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Hall | Stars: James Ryan, Anneline Kriel, Michael Mayer, Marloe Scott Wilson

Votes: 466

21. Eskimo Nell (1975)

85 min | Comedy

4.7
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Three young men, a scriptwriter, a producer and a director are called in by Benny U Murdoch, an exotic movie producer. He wants to make a new erotic movie starring a big woman - the "Eskimo... See full summary »

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Michael Armstrong, Terence Edmond, Christopher Timothy, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 267

22. 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: 1,883

23. Mummies Alive! (1997–1998)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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In present day US, a kid releases four ancient Egyptian mummy warriors who help him fight a revived Egyptian evil mummy sorcerer who wants to take over the world.

Stars: Scott McNeil, Dale Wilson, Graeme Kingston, Cree Summer

Votes: 1,002

24. Karate Killer (1976)

PG | 90 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.2
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Two former ranking figures of the Axis powers schedule a deadly martial arts tournament in an isolated locale. The two rivals then race to assemble the top competitors from around the world... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Hall | Stars: James Ryan, Charlotte Michelle, Norman Coombes, Daniel DuPlessis

Votes: 341

25. Rooftops (1989)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

4.8
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A skilled young street fighter battles criminals across the rooftops of New York City.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Troy Byer, Eddie Velez, Tisha Campbell-Martin

Votes: 386 | Gross: $2.04M

26. Last Hero in China (1993)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Comedy, History

6.7
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Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!

Directors: Jing Wong, Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jet Li, Man Cheung, Dicky Cheung, Pak-Cheung Chan

Votes: 2,957

27. Once Upon a Time in High School: The Spirit of Jeet Kune Do (2004)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama, History

7.4
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By "Fist of Fury", Kim Hyun-Soo (Sang-Woo Kwone) addicted to Bruce Lee. Year 1978. Hyun-Soo moved to KangNam, Seoul. Hyun-Soo transferred to JungMoon High, Maljuk Street, Kangnam, Seoul. He... See full summary »

Director: Ha Yoo | Stars: Sang-Woo Kwon, Jung-Jin Lee, Ga-in Han, Hyo-jun Park

Votes: 2,324

28. New Fist of the North Star (2003– )

Not Rated | 58 min | Animation, Action, Drama

6.9
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Kenshiro is back to make more people's heads explode in this 3 episode anime OVA.

Stars: Takehito Koyasu, Robert Ashker Kraft, Yurika Hino, Akimitsu Takase

Votes: 524

29. A Fiend's Love (2019)

86 min | Fantasy

3.4
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A resentful entity continues to come back to the Saha World in search of his lost love while battling against the secret guardians of the world. He fails his plan of trying to stay in this ... See full summary »

Director: Teli Share | Stars: Iryna Dyakun, Mayra Grimaldo, Augustine H., Mari Idaka

Votes: 29

30. Tiger Claws (1991)

R | 92 min | Action

5.5
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The police do not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for ... See full summary »

Director: Kelly Makin | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Nick Dibley, Fern Figueiredo, Jack Vorvis

Votes: 616

31. Martial Law II: Undercover (1991 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime

5.2
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Sean and Billie are undercover cops and martial arts masters. Investigating the death of a cop, they uncover a deadly ring of murder and corruption at a glitzy nightclub where the rich are ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Anderson | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Jeff Wincott, Billy Drago, Paul Johansson

Votes: 610

32. Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action

3.6
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Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane ... See full summary »

Directors: Albert Pyun, Isaac Florentine | Stars: Mickey Hardt, Nikki Ziering, Scott L. Schwartz, Diego Wallraff

Votes: 770

33. Bangkok Adrenaline (2009)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy

4.8
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Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go ... See full summary »

Director: Raimund Huber | Stars: Daniel O'Neill, Praya Lundberg, Gwion Jacob Miles, Conan Stevens

Votes: 903

34. Insan avcisi (1975)

85 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Greek Spies are trying to give bad image about turkey, Metin a young police man who decides to go rogue and achieve justice after the murder of his partner and his family on the hands of Greek spices.

Director: Duygu Sagiroglu | Stars: Cüneyt Arkin, Turgut Özatay, Tarik Simsek, Yavuz Selekman

Votes: 122

35. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game (1989 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Shredder has kidnapped television reporter April O'Neill and the awesome foursome: Leonardo, Michaelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael must kick into gear and defeat Foot Soldiers and some bogus bosses and defeat the evil Shredder.

Directors: H. Ohyama, H. Toyoda

Votes: 1,102

36. The Resistance (2011)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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In a time of war, when occupation turns to genocide, one woman choose resistance over death and takes on the empire of Japan.

Director: Peng Zhang Li | Stars: Hu Ling Meng, Peng Zhang Li, Jeremy Marr Williams, Zhang Xiao Hua

Votes: 1,044

37. The Assailant (2009)

R | 94 min | Action, Biography, Drama

5.8
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Based on the life of a legendary capoeira fighter from Bahia, "Besouro" spins a fantastic tale of a young Brazilian man of African descent in search of his mission.

Director: João Daniel Tikhomiroff | Stars: Aílton Carmo, Jéssica Barbosa, Flávio Rocha, Irandhir Santos

Votes: 1,500

38. The King Maker (2005)

R | 92 min | Adventure, Drama

3.5
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In 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the Orient in a bid to find the man that murdered his father and, with luck, like many of his fellow ... See full summary »

Director: Lek Kitaparaporn | Stars: Gary Stretch, John Rhys-Davies, Cindy Sirinya Bishop, Yoe Hassadeevichit

Votes: 658

39. Tiger Claws II (1996)

R | 92 min | Action

4.9
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The cops Tarek Richards (Jalal Merhi) and Linda Masterson (Cynthia Rothrock) in New York on investigating mysterious murders of martial arts masters, whose bodies have wounds similar to ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stephen Maunder | Stars: Jalal Merhi, Bolo Yeung, Cynthia Rothrock, Ong Soo Han

Votes: 327

40. Personals II: CasualSex.com (2001 Video)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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A writer for a pop culture magazine needs to come up with a "killer" story about online dating to save her job. After catching her shackup partner in bed with a bimbo from the marina she is... See full summary »

Director: Kelley Cauthen | Stars: Beverly Lynne, Christopher John Kapanke, Daniel S. D'Ottavio, Candace Washington

Votes: 76

41. Tiger Claws III (2000)

R | 95 min | Action, Fantasy

4.3
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When a psychotic martial artist called Stryker resurrects the long-dead spirits of three ancient Chinese master assassins in an effort to take over the New York underworld, it's up to ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stephen Maunder | Stars: Jalal Merhi, Cynthia Rothrock, Loren Avedon, Carter Wong

Votes: 270

42. Mortal Kombat 4 (1997 Video Game)

M | Action

7.0
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Corrupted Elder God Shinnok attacks his former comrades who trapped him in the Netherealm years before the 1992 tournament. When Quan Chi allies with Shinnok, Earthrealm's warriors take part in the battle between good and evil.

Stars: Kerri Hoskins, John Turk, Richard Divizio, John Parrish

Votes: 1,063

43. Final Fantasy (1987 Video Game)

Unrated | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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The four "Light Warriors" must fulfill a 2000 year old prophecy, traversing the land in order to restore light to the four elemental orbs and defeat an ancient evil to save their world.

Director: Hironobu Sakaguchi

Votes: 956

44. Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance (2002 Video Game)

M | Action

7.4
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Two powerful sorcerers, Shang Tsung and Quan Chi, have joined forces to achieve the supreme goal: immortality. Will earth survive their deadly alliance?

Stars: Dana Hee, Sandra Hess, Chrissie Rios, Hernan Sanchez

Votes: 874

45. Target for Killing (1966)

93 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.0
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A secret agent battles a secret brainwashing organisation.

Director: Manfred R. Köhler | Stars: Stewart Granger, Karin Dor, Rupert Davies, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 128

46. Ninja Ko, the Origami Master (1990 Video)

4 min | Short

2.3
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Ninja Ko runs into trouble somewhere in the tropical rain forests of northern Tennessee. He must use his guile and his abilities with origami to escape his attackers.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Derol Frye, Joon Han, Brendan Koelber, Collin Rutherford

Votes: 18

47. Shenmue II (2001 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.3
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Ryo continues his quest of vengence for his father. In his second outing Ryo must travel to Hong Kong to have a lethal face off with Lan-Di.

Directors: Shin Ishikawa, Yu Suzuki, Takao Yotsuji | Stars: Corey Marshall, Akasha Scholen, Eric Kelso, Lisle Wilkerson

Votes: 667

48. Juken Sentai Gekiranger (2007–2008)

TV-PG | Action, Fantasy

8.3
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RinJyuDen, the evil Jyuken school led by Rio, turns the city into chaos by gathering people's screams and despair. Opposing them are the Gekirangers, who fight in justice to protect. ... See full summary »

Stars: Hiroki Suzuki, Mina Fukui, Manpei Takagi, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 92

49. Doctor Justice (1975)

112 min | Action

4.2
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Doctor Justice is a crusading physician with the World Health Organization and also a swimming champion, karate expert and philosopher must investigate a series of pirate attacks.

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: John Phillip Law, Gert Fröbe, Nathalie Delon, Roger Paschy

Votes: 88

50. A Hard Way to Die (1979)

R | 92 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.1
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When a Black Panther's whole family is wiped out by a ruthless band of assassins, he's determined to avenge their murder. The gang think he's weak but they didn't reckon with him employing the aid of a martial arts genius.

Director: Shan Hua | Stars: Billy Chong, Carl Scott, Louis Neglia, Joseph Jennings

Votes: 92



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