Best Kung Fu Flicks You Can Watch on Netflix Streaming Right Now

Netflix streaming has a pretty impressive library of kung fu flicks. Here is my short list of some of the best flicks you can see right now:

Bruce Lee

Big Boss

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Game of Death

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Way of the Dragon

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Contemporary

Brotherhood of Blades

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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District B13

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Gallants

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fun contemporary comedy with legends Chen Kwan Tai and Lo Mang

The Grandmaster


starring Tony Leung, Zhang Ziyi / directed by Kar Wai Wong
Directed by legendary director Wong Kar Wai, it’s a visually stunning rendition of the story of Ip Man.  Not quite as good as Ip Man (hard to beat), but very engrossing and stylized nonetheless.

Ip Man: The Final Fight

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Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior

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Shaolin

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Tai Chi Hero (Pt. 2)

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Tai Chi Zero (Pt. 1)

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True Legend

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Donnie Yen

Bodyguards and Assassins

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Dragon (aka Wuxia)

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Ip Man

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Ip Man 2

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Iron Monkey

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Legend of the Fist

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Jackie Chan

Armor of God

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Dragon Lord

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The Legend of Drunken Master (aka Drunken Master 2)

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Operation Condor (aka Armor of God 2)

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Project A

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Project A2

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Supercop

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Jet Li

The Enforcer (aka My Father is a Hero)

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Fist of Legend

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Shaolin Temple

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Kids From Shaolin (aka Shaolin Temple 2)

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Martial Arts of Shaolin (aka Shaolin Temple 3)

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starring Jet Li / directed by Lau Kar Leung
The 3rd installment of Jet Li’s Shaolin Temple series, this time directed by Lau Kar Leung!  A deadly combination.

Tai Chi Master

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Stephen Chow

Journey to the West

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King of Beggars

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Kung Fu Hustle

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Shaolin Soccer

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Classic Shaw Brothers

The Avenging Eagle

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starring Fu Sheng, Ti Lung, Ku Feng / directed by Chung Sun
Amazing tale about 2 mysterious strangers united in their quest to take down the Eagle Clan.  Great characters, awesome story, and epic fights!  Truly one of my favorite Shaws.

Come Drink with Me
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starring Cheng Pei Pei, Yueh Hua / directed by King Hua

Considered one of the first and greatest kung fu masterpieces, Cheng Pei Pei is Golden Swallow, a young woman out to rescue her kidnapped brother by marauding bandits.

Executioners of Shaolin

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Classic Lau Kar Leung movie with legendary villain Pai Mei (Lo Lieh).

Heroes of the East

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Gordon Liu’s Chinese martial arts is pitted against his newlywed’s Japanese martial arts.

The Kid with the Golden Arm

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Venom Mob classic where a shipment of gold is attempted to be intercepted by the kid with the golden arm.

Shaolin Martial Arts
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Shaw classic where two Shaolin students join forces to defend the Shaolin Temple

 

I’ll try to keep this list updated on a regular basis.  Let me know if you feel if any should be added, or let me know if they are unavailable!

Posted on July 13, 2015 in Kung Fu Theatre

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Aaron Andersen is the creative director of Legendary Weapons of LA. He's a designer, animator and avid fan of kung fu cinema.

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