Tin Kai-Man as Brother Sum's adviser Gar Hong-hay and Fung Hak-on as the Harpists, two killers hired by the Axe Gang. Watch the film for one of the best career performance by Jet Li. House of the Flying Daggers 18. As revolution starts to spread across China, the story takes dramatic turns. The later decades saw the rise of many action heroes who were kung fu practitioner. Impressed with his skill at lockpicking, Sum tells them that if they kill just one person, he will allow them to join the gang. From Jackie chan, Chuck Norris to Jet li, every actor made their own fan following due to the success of their kung fu films.
Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. The search leads to the House of Yu where the story takes a different turn. Bruce Leung as the Beast, a kung fu master, rumoured to be the most dangerous person alive, though his skill is disguised by his unkempt appearance. Watch Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon trailer : 2. The two part ways and narrowly escape from the furious Landlady. The film is set in Shanghai, China in the 1940s. The Man From Nowhere 32.
The movie has got lots of excellent action scenes which makes it must watch for action fans. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Back in the golden era of Hollywood 1960s decade Kung fu movies were only limited to the Chinese cinema. After the commercial success of Shaolin Soccer, its production company, Star Overseas, began to develop Kung Fu Hustle with Columbia Pictures Asia in 2002. Watch Kung Fu Hustle trailer : 4. In ancient China, various opposing factions throughout the six Kingdoms come together to attempt the assassination of the most powerful ruler, Qin.
As an Indian, We see Chinese films as action-adventure films loaded with Kung Fu and other martial arts. Danny the Dog aka Unleashed 30. Curse of the Golden Flower 14. The 36th Chamber of Shaolin 23. Dong Zhihua as Donut, a baker in Pig Sty Alley. Once Upon a Time in China 22.
Yuen Qiu as the Landlady of Pig Sty Alley. Xing Yu as the Coolie, a kung fu specialist specialising in Twelve Kicks of the Tam School Chiu Chi-ling as Fairy, the Tailor of Pig Sty Alley. Watch Hero trailer : 3. In the absence of law enforcement, people can live peacefully only in poor areas which do not appeal to the gangs. An example is Pig Sty Alley, a tenement home to people of various trades, run by a lecherous landlord and his domineering wife.
Kill Bill Volume 1 and Kill Bill Volume 2 6. When his boss betrays him, he reluctantly joins hands with Inspector Lee who is pursuing him. Also tell us if we missed any great Kung fu film. The Game of Death 46. The sword is stolen and there are search attempts to find it. The film features a number of retired actors famous for 1970s Hong Kong action cinema, yet has been compared to contemporary and influential martial arts films such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero.
Sing comes across a slum ruled by landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Together, they need to face the final confrontation of the gangsters out there to kill them. Various gangs vie for power, the most feared of which is The Axe Gang, led by the infamous Brother Sum and aptly named after its weapon of choice. However there was one single man who should be credited for the immense popularity of Kung Fu in Hollywood. Here we have chosen 50 greatest movies based on kung fu: 50. In fact most of the martial arts movies focus on the kung fu art of fighting. The other producers were Chui Po-chu and Jeffrey Lau, and the screenplay was co-written with Huo Xin, Chan Man-keung, and Tsang Kan-cheung.
During the 19th century when the Qing dynasty was ruling China, a warrior gives his sword to his lover to deliver to safe keeping. Lam Chi-chung as Bone, Sing's sidekick Eva Huang as Fong, Sing's mute love interest. Watch The Killer trailer : 5. List of Classic Martial Arts Films What are the best kung fu movies? The Killer 1989 The Killer is a Hong Kong violent action film. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Yuen Wah as the Landlord of Pig Sty Alley.