Engage your inner ninja by watching some of the top kung fu movies that are currently streaming on Netflix. Some are genre comedies, while others are straight foreign films, bringing you the best in kung fu action. And, of course, we can’t forget all of flicks from martial arts legend Bruce Lee! After watching these flicks, you’re gonna want to kick some ass!
26. Kung Fu Dunk
What do you get when you mix kung fu with basketball…this movie that tells the story of an orphaned kung fu boy who becomes a basketball star.
25. Cheerleader Ninjas
Unlike other foreign action movies on the list, this one is a bit out of place, yet nonetheless, features ninjas who just happen to be cheerleaders. The girls must reclaim their reputation after being wrongly accused of producing porn…should be an interesting story!
24. Kung Pow: Enter the Fist
This goofy comedy pokes fun of the kung fu movie genre, which will provide lots of laughs!
23. Kung Fu Killer 2
When martial arts artist White Crane and his apprentice, Lang Han, return to Shanghai, they need to get Han’s love back from a longtime foe. Action and a love story in one flick!
22. Kung Fu Fighter
So this kung fu fighter finds out his has superhuman strength after traveling to Shanghai to study martial arts from his dad. He’s like a superhero on steroids!
This tale is more about redemption as a warlord who just killed his rival seeks peace in a Shaolin monastery. A kung fu flick with meaning.
20. Shaolin Ulyssess: Kung Fu Monks in America
Five kung fu monks leave their homeland for America to forge a new life out West…a heart-warming story coupled with good ol’ action!
19. Bodyguards and Assassins
This kung fu-based movie is about a group of top kung fu masters who try to keep the founder of modern China safe from any assassination attempts. You’ll want your own kung fu body-guard after watching!
18. Legend of the Fist: Return of Chen Zhen
The exciting tale features Donnie Yen, as he reprises the role of Chen Zhen that was first portrayed by the iconic Bruce Lee, making it a great kung fu thriller!
17. Iron Monkey 2
When the emperor’s wife is murdered, Inspector Coo Head is on the job to find the killer in this Foreign Action martial arts movie!
16. BKO: Bangkok Knockout
Violent and exciting is what best labels this movie, which is full of kung fu, Muay Thai and tons of other martial arts moves you’ll be tempted to try out yourself!
15. Operation Condor 2: Armour of the Gods
Jackie Chan is one kung fu virtuoso in this goofy, yet action-packed, movie!
A street fighter (Zamir) falls in love with a Taekwondo master’s daughter, and when her father is threatened, Zamir takes action in this foreign action kung fu movie!
13. Bamboo Gods and Iron Men
A boxer gets into some trouble when honeymooning in Asia and starts to kick some ass…and that’s always an entertaining thing!
12. Wo Hu: Operation Undercover
Action is all you’ll get in this movie about three Triad leaders trying to outwit an army of undercover Wo Hu agents, who are unleashed to infiltrate Hong Kong’s gangs.
11. House of Fury
The foreign action flick is about sparring siblings, who must team up to find their mission father while fighting some bad guys along the way.
10. Shadow Furry
A mad scientist creates the ultimate ninja warrior and unleashes his new killing machine on ex-colleagues. Gruesome with loads of fighting scenes equates for a good Friday night movie.
9. Full Contact
Good vs. Evil is what you’ll get in this violent and dark martial arts foreign film.
8. Bloodsport 4
Bloodsport is a great movie series, and this fourth version continues the awesome violence and action that will have you on the edge of your seat.
7. Martial Arts Master: The Life of Bruce Lee
The documentary explores the life of martial arts master Bruce Lee and his legacy. Deep stuff that all Bruce Lee fans will enjoy watching.
6. IP Man
A Japanese general challenges Chinese men to duels to prove how superior the Japanese are, but IP man isn’t one to fight…until he’s pushed toward the edge.
5. IP Man 2
The story of martial arts instructor IP Man continues as he preserves and retaliates against his rivals’ opposition to the Wing Chu fighting style he teaches while new to the city of Hong Kong.
4. Bruce Lee, The Legend
Here’s another very interesting documentary on the life and career of the ultimate martial arts master told by friends and students like Steve McQueen, James Coburn, and many others.
3. The Chinese Connection
Starting martial arts legend Bruce Lee, this film is a serious action-packed kicking-ass movie that all Bruce Lee fans must watch!
2. The Game of Death
Bruce Lee made his final film appearance in this martial arts movie that tells the tale of Billy Lo, a champion fighter and movie star who must fake his death to expose the bad guys who want to control him.
1. Enter the Dragon
The ultimate Bruce Lee movie is still an iconic kung fu flick that should be a must-see for all martial art fans!
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.