top 10 martial arts movies 2012

Best Martial Arts Movies of 2012

Many years ago people don’t know about martial arts very much and then Bruce Lee came out with his best performance. His first martial arts film was “golden gate girl” After it, the trends of martial arts rise and peoples start taking interest in watching these movies. Now we have Jackie Chan in replacement of Bruce Lee. He is good actor, action choreographer, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, singer and stunt performer. Almost whole world know him for his best acting and action movies.

top 10 martial arts movies 2012

Martial arts film is a kind of action film. It contains various martial arts fights among different characters. They commonly contain other types of action; such as stunt-work, chases and gunfights.

Here we have the list of top 10 best martial arts movies examined in 2012 for you. Ranking of these films is based at real popularity, imdb user ratings, data from different sites, user reviews and movies popularity graph. However all movies have worth watching. You should watch these motion pictures if you want to enjoy your free time.

Duel of Legends

Rank: # 10

Release Year: 2012

Rating: 4.7/10

This is Hollywood action film directed by Hector Echavarria and starring of this film Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Isaac C. Singleton Jr.,story of film based on martial arts that a boy learn after murdered of his parents.

Man from Shaolin

Rank: # 09

Release Year: 2012

Rating: 4.8/10


This is a Hollywood action film directed by Peng Zhang Li, R.T. Wong and starring of Peng Zhang Li, Brian Ames, Linda Elena Tovar in leading roles. This is hit film at the box office and breaks the record. Story based on life of young man who struggle to set up his new life.

Kill ’em All

Rank: # 08

Release Year: 2012

Rating: 5.0/10


This is an action crime film directed by Raimund Huber and starring of this film Johnny Messner, Chia Hui Liu, Ammara Siripong.

Birth of a Warrior

Rank: # 07

Release Year: 2012

Rating: 5.1/10


This is an Australian action film directed by Gordon Waddell and starring of this film Kee Chan, Patrick Thompson, Kate Ryerson. Abandoned by his mother and raised in a Temple, a warrior is born, a destiny fulfilled.

Dragon Eyes

Rank: # 06

Release Year: 2012

Ratings: 5.4/10


This is an action film directed by John Hyams story of this film based on corrupt cops and drug dealers and smugglers. Starring of this film Cung Le, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Johnny Holmes.

Naked Soldier

Rank: # 05

Release Year: 2012

Ratings: 6.3/10

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This is Hollywood action film directed by Marco Mak story based on killing case; starring of this film Jennifer Tse, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo and Ankie Beilke.

The Man with the Iron Fists

Rank: # 04

Release Year: 2012

Ratings: 6.8/10

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This is an American martial arts film directed by RZA and starring of this film RZA, Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu. This film story based on a mission. On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins, and a rogue British soldier descend upon a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers.

Tai Chi Zero

Rank: # 03

Release Year: 2012

Ratings: 6.9/10

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This is a Chinese martial arts film directed by Stephen Fung and starring of this film Hark-On Fung, Stephen Fung, Yuan Xiaochao; story of this film based on the tricks of martial arts. This was well at the box office and received mixed reviews and good ratings from the audience.

Rurouni Kenshin

Rank: # 02

Release Year: 2012

Ratings: 7.6/10

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This is a dramatic history action film that is based on war with two stats; starring of this film Emi Takei, Yû Aoi, Takeru Sato. In 1868, after the end of the Bakumatsu war, the former assassin Kenshin Himura promises to defend those who need without killing and wanders through Japan with a sword with inverted blade during the transition of the samurai age to the New Age. When Kenshin helps the idealistic Kaoru Kamiya from the gangsters of the powerful opium drug lord Kanryuu Takeda that wants her school for his production of opium, Kaoru invites Kenshin to stay in the school. But the drug chemist Megumi Takani escapes from Kanryuu and seeks shelter in the school. Meanwhile the killer Battosai is murdering police officers and leaving messages attached to their bodies. When the cruel Kanryuu poisons the population to get the school, and Kenshin and the street fighter Sanosuke Sagara join forces to attack their common enemy.

Sins of the Dragon

Rank: # 01

Release Year: 2012

Ratings: 7.9/10

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This is a Hollywood action film that is based on magic and martial arts and the murder of a young’s man family; starring of this film Connor Corpora, Joey Corpora, Brennen Dickerson. In a world of martial arts and magic, a dark assassin seeks the power of the four “Dragons,” martial arts masters of supernatural strength. When his actions cause the death of a young man’s family, his downfall becomes inevitable.

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