Martial Arts Movies for Kids

From the silly (Kung Fu Panda) to the stylish (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) to the epic (Mulan), these are our favorite martial arts movies for kids. So if you have a young karate or kung fu fan in the house, earn yourself a black belt in movie selection, and pick one of these all-action titles for your next family movie night. Keep in mind that some of these movies can get violent, so make sure you know how much violence your kid can handle. For even more high-adrenaline offerings, check out our Best Action Movies for Kids list.

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Kung Fu Panda Movie Poster Image
Appealing kid-friendly comedy; some scary scenes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Kung Fu Panda 2 Movie Poster Image
Panda hero saves the day in surprisingly deep family film.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Lego Ninjago Movie Movie Poster Image
Plenty of fake kung fu in fun comedy with toy ninjas.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior Movie Poster Image
Inventive movie that families can watch together.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Tekken: The Motion Picture Movie Poster Image
Colorful, imaginative visuals bolster a weak story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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The Karate Kid (2010) Movie Poster Image
Remake has new stars, new country, but same winning spirit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2010)
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Monster Hunt Movie Poster Image
Chinese fantasy mega-hit has lots of martial-arts action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Shaolin Soccer Movie Poster Image
Nontraditional underdog sports team story has violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Karate Kid Movie Poster Image
'80s classic is still fun for families with older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1984)
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Mulan (2020) Movie Poster Image
Martial arts epic is more intense, violent than original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Movie Poster Image
Magical, award-winning martial-arts fairy tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Ip Man Movie Poster Image
Excellent martial arts biopic of man who trained Bruce Lee.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Seven Samurai Movie Poster Image
Famous epic with stylish violence and subtitles.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1956)
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Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Movie Poster Image
Martial arts biopic has violence, sex, racist language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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The Grandmaster Movie Poster Image
Beautiful martial arts, some violence, uneven storyline.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Hero Movie Poster Image
Gorgeous martial arts movie for older kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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House of Flying Daggers Movie Poster Image
Gorgeous, but also very violent.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Jet Li's Fearless Movie Poster Image
Jet Li's final fight; teens OK.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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The Legend of Drunken Master Movie Poster Image
One of Jackie Chan's best, but not for everyone.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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The Pirates Movie Poster Image
Epic martial-arts tale is entertaining but violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Police Story Movie Poster Image
Iconic Jackie Chan action comedy has slapstick violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Embattled Movie Poster Image
MMA drama has lots of heart, fighting, and swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Enter the Dragon Movie Poster Image
Legendary Bruce Lee action tale has violence, sex, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1973)
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The Matrix Movie Poster Image
Intense, but many teens will be able to handle it.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Kung Fu Hustle Movie Poster Image
Rowdy martial arts comedy. Older teens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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Master Z: Ip Man Legacy Movie Poster Image
Slick, exciting, but very violent martial arts movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Blade Movie Poster Image
Superhero vampire film has extreme violence, gore, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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The Raid: Redemption Movie Poster Image
Indonesian fight/chase movie is well made but ultra-violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Raid 2 Movie Poster Image
Amazing fights, brutal violence in undercover cop tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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13 Assassins Movie Poster Image
Incredibly violent samurai movie with epic battle scene.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Movie Poster Image
Visually striking, but also very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Unleashed Movie Poster Image
Martial arts and melodrama -- not for children.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2005)
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