Research shows that millions of people around the world study martial arts. There are 3.42 million people in the United States studying martial arts alone. Therefore, many people like watching Chinese Kung Fu movies and want to learn some kung fu techniques from there. Chinese Kung fu has few essential elements of the style—stances, footwork, kicks, and hand techniques and you can observe these Kung fu techniques very often in the Chinese Kung Fu movies. Here are the top best Chinese Kung Fu Movies all time that most people like. We highly recommend you watch it if you love action or martial art films.
1. 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Chinese: 少林三十六房)
36th Chamber of Shaolin (Chinese: 少林三十六房), also known as The Master Killer, is a 1978 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-Leung and produced by Shaw Brothers, starring Gordon Liu. It is about a man who studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.
Movie Name: 36th Chamber of Shaolin
Director: Lau Kar-leung
2. The Prodigal Son (Chinese: 敗家仔)
The Prodigal Son (Chinese: 敗家仔) is a 1981 Hong Kong martial arts entertaining kungfu comedy movie starring Yuen Biao. The Prodigal Son is written and directed by Sammo Hung. When the film was released on 22 December 1981, it has grossed HK$9,150,729. This film also won the award for the Hong Kong Film Award For Best Action Choreography by HKFAA..
Movie Name: The Prodigal Son
Director: Sammo Hung
3. Iron Monkey (Chinese: 少年黃飛鴻之鐵馬騮)
Iron Monkey (Chinese: 少年黃飛鴻之鐵馬騮) is a 1993 Hong Kong kung fu movies produced by Tsui Hark and directed by Yuen Woo-ping. Under the shadow of night, in the silence before dawn, the Iron Monkey fights to give hope to the poor and the oppressed. The fighting scenes in the film are excellent and every action is very chic and sharp and never procrastinate. Donnie Yen’s performance is very great that adds a lot of interesting and fantastic actions to the film.
Movie Name: Iron Monkey
Director: Yuen Woo-Ping
4. The New Legend Of Shaolin (Chinese: 洪熙官之少林五祖)
The New Legend Of Shaolin (Chinese: 洪熙官之少林五祖) is a 1994 Hong Kong martial art movie directed by the famous director Wong Jing. This movie was nominated for Hong Kong Film Award for Best Action Choreography. The fighting scenes make people start at every action intently that you don’t want to miss any action when you are watching is. The plot itself is also remarkable.
Movie Name: The New Legend Of Shaolin
Director: Wong Jing
5. The Way of the Dragon (Chinese:猛龍過江)
The Way of the Dragon (Chinese:猛龍過江) is a famous action movie by Bruce Lee. The storyline is about Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and they are unable to defeat him. The syndicate boss hires the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang, but he easily finishes them off. The kungfu action in this film is so fascinating and it is said to be a milestone in Chinese history. This film is a must-watch film by martial art fans.
Movie Name: The Way of the Dragon
Director: Wong Jing
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