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Kung fu & Jidai-geki

by Crap Monster
A list of prominent and significant works in the genres of jidai-geki, chanbara, wuxia, and general martial-art films. Suggestions for additions always welcome. NOT IN DATABASE: The Burning of the Red Lotus Temple (1928-31) Crimson Bat (1958) The Tale of Zatoichi (1962) Samurai Assassin (1965) Come Drink with Me (1966) The Big Boss (1971) Boxer from Shantung (1972) Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972) Five Shaolin Masters (1974) The Street Fighter (1974) Executioners from Shaolin (1976) Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow (1978) Dirty Ho (1979) Magnificent Butcher (1979) Clan of the White Lotus (1980) Return to the 36th Chamber (1980) The… Read more


A list of prominent and significant works in the genres of jidai-geki, chanbara, wuxia, and general martial-art films.

Suggestions for additions always welcome.

NOT IN DATABASE:
The Burning of the Red Lotus Temple (1928-31)
Crimson Bat (1958)
The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)
Samurai Assassin (1965)
Come Drink with Me (1966)
The Big Boss (1971)
Boxer from Shantung (1972)
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
Five Shaolin Masters (1974)
The Street Fighter (1974)
Executioners from Shaolin (1976)
Snake in the Eagle’s Shadow (1978)
Dirty Ho (1979)
Magnificent Butcher (1979)
Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
The Prodigal Son (1982)
Eight-Diagram Pole Fighter (1983)
Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983)
Wheels on Meals (1984)
Police Story (1985)
Millionaire’s Express (1986)
Dragons Forever (1988)
Kickboxer (1989)
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Swordsman II (1992)
The Bride with White Hair (1993)
Deadful Melody (1993)
Green Snake (1993)
The East is Red (1993)
Fist of Legend (1994)

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