Black Martial Arts Films

Black martial arts movies.


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Black Belt Jones - Jim Kelly stars as Black Belt Jones, a martial artist who fights the mafia to save his Karate school and avenge his teacher's death. (Photo: Sequoia Productions)

Three the Hard Way

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Three the Hard Way - Jim Kelly once again showcases his martial arts skills, and teams up with former NFL stars Fred Williamson and Jim Brown to stop a scientist bent on Black Genocide in Three the Hard Way. Photo:  Allied Artists Pictures)


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Dolemite - Rudy Ray Moore uses a funny yet effective form of martial arts in the Blacksploitation comedy, Dolemite. (Photo: Comedian Intl Enterprise Productions)

Game of Death

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Game of Death - Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar showed his martial arts skill in an epic fight with martial arts legend Bruce Lee in Game of Death. (Photo: Concord Productions Inc)

The Last Dragon

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The Last Dragon - The Last Dragon was a martial arts saga produced by Motown head Berry Gordy that featured Taimak playing Bruce Leroy, a martial artist trying to save his love interest, Laura Charles, played by Vanity. (Photo: Delphi III Productions)

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka - In Keenen Ivory Wayans' Blacksploitation movie parody I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, Steven James played Kung Fu Joe, a kung fu master based on Jim Kelly's characters. (Photo: Front Films)

Ghost Dog

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Ghost Dog - Forest Whitaker plays a samurai assassin working for the mafia, who must defend himself when the mob turns on him in Ghost Dog. (Photo: Pandora Filmproduktion)

Romeo Must Die (2000)\r

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Romeo Must Die - Jet Li, DMX and Aaliyah star in Romeo Must Die, a martial arts, crime and romance movie. (Photo: Warner Bros Pictures)

Cradle 2 The Grave (2003)

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Cradle 2 the Grave - Jet Li teams up once again with DMX in the action-packed martial arts thriller Cradle 2 the Grave. (Photo: Warner Bros Pictures)


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Black Dynamite - In Black Dynamite, an homage to the kung fu Blacksploitation movies of the '70s, Michael Jai White plays an ex-CIA agent trying to avenge his brother's death and rid the street of a dangerous drug. (Photo: Destination Films)

Blood and Bones

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Blood and Bones - Blood and Bones stars Michael Jai White as a martial artist, making a name for himself in the underground street fight circuit. (Photo: Remarkable Films)

The Man With the Iron Fists

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The Man With the Iron Fists - The Man With the Iron Fists was written and directed by the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA, who also starred in the action-packed martial arts fight-fest. (Photo: Arcade Pictures)