Martial arts constitute a very important category of action. It is not wrong to say that the action movies are worthless without the show of this great art. Whenever the name of martial arts is spoken, the first name which comes to mind is Bruce Lee. This guy really gave a new meaning to the martial arts movies. The year 2013 has also brought forth a great variety of martial arts movies which really are great news for the fans. This article is an attempt to familiarize our readers about the different martial arts movies which are released or to be released during the course of prevailing year, i.e. 2013. Following is the list of top 10 best martial arts movies of 2013. Although it really is not very easy to distinguish these movies as comparatively better to each other, yet an attempt is made to categorize them on the basis of their quality and popularity among the fans. However, anyone can differ to this categorization as this is purely based on one’s own interpretation, taste and sense of appreciation. If you like Kung Fu movies then you should watch top 10 best martial arts movies of 2013.
10. The Man with the Iron Fist
The Man with the Iron Fist casts one of the greatest artists of modern times, Russell Crow, who is famous for making action movies. The plot of the movie, The Man with the Iron Fist, revolves around the story of a villager who is conscious of the safety, security and the pride of his fellow villagers and fights for them. This movie presents before the fans great skills of martial arts which are impressive for the millions of people around the globe. It is one of the best martial arts movies to watch in 2013.
9. Rurouni Kenshin
Rurouni Kenshin is another action movie based on the art of martial arts. Takero Satoh, who is widely famous for performing thrilling and action scenes with great expertise, has presented great skills of sword fighting in Rurouni Kenshin. Rurouni Kenshin is the production of Warner Bros and is highly praised by the people of all age groups.
Haywire manages to secure the 8th position on our list of top 10 best martial arts movies of 2013. Although this movie is not totally based on the action completely and is regarded as half action movie, yet the action skills are presented with the skills that greatly impress the fans. Gina Carano, who is widely known for kick-boxing, has directed this great martial arts movie.
7. The Raid: Redemption
The Raid: Redemption secures the 7th position on our list of top 10 best martial arts movies of 2013. The Raid: Redemption is basically and Indonesian movie which includes great stunts of martial arts action. The plot of the story of this movie revolves around a commando who finds himself stuck in a building where he has to struggle hard for his very survival. This movie also includes great skills of weapon fighting as well.
6. The Monkey King: Wreaking Havoc in Heavenly Palace
The Monkey King: Wreaking Havoc in Heavenly Palace is the 6th best martial arts movie of 2013. It is a Chinese based movie, which means that it would surely include great skills and stunts of martial arts. The staring cast of this movie includes Aaron Kwok, Donnie Yen, and Joe Chen. Donnie has played the role of Bruce Lee in this movie to pay gratitude to that legendary man.
5. The Grandmasters
The Grandmasters secures the 5th position on our list of top 10 best martial arts movies of 2013. The starring cast of the movie ‘The Grandmasters’ include Tony Leung Chiu-Wai who has played the role of grandmaster of martial arts in this movie. This movie is equally popular among the Hollywood fans.
4. Black & White Episode 1: The Dawn of Assault
This movie is undoubtedly one of the best martial arts movies of 2013. The story of this movie revolves around Taiwan which is risking the breakout of nuclear war due to condemnable activities of the members of a particular group. This movie includes different types of arts of actions, with martial arts dominating all of them.
3. Chinese Zodiac
Chinese Zodia is regarded as the 3rd best martial arts movie of 2013. It is the production of legendary guy Jeckie Chen who needs no introduction in the category of martial arts. It is estimated that $10 million were spent in making the scenes of martial arts in this movie, which greatly speaks of the quality of this movie.
2. Tom Yum Goong 2: The Protector 2
Tom Yum Goong 2: The Protector 2 enjoys the second position on our list of top 10 best martial arts movies of 2013. The famous actor, Tonny Joo, has played the leading role in this movie and has presented great skills of martial arts. His breath taking stunts greatly obsess the viewers who find great entertainment in this movie.
1. Dragon Eyes
Here comes the name which is enjoying the 1st position on our list of top 10 best martial arts movies of 2013. Dragon Eyes includes Van Damme and Cung Lee as the starring cast. Van Damme has played the role of instructor of martial arts to Cung Lee and has presented great skills of this beautiful fighting art. The excellent thrill and action of this movie provide a great deal of entertainment to the viewers who find themselves falling in love with the martial arts.