Category Archives: Martial Arts Titles

New & upcoming Blu-ray/DVD releases of martial arts films from around the world. You’ll find everything here from Steven Seagal’s latest straight-to-DVD flick to Donnie Yen’s latest Hong Kong blockbuster. Please click on the Amazon.com affiliate links to support this site.

The Golden Cane Warrior | DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: November 3, 2015 Well Go USA presents the DVD for the Indonesian Wu Xia epic, The Golden Cane Warrior, featuring martial arts choreography by Hong Kong’s Hung Yan Yan (Shaolin, Coweb, Time & Tide). The film stars some of Indonesia’s … Continue reading

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Tokyo Tribe | DVD (Millennium)

RELEASE DATE: December 1, 2015 Millennium presents the DVD for Tokyo Tribe, written and directed by Sion Sono (Why Don’t You Play In Hell?, Cold Fish, Love Exposure, Guilty of Romance). There is currently no listing for a Blu-ray release, but … Continue reading

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Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance | Blu-ray & DVD (Cinema Epoch)

RELEASE DATE: February 2, 2016 Cinema Epoch presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Gregory Hatanaka’s Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance. 25 years ago, they joined forces to take on the Yakuza in Samurai Cop (1991), now Detective Frank Washington (Mark Frazer) … Continue reading

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Classic Martial Arts Collection | DVD (Echo Bridge)

RELEASE DATE: October 6, 2015 Echo Bridge Entertainment presents the 4-Disc DVD set for The Classic Martial Arts Collection (aka Bruce and Brandon Lee Action Pack), which contains 19 movies. Why they didn’t make it an even 20 is beyond … Continue reading

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The Avenging Fist | DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: October 13, 2015 Well Go USA presents the DVD for The Avenging Fist (aka Legend of Tekken), a 2001 martial arts flick directed by Andrew Lau (Daisy) and Corey Yuen (Raging Thunder). Loosely based on the video game … Continue reading

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Killing Heat | DVD (Wild Eye Raw)

RELEASE DATE: November 24, 2015 Wild Eye Raw presents the DVD for Daniel Dahl’s Killing Heat, a bloody, low budget, action packed homage to 1980s action movies. The movie was supposedly made with a two-person crew and $5,000 during a … Continue reading

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Dragon Dynasty 5-Movie Collection | DVD (Anchor Bay)

RELEASE DATE: October 6, 2015 Anchor Bay presents the Dragon Dynasty 5 Movie Collection. In 2006, The Weinstein Company launched Dragon Dynasty in order to showcase classic and contemporary Asian Cinema, particularly films in the action/martial arts genre. Now, they’re … Continue reading

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Electric Boogaloo: Cannon Films Collection | DVD (Warner)

RELEASE DATE: September 29, 2015 Stallone, Norris, Van Damme and Lundgren are back together for Warner’s The Bombs, Babes and Blockbusters of Cannon Films 10-Pack DVD Collection, which releases this September 29th! The upcoming set includes Missing in Action (1984), Cobra (1986), … Continue reading

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Call Me King | DVD (Entertainment One)

RELEASE DATE: September 8, 2015 Entertainment One presents the DVD for Call Me King, an upcoming action movie written and directed by R.L. Scott. Call Me King stars Bai Ling (The Crow), Amin Joseph (The Expendables), Chris Mulkey (Boardwalk Empire), … Continue reading

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Redeemer | Blu-ray & DVD (MPI Entertainment)

RELEASE DATE: September 1, 2015 MPI Entertainment presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Redeemer, starring Chilean martial arts star Marko Zaror (Machete Kills) and directed by Ernesto Díaz Espinoza (Kiltro). Former hitman Nicky Pardo (Zaror) has made a deal with God. … Continue reading

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Delta Force 2 | Blu-ray (Kino Lorber)

RELEASE DATE: 2015 Kino Lorber presents the Blu-ray for Aaron Norris’ 1990 action flick, Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (aka Delta Force 2 Operation Stranglehold), starring Chuck Norris (Yellow Faced Tiger). When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American … Continue reading

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Skin Trade | Blu-ray & DVD (Magnolia)

RELEASE DATE: August 25, 2015 Magnolia presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Ekachai Uekrongtham’s Skin Trade (read our review). A tough-as-nails New York cop (Dolph Lundgren) finds his family murdered by a drug kingpin, he then swears revenge and hops on … Continue reading

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Chain of Command | Blu-ray & DVD (Lionsgate)

RELEASE DATE: September 22, 2015 Lionsgate presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Chain of Command (aka Echo Effect), an action-thriller directed by Kevin Carraway (7 Below) and starring Michael Jai White (Blood and Bone) and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin (The Expendables). A special … Continue reading

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Wolf Warrior | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: September 1, 2015 Well Go USA presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Special Force: Wolf Warrior (aka Wolf War, Wolf or Warg) an action/martial arts flick directed by, and starring Wu Jing (SPL, SPL 2). The film (read our review) also … Continue reading

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The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi | Blu-ray (Lionsgate)

RELEASE DATE: September 8, 2015 No need to pay $60 for this out-of-print movie, because Lionsgate is bringing the Blu-ray for The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi back to life! Directed, written, co-edited, and starring Takeshi Kitano (Beyond Outrage), this is one … Continue reading

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Showdown in Little Tokyo | Blu-ray (Warner)

RELEASE DATE: July 21, 2015 Warner presents the Blu-ray for 1991′s Showdown in Little Tokyo, directed by Mark L. Lester (Commando, Class of 1984). This martial arts action-comedy pairs Dolph Lundgren (Skin Trade) and Brandon Lee (Legacy of Rage, The … Continue reading

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The Dead Lands | Blu-ray & DVD (Magnolia)

RELEASE DATE: August 4, 2015 Magnolia presents the DVD for To a Fraser’s The Dead Lands, an action film that utilized the Maori martial art Mau Rakau (the skilled use of weapons). The film has been described as Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto … Continue reading

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Silver Hawk (w/Bonus Movies) | DVD (Echo Bridge)

RELEASE DATE: July 21, 2015 Echo Bridge presents the DVD for Jingle Ma’s Silver Hawk starring Michelle Yeoh (True Legend), Richie Ren (Punished), Luke Goss (Death Race II),  Michael Jai White (Falcon Rising) and Li Bingbing (Detective Dee). The DVD also includes … Continue reading

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Lawless Kingdom | aka The Four II | DVD (Lionsgate)

RELEASE DATE: September 2, 2015 Lionsgate presents the DVD for Lawless Kingdom (aka The Four II), directed by Gordon Chan (Fist of Legend). Four detectives (Emotionless, Iron Hands, Life Snatcher, and Coldblood), each uniquely skilled with their own individual superpowers, … Continue reading

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Underdogs Kids | DVD (Anchor Bay)

RELEASE DATE: July 7, 2015 Anchor Bay presents the DVD for Underdogs Kids, directed by and starring Philip Rhee (Best of the Best series). It’s a few weeks before the big karate tournament, and the struggling Mid-City Community Center has … Continue reading

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Jackie Chan’s First Strike | Blu-ray (Warner)

RELEASE DATE: October 6, 2015 Warner presents the Blu-ray for Jackie Chan’s First Strike, (aka Police Story IV) directed by Stanley Tong (Police Story 3: Supercop). Please note that this Blu-ray is most-likely the English-dubbed, U.S. edited version of the … Continue reading

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Rumble in the Bronx | Blu-ray (Warner)

RELEASE DATE: October 6, 2015 Warner presents the Blu-ray for Rumble in the Bronx, directed by Stanley Tong (Police Story 4: First Strike). Please note that this Blu-ray is most-likely the English-dubbed, U.S. edited version of the film. A young man (Jackie … Continue reading

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Skin Traffik | DVD (Alchemy)

RELEASE DATE: October 13, 2015 Alchemy presents the DVD for Skin Traffik, the first “professional” directorial debut by the multi-talented Ara Paiaya (Dubbed and Dangerous). The film stars Gary Daniels, Daryl Hannah, Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts, Michael Madsen, Dominique Swain, Jeff Fahey, … Continue reading

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The Challenge | Blu-ray (Kino)

RELEASE DATE: Late 2015 Kino presents the Blu-ray for 1982′s The Challenge (aka Sword of the Ninja), directed by John Frankenheimer (Ronin) and written by John Sayles (Eight Men Out). The movie will be sourced from a brand new HD … Continue reading

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The Last Dragon | Blu-ray (Sony)

RELEASE DATE: August 25, 2015 Sony presents the Blu-ray for 1985′s The Last Dragon, starring Taimak, Vanity (Action Jackson), Christopher Murney, Julius Carry, Glen Eaton and Ernie Reyes Jr. (Red Sonja). An enjoyable pastiche of martial arts, romance, music, and video, … Continue reading

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Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: August 4, 2015 Well Go USA presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal, (aka Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal) directed by Tianyu Zhao (Deadly Delicious) and starring Chen Kun (Young Detective Dee), … Continue reading

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Police Story: Lockdown | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: August 11, 2015 Well Go USA presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Jackie Chan’s Police Story: Lockdown (aka Police Story 2013). In Police Story: Lockdown, a man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police … Continue reading

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Absolution | Blu-ray & DVD (Lionsgate)

RELEASE DATE: July 7, 2015 Lionsgate presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Steven Seagal’s The Mercenary: Absolution (aka Absolution), directed by Keoni Waxman (Force of Execution). The Mercenary: Absolution also stars Byron Mann (The Corrupter) and Vinnie Jones (Escape Plan). When an … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Killer | aka Kung Fu Jungle | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: July 21, 2015 Well Go USA presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Donnie Yen’s Kung Fu Killer (aka Kung Fu Jungle). Kung Fu Killer (read our review) follows a top-notch kung fu instructor (Yen) who is imprisoned for accidentally … Continue reading

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Black & White Episode 1: The Dawn of Assault | Blu-ray & DVD (Shout! Factory)

RELEASE DATE: August 4, 2015 Shout! Factory presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Tsai Yueh-hsun’s Black & White Episode 1: The Dawn of Assault, starring Mark Chao (Young Detective Dee), Huang Bo (Journey to the West) and Angelababy (Rise of the … Continue reading

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