• User
    Score

Overview

Hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, this in-depth documentary offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the history of the martial arts film -- from the genre's rebellious beginnings to high-flying modern epics. Jackson takes you through the best moments of 100 movies, including Charlie's Angels and Oscar winner Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Interviews with martial arts film veterans Sammo Hung, John Woo and Ang Lee round out the video.

  1. Keith R. Clarke

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson

    Himself - Narrator

  2. Jackie Chan

    Jackie Chan

    Himself - Interviewee

  3. Sammo Hung

    Sammo Hung

    Himself - Interviewee

  4. Bruce Lee

    Bruce Lee

    Himself - Interviewee (archive footage)

  5. Bruce Willis

    Bruce Willis

    Himself - Interviewee

Full Cast & Crew

The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies

Recommendations

We don't have enough data to suggest any movies based on The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies. You can help by rating movies you've seen.

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 1, 2002
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

Revenue -

Genres

Keywords

No keywords have been added.

Content Score

71

Just a little bit more...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page